Hi, If you will go to www.gendex.com:8080 & go to the surname page, you can type in "Yadon" and then be able to scroll alphabetically through many Yadons. Jacob Arnold is listed! His dob = 8-21-1827& date of death = 10-24-1864. His wife was Sarah Lucinda Condren, b. 1829 & died 1908. No issue listed. (But he did have a brother named "John Carlyle Yadon",so that might explain where his son's middle name came from....) He was the son of Thomas Yadon & Nancy Haynes. Her parents were John Haynes & Mary McCarver. Thomas' parents were the ever prolific Joseph Preston Yadon & Mary Susannah Pennebaker.That makes us cousins! My line is from Thomas' brother, Joseph Preston Yadon II and his wife Phoebe Cabbage. Also, there is a note attached to Jacob Arnold that he died in the civil war. Have fun with your research!