General Henry Yates1835 - 1871 (36 years)
Name Henry Yates Prefix General Born 7 Mar 1835 Sangamon Co., Illinois Gender Male Died 3 Oct 1871 Sangamon Co., Illinois Person ID I10860 Yatesville History & Genealogy Last Modified 1 Jan 2014
Father Henry Yates, b. 29 Oct 1786, St Margarets Parish, Caroline, Virginia , d. 10 Sep 1865, New Berlin, Sangamon Co., Illinois (Age 78 years) Mother Mary A. Shuff, b. 9 Aug 1809, Gallatin, Kentucky , d. 11 May 1835, Sangamon Co., Illinois (Age 25 years) Married Abt 1831 Gallatin, Kentucky Family ID F4619 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Louisa Arenz, b. 14 Jun 1836, Illinois Last Modified 2 Aug 2020 Family ID F4625 Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Henry, born March 7, 1835, at Berlin, Sangamon County, Illinois, married June 17, 1856, at Arenzville, Cass County, Illinois, to Louisa Arenz, daughter of Hon. Francis Arenz. She was born June 14, 1S36, at Beardstown, Illinois. Henry Yates, Jun., and wife had five children. NELLIE died in her ninth year. GRACE A. died in her fifth year. HENRIETTA, MARY L. and LAURA live with their mother. Henry Yates, Jr. was a merchant in Berlin, sold out in order to enter the army, and raised a company in 1862, which became Co. A, 106th 111th Inf. He was commissioned captain Sept. 17, 1862, promoted to lieutenant colonel, April 10, 1863, to colonel, April 8, 1864, and brevet brigadier general, August 26, 1866. He was accidentally shot in 1863, sun-struck at Little Rock, and never re-gained his health. General Henry Yates died Aug. 3, 1871, at Berlin. His widow and children reside in Berlin, Sangamon County, Illinois.