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Martin Yates

Martin Yates

Male 1804 - 1883  (78 years)

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  • Name Martin Yates 
    Born 12 May 1804  Charles, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 May 1883  West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12879  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2014 

    Father John Yates,   b. 27 Feb 1773, Faquier, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1853, Charles, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jane Hawkins,   b. 1785, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1854, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1803  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Wiseman,   b. 24 Dec 1810, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Jul 1827  West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Jane Yates,   b. 8 Jan 1829, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1906, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. William Nelson Yates,   b. 3 Apr 1833, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1917, Harrison, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Marietta Yates,   b. 10 Mar 1835, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1885, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. James Marshall Yates,   b. 12 Jan 1840, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas G. Yates,   b. 3 Sep 1844, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elizabeth Virginia Yates,   b. 23 Sep 1846,   d. 9 Mar 1909  (Age 62 years)
     7. Adolphus Theodore Yates,   b. 30 Nov 1850, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F5380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Martin Yates Name: Martin Yates Gender: Male Birth Place: VA Birth Year: 1804 Spouse Name: Nancy Wiseman Spouse Birth Place: VA Spouse Birth Year: 1810 Marriage Year: 1827 Marriage State: VA Number Pages: 1

      West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973 about Martin Yates Name: Martin Yates Birth Date: abt 1805 Birth Place: Virginia Death Date: 8 Jul 1883 Death Place: Taylor, West Virginia Death Age: 78 years 10 months Occupation: Farmer Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Father Name: ...Hn Mother Name: Margaret Spouse Name: Nancy FHL Film Number: 818665

      MARTIN YATES (Willian; John) was born 12 May 1804 in Harrison County, now West Virginia, and died 8 May 1883 in Taylor County, same state. He was married to Nancy Wiseman, daughter of John Wiseman, who gave his consent, in July 1827 The two were cousins. They settled on a farm on the waters of Sandlick, Taylor County, near Simpson where they lived the remainder of their lives. He was a successful farmer. They were the parents of four boys and six girls; all who grew to adult life settled in Taylor County near the old home place with the exception of Margaret, who lived in Upshur County. Descendents still live in the vicinity of Simpson, The 1830 census of Harrison County, Virginia, shows Martin Yates 20-30; 1 female 15-20; 1 female under 5. The 1850 census of Taylor County: Martin Yates, farmer, 45; Nancy Yates 40; and the children as listed below. In 1880, same county, Martin was listed as 76 and Nancy, 69. Martin Yates1 will, written 31 May 1880 and probated 14 May 1883, leaves to his wife Nancy and daughter Marietta Yates 60 acres of the home farm with about 5 acres of coal land; to his son Adolphus one-half the dwelling, orchard, some coal land and 186 acres of land; to son James M#, 160 acres and other land; to daughter Elizabeth Virginia Newlon, wife of Alfred, 75 acres on Sand Lick Run; to daughter Margaret Jane Sharps, 103 acres on Bavisson's Run, which is to go to her children, Harriett, John C, Mary and Nancy P. Sharps; to son William N. 173 acres on Sycamore Creek in Harrison County, which he had already received. His son Adolphus T, v/as the executor. witnesses were V. P. Chapin, John Kunst and G. H. A. Batson. Nancy Yates died 23 June 1881 at the age of 70 years 5 months, 29 days, the daughter of John and Jane Wiseman, consort of M. Yates, born in Harrison County, and cause of death heart disease, according to the death records of Taylor County, West Virginia. Both she and her husband are buried in the Yates family cemetery at Wendel, West Virginia,