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Yeater, William N.
BORN: 5 Mar 1857 DIED: 26 Mar 1935 BURIED: 29 Mar 1935 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Wells, Benton Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co., Oregon
1870 OR CENSUS - William Yeater (13y, b Oregon) enumerated with James (48y, b Missouri, occupation farmer), Margaret (34y, b Illinois), Mary (15y, b Oregon), David (10y, b Oregon), Rachel (8y, b Oregon), Columbus (4y, b Oregon), Grant (2y, b Oregon) & Conrad (33y, b Missouri) 1880 OR CENSUS - William N. Yeater (23y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents James T. (55y, b Missouri, occupation farmer) & Margaret (43y, b Illinois), 3 siblings David (20y, b Oregon), Columbus (14y, b Oregon)& John U. (12y, b Oregon) and cousin [of James] Conrad (48y, b Missouri) 1st MARRIAGE - W.N. Yeater & Eliza Sherwood m 22 June 1884 at res of P. Holman by P. Holman, MG. Wit: Dave Yeater & Miss Sherwood 2nd MARRIAGE - William N. Yeater & Belle Callaway m 28 Dec 1898, Polk Co, Oregon 1900 OR CENSUS - William Yeater (b Mar 1857, Oregon, married 1y) enumerated with wife Belle (b Mar 1875, Wisconsin) and son Virl (b Feb 1885, Oregon) DIVORCE - Belle vs William N. Yeater, divorce granted 25 Oct 1905; 4 minor children, Wilma (b 9 Oct 1900), Margaret M. (b 13 Apr 1902), Gertrude D. (b 12 May 1903) & Lilla B. (b 6 Jan 1904); custody of Wilma & Margaret awarded to father; custody of Gertrude & Lilla awarded to mother 1910 OR CENSUS - William N. Yeater (53y, b Oregon, divorced) enumerated with son Verle W. (24y, b Oregon)
OSBH DC (Polk County 1935) #31 - William N. Yeater, male, widowed, farmer, b. 5 Mar 1857 in Wells, Oregon, d. 26 Mar 1935 in Dallas, Oregon (Dallas Hospital) at the age of 78 yrs 28 days, name of father J.T. Yeater (b. Missouri), maiden name of mother Margaret Burns (b. Illinois), interment Smith Cemetery 29 Mar, undertaker Henkle & Bollman, informant John Yeater of Dallas.
William Yeater, 78, passed away at the Dallas hospital Tuesday morning. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday at the Henkle & Bollman chapel, and interment will be in the Smith cemetery near Lewisville. The deceased was born near Wells, Benton county, in 1857. When quite young he moved with his parents to a farm about 7 miles southwest of Dallas on the Little Luckiamute, and later moved to a farm nearby where he resided until his death. Surviving are one brother, John Yeater of Monmouth, a sister Mrs Kate Smith of Portland, four daughters: Mrs Wilma Harris of Hoquiam, Wn, Mrs Margaret Macomber of Alsea, Mrs Lillie Halvorson of Burlington, Wn, and Mrs Gertrude Bauerle of Carol, Iowa. Nine grandchildren also survive. Itemizer Observer, Thursday, March 28, 1935, 1:5
Father William N. Yeater 1857-1935
OSBH DC (Polk County 1935) #31 1870 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, FA#652) 1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 106, FA#259) Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, 1879-1888, page 19 Polk Co, Oregon Marriage Records, Vol 5 1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 174, FA#38) Polk Co, Oregon, Circuit Court Journal Vol 13, pages 112-114 1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 237, sheet 6A) Itemizer Observer, 28 Mar 1935, 1:5
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