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William Edwin York, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1872
Cordell
Scott County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 1, 1959
Mountain Home
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

Born in Cordell, TN to Andrew and Lucinda Newport York 25 Dec 1872.

Attended the University of Tennessee School of Law & admitted to the Bar in 1895. State Reprsentative ( Scott, Campbell and Union) 1907. Veteran of the Spanish American War & WWI attending the OfficersTraining School. Served on the School Board, Election Commision and as Clerk & Master.

32 Degree Mason in the Scottish Rite. A Commander of the American Legion

William had nine brothers and three sisters.

Married Ella Jeffers 24 Dec 1902 in Scott Co.,TN.


 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew York (1849 - 1922)
  Lucinda Newport York (1853 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Ella Jeffers York (1876 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  William Edwin York (1916 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Malinda York Jeffers (1870 - 1919)*
  William Edwin York (1872 - 1959)
  John York (1874 - 1964)*
  Rebecca York Brown (1877 - 1945)*
  James York (1878 - 1949)*
  Riley L. York (1880 - 1965)*
  Joseph Fowler York (1882 - 1970)*
  David York (1886 - 1928)*
  Ardilla York Lewallen (1888 - 1914)*
  Melvin York (1890 - 1956)*
  Jasper York (1892 - 1918)*
  Daniel York (1894 - 1964)*
  Silas York (1896 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Potter Cemetery
Scott County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Leo York
Originally Created by: Jan Miller
Record added: Feb 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24850873
William Edwin York, Sr
Added by: Leo York
 
William Edwin York, Sr
Added by: Melissa Bertram Daugherty
 
 
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- Dorothy Young Campbell
 Added: Jun. 11, 2013

- Dorothy Young Campbell
 Added: Oct. 18, 2012
My Great uncle.Respectfully,Leo
- Leo York
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012
 
 
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