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William Lafayette Yates
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1840
Randolph County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1923
Kent County
Texas, USA

Was the son of Darling Barber Yates &
Mary Emily (Oliver) Yates.
Married to Edna Amelia "Sis" (Salter) Yates
Moved from Neshoba County, Mississippi around 1890 to a rural community of Coltharp, Texas, Coltharp was on Cochino Bayou twenty miles east of Crockett in eastern Houston County. Texas.
EDNA AMELIA SALTER was the daughter of William Washington Salter and Mery Edna Lee. They raised a family of ten children. (they are not all in photo)
At the time of my Great-Grandfather's death he was living with my Grandparents, Bob & Linnie Yates in Jayton, Texas, even though my Great-Grandmother Yates was buried st Antoch in Houston County, Texas, he requested, "his bones be buried in Jayton, Texas."
All burials of their ten children are accounted for.
Emily Florence Yates Marshall
Eudora Yates Curry
Josephine Yates
John William Yates
Samuel Thomas Yates
Robert Darling Yates
Denkia Matilda Yates Burden
Bertie Yates Davis (1877
Alma Geneva Yates Oliver
Lorenzo Dow Yates

More About William L. Yates:★
★Pension #30515 Service; Company G., 40th Mississippi Infantry; also Company P., 14th Mississippi Infantry, organized Winston County, Mississippi. Comments; Prisoner of war at Vicksburg, Mississippi 7 July 1863. Mortuary Warrant, died from mitral insufficiency, with nephritis; son, Bob Yates. Lived in Houston County, Texas 21 years in January 1915. Sources; Confederate Pension Application; Mortuary Warrant; 1850 Kemper County, Mississippi Census 1860 & 1870 Census Neshoba County, Mississippi; Houston County Census: 1900, p. 147; 1910, p. 319; 1920;

Family links: 
  Darling Barber Yates (1815 - 1863)
  Mary Emily Oliver Yates (1820 - 1900)
  Edna Amelia Salter Yates (1844 - 1898)
  Emily Florence Yates Marshall (1863 - 1950)*
  Eudora Yates Curry (1864 - 1937)*
  Josephine Yates (1868 - 1964)*
  John William Yates (1870 - 1956)*
  Samuel Thomas Yates (1871 - 1965)*
  Robert Darling Yates (1874 - 1958)*
  Denkia Matilda Yates Burden (1876 - 1961)*
  Bertie Yates Davis (1877 - 1969)*
  Alma Geneva Yates Oliver (1881 - 1962)*
  Lorenzo Dow Yates (1882 - 1964)*
  John Franklin Yates*
  Thomas Eli Yates (1838 - 1912)*
  William Lafayette Yates (1840 - 1923)
  Susan Frances Yates Musgrove (1844 - 1929)*
  Amanda Rebecca Yates Willis (1849 - 1921)*
  James Oliver Yates (1853 - 1920)*
  Andrew Jackson Yates (1858 - 1941)*
  George Washington Yates (1860 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
The Civil War, A prisoner of war at Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 4th day AD1863
A plaque placed at the grave by Grandson Dow Yates. Reads; William L Yates-Co.C-40 Miss.Rect Confederate States Army 1840-1923
Jayton Cemetery
Kent County
Texas, USA
Created by: MYates Vandver
Record added: Aug 17, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11552388
William Lafayette Yates
Added by: MYates Vandver
William Lafayette Yates
Added by: MYates Vandver
William Lafayette Yates
Added by: MYates Vandver
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Thank you for your service, Sir.
- Lillie Riney
 Added: Mar. 29, 2014

- Sheila Compton Ramsey
 Added: Aug. 7, 2010
The Civil War, A prisoner of war at Vicksburg ,Mississippi on July 4th day AD 1863
- MYates Vandver
 Added: Sep. 4, 2009
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