Moses Yerkes1

b. 24 May 1799, d. 9 August 1823
Father*Benjamin Yerkes1 b. 28 Apr 1758, d. 11 Aug 1841
Mother*Margaret Jones1 b. 23 Aug 1768, d. 18 Sep 1850
Birth*24 May 1799Moses Yerkes was born on 24 May 1799 in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania,1
Death*9 August 1823 and died unmarried and without issue on 9 August 1823 at age 24.1

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #31. Benjamin Yerkes, pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Nelson Hollowell Yerkes1

b. 26 January 1882, d. 10 January 1955
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Arthur Watts Yerkes2,1,3 b. 26 Mar 1843, d. 4 Aug 1906
Mother*Margaret Hallowell4,1,3 b. 1856, d. 10 Dec 1934
Birth*26 January 1882Nelson Hollowell Yerkes was born on 26 January 1882 in Davisville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*1907He married Ella R. Yerkes, daughter of William Heaton Yerkes and Caroline Hogeland, in 1907. They were fourth cousins one time removed.1,5
Death*10 January 1955He died on 10 January 1955 in Ridley Park, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, just 16 days short of his 73rd birthday1
Burial* and was buried in Davisville Baptist Church Cemetery, Davisville, Bucks County.1

Family

Ella R. Yerkes b. 20 Jul 1883, d. 7 Jul 1965

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nelson Hallowell Yerkes, Memorial# 20146850. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Arthur Watts Yerkes, Memorial# 14549750.
  3. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #746. Arthur Watts Yerkes, page 156. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret (Hallowell) Yerkes, Memorial# 14745921.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ella R Yerkes, Memorial# 20146857.

Newlin H. Yerkes1

b. 1926
Relationship7th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Daniel Clifford Yerkes1 b. 12 Oct 1889, d. 5 Mar 1958
Mother*Flora May Kenderdine1 b. 14 Nov 1891, d. 5 Jul 1972
Birth*1926Newlin H. Yerkes was born about 1926 in Pennsylvania.1
(Son) Census US 193017 April 1930Newlin H. was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 17 April 1930 in the household of his parents on Bristol Road, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 4 years old.1
(Son) Census US 194030 April 1940Newlin was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 29 and 30 April 1940 in the household of his parents on Hogeland Road, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 14 years old, had attended school within the census year, and had completed elementary school through the 8th grade.2

Citations

  1. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of D. Clifford and Flora M. Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0082; FHL microfilm: 2341742. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  2. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Clifford and Flora Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03447; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 9-86. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.

Rachel Yerkes1

b. 1 February 1742
Father*John Yerkes1 b. 21 Feb 1714, d. 1790
Mother*Alice McVaugh1 b. 5 Apr 1717
Birth*1 February 1742Rachel Yerkes was born on 1 February 1742 in the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #5. John Yerkes, pages 14-15. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Samuel Jones Yerkes1

b. 9 August 1842
Father*Isaac Yerkes1 b. 17 Sep 1806, d. 2 Apr 1854
Mother*Catherine Wynkoop1 b. 25 Jul 1811, d. 10 Dec 1883
Birth*9 August 1842Samuel Jones Yerkes was born on 9 August 1842 in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
(Son) Census US 185024 July 1850Samuel was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 24 July 1850 in the household of his parents in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was 7 years old and attending school.2
Marriage*9 February 1876He married Ellen Jane Snyder on 9 February 1876.1

Family

Ellen Jane Snyder
Children1.Horace B. Yerkes1 b. 29 Jul 1877, d. 25 Feb 1884
2.Walter Christian Yerkes1 b. 13 Sep 1879, d. 27 Nov 1901

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #139. Isaac Yerkes, pages 62-63. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac and Catherine Yerkes, Moreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 800; Page: 363b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.

