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Abraham Lewis Yates

Abraham Lewis Yates

Male 1853 - 1910  (56 years)

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  • Name Abraham Lewis Yates 
    Born 25 Sep 1853  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 May 1910  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Atlantic View Cemetery, Manasquan, Monmouth, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25207  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 

    Father William C. Yates,   b. 1825, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1879, Cumberland, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Caroline W. Reese,   b. Jan 1826, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1912, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F8615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet W. Mills,   b. 26 Mar 1855, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Oct 1880  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Carver Yates,   b. 4 Jul 1880, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1950, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Arthur Lewis Yates,   b. 9 May 1887, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 30 years)
     3. Harriet May Yates,   b. 1893, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1917, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     4. Elizabeth Yates,   b. 28 Mar 1894, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1962, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F8634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • 1860 United States Federal Census about Abraham Yates Name: Abraham Yates Age in 1860: 7 Birth Year: abt 1853 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Home in 1860: Philadelphia Ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Gender: Male Post Office: Philadelphia Value of real estate: View Image Household Members: Name Age Wm Yates 38 Caroline Yates 30 Sarah Yates 13 Mary Yates 11 Abraham Yates 7 Chas Yates 4 Caroline Yates 1

      1870 United States Federal Census about Abraham Yates Name: Abraham Yates Age in 1870: 17 Birth Year: abt 1853 Birthplace: New Jersey Home in 1870: Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Port Republic Value of real estate: View Image Household Members: Name Age William C Yates 46 Caroline Yates 44 Mary Yates 20 Abraham Yates 17 Caroline W Yates 12 Louisa Yates 6

      1910 United States Federal Census about Abram Yates Name: Abram Yates [Abram Yetas] Age in 1910: 58 Birth Year: abt 1852 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Home in 1910: Wall, Monmouth, New Jersey Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Harriet Yates Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Abram Yates 58 Harriet Yates 55 Hattie Yates 17 Elizabeth Yates 15

      State of NJ Bureau of Vital Statistics Name: Abram Lewis Yates Male White Date of Birth 26 Sept 1853 Age 56 years 8 months 4 days Occupation: US Lighthouse Keeper Birthplace: Philadelphia Name of Father; Wm C Yates Birthplace of Father: Philadelphia Maiden Name of Mother: Caroline Reese Birthplace of Mother: South Carolina Date of Death 29 May 1910 Attended by doctor May 13th- May 28th 1910 Cause of Death: Valvular Lesion of the heart over one year Place of Burial: Manasquan, NJ

      Abram Yates Birth: Sep. 25, 1853 Death: May 29, 1910 Burial: Atlantic View Cemetery Manasquan Monmouth County New Jersey, USA Plot: Section C Created by: anniefran Record added: Jul 12, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 11342574

      SOURCE: girtain 10/22/2012;Cohansey Lighthouse Keeper 1879-1889 Ship John Shoal Lighthouse Keeper 1889-1903 Sea Girt Lighthouse Keeper 1903-1910 The first children to live at the Sea Girt Lighthouse were the four Yates children, whose parents were Abram and Harriet Yates. Abram Yates was Sea Girt's second keeper. He previously served at Cross Ledge Lighthouse in Delaware Bay and then Egg Island Light in Bower Beach, Delaware. When not busy at Sea Girt Lighthouse, keeper Yates was often spotted traveling to the train station or the market for supplies on his bike, often accompanied by the family dog. He was an imposing figure with a handlebar moustache. He died at the lighthouse May 29, 1910 at age 58. Mrs. Yates entered his death in the lighthouse logbook. His wake was held in the lighthouse parlor. He is buried in Atlantic View Cemetery, Manasquan.