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William Wesley Yakley
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Birth: Apr., 1859
Greene County
Indiana, USA
Death: unknown
Ozark County
Missouri, USA

William Wesley "W.W" Yakley was born in April 1859, in Greene County, Indiana. His death date is unknown. His death year is thought to be between 1900 and 1904. According to the 1900 census, his last known residence was Gainsville, Ozark County, Missouri.

William was the son of Mathias and Mariah "Mary" (Henner) Gisler/Giesler Yakley. They were both born in Germany. Mathias was born September 1826 and Mary was born about 1818.

William's parents, Mathias and Mariah "Mary", married on March 22, 1851, in Greene County, Indiana. In the year 1860, the family was living in Washington, Greene County, Indiana. Prior to this marriage, Mariah "Mary" Gisler/Giesler had become the widow of William Gisler/Giesler in May of 1850.

William Wesley "W.W." Yakley married Mahulda Catherine "May" Sanders on August 11, 1887, in West Plains, Howell County, Missouri, at the home of John Yakley, William's brother.

Within this union William and May had the following children; Sarah "Blanch" Yakley, Anna "Maude" (Yakley) Wells and Mary "Eliza" (Yakley) Caviness of Yellville, Arkansas, Rachel Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Yakley) Gayhart of Wauketa, Washington, and Herman Mathias Wardlo Yakley of Van Buren, Arkansas.

William's siblings were; John Yakley, Margaret Yakley and Henry Yakley. All were born in Greene County, Indiana. John Yakley died on November 7, 1899, in Howell County, Missouri. Henry was born 1862, and died after 1930 in Oklahoma.

Half siblings were; Christiana, Mathias, Mary, Martha and Catherine Gisler/Giesler.

Christiana married Josephus J. Taylor in Greene County, Indiana on August 5, 1860. Christiana was born August 29, 1841, in Sidney, Ohio, and died April 27, 1886, in Pike County, Indiana.

After William's death, Mahulda Catherine "May" (Sanders) Yakley married Columbus Franklyn Donelson on May 22, 1904, in Gainesville, Ozark County, Missouri.

Anyone with additional information concerning William Wesley Yakley's ancestors or descendants, please contact the creator of this memorial. Thank you.

Family links: 
  Mathias Yakley (1826 - 1901)
  Mariah Henner Gisler/Giesler Yakley (1818 - ____)
  Mahulda Catherine Sanders Donelson (1865 - 1949)*
  May Hulda Catherine Sanders Yakley Donelson (1865 - 1949)*
  May Hulda Catherine Sanders Yakley (1865 - 1949)*
  Mahulda Catherine Sanders Yakley (1865 - 1949)*
  Herman Mathias Wardlo Yakley (1896 - 1985)*
  John William Yakley (1852 - 1899)*
  William Wesley Yakley (1859 - ____)
  Halix "Henry" Yakley (1862 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Sanders Cemetery
Ozark County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Cindy Brisco Wheeler
Record added: Aug 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57804730
William Wesley Yakley
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