Sarah Yerkes1

b. 15 July 1716
Father*Herman Yerkes1 b. c 1689, d. b 4 Mar 1751
Mother*Elizabeth Watts1 b. 15 Apr 1689, d. 11 Oct 1756
Birth*15 July 1716Sarah Yerkes was born on 15 July 1716 in the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*She married Jacob Hufty.1

Family

Jacob Hufty

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #2. Herman Yerkes, pages 9-11. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Sarah Yerkes1

b. 26 May 1755
Father*John Yerkes1 b. 21 Feb 1714, d. 1790
Mother*Alice McVaugh1 b. 5 Apr 1717
Birth*26 May 1755Sarah Yerkes was born on 26 May 1755 in the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*She married John Watson.1

Family

John Watson

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #5. John Yerkes, pages 14-15. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Sarah Yerkes1

b. 3 October 1813, d. 28 July 1853
Father*Benjamin Yerkes1 b. 28 Apr 1758, d. 11 Aug 1841
Mother*Margaret Jones1 b. 23 Aug 1768, d. 18 Sep 1850
Birth*3 October 1813Sarah Yerkes was born on 3 October 1813 in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Marriage*She married Samuel P. Robinson.1,3,2
Death*28 July 1853She died on 28 July 1853 at age 391,2
Burial* and was buried in Old Pennepack Baptist Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Samuel P. Robinson b. 1810, d. 5 Nov 1863

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #31. Benjamin Yerkes, pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Yerkes) Robinson, Memorial# 14794125. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Samuel P Robinson, Memorial# 73634644.

Sarah Yerkes1

b. 29 December 1806, d. 29 December 1885
Father*Daniel Yerkes1,2 b. 23 Jul 1767, d. 30 Sep 1824
Mother*Esther Lykens1,2 b. 12 Apr 1772, d. 1 Oct 1869
Birth*29 December 1806Sarah Yerkes was born on 29 December 1806 in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3
Marriage*14 June 1836She married John Wynkoop, son of Philip Wynkoop and Catherine Vanhorn, on 14 June 1836.2,1,4,3
(Wife) Death1 March 1837Sarah became a widow when John Wynkoop died on 1 March 1837 at the age of 37 years, 1 month, 15 days.4,2
Death*29 December 1885She died on 29 December 1885 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 792,3
Burial* and was buried beside her husband in the Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.3,4

Family

John Wynkoop b. 14 Jan 1800, d. 1 Mar 1837
Child1.Franklin Wynkoop2 b. 17 Nov 1836

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #63. Daniel Yerkes, page 43. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  2. [S2080] Richard Wynkoop, Wynkoop genealogy in the United States of America : also a table of Dutch given names, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (New York, New York: Wynkoop & Hallenbeck, 1878), #411. John Wynkoop, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Wynkoop genealogy in the United States of America.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah Wynkoop, Memorial# 63687619. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Wynkoop, Memorial# 63687145, reporting his birth in 1820 and death on 1 March 1857, both which are believed by this researcher to be incorrect; the gravestone is old and difficult to read, however we believe John was born on 14 January 1800, making him six years older than his wife Sarah, and not 14 years younger; and believe he died on 1 March 1837, which would be in agreement with his recorded age at death of 37 years, 1 month, 15 days.

Sarah Ann Yerkes1

b. 26 November 1848
Father*Isaac Yerkes1 b. 17 Sep 1806, d. 2 Apr 1854
Mother*Catherine Wynkoop1 b. 25 Jul 1811, d. 10 Dec 1883
Birth*26 November 1848Sarah Ann Yerkes was born on 26 November 1848 in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
(Daughter) Census US 185024 July 1850Sarah Ann was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 24 July 1850 in the household of her parents in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. She was one year old.2

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #139. Isaac Yerkes, pages 62-63. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac and Catherine Yerkes, Moreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 800; Page: 363b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.

Sarah V. Yerkes1

b. 27 October 1919, d. 29 March 1998
Relationship7th great-granddaughter of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Daniel Clifford Yerkes2,3 b. 12 Oct 1889, d. 5 Mar 1958
Mother*Flora May Kenderdine2,3 b. 14 Nov 1891, d. 5 Jul 1972
Birth*27 October 1919Sarah V. Yerkes was born on 27 October 1919 in Davisville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.3,1,2
Name VariationHer full name was Sarah Virginia Yerkes.3
(Daughter) Census US 19202 January 1920Sarah V. was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 2 January 1920 in the household of her parents on Davisville Road, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was two months old.2
(Daughter) Census US 193017 April 1930Sarah V. was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 17 April 1930 in the household of her parents on Bristol Road, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was 9 years old and attending school.4
(Daughter) Census US 194030 April 1940Sarah was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 29 and 30 April 1940 in the household of her parents on Hogeland Road, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was 20 years old, had attended school within the census year, and had completed four years of high school.5
Marriage*before 8 March 1950She married Samuel F. Slack, son of Leonard M. Slack and Anna E. Fetters, before 8 March 1950, the date Samuel listed her name as Sarah (Yerkes) Slack as his beneficiary on his World War II Compensation Application.6,1,7
Relationship NoteSarah's uncle, William H. Yerkes Jr., had married Elizabeth S. Slack, a sister of Sarah's husband, Samuel.8,2,9
Death*29 March 1998She died on 29 March 1998 at age 783,1
Burial* and was buried with her husband in Union Cemetery, Richboro, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,7

