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Arminda Phoebe "Minnie" Yates Byers
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1858
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1944
Emmet County
Iowa, USA

Born near Dunlap. Daughter of Thomas & Mary (Pursell) Yates, wife of Thomas Reed Byers, m. Oct 17, 1878.


Mrs. Arminda Byers, 86, Dies After Short Illness

Mrs. Arminda Byers, 86, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 24, at the home of her youngest daughter, Mrs. Elmer Rodgers, in Esterville, Iowa, following a brief illness.

Mrs. Byers was born March 8, 1859, near Dunlap, the daughter of Dr. Thomas and Mary Yates. She was the youngest and the last remaining member of a pioneer family of 13 children. She was married to Thomas R. Byers Oct. 17, 1878.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Fred Harlan of Princeville and Mrs. John Rogers and Mrs. Elmer Rogers, both of Esterville, Iowa. Mrs. Blanche Jackson Dobbe of Manteno, Ill., and Archie McCrea of Oswego, Ill., who were reared by Mrs. Byers; nine grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Presbyterian church in Dunlap, conducted by Rev. Lee H. smith. Interment was in the Prospect cemetery
Family links: 
  Thomas Yates (1810 - 1886)
  Mary Pursell Yates (1813 - 1877)
  Thomas Reed Byers (1851 - 1925)*
  Mary Alice Byers Harlan (1879 - 1966)*
  Myrtle N. Byers Rogers (1883 - 1966)*
  Lelia M. Byers Rogers (1886 - 1980)*
  Infant Twins Yates*
  James P Yates (1836 - 1915)*
  Daniel McCoy Yates (1849 - 1888)*
  Mary Elizabeth Yates Dunlap (1855 - 1910)*
  Arminda Phoebe Yates Byers (1858 - 1944)
  Harry McLain Yates (1867 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Prospect Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: 46
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Oct 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22160656
Arminda Phoebe Minnie <i>Yates</i> Byers
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Arminda Phoebe Minnie <i>Yates</i> Byers
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Thanks for the history...Mary from CA
- MurrietaMary
 Added: Sep. 18, 2010

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