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Abraham Yates
Birth: Aug. 23, 1724
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1796
New York, USA

U.S. Continental Congressman. He was Sheriff of Albany County, New York, (1755-59) and Deputy to the Provincial Convention in 1775. He was a member of the first and second councils of safety (1777-78), served in the New York State Senate (1778-90), receiver of Albany, New York, (1778-79) and the first postmaster of Albany, in 1783. In 1787, he was elected a member of the US Continental Congress, serving until 1888. After his term, he was elected Mayor of Albany, New York, in 1790 and served until his death at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Christoffel Yates (1684 - 1754)
 
 Spouse:
  Antje De Ridder Yates (1726 - 1795)*
 
 Children:
  Susanna Yates Lansing (1762 - 1840)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Albany Rural Cemetery
Menands
Albany County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7242632
Abraham Yates
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Abraham Yates
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Thank you, sir for your public service to our country during our American Revolution. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Aug. 23, 2016

- James Snow
 Added: Jun. 30, 2015

- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Jun. 30, 2014
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