Family

Samuel F. Slack b. 12 Aug 1914, d. 31 Aug 2002
Child1.Jule Ann Slack10,11 b. 28 Jun 1953

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah V (Yerkes) Slack, Memorial# 66499178. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of D. Clifford and Flora M. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1543; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 55. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Federal Census.
  3. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Sarah Virginia Yerkes, born on 27 October 1919 at Davisville, Pennsylvania, child of Clifford D Yerkes and Flora M Kenderdine, died on 29 March 1998, agency notes: Dec 1940: Name listed as SARAH VIRGINIA YERKES; 01 Feb 1995: Name listed as SARAH YERKES SLACK; Name listed as SARAH VIRGINIA SLACK; 07 Apr 1998: Name listed as SARAH Y SLACK. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of D. Clifford and Flora M. Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0082; FHL microfilm: 2341742. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  5. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Clifford and Flora Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03447; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 9-86. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.
  6. [S2111] Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1966, online at www.ancestry.com, application of Samuel Fetters Slack of 31 North York Road, Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA, dated 8 March 1950 and received on 12 May 1950; born on 12 August 1914 in Ivyland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA; entered active service on 14 July 1941 at Fort Meade, Maryland; separated from active service on 9 September 1945 at the Indiantown Gap Military Reservation Separation Center, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; dates of Domestic Service: 7 December 1941-21 April 1942; 6 September 1945-9 September 1945; dates of Foreign Service: 22 April 1942-5 September 1945; beneficiary: Sarah (Yerkes) Slack of same address; no children; mother Anna (Fetters) Slack living at 31 North Chester Avenue, Hatboro; father deceased. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1966.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Samuel F Slack, Memorial# 66499177.
  8. [S73] 1920 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Leonard M. and Anna E. Slack, Northampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1543; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 43.
  9. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Carrie H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241386. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  10. [S2110] United States Public Records, 1970-2009, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, index for Jule A. Slack, also Slack, Jule; birth date: 28 June 1953; event type: residence; event date: from 1 April 2004 to 1 June 2005; event place: Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States; phone: (215) 887-5072; original event place: Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, United States; previous residence: Jenkintown, Pennsylvania 19046; 2nd previous residence place: Jenkintown, Pennsylvania 19046. Hereinafter cited as United States Public Records, 1970-2009.
  11. [S2096] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, obituary for Samuel Fetters Slack, age 88, husband of the late Sarah (nee Yerkes), father of Jule A. Slack, resided in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, died 31 August 2002, citing The Philadelphia Inquirer, published on 4 September 2002, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current.

Silas Yerkes1

b. 15 February 1723, d. 25 September 1795
Father*Herman Yerkes1 b. c 1689, d. b 4 Mar 1751
Mother*Elizabeth Watts1 b. 15 Apr 1689, d. 11 Oct 1756
Birth*15 February 1723Silas Yerkes was born on 15 February 1723 in the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3
Marriage*14 June 1750He married Hannah Dungan, daughter of Thomas Dungan and Esther Evans, on 14 June 1750. They were married by the Reverend Joshua Potts, pastor of the Southampton Baptist Church, Bucks County.1
(Husband) Death22 August 1792Silas became a widower when Hannah (Dungan) Yerkes died on 22 August 1792 at age 66.4
Will*21 March 1795Silas prepared his will dated 21 March 1795, naming his eight surviving children2
Death*25 September 1795 and died on 25 September 1795 in the Manor of Moreland at age 72.1,3
BurialHe was buried with his wife in the Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.3
Probate*22 October 1795His will was probated on 22 October 1795 in Montgomery County.2

