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Mary Ann Woodruff

Mary Ann Woodruff

Female 1785 - 1853  (68 years)

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  • Name Mary Ann Woodruff 
    Nickname Polly 
    Born 25 Jan 1785  Washington, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Aug 1853  Putnam, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11856  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2020 

    Father Jesse Woodruff,   b. 20 May 1757, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1826, Lincoln, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Ester Buchanan,   b. 1 Jun 1765,   d. 30 Jul 1851  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1783 
    Family ID F2855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elijah Yates,   b. 26 Feb 1784, Loudoun, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1856, Putnam, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1807  Montgomery, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Wilson Woodruff Yates,   b. 15 Jun 1811, Lincoln, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1895, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Thomas Buchanan Yates,   b. 3 Nov 1812, Lincoln, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1892, Harrison, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Martha Ann Yates,   b. 7 Apr 1820, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1900, Putnam, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F5033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "KENTUCKY BRIGHTS AND THEIR KIN", Transcribed by Ron Yates 2012, Adlai Robin Yates, 1900-87; Papers, Mss 167, Special Collections, Clemson University Libraries, SC. (updated and generated by a GEDCOM)

      The names of the following children are known:

      1. Sibella Yates was born on 17 Aug 1763 in Loudoun Co., VA. She died on 30 Jan 1809. Sibella married William Owsley. William was born about 1763 in VA.

      2. William Yates was born on 26 Nov 1765 in Loudoun Co., VA. William married Susannah Higgins on 11 Jul 1793 in Clark Co., KY. Susannah was born in 1774. She died in 1825 in Montgomery Co., KY.

      3. Benjamin Yates was born on 17 Dec 1767 in Loudoun Co., VA. He died on 1 Dec 1830 in Shelby Co., KY. Benjamin married Verlinda Ford on 16 Jan 1794 in Clark Co., KY. Verlinda was born on 7 Apr 1778 in SC. She died on 9 Sep 1834 in Shelby Co., KY.

      4. Nancy Yates was born on 30 Mar 1769. She died on 28 Aug 1849 in Henry Co., KY. She was buried in Eminence City Cemetery, Henry Co., KY. Nancy married John Poston in 1793. John was born on 10 Jul 1769 in Loudoun Co., VA. He died on 9 Oct 1833 in Henry Co., KY.

      5. Joshua Yates Jr. was born on 6 Jul 1772 in Loudoun Co., VA. He died on 24 Mar 1849 in Putnam Co., IN. Joshua married Nancy Higgins in 1800. Nancy was born about 1772 in VA. She died in Jul 1820 in KY.

      6. Samuel Yates was born on 17 Sep 1774 in Loudoun Co., VA.

      7. George Yates was born on 30 Aug 1776 in Loudoun Co., VA.

      8. Enoch Yeates Sr. was born on 21 Mar 1779 in Loudoun Co., VA. He died on 15 Mar 1863 in Franklin Co., KY. He was buried in Pigeon Fork Cemetery, Shelby Co., KY. Enoch married Sarah Last-Unknown/Unproven. Sarah was born in Sep 1779. She died on 30 Mar 1832 in Shelby Co., KY. She was buried in Pigeon Fork Cemetery, Shelby Co., KY. Enoch also married Mary Ann Collins on 29 Dec 1835 in Franklin Co., KY. Mary was born about 1779.

      9. Sally Yates was born on 14 Feb 1782 in Loudoun Co., VA.

      10. Elijah Yates was born on 26 Feb 1784 in Loudoun Co., VA. He died on 26 Mar 1856 in Putnam Co., IN. Elijah married Mary Ann Woodruff on 12 Dec 1807 in Montgomery Co., KY. Mary was born on 25 Jan 1785 in Washington Co., TN. She died in 1853 in IN.

      11. Elizabeth Yates was born on 11 Dec 1787 in Loudoun Co., VA. She died on 12 Feb 1864 in KY. Elizabeth married Samuel Ford, son of John Ford Sr.. Samuel was born on 8 Apr 1761 in VA. He died on 23 Mar 1832 in Henry Co., KY.

      Polly Woodruff, was a daughter of Jesse Woodruff, who was a native of Virginia, and served seven years in the Revolutionary War. She was of Irish ancestry. Polly Woodruff's mother was Ester Buchanan, of Irish descent. (SOURCE: Michael R. Wilson 1109 NE 97th Place Kansas City, Missouri 64155 mwilson@toto.net)

      MRS. BYRDIE YEATES KEITH. #102758 Born in Ellis County, Texas. Wife of Walter Keith. Descendant of Jesse Woodruff (Woodroof), as follows: 1. Elijah Woodruff Yeates (b. 1840) m. 1875 Cynthia Stephens (1856-1909). 2. Thomas Buchanan Yeates (1812-92) m. 1834 Mary Ann Rutledge (1816-85). See No. 102747.

      MRS. BELLE YEATES JETTON. #102747 Born in Mulberry, Tenn. Wife of Will Jetton. Descendant of Jesse Woodroof (Woodruff), as follows: 1. Thomas Buchanan Yeates (1812-92) m. 1834 Mary Ann Rutledge (1816-85). 2. Elijah Yeates (17S4-1856) m. 1807 Mary Ann Woodroof (1784-1S53). 3. Jesse Woodroof m. 1783 Esther Buchanan (d. 1851). Jesse Woodroof (1757-1826) was placed on the pension roll of Lin- coln County, Tenn., 1S18, for service as private, Virginia Conti- nental Line. He was born in Virginia; died in Lincoln County, Tenn. Also No. 96475-