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Today In Genealogy History – July 2, 2012

John Estes Yates was born 260 years ago – July 2, 1752 – in Caroline County, Virginia.  John was the son of George Yates, IV, and Frances Fielding Lewis.  John married Elizabeth Gaines in Culpeper County, Virginia, in 1772.  John and Elizabeth had at least one child – John Yates.  After fighting in the Revolutionary War, John moved to Adair County, Kentucky.

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  1. Wow it’s great to see names from my tree but it seems the more I find also multiplies my questions. Right now I’m looking for info about the Lewis side. Does anyone know more? My email is I’ll be happy to share what I’ve found so far.

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