Family

Hannah Dungan b. 24 Sep 1725, d. 22 Aug 1792
Children1.Elias Dungan Yerkes+5,6,3 b. 7 Dec 1751, d. 15 Jan 1828
2.Deborah Yerkes2 b. 3 Sep 1753, d. 11 Feb 1826
3.Esther Yerkes2 b. 13 Feb 1755
4.Thomas Yerkes2 b. 24 Sep 1756, d. 1781
5.Elizabeth Yerkes2 b. 26 Mar 1758, d. 2 Sep 1826
6.John Yerkes2 b. 26 Sep 1760
7.Silas Yerkes2 b. c 1762, d. 15 Jan 1837
8.Hannah Yerkes2 b. c 1764
9.Daniel Yerkes+2 b. 23 Jul 1767, d. 30 Sep 1824
10.Benjamin Yerkes2 b. 22 Feb 1768, d. 25 Jun 1847

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #2. Herman Yerkes, pages 9-11. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  2. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family, #9. Silas Yerkes, pages 19-21.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Silas Yerkes, Memorial# 14803065. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Dungan) Yerkes, Memorial# 63687638.
  5. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family, #53. Elias Yerkes, page 41.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elias Dungan Yerkes, Memorial# 114537054.

Silas Yerkes1

b. 20 December 1752, d. 1779
Father*John Yerkes1 b. 21 Feb 1714, d. 1790
Mother*Alice McVaugh1 b. 5 Apr 1717
Birth*20 December 1752Silas Yerkes was born on 20 December 1752 in the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Hannah Craft.1
Death*1779He died in 1779 at about age 27.1

Family

Hannah Craft

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #5. John Yerkes, pages 14-15. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Silas Yerkes1

b. circa 1762, d. 15 January 1837
Father*Silas Yerkes1 b. 15 Feb 1723, d. 25 Sep 1795
Mother*Hannah Dungan1 b. 24 Sep 1725, d. 22 Aug 1792
Birth*circa 1762Silas Yerkes was born circa 1762 in the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania,1
Death*15 January 1837 and died unmarried and without issue on 15 January 1837 at about age 75.1

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #9. Silas Yerkes, pages 19-21. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Silas Yerkes1

b. 20 September 1793, d. 20 April 1876
Father*Daniel Yerkes1 b. 23 Jul 1767, d. 30 Sep 1824
Mother*Esther Lykens1 b. 12 Apr 1772, d. 1 Oct 1869
Birth*20 September 1793Silas Yerkes was born on 20 September 1793 in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Margaret Fetter.1
Death*20 April 1876He died on 20 April 1876 at age 82.1

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #63. Daniel Yerkes, page 43. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Stephen Yerkes1

b. 3 August 1727, d. December 1811
Father*Herman Yerkes1 b. c 1689, d. b 4 Mar 1751
Mother*Elizabeth Watts1 b. 15 Apr 1689, d. 11 Oct 1756
Birth*3 August 1727Stephen Yerkes was born on 3 August 1727 in the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Rebecca Whiteside.1
Death*December 1811He died in December 1811 at age 84.1

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #2. Herman Yerkes, pages 9-11. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Thelma J. Yerkes1,2,3

