Yoakum County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population was 7,322. Its county seat is Plains. The county is named for Henderson King Yoakum, a Texas historian. Yoakum County is one of 46 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas.
one tree listed for HENDERSON KING YOAKUM Henderson King Yoakum Birth: 6 SEP 1810 Powell Valley, Claiborne CO, TN Death: 30 NOV 1856 Houston, Harris CO, TX
SPOUSE: Evaline Cannon Birth: 5 AUG 1813 Lenoir City, Loudon CO, TN Death: 1887 Walker CO, TX
CHILDREN Elizabeth Yoakum 1832 – Martha Yoakum 1837 – Mary Yoakum 1839 – George Yoakum 1842 – Robert Yoakum 1844 – Anna Yoakum 1847 – Houston Yoakum 1854 – Henderson King Yoakum 1857 – 1867
as to your direct line you need to provide your grandfather's name...a timeline...too much info on Yoakum families to post all of it here...