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General Henry Yates

General Henry Yates

Male 1835 - 1871  (36 years)

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  • Name Henry Yates 
    Prefix General 
    Born 7 Mar 1835  Sangamon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Oct 1871  Sangamon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10860  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2014 

    Father Henry Yates,   b. 29 Oct 1786, St Margarets Parish, Caroline, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1865, New Berlin, Sangamon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary A. Shuff,   b. 9 Aug 1809, Gallatin, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1835, Sangamon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Married Abt 1831  Gallatin, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Arenz,   b. 14 Jun 1836, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F4625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 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.