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Michael Heman Yawman, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1842
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1913
Parsons
Labette County
Kansas, USA

Son of Andrew Yawman and Catherine Sitterly Yawman. Year of birth (1842) is from Our Lady of Victory/St. Joseph's Catholic Church baptismal records in Rochester, New York, and varies from 1844, the date he and his family used on official documents and the tombstone.

Enlisted in the 1st Minnesota Inf, Co. H, in April 1861. Was captured by the Confederates at the First Battle of Bull Run, and spent 11 months in Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia as a prisoner-of-war.

Married Nancy Elgin Burton sometime after the end of the Civil War, probably in Minnesota. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Yawman (1810 - 1891)
  Catherine Sitterly Yawman (1813 - 1889)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Elgin Burton Yawman (1846 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  James Andrew Yawman (1867 - 1911)*
  Margaret K. Yawman Lietz (1869 - 1950)*
  William Lee Yawman (1870 - 1948)*
  Mary Elizabeth Yawman Cezar (1874 - 1906)*
  Michael Heman Yawman (1875 - 1922)*
  Nora Yawman Welch (1878 - 1966)*
  Martha H. Yawman Bly (1879 - 1949)*
  Charles Frederick Yawman (1881 - 1956)*
  Georgia A. Yawman (1882 - 1968)*
  John Joseph Yawman (1885 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Yawman (1833 - 1894)*
  Mary Elizabeth Yawman O'Maley (1835 - 1911)*
  Catherine G Yawman Phillips (1838 - 1922)*
  Michael Heman Yawman (1842 - 1913)
  Deborah Ann Yawman Tallinger Clay (1845 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Parsons
Labette County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Gary Yawman
Record added: Aug 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21259594
Michael Heman Yawman, Sr
Added by: Gary Yawman
 
Michael Heman Yawman, Sr
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