b. 27 April 1900, d. 22 October 1988
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William Heaton Yerkes1,2,4 b. 17 May 1859, d. 30 Dec 1943
Mother*Caroline Hogeland1,2,4 b. 29 Jan 1861, d. 26 Jan 1962
Birth*27 April 1900Thelma J. Yerkes was born on 27 April 1900 in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,2,4
(Daughter) Census US 190027 June 1900Thelma was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 27 June 1900 in the household of her parents in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was recorded as "Baby Yerkes" and was two months old.1
Name VariationHer full name was Thelma Julia Yerkes.5
(Daughter) Census US 19105 May 1910Thelma was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 5 May 1910 in the household of her parents in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was 10 years old and had attended school within the census year.6
(Daughter) Census US 19207 January 1920Thelma J. was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 7 January 1920 in the household of her parents on Street Road, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was 19 years of age, had attended school within the census year, and worked for a salary as a school teacher.7
(Daughter) Census US 193016 April 1930Thelma J. was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 16 April 1930 in the household of her parents on Street Road, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was single, 29 years of age and worked as a teacher in a public school.3
Residence*1 April 1935On the 1940 census, she reported that she had been living in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on 1 April 1935, probably still with her parents, as were her four nieces and nephews who would become her stepchildren by 1940, while their father, Thelma's future husband, was still living on his farm in Montana in 1935.8,9,10
Marriage*30 June 1939She married, as his second wife, Theodore Hogeland, son of Abraham Hogeland and Mary Walton, on 30 June 1939 in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. In addition to being first cousins, as her mother and Theodore's father were siblings, Theodore's first wife had been Thelma's deceased sister Gertrude.8,5,11
Census US 1940*16 May 1940Thelma and Theo Hogeland Jr. were enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 16 May 1940 in School District 15, Acushnet, Fergus County, Montana. Theo was 50 years of age, had completed elementary school through the 8th grade, and operated a farm valued at $1,750 which he owned. He reported no income from his farm, although he reported he had additional sources of income. Thelma was 40 years of age and had completed two years of college. Three of Theo's children from his first marriage were enumerated with the couple in 1940. Mary C. was 20 years old, was attending school and had completed 3 years of college; Dan W. was 18 years old, was attending school and had completed his 3rd year of high school; and Ethel E. was 15 years old, was attending school and had completed elementary school through the 8th grade. The children's brother, A. William Hogeland, was enumerated that year in Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He was 23 years of age, a lodger in the household, had completed four years of college and was working as a chemical engineer in a textile mill.8
Death*22 October 1988She died on 22 October 1988 in her home on Upper Spring Creek, Lewistown, Fergus County, Montana, at age 8812
Burial* and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Lewistown.12

Family

Theodore Hogeland b. Dec 1890, d. 29 Dec 1984
Child1.Theodore Walton Hogeland5 b. 18 Jan 1941

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Carrie H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241386. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  2. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #1365. William Heaton Yerkes, page 201. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  3. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0082; FHL microfilm: 2341742. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  4. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 653. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  5. [S2093] Montana, U.S., Birth Records, 1897-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Theodore Walton Hogeland on 18 January 1941 in Lewistown, Fergus, Montana, USA, to Theodore Hogeland and Thelma Julia Hogeland, citing Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Helena, Montana, Montana, Birth Records, 1919-1986. Hereinafter cited as Montana, U.S., Birth Records, 1897-1988.
  6. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1320; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0049; FHL microfilm: 1375333. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  7. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Wm H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1543; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 55. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Federal Census.
  8. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thelma and Theo Hogeland Jr., Acushnet, Fergus, Montana; Roll: m-t0627-02218; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 14-96. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.
  9. [S1441] 1940 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, A. William Hogeland enumerated as a lodger in the household of Mabel Taylor, Upland, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03496; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 23-178.
  10. [S1441] 1940 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Will H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03447; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 9-86.
  11. [S2096] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, obituary for Thelma Y. Hogeland, age 88, born about 1900 to William H. Yerkes and Caroline Yerkes in Southampton, Pennsylvania, married Theo Hogeland on 30 June 1939 in Wilmington, Delaware, resided in Lewistown, Montana, died in1988 in Lewistown, survived by children: A. William, Dan W., Ted, Mary H. Turner, E. Elizabeth Herfert, citing The Billings Gazette, published on 25 October 1988, in Billings, Montana, United States of America. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current.
  12. [S2095] Montana, U.S., State Deaths, 1907-2016, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Thelma Y. Hogeland, age 88, widow, child of William H. Yerkes and Caroline Yerkes nee Hogeland, born on 25 April 1900 in Southampton, Pennsylvania, died on 22 October 1988 in Lewistown, Fergus, Montana, USA, informant Ted Hogeland of Lewistown, burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Lewistown, citing certificate# 88 005129, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Helena, Montana, Montana Death Records. Hereinafter cited as Montana, U.S., State Deaths, 1907-2016.

