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Mary Yates

Mary Yates

Female 1770 - 1836  (66 years)

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  • Name Mary Yates 
    Born 13 Mar 1770 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Aug 1836 
    Person ID I11712  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2015 

    Father Justice Jasper Yates,   b. 17 Apr 1745, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1817, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah Burd,   b. 1 Jan 1749, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1829, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1767  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charles Smith,   b. 4 Mar 1765,   d. 18 Mar 1836  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1791 
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F4957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary, b. March 13, 1770. She was m. at Lancaster, March 3, 1791, to Charles Smith, son of the Rev. William Smith, D.D., Provost of the College of Philadelphia, by his wife Rebecca, daughter of William Moore, of "Moore Hall," Chester Co., Pa. Mr. Smith was b. in Philadelphia, March 4, 1765. "His early education was under the care of his father, in Philadelphia, and subsequently at Washington College, Maryland, where he graduated at the commencement held on the 14th day of May, 1788, delivering the valedictory oration on that occasion." He studied law with his eldest brother, William Moore Smith, at Easton, Northampton Co., Pa., and was admitted to the bar In Philadelphia in June, 1786. He pursued the practice of his profession for several years at Sunbury, Northumberland Co., Pa. He was a delegate to the Convention which formed the Constitution of Pennsylvania in 1790, a Member of the House of Representatives of the State in 1806, 1807, and 1808, and State Senator in 1816. In 1805 he was elected a Member of the American Philosophical Society. He supplied copious and valuable notes to a new edition of the Laws of Pennsylvania, published, by authority of the Legislature, at Philadelphia, in 1810-12. In 1819 he received the honorary degree of LL.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. March 27, of the same year, he was appointed President Judge for the Ninth Judicial District of Pennsylvania, composed of the counties of Cumberland, Franklin, and Adams; and April 28, 1820, he was commissioned President Judge of the District Court of the City and County of Lancaster, which office he held for several years, living at a residence built by him near that town, named "Hardwicke." He afterwards removed, with his family, to Baltimore, MD, and finally returned to Philadelphia. Here he d., at his home, No. 12 Clinton Square, March 18, 1886, and was bur. In Epiphany (Protestant Episcopal) Churchyard. Mrs. Smith d. at Belmont, August 27, of the same year. They left issue.

      [Jasper George Yates Extract from the following work [2015 by Ronald E, Yates]:The Descendants of JORAN KYN of New Sweden; By GREGORY B. KEEN; 1913]