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Samuel Bedford Yates

Samuel Bedford Yates

Male 1757 - 1844  (86 years)

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  • Name Samuel Bedford Yates 
    Birth 24 Aug 1757  Nash, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _FSFTID LT2Z-2W3 
    Death 18 Apr 1844  Cocke, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12192  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2022 

    Father Samuel Yates,   b. 1703, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Apr 1773, Loudoun, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Johannah Gould,   b. Oct 1708, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1778, Loudoun, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Marriage 1729  Fairfax, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Millsaps,   b. 1753, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1845, Cocke, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 92 years) 
    Marriage Jan 1787  Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jesse Wallace Millsaps,   b. 2 Apr 1768   d. 8 May 1845 (Age 77 years)
     2. Mary Yates,   b. 2 Oct 1787, Guilford, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jane Yates,   b. 8 Oct 1789, Guilford, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Robert Yates,   b. 1796, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Apr 1814, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 18 years)
     5. Samuel Yates,   b. 7 Mar 1798, Cocke, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1889, Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 90 years)
     6. Elizabeth Yates,   b. 11 May 1801, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Nathaniel Yates, Sr,   b. 23 Jun 1803, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2023 

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  • Notes 
    • American Rev Service Pension awarded after appeall shown as receiving the pension in 1841. Appeal file available.

      Name and Rank: Yates, Sam'l, Pt. Company: Ballard's Dates of Enlistment and Commission: '78 Period of Service: 9 mo.

      U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872 Name: Samuel Yates Pension Office City/Town: East Tennessee Pension Office State: Tennessee

      Year range: 1831-1848 American Revolutionary War Rejected Pensions about Jane Yates, Widow of Samuel Name: Jane Yates, Widow of Samuel State: Tennessee Location: --, Cocke Reason: For proof of service from the Raleigh records, and the date of the marriage.

      U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Name: Samuel Yates Gender: male Birth Place: NC Birth Year: 1757 Spouse Name: Jane Millsaps Spouse Birth Place: VA Spouse Birth Year: 1753 Marriage Year: 1787 Marriage State: NC Number Pages: 1

      1830 United States Federal Census Name: Samuel Yates Home in 1830: , Cocke, Tennessee

      Southern Campaign American Revolution Pension Statements Pension application of Samuel Yates R11927 (Jane) fn31NC Transcribed by Will Graves State of Tennessee, Cocke County On this 27th day of November 1832 Personally appeared before the Justices of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County aforesaid Samuel Gates a resident of Cocke County & State of Tennessee aged 75 years who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions made by the act of Congress passed 7 June 1832. That he was born August 24 day 1757 and in the State of North Carolina. That he entered the Service of the United States as a volunteer at the age of 19 under the command of Colonel Whitaker, Captain Griffin & Lieutenant Gandy in the State of North Carolina In Nash County & rendezvoused at Nash Court house in the State & County aforesaid under said Griffin & Gandy marched thence to the Town of Hillsboro in N. C. and on this march, that he fell into & was attached to Col. Whitaker's Regiment. That he marched then from Hillsboro to Moravian Town in the State of North Carolina and marched thence from Moravian Town to Salisbury N. C. & thence to Charlotte Town marching from said Charlotte Town to Deep River crossing the Rivers of Rocky & Haw marched thence to Drowning Creek from thence to Waccamaw River, thence left said River & marched to Cape Fear River thence across said River thence home to Nash County N. C. making a Campaign of three months. Said applicant further states that he entered the Service of the United States as a volunteer again & was left with Brothers [?] under the command of Sergeant Lockard [?] or Lockhart to guard 28 British prisoners at Smithfield Johnson County [sic, Johnston County] North Carolina and also to guard two other prisoners to have been committed to the jail for some offenses & said applicant believes that one was imprisoned for passing counterfeit money & the other taken upon the vagrant act. That he remained at said Smithfield and guarding said prisoners for three months & was then discharged by Captain Allen in the month of October and returned home making a term of three months. Said applicant further states that he entered the service of the United States again as a volunteer in Nash County N. C. under the command of Colonel Armstrong, Major Hogg & Captain Bluer, and rendezvoused at Halifax County & Halifax Town North Carolina & were stationed at said Town between four & six weeks, and during his stay at said Town of Halifax there was brought there a Prisoner by the name of Mobley a known mischievous Tory who had been apprehended & brought to say at Halifax Jail for murdering a Whig by the name of Kenyan [Kenan?] a Captain & son of Colonel Felix Kinyon [sic, Felix Kenan ?] of the County of Duplin N.C. That Captain Bluer took said Mobley and a guard of 40 men one of whom was said applicant to Wilmington Jail N. C. & there in said Jail left said Mobley who sometime afterwards was executed as a murderer. Marched thence under the command of Captain Bluer to Duplin Court house in order to strengthen a guard who was there at said Court house guarding 50 Tories & remained there or some time & returned home to Nash County N. C. making a Campaign of three months making in all his term of service in the United States nine months. Said applicant states that in consequence of having to wade & swim Rivers & watercourses & marching through the swamps & marshes, he has suffered great bodily affliction & has had his limbs useless and will unfortunately (after having spent almost all his living) remain a cripple for the rest of his life. Said applicant states that he moved to Tennessee Cocke County upwards of 30 years since & has remained here in said State & County ever since. That he has no Documentary Evidence & that he knows of no person now living whose testimony he can procure who can testify to his Services. He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present & declares that his name is not on the pension roll of the agency of any State. Sworn and Subscribed the day & year aforesaid. S/ Samuel Yates, X his mark Amended Declaration of Samuel Yates Cocke County Tennessee State of Tennessee, Cocke County: July 18, 1833 Answers to the fourth query & 1 negative red ink Said applicant states that he entered the Service of the United States in the year of 1776 under the command of Colonel Whitaker, Captain Griffin & Lieutenant Gandy in the State of North Carolina – County and served three campaigns in succession as stated in his original Declaration under date of 27th November 1832. 10th query. & 2nd negative red ink The clerk's private seal is affixed, and the certificate of John Blair a member of Congress is thereunto joined proving the officials signature of the clerks to the original declaration. 11th query & 3rd negative Said applicant states that no clergyman resides in his neighborhood whose evidence could have been obtained – but has obtained the evidence of two respectable man citizens of said County who certified that they concur in the opinion said applicant was a Soldier of the Revolutionary War. 17th query Said Declarant states that he was born in the State of North Carolina in the year of 1757. That he has a record of his age in a Bible given to him by his Father and that he was living in Nash County & State of North Carolina when called into Service: and said applicant received 3 several discharges, one for each respective three months campaign but said discharges have been lost or so misplaced as not to be found among said applicant's papers. Sworn to and subscribed the day & year aforesaid. S/ Samuel Yates, X his mark [Yates died at his residence on April 18, 1844 in Cocke County, Tennessee at which time he was drawing a pension of $30/year.] [On June 17, 1844, Jane Yates, widow of the veteran, filed for a widow's pension stating that she is 87 years old; that she married him sometime prior to January 1, 1794 (she refers to the birth record of their children for proof of their marriage prior to that date.]