He was married to Sarah Maley on October 20, 1886 in Marshall Co, WV.
Lewis Yeater and Sarah Maley had the following children: Clarence B Yeater (born on August 26, 1887). William A Yeater (born on January 9, 1889). Agnes Yeater (born in March 1897). Archie Leo Yeater was born on November 8, 1898 in Marshall Co, WV. He died in December 1972 in Jefferson, IN.