William Henry Yates

21 December 1885–7 November 1969 (Age 83)
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Yates was born on 21 December 1885, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thaddeus Y Yates, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Jane Pinion, was 33. He had at least 3 sons with Inez Renna Bailey. He lived in Township 12 Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Porterville Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1940. He died on 7 November 1969, in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Porterville, Tulare, California, United States.

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William Henry Yates
Inez Renna Bailey
Robert W Yates
Fred James Yates
Douglas Lee Yates

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
Age 6
Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1907 · Not for profit elections
Age 22
The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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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Sources (11)

  • William H Yates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Henry Yates, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William H Yates, "United States Census, 1930"

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