William Yates

1867–Male
Van Buren, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Yates was born in June 1867, in Van Buren, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Yates, was 77 and his mother, Rosanna McBride, was 34.

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Family Time Line

John Yates
1790–1886
Rosanna McBride
1833–1915
Lee Grant Yates
1862–1897
Eva Yates
1870–
Jabe B. Yates
1863–1938
Barphine Yates
1863–
Waymon Yates
1866–
William Yates
1867–
Lucinda Yates
1871–1947
Barfine Yates
1872–1907
Luther Clifton Yates
1875–1942
Mary Evaline Yates
1878–
Ann A. Yates
1879–1973

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 1
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
Age 1
As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic
Age 11
When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a walled town, or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Yeates
Yeats
Yeatts
Yeatman
Gates

Sources (1)

  • William Yeats in household of Rosie Yeats, "United States Census, 1900"

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