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Jethro Yates

Jethro Yates

Male 1776 - 1851  (75 years)

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  • Name Jethro Yates 
    Born 1776  Guilford, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 1851  Dickson, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16668  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2017 

    Family Nancy Harrod,   b. 1783, Wake, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Dickson, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1799  Wake, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Moffice Yates,   b. 1804,   d. 1884  (Age 80 years)
     2. James Yates,   b. 6 Sep 1806, Wake, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1880, Dickson, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Fanning Yates,   b. Abt 1819, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F6385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From: vanhudson@prodigy.; Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:39 PM; Thats the first time of have seen his mothers name spelled correctly. Moist records on tn spell ito hutson. She is daughter of william hudson of north carolina. I have previously disproved the william yates of 1727 and mary tapp as britons great grandparents. Wrong william yates.

      North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 Groom: Jethro Yates Bride: Nancy Harrod Bond_Date: 25 Oct 1799 Bond #: 000159544 Level Info: North Carolina Marriage bonds, 1741-1868 ImageNum: 003436 County: Wake Record #: 03 586 Bondsman: Matthew Yates Witness: Lewis Greene

      U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Name: Jethro Yates Gender: Male Spouse Name: Nancy Harwood MarriageYear: 1799 Number Pages: 1

      1830 United States Federal Census Name: Jethre Yates[Jethro Yates] [Jethro Yates] Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Wake, North Carolina Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1 Free White Persons - Under 20: 1 Total Free White Persons: 3 Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3

      1840 United States Federal Census Name: Pather Yates[Jethro Yates] [Jethro Yates] Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Dickson, Tennessee Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69: 1 Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 1 Slaves - Females - Under 10: 3 Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35: 1 Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3 No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2 Total Free White Persons: 2 Total Slaves: 5 Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7

      1850 United States Federal Census Name: Jethro Yates Age: 74 Birth Year: abt 1776 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1850: Middle District, Dickson, Tennessee Gender: Male Family Number: 937 James Yates 44 Rebecca Yates 43 Frances Yates 19 John M Yates 18 Sophronia Yates 17 Ada E Yates 15 Wm Yates 13 Adaline Yates 11 James H Yates 9 Briton Yates 7 Rebecca Yates 6 Charles Yates 4 Mordica Yates 2 Jethro Yates 74

      Posted 16 Aug 2009 by curthudgin Jethro maried Nancy Harwood (also Harrod) and came to Dickson County, Tennessee between 1830 and 1834. The earliest documentation of his residence in Dickson County TN is an 1834 land deed from Willy Myatt to Jethro. This land was located on the Pine(y) River in Southeastern Dickson County. Some sources indicate that he may have been in Dickson prior to this, on his own, and went back to North Carolina for his children at a later time. The following is some biographical information on Jethro: This story of Jethro was sent to me in the mail from Gail Yates, a cousin. Gail attests to this story, his Aunt has kept the wallet with the currency to this day. When Jethro was about 13 years old (1788) he hired out to work for an older couple that did not have any children. Their farm was located either around present day Newport or Jonesboro, Tennessee. He was to be paid one dollar per month, in addition to his room and board. At the end of that year, he had done such a fine job for them, that they paid him an extra dollar, making a total of thirteen dollars for the year of work. Now for the year 1788, that was good payment, but it was also the only year that the State of Franklin was in existance (The State of Franklin was mainly the eastern tip of Tennessee containing Newport and Jonesboro). That thirteen dollars was paper money, and belonged to the state of Franklin. Jethro carried that money with him the rest of his life, and he would state that it was one of the most valuable lessons that he ever learned. Jethro moved to Dickson County around 1834, and worked with a man named Spencer in a gunpowder mill located on Nails Creek, just east of Highway 46 in Dickson. Jethro smoked a corncob pipe, and it was believed that since the bowl would constantly flip over and dump out his burning tobacco, the explosion and fire that killed him at the mill in October, 1851 is attributed to his pipe. Jethro was uneducated, since he could not write; however his prior planning of transferring land and slaves to his children is recorded on March 23, 1846 in Dickson County