Thomas Yerkes1

b. 18 October 1790, d. 19 January 1856
Father*Benjamin Yerkes1 b. 28 Apr 1758, d. 11 Aug 1841
Mother*Margaret Jones1 b. 23 Aug 1768, d. 18 Sep 1850
Birth*18 October 1790Thomas Yerkes was born on 18 October 1790 in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Martha Wright.1
Death*19 January 1856He died on 19 January 1856 at age 65.1

Family

Martha Wright

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #31. Benjamin Yerkes, pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Thomas Yerkes1

b. 24 September 1756, d. 1781
Father*Silas Yerkes1 b. 15 Feb 1723, d. 25 Sep 1795
Mother*Hannah Dungan1 b. 24 Sep 1725, d. 22 Aug 1792
Birth*24 September 1756Thomas Yerkes was born on 24 September 1756 in Warwick, Bucks County, Pennsylvania,1
Death*1781 and died in 1781 at about age 25.1

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #9. Silas Yerkes, pages 19-21. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Titus Yerkes1

b. 1731, d. 1762
Father*Herman Yerkes1 b. c 1689, d. b 4 Mar 1751
Mother*Elizabeth Watts1 b. 15 Apr 1689, d. 11 Oct 1756
Marriage*He married Margaret Paul.1
Birth*1731Titus Yerkes was born in 1731 in the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
Death*1762He died in 1762 at about age 31.1

Family

Margaret Paul

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #2. Herman Yerkes, pages 9-11. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Wallace K. Yerkes1

b. 16 October 1916, d. 9 March 2011
Relationship7th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Daniel Clifford Yerkes1 b. 12 Oct 1889, d. 5 Mar 1958
Mother*Flora May Kenderdine1 b. 14 Nov 1891, d. 5 Jul 1972
Birth*16 October 1916Wallace K. Yerkes was born on 16 October 1916 in Churchville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Name VariationHe was called Wally.2
(Son) Census US 19202 January 1920Wallace K. was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 2 January 1920 in the household of his parents on Davisville Road, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 2 years and two months old.1
(Son) Census US 193017 April 1930Wallace was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 17 April 1930 in the household of his parents on Bristol Road, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 13 years old and attending school.3
(Son) Census US 194030 April 1940Wallace was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 29 and 30 April 1940 in the household of his parents on Hogeland Road, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 23 years of age, had completed one year of high school, and worked as a farmhand on the family farm.4
Marriage*4 March 1944He married Thelma F. Fellows, daughter of Harry W. Fellows and Florence M. Johnson, on 4 March 1944 in the Hermon Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.5,6,2
Death*9 March 2011He died on 9 March 2011 in Buckingham Valley, Bucks County, at age 942
Burial* and was buried in Union Cemetery, Richboro, Bucks County.2

Family

Thelma F. Fellows b. 5 Dec 1924, d. 9 Sep 2014

Citations

  1. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of D. Clifford and Flora M. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1543; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 55. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Federal Census.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Wallace K “Wally” Yerkes, Memorial# 66852380. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of D. Clifford and Flora M. Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0082; FHL microfilm: 2341742. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  4. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Clifford and Flora Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03447; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 9-86. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.
  5. [S1913] U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Wallace K. Yerkes and Thelma F. Fellows on 4 March 1944 in the Hermon Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, referencing Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1907, citing Vault BX 9211.P49124 H42 v.2. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thelma (Fellows) Yerkes, Memorial# 135780592.

Walter Christian Yerkes1

b. 13 September 1879, d. 27 November 1901
Father*Samuel Jones Yerkes1 b. 9 Aug 1842
Mother*Ellen Jane Snyder1
Birth*13 September 1879Walter Christian Yerkes was born on 13 September 1879 in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania,1
Death*27 November 1901 and died on 27 November 1901 in Montgomery County at age 22.1

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #139. Isaac Yerkes, pages 62-63. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

