William Black Yates

William Black Yates

Birth
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 12 Jul 1882 (aged 73)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 50204323 · View Source
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For forty six years chaplain of the seamans bethel. "He feared God and Had no fear else.

In 1859 William Black Yates established the first Marine School in the world on the Lodebar. His obituary may be read at this link, on pages 250 and 251 of "Seamen's Friend, Volumes 53-54" (a Google eBook) by American Seamen's Friend Society, published in 1881.



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  • Created by: Saratoga
  • Added: 25 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50204323
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Black Yates (13 Feb 1809–12 Jul 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50204323, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .