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William James Yarbrough BORN 30 May 1868 and DIED 24 Nov 1948 MARRIED 29 Aug 1906 in Montgomery Co., Arkansas; Wed. 18 years, 7 months, 21 days to Ella Etta DeMent born 08 Jan 1888 in Sunday, Dunklin County. Missouri and died 31 Jan 1947 in Friday ,Chickalah, Yell County. Arkansas they had

Clint Emerson Yarbrough
Roy O Yarbrough
Walter Eugene Yarbrough
Beatrice E Margaretta Yarbrough
Samuel Monroe Yarbrough
Esther K Yarbrough
Robert Bob' Levern Yarbrough

The Yarbrough started their journey from Virginia, Between 1750 and1780 there was a wave of migration toward the Carolina. Many reasons for this have been sighted by other genealogists, such as,the land no longer produced the tobacco crops or other crops as abundantly as in the past. History shows there was an epidemic of smallpox which wiped out some families. Fear of this urged the people to seek the virginia soil and unpopulated areas of that part of No rth Carolina which the Federal Government opened, Indian lands, to the white settlers. North Carolina did not become a state until 1789.

Descendants of George Yarbrough

Generation No. 1

1. GEORGE1 RICHARD YARBROUGH was born August 24, 1795 in North Carolina, and died August 03, 1848 in Graves Co., Ky. He married LUCRETIA ANN STOKES. She was born February 29, 1796 in North Carolina, and died February 13, 1884 in Graves Co., Ky.

2. i. JAMES MILTON2 YARBROUGH, b. December 14, 1816, Stewart Co. TN.; d. December 25, 1886, Graves Co., Ky.
ii. LOUISE YARBROUGH, b. 1822; m. ROSS CAMPBELL; b. Abt. 1832.
3. iii. WILLIAM ABNER YARBROUGH, b. December 30, 1826, Stewart Co. TN.; d. October 28, 1894, Graves Co. KY..
4. iv. GEORGE RRICHARD. YARBROUGH, b. March 16, 1828, TN.; d. August 03, 1848, Graves Co., Ky..
5. v. EDMOND STOKES YARBROUGH, b. 1830, TN..married Martha Malinda Kesterson

Generation No. 2

2. JAMES MILTON2 YARBROUGH (GEORGE1) was born December 14, 1816 in Stewart Co. TN., and died December 25, 1886 in Graves Co., Ky. He married (1) MARGRET LEECH 1836, daughter of JAMES LEECH and MARTHA DRENNON. She was born September 16, 1815 in Caldwell Co. KY., and died October 21, 1854 in Graves Co., Ky.. He married (2) AMELIA ANN JETTON 1856, daughter of ASAPH JETTON and MARY JOHNSON. She was born November 23, 1828 in Calloway Co., KY., and died August 16, 1891 in Graves Co., Ky.

6. i. LUCRETIA LUCINDA3 YARBROUGH, b. February 1838, Graves Co., Ky..
7. ii. MARY LEVONA YARBROUGH, b. 1841, Graves Co., Ky..
8. iii. JAMES K. POLK YARBROUGH, b. August 07, 1844, Graves Co., Ky.; d. March 24, 1917, Oregon Co., Missouri.
9. iv. NANCY ELIZABETH YARBROUGH, b. April 20, 1846, Graves Co. KY.; d. January 30, 1935, Graves Co. KY..
10. v. JOHN RICHARD YARBROUGH, b. July 12, 1848, Graves Co. KY.; d. October 10, 1914, Graves Co., Ky..

11. vi. VIRGINIA BELINDA3 YARBROUGH, b. September 24, 1858, Graves Co. KY.; d. 1942, Graves Co., Ky.
vii. ROBERT H. YARBROUGH, b. 1860, Graves Co. KY.; m. MINNIE CRESS.
viii. MARTHA ELIZABETH YARBROUGH, b. 1862, Graves Co. KY.; d. 1939, Graves Co. KY..
ix. CHARLES C. YARBROUGH, b. 1864, Graves Co. KY.; m. ADA ARABELLA CRESS; b. September 1865, Calloway Co., Ky.; d. February 26, 1942, Paducah, McCracken Co., Ky..
12. x. MILTON ULYSSES YARBROUGH, b. April 10, 1865, Graves Co. KY.; d. April 27, 1937, Graves Co., KY..
13. xi. ABNER CLINTON YARBROUGH, b. April 03, 1868, Graves Co. KY.; d. June 26, 1927, Stamford, Texas.