Walter Creswell Yerkes1,2

b. 1 November 1864, d. 19 September 1921
Relationship5th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Daniel Yerkes1,3,4 b. 30 Dec 1828, d. 29 Jan 1919
Mother*Emily Heaton1,5,4 b. 25 Nov 1831, d. 29 Dec 1899
Birth*1 November 1864Walter Creswell Yerkes was born on 1 November 1864 in Warwick, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,2,6
(Son) Census US 187030 July 1870Walter was enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 30 July 1870 in the household of his parents in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 5 years old and had attended school within the census year.7
(Son) Census US 18802 June 1880Walter C. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 2 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 15 years old and attending school.8
Marriage*4 January 1893He married Emily Hobensack, daughter of Isaac Cornell Hobensack and Johannah Hogeland, on 4 January 1893 in Davisville, Bucks County. Walter was 28 years of age, resided in Southampton, and his occupation was farming, and Emily was also 28 years of age, a lady, and resided in Davisville.1,4,9,2,6
(Husband) Death1913Walter became a widower when Emily (Hobensack) Yerkes died in 1913 at about age 44.9
Death*19 September 1921He died on 19 September 1921 in Southampton, Bucks County, at age 5610,11
Burial* and was buried in Davisville Baptist Church Cemetery, Davisville, Bucks County.2

Family

Emily Hobensack b. 18 Jul 1869, d. 1913

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 654-656. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Walter Creswell Yerkes, Memorial# 20146881. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Daniel Yerkes, Memorial# 84667197.
  4. [S1816] Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Walter C. Yerkes of Southampton, Bucks County, age 28, farming, son of Daniel and Emily Yerkes, and Emily Hobensack of Davisville, Bucks County, age 28, lady, daughter of Isaac and Johanna Hobensack, married on 4 January 1893 in Davisville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA, referencing Film# 000927063. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Emily (Heaton) Yerkes, Memorial# 84667196.
  6. [S2029] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, viewed online at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), pages 142-143, images 213-214 of 368. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  7. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Daniel and Emily Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1314; Page: 696A; Family History Library Film: 552813. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  8. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Daniel and Emily Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1107; Page: 106D; Enumeration District: 166. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Emily (Hobensack) Yerkes, Memorial# 20146809.
  10. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 654-656, reporting his date of death as September 1922.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Walter Creswell Yerkes, Memorial# 20146881, with a copy of his death certificate attached.

William Colladay Yerkes1

b. 6 October 1823
Father*Jonathan Yerkes1 b. 3 Feb 1795, d. 17 May 1866
Mother*Juliana Colladay1 b. 14 Dec 1789, d. 23 Jul 1878
Birth*6 October 1823William Colladay Yerkes was born on 6 October 1823 in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Hannah Maag Lesher.1

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #227. Jonathan Yerkes, page 76. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

William H. Yerkes Jr.1

b. 24 May 1903, d. 17 April 1976
Relationship6th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William Heaton Yerkes1,2 b. 17 May 1859, d. 30 Dec 1943
Mother*Caroline Hogeland1,2 b. 29 Jan 1861, d. 26 Jan 1962
Birth*24 May 1903William H. Yerkes Jr. was born on 24 May 1903 in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.3,1,2,4
(Son) Census US 19105 May 1910William Jr. was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 5 May 1910 in the household of his parents in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 7 years old and had attended school within the census year.1
(Son) Census US 19207 January 1920William H. Jr. was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 7 January 1920 in the household of his parents on Street Road, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 16 years of age, had not attended school within the census year, and worked as a farmer for wages on his father's farm.5
Marriage*1927He married Elizabeth S. Slack, daughter of Leonard M. Slack and Anna E. Fetters, about 1927.6,2,7,4
Census US 1930*8 April 1930Elizabeth S. and William H. Yerkes Jr. were enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 8 April 1930 in Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. William was 26 years of age and worked as a farmer of a general farm, and employed one farm laborer for wages. Elizabeth was 27 years of age. They had each been 23 years old when they married, they rented their farm for $65, and they owned a radio set. Their two children, Barbara A. age 2 years, and William III, age eleven months, were enumerated with their parents. Also residing in the Yerkes household in 1930 was a boarder, Newin W. Meitzler, age 30, who worked for wages as farm laborer.6
Census US 1940*30 April 1940Elizabeth and William H. Yerkes Jr. were enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 30 April 1940 on York Road, Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. William was 36 years of age, had completed two years of high school, and owned and operated his general farm which was valued at $4,000. He didn't report making any profit from the farm, but stated he had additional sources of income. Elizabeth was 37 years of age and had completed two years of college. They reported they had lived in the same house in 1935 as they did in 1940. The couple's four children were enumerated with them: Barbara was 12 years old, had attended school within the census year, and had completed the 6th grade of elementary school; William III was 11 years old, had attended school within the census year, and had completed the 4th grade of elementary school; John was 8 years old, had attended school within the census year, and had completed the 2nd grade of elementary school; and George was 3 years old and not yet in school.8
Relationship NoteWilliam's niece, Sarah V. Yerkes, married Samuel F. Slack, a brother of William's wife, Elizabeth.9,10,11
Death*17 April 1976He died on 17 April 1976 in Buckingham at age 7212,4
Burial*20 April 1976 and was buried on 20 April 1976 in Union Cemetery, Richboro, Bucks County.12,4

