William King Yost

about 1853–
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William King

When William King Yost was born about 1853, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, his father, William K. Yost, was 46 and his mother, Catharine Yoast, was 45. He married Mary Rachel Jane Fain on 20 August 1879, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

William King Yost
1853–
Mary Rachel Jane Fain
1860–1891
Marriage: 20 August 1879
Jonathan W. Yost
1880–
Claude Henry Yost
1884–
Carrie Kate Yost
1886–
Bessie Yost
1888–
Rebecca Yost
1888–
Thomas Yost
1890–1900
Yost
1890–

Spouse and Children

    Male1853–Male

    Mary Rachel Jane Fain

    Female1860–1891Female

MARRIAGE
20 August 1879
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
children

(7)

    Jonathan W. Yost

    Male1880–Male

    Claude Henry Yost

    Male1884–Male

    Carrie Kate Yost

    Female1886–Female

    Bessie Yost

    Female1888–Female

    Rebecca Yost

    Female1888–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William K. Yost

    Male1807–Male

    Catharine Yoast

    Female1808–Female

siblings

(10)

    Lorenza Yoast

    Male1831–Male

    James Yoast

    Male1832–Male

    George W. Yost

    Male1835–1903Male

    Sarah Yoast

    Female1839–Female

    Henry Clay Yost

    Male1845–1919Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 9

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 33

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jost, a variant of Joos , or of Dutch Joost .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm Yost in household of Wm K Yost, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William K. Yost, "Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William King Yost - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: William King Yost

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