3. WILLIAM ABNER2 YARBROUGH (GEORGE1) was born December 30, 1826 in Stewart Co. TN., and died October 28, 1894 in Graves Co. KY.. He married (1) ELIZABETH G. LEECH May 03, 1848 in Graves Co. KY., daughter of JAMES LEECH and MARTHA DRENNON. She was born December 1

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  • Walter Lee Yarbrough (14 KB)
    04 Jun 1879 in Graves, KY, USA died in 15 Jul 1967 in Danville, Yell, AR, USA married Alice April Kizer in 15 Jun 1916 Mimosa, Montgomery County, Arkansas another birthdate 04 Jun 1880 Mayfield Graves County. Kentucky, .72833 Danville, Yell County, Arkansas Bethel Cemetery, Danville, AR Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough Fonnie Lee Yarbrough Ruth Mae Yarbrough Wanda M. Yarbrough Roxie Yarbrough Beulah Margaret Yarbrough Treva Yarbrough Anna Pearl Yarbrough She was the daughter of 2. James Francis KAISER and 3. Emily Adelia RHOADS. She married Walter Lee YARBROUGH June 1920 in Dardanelle, Yell County. Arkansas., son of James Knox Polk YARBROUGH and Mary Letitia HOLMES. He was born June 04, 1880 in Mayfield Graves County. Kentucky,., and died Jul
  • Ella E. DeMent (5 KB)
    08 Jan 1888 IN Dunklin County, Missouri DIED 31 Jan 1947 IN Chickalah, Arkansas, Yell County. MARRIED 29 Aug 1906 in Montgomery County, Arkansas Marriage Books records to William James Yarbrough my great grand parents The family came to Arkansas and settled in Yell County, where the father carried on his farm till his death in 1948, surviving his wife who passed January 31, 1947 a year before his death. Both were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. theyt owned and operates 100 acres of land, seventy-five of which are highly productive, yielding a good crop of corn and cotton each season He socially belongs to the Masonic order, havingbeen initiated into the mysteries of Dutch Creek Lodge No. 269. truly good manand is living a Christian life Father: James Knox Polk Yarbrough b: 7 AUG1844 in Mayfield, Graves Co., Ky. Mother: Mary Letitia Holmes b: 11 NOV 1846in Maury Co., Tn.was engaged in the milling business and horses, productive tracts of land in the valley and a vast amount of valuable timber Marriage 1 Ella Etta Dement b: 8 JAN 1888 in Dunkin Co., Mo. Married: 29 AUG 1906 in Montgomery Co., Ar. Children Samuel Monroe Yarbrough b: 8 MAR 1917 in Chickalah, Yell Co., Ar. Yarbrough, Ella View Image Online Age: 41 Year: 1930 Birthplace: Roll: T626_99 Race: Page: 2B State: Arkansas ED: 35 County: Yell Image: 0524 Township: Sulphur Springs Relationship: Wife Mother told me he was a county Sheriff at one time and FarmerI once saw a picture of him with his wife and some children on the porch of his home, he was hol ding a shotgun , I can't forget the very long handle bar mustache. I which I ha d that picture now. Chickalah, Methodist Cemetary Yell County ID: I946629 05 Name: William James YARBROUGH Given Name: William James Surname: Yarbr ough Sex: M Birth: May 30, 1868 in Mayfield_ Graves County_Kentucky, Deat h: November 24, 1948 in Chickalah, Arkansas Yell County. Burial: November 27, 1948 Chickalah Methodist Cemetery, Yell Co., Arkansas Note:REFN: 2808Chicka lah Methodist Cemetery, Yell Co., Arkansas Father: James Knox Polk YARBROUG H b: August 07, 1844 in Mayfield, Graves County., Kentucky. Mother: Mary Leti tia HOLMES b: November 11, 1846 in Maury County, Tennessee Marriage 1 Ella E tta, DEMENT b: January 08, 1888 in Dunklin County, Missouri Note: REFN12063Chu rch Christ Methodists Church,Oregon County. Missouri Children Samuel Monroe YARBROUGH b: March 08, 1917 in Chickalah_Yell County_Arkansa Dunklin County, Arkansas, close to Rector Arkansas. [1671687.ged] Ella E. Dement (daughte r of James Monroe Dement and Mary Etta (Marietta) Appleg ate) was born 1888 in Dunklin Co. Mo. Near Holcomb, and died January 31, 1947 in Chickalah, Ar.. Sh e married William James Yarbrough on Abt. 1904 - 1905-in Oregon Co. MO, son of James Knox. Polk Yarbrough and Mary Lettia Holmes. No tes for Ella E. Demen t: My Grandmother died two weeks before I was Born Feb15 , 1947 More About Ella E. Dement: Burial: February 03, 1947, Chickalah Meth odist Cemetery, Yell co Ark. More About Ella E. Dement and William James Yar brough: Marriage: Abt. 1906, Oregon Co. MO. Children of Ella E. Dement and W illiam James Yar brough are: Esther Yarbrough, b., Yell county, Ark. +Clint Emerson Yarbrough, b. October 30, 1907, Yell county, Ark, d. April 1985, Santa Paula, Ventura, Ca. +Roy O. Yarbrough Ella E. Dement (daughter of James Monroe Dement and Mary Etta (Marietta) Apple ate) second wife to James Monroe Dement Mary Ellen Patton April 2 1875-- Photo Info Posted By: Kaye Holmes Date Posted: Apr 23, 2001 Descripti on: Mary Ellen Applegate April 2, 1875 aged 28 yrs 3 mo 23 D Date Posted : Apr 23, 2001 Description: Henry A. Applegate Born Dec 28, 1828 Died Sep t 17, 1898 Beloved Father of Florence & Ella I am prepared to meet my God in peace Date Taken: April 12, 2001 Place Taken: Lloyd Cemetery, Holcom b, Mo Ella our grandmother born January 8, 1888 in Dunklin Co. Mo. Near Hol comb, and died January 31, 1947 in Chickalah, Ar.. She married William James Y arbrough on Abt. 1904-1906 in Oregon Co. MO, son of James Knox. Polk Yarbrough and Mary Lettia Holmes
