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YATES Mon Oct 6 14:42:52 1997
I am researching the descendants of Joseph YATES (1647-1730) of Albany who m. Hubertje Marselis VAN BOMMEL. Successive generations went to New York City, Schenectady, Troy, the Mohawk Valley and across the U.S. Desire to correspond with anyone with a YATES from NY in their family tree. Seeking ancestry of Raymond Francis YATES (1895-1966, Lockport, NY). Father was Charles Henry YATES (1858-1908), Gr-Father was James YATES of Quebec, Canada, gt-gr-father was Thomas YATES . Seeking info on their loyalist links back to Albany, NY, before the Revolutionary War. Went to Fisherville, Quebec, Canada, before returning to states at Lockport area of NY. Seeking info. on children of John Henry YATES of Schenectady (1886-1942) who m. Alethea BLEECKER. Had children: John, Margaret, David, Lucy, Theodora, Sherbrooke, Phoebe, Peter, Christopher.

YORK Sun Jan 12 20:27:53 1997
Looking for information about Zachariah York and his wife Mary Geer/Geers and their family. Zachariah born abt 1784 near New Paltz, Ulster Co, NY, and married Mary Geer/Geers abt 1805/1809 in same area. Believed to have had 16 children according to my 2x-great-grandfather's (Josiah York) obituary in Ionia, MI newspaper where Josiah died 7 April 1908. Some of Josiah's siblings were born in Yates Co, NY. Names of Zachariah's parents unknown at this time. I would appreciate any help/info that anyone can give me. I would also like to locate the descendents of Zachariah and Mary York. Please e-mail me if you have any information. The names of some of the 16 children of Zachariah and Mary York are believed to have been: Abraham, Zachariah, Phebe Jane, Elias Alen, Josiah, Rhesa, Louisa Geer, Mary, Mariah, Sabra/Labee, and John. Thanks!

YOUNG Tue Oct 15 15:18:16 1996
Researching PETER YOUNG, and his wife MARIAH, both born in NY about 1793. Daughter - JANE or JENNY YOUNG was born in NY also, 1833. Where in NY is unknown. Anyone working on this family or have information regarding this family? A photo of Peter in my possession has written on it - "OLD CAPTAIN YOUNG". Daughter JANE YOUNG OR JENNIE married EZRA CHASE TOWNER. I have much information on this line and willing to share with those also researching this line.

YOUNG Sun Dec 15 14:15:05 1996
YOUNG, Peter?, b Abt 1840 NY?, d Bef 1920 Seneca Co NY, m to Josephine --, b Abt 1846 NY. Farm near Interlaken, NY. Had at least 5 children: Jessie b Abt 1871 NY, Frederick Charles b Abt 1873 NY, Loyd (Owen?) b Abt 1878 NY, Josephine b Abt 1886 NY, Tecumseh Sherman b Abt 1891 NY. At least 2 grandchildren: Millford SWEET b Abt 1911 NY, and Josephine SWEET b Abt 1914 NY.

YOUNG Sat Jan 25 10:51:57 1997
Searching for the parents of Abraham M. Young, son of a Hessian/Prussian father and a Scottish mother. He was born in New York State in 1801 in the Mohawk Valley region. One of his sons (John) fought and died in the Civil War (1864). The surname 'Young' may have been 'JUNG' before being anglicized.

YOUNGLOVE Fri Feb 14 21:53:57 1997
Hannah Younglove married John Nelson (b. ca 1718). The Nelsons were from the South western Vt area. Another decendent of this couple: Holden Nelson (b. 1822) married Ruth Johnson and had 5 known children. Known to be in Hebron, 1860 census. Seeking any information.

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