Anna Margarita HelmsAbt 1747 - 1794 (47 years)
Name Anna Margarita Helms Birth Abt 1747 New York Gender Female Death 23 Nov 1794 New York Person ID I12093 Yatesville History & Genealogy Last Modified 14 Nov 2013
Family Peter Waldron Yates, b. 23 Aug 1747, Albany, New York d. 9 Mar 1826, Montgomery, New York (Age 78 years) Marriage 10 Jul 1767 New York Children 1. Cornelis Erasmus Yates, b. 28 Jul 1768, New York 2. Margarita Yates, b. 28 Jan 1770, New York 3. Cornelia Yates, b. 24 May 1773, New York 4. Maria Yates, b. 23 Dec 1775, New York 5. Rebecca Yates, b. 20 Aug 1780, New York 6. Magdalena Yates, b. 15 Dec 1782, New York 7. Engeltie Yates, b. 12 Jul 1786, New York 8. Julia Ann Yates, b. 4 Apr 1789, New York Family ID F5131 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 1 Feb 2023
- Ann Margarita Helms Yates by Stefan Bielinski Referred to and spelled variously, Ann Margarita Helms was said to have been born about 1749. In 1767, her marriage bond noted that she was a spinster and of New York City. Her intended partner was a newly admitted attorney. We seek information on her family and background. She was the wife of Albany attorney and operative Peter W. Yates. Between 1768 and 1786, eight children were christened in Albany - although only half of them were baptized at the Dutch church. In 1771, they were members of St. Peter's Anglican church. In March 1768, she joined her husband in witnessing the will of his grandfather. These Yateses lived in the first ward - finally in the grand mansion built by Yates during the 1780s. Peter W. Yates was a prominent attorney and community leader who later served in the Contintental Congress and in the New York State legislature. Ann Margarita Helms Yates died in November 1794 at the age of forty-five. She was buried in the Dutch church cemetery. Yates re-married in 1798. After a time, he moved west - dying in Montgomery County in 1826. biography in-progress notes the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Ann Margarita Helms Yates is CAP biography number 8300. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources. We seek information on her background. Her first son was christened "Cornelius Erasmus" in 1768.