  • Samuel Monroe Yarbrough Mount Ida Ark (8 KB)
    Samuel Monroe Yarbrouh was a corporal in the 101st Screaming Eagles during WWII the 101st Air- borne Division, September 4, 1943, left Arkansas, the small town of Chickalah, this town's name when pronounced rhyme s with Tequila - "sha-key-lah"] consist of a postoffice in Magazine township, Yell County, 85 miles northwest of Little Rock, 11 northeast of Danville, and 9 southwest of Dardanell. Sam packed and boarded a ship in New York harbor and arrived in England ten days later. Sam spent ten months in the counties of Berkshire and Wiltshire, training six days a week. Units worked on close combat, night operations, street fighting, combat field exercises, chemical warfare, the use of German weapons, and a number of other military subjects, all in addition to demanding physical training, which included running with heavy pack on their backs and long hikes of twenty-five miles. In October, the Division began its own jump school to train over 400 new personnel and key members of non-jump units of the 101st. In January, 1944, the newly nicknamed Eagle Division received a third parachute infantry regiment, the 501st. In March, the 401st Glider Infantry Regiment detached one battalion to be a part of the 82nd Airborne Division. Major General Lee suffered a heart attack in February and returned to the United States. Major General Maxwell D. Taylor became the new commander. Meanwhile, the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force planned an invasion of Northern France, codenamed Operation OVERLORD. The mission of the 101st was to jump in before the waterborne invasion forces landed on an area designated as UTAH Beach. The paratroopers would secure exits from the beachhead and prevent thes e areas from receiving German reinforcements. In preparation for its mission, the 101st participated in three Army-wide exercises: BEAVER, TIGER, and EAGLE. I n May, elements of the Division began leaving their training areas for the airf ields and marshaling areas. They would not assemble again until they met on the drop zones of France." Samuel left Yell County (Chicalah, Arkansas) moved to Little Rock, after marrying Bettye Lee Walker in the late 1946- lived in Litt le Rock 1947 till 1990 buried at Pine Crest Cemetary at Alexander, Arkansas.. Served 10 years was in World War II Fought Germans in Europe United States . Army in 101st Screaming Eagles. World War II In August 1914 World War broke out in Europe. Within a short time France, Great Britian Personal Information What to do next? Dad. told us about the battle of the bulge and how the German leaders were told "Nuts" in repley to a German Officer that wanted us to surender.. he also said General Patton saved him from some Germans that had him surounded. after a jump from a plane.. The Domesday Book was commissioned in December 1085 by William the Conqueror, who invaded England in 1066. The first draft was completed in August 1086 and contained records for 13,418 settlements in the English counties south of the rivers Ribble and Tees (the border with Scotland at the time). The original Domesday Book has survived over 900 years of English history and is currently housed in a specially made chest at London's Public Record Office in Kew, London. This site has been set up to enable visitors to discover the history of the Domesday Book, to give an insight into life at the time of its compilation, and provide information and links on related topics. Source Information: National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Name: Samuel Yarbrough Military: 23 Feb 1940 Fort Baker, California Residence: Yell, Arkansas Birth: 1917 U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record about Samuel Yarbrough Name: Samuel Yarbrough Birth Year: 1917 Mount Ida Montgomery Arkansas Race: White, citizen State: Arkansas County or City: Yell Enlistment Date: 23 Feb 1940 Enlistment State: California Enlistment City: Fort Baker Branch: Coast Artillery Corps Branch Code: Coast Artillery Corps or Army Mine Planter Service Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: Grammar school Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 89 Weight: 000 Presidio Memories Military personnelHistorical Newspapers > Mountain Democrat, The (Placerville, Ca > 1916 > April > 29 23 Feb 1940 Pine Crest Memorial Park Cemetery, Old Hot Spring Rd, Alexander Arkansas
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