William Yoakum

20 April 1873–15 February 1949 (Age 75)
Fairmount Township, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

The Life of William

When William Yoakum was born on 20 April 1873, in Fairmount Township, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, his father, Stephen Talmadge Yoakum, was 22 and his mother, Mary Ann Allen, was 20. He married Willie Gertrude Crum on 25 December 1901, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 February 1949, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Yoakum
Willie Gertrude Crum
Marriage: 25 December 1901
Emma "Vivian" Yoakum
Mary Virginia Yoakum
Sarah Patience Yoakum
Stephen F. Yoakum
Jessie Mae Yoakum
Georgia Annetta Yoakum
Henry Edward G Yoakum I

Spouse and Children


    Willie Gertrude Crum


25 December 1901
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States


    Emma "Vivian" Yoakum


    Mary Virginia Yoakum


    Sarah Patience Yoakum


    Stephen F. Yoakum



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 4

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Joachim .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Yokum in household of S T Yokum, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm Yoakum in household of Stephien Yoakum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Yoakum, "United States Census, 1940"

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