Smith Cemetery ~ James Thomas Yeater ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Yeater, James Thomas
LAST: Yeater FIRST: James MID: Thomas
BORN: 8 Sept 1822 DIED: 16 Sept 1891 BURIED:  (Smith Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Warren Co, Missouri
DEATH PLACE: Polk Co, Oregon
Donation Land Claim #4875 James T. Yater, Benton Co; b 1823, Warren Co, Mo; Arrived Oregon 26 Oct 1851; Settled Claim 25 Dec 1852. Aff: John Rodgers, George K. Culp MARRIAGE - James Thomas Gates [sic; probably misreading of Yeater) of Benton Co & Margaret D. Burns m 26 Mar 1854; A.H. Sweeney, MG 1870 OR CENSUS - James Yeater (48y, b Missouri, occupation farmer) enumerated with Margaret (34y, b Illinois), Mary (15y, b Oregon), William (13y, 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 - James T. Yeater (55y, b Missouri, occupation farmer) enumerated with wife Margaret (43y, b Illinois), 4 children William N. (23y, b Oregon), David (20y, b Oregon), Columbus (14y, b Oregon)& John U. (12y, b Oregon) and cousin Conrad (48y, b Missouri)
J.T. Yeater Died Sept. 16, 1891 Aged 69 Ys 8 Ds
Genealogical Material in Oregon Donation Land Claims, Vol 2, page 118 Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, 1849-1879, page 7 1870 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, FA#652) 1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 106, FA#259)
ROW: 27-1