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Yarbroughs of Fayette Co., IL.

Updated March 13, 2002

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My line of Yarbroughs came from Anson Co.,NC. then moved to Fayette Co.,IL.( I believe to the township of Ramsey.) around the 1800's.My gggggreat-grandfather was Lee Yarbrough born Abt. 1774 in NC. m. Miss Brooks. She is believed to be the daughter of John Brooks, Abt.1790.Their children were:

John Yarbrough born Abt.1804 died 1846 married Polly Ezell April 15,1824 in Fayette Co.,IL. They had a daughter:Lucy Yarbrough who married Michael Smith.

Ethelred Yarbrough born Abt.1800 died 1840,Seminary Township, IL;
Married Nancy Riley April 10,1824 in Fayette Co.,IL.

William Yarbrough born Abt.1811 doed 1836 Clinton Co.,IL. Married Nancy Yarbrough March 12,1831 in Fayette Co.,IL.

Absalom Yarbrough born Abt.1805 died bef. 1838 married Millie Lee born Abt.1808 April 12,1828 in Fayette Co.,IL. Their children were:

William A. Yarbrough born January 29,1829 in Fayette Co.,IL. married Susan Ellen Harris Aug.9,1851.

Nancy Yarbrough born July 6,1830 in Fayette Co.,IL.

Melissa Yarbrough born July 7,1832

William A. Yarbrough and Susan Ellen Harris children were:

William A. Yarbrough born 1856 in Fayette Co.,IL.

Melissa D. Yarbrough born Abt. 1857 in Fayette Co.,IL. married Jacob D. Owens on April 22,1875 in Fayette Co.,IL.

Martha M. Yarbrough born Abt. 1860 in Fayette Co.,IL. married William Turney on March 22,1879 in Fayette Co.,IL.

Fannie Jane Yarbrough born January 1,1865 in Fayette Co., IL. died December 26,1945 in Blythe, CA. married Abram (Abe) Patchin.

Nancy Lucinda Yarbrough born June 29,1871 in Fayette Co.,IL. married Benjamin Franklin White in 1894 Camden Co.,MO.

Melissa Yarbrough and Jacob Owens children were:

Nancy Owens

Homer Owens (their were twins)

Tony Owens

William A. Owens born Abt. 1884 in IL. married Bertha Patchin.

James Owens born Abt.1892 in IL.

Oliver Owens born Abt.1898 in IL.

Fannie Jane Yarbrough and Abram (Abe) Patchin's children were:

Bertha Patchin born 1890 in IL. married William A. Owens

Fred Lee Patchin born April 24,1894 in MO. died Oct.17,1933 in Los Angles,CA. married Cordelia Tompkins.

Charles Patchin born 1902 in OK.

Freeman Patchin born June 10,1904 in Rava,OK. married Lillie Melvina Tompkins (Cordelia's sister).

Homer Patchin born 1907 in OK.

Fred Patchin and Cordelia Tompkins children were:

Alice Patchin born January 16,1923 in Fame,OK. died 1999 in WV. married Robert Frazier.

Lawrence Patchin born June 22,1925 in Fame, OK. died Aug.22,1992 in Porterville,Ca. married Lorena Beatrice McKinley born April 27, 1925 in TX.

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