Elizabeth Yates

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Yates was born on 9 December 1807, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Yates, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Pendleton, was 23. She married James Beck on 23 October 1837, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 10 August 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Beck
Elizabeth Yates
Marriage: 23 October 1837
Jonas Nuttall Beck
Thomas Campbell Beck
William Yates Beck
Joseph Beck

Sources (30)

  • Elizabeth Beck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Yates, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Yates Beck, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic or occupational name for someone who lived by the gates of a town or castle and who probably acted as the gatekeeper or porter. Compare Gates . Alternatively, a variant of the singular form Yate, with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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Elizabeth Yates Beck (9 December 1807 – 10 August 1888)

Daughter of William Yates and Elizabeth Pendleton (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/92858427/elizabeth-beck)

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