|"NESHOBA COUNTY FAIR GUARDS"|
(Taken about 1890)
The Yates brothers in this picture were to young for the Civil War, they were supposed to be "peace keepers" to keep the rowdies' in line at the Fair.
Top Left: James Oliver Yates. [James Oliver Yates was a farmer]
Top Right: Andrew Jackson Yates [Andrew Jackson became a banker]
Bottom left: A friend (Johnson)
Bottom right: George Washington Yates (George Washington Yates later became a medical doctor.)
George Washington Yates was married to Martha Ellen King Children ; Claude ; R.B. ; Georgia ; Lela ; Earl ; Irene ; Eugene ;and Guy. All the boys of this family are medical doctors, dentists or pharmacists.
(Photo Courtesy of Laura Yates)