Family

Elizabeth S. Slack b. 1902, d. 1995
Children1.Barbara A. Yerkes6 b. 1928
2.William Yerkes III6 b. 1929
3.John Yerkes8 b. 1932
4.George Yerkes8 b. 1937

Citations

  1. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1320; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0049; FHL microfilm: 1375333. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 653. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  3. [S1967] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, registration of William Heaton Yerkes of Buckingham, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA, age 38, born on 24 May 1903 at Southampton, Pennsylvania, USA, registered on 16 February 1942 in Buckingham, Bucks, Ohio, USA, describing him as 6 1 in height, weighing 200, Light Brown complexion, Blue eyes and Brown hair, referencing U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, WWII Draft Registration Cards for Pennsylvania, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947, Records of the Selective Service System, 147, Box 2775. Hereinafter cited as U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, William H Yerkes Jr., Memorial# 84677979. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Wm H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1543; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 55. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Federal Census.
  6. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Elizabeth S. Yerkes, Buckingham, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2341741. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth S (Slack) Yerkes, Memorial# 84677989.
  8. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Elizabeth and William Yerkes Jr., Buckingham, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03445; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 9-26. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.
  9. [S73] 1920 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Leonard M. and Anna E. Slack, Northampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1543; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 43.
  10. [S73] 1920 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of D. Clifford and Flora M. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1543; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 55.
  11. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Carrie H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241386. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  12. [S1847] Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, online at www.ancestry.com citing original data from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 546 and Methodist Church Records. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Eastern Pennsylvania United Methodist Church Commission on Archives and History; burial of Wm H Yerkes Jr, age 72, born on about 1904, died 17 April 1976, burial on 20 April 1976 at Richboro, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA, Cemetery or Funeral at Union Cemetery, referencing Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, Reel# 1016. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013.

William Heaton Yerkes1,2,3

b. 17 May 1859, d. 30 December 1943
Relationship5th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Daniel Yerkes1,5 b. 30 Dec 1828, d. 29 Jan 1919
Mother*Emily Heaton1,4 b. 25 Nov 1831, d. 29 Dec 1899
Birth*17 May 1859William Heaton Yerkes was born on 17 May 1859 in Grenoble, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,6
Name VariationHe was called Will.7
(Son) Census US 187030 July 1870William was enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 30 July 1870 in the household of his parents in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 11 years old and had attended school within the census year.8
(Son) Census US 18802 June 1880William H. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 2 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 21 years old and working on the family farm.9
Marriage*25 October 1882He married Caroline Hogeland, daughter of Elias Hogeland and Elizabeth S. Van Artsdalen, on 25 October 1882.10,11,2,12,3
Census US 1900*27 June 1900Carrie H. and William H. Yerkes were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 27 June 1900 in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. William was 41 years of age and a farmer, and Carrie was 39 years of age. They owned their farm with a mortgage, had been married for 17 years, and Carrie had given birth to nine children, all of whom were living and enumerated with their parents in 1900. Ella R. was 16 years old; Gertrude was 14; Helen was 12; Clifford 10; Ethel 9; Hilda 7; Morris 4; Elizabeth 2; and Thelma, who was recorded as "Baby Yerkes", was two months old. The six oldest children had all attended school during the census year, Ella for 9 months, and all the others for 9½ months of the census year. Three other individuals, who were recorded as servants, also resided with the Yerkes family in 1900. George, Mary and James Jordan, aged 18, 19, and 20, respectively, and all born in Virginia, were probably siblings. George and James were working as farm laborers, and Mary worked as a domestic servant.13
Census US 1910*5 May 1910Caroline H. and William H. Yerkes were enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 5 May 1910 in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. William was 50 years of age and a farmer, and Caroline was 49 years of age. They had been married for 27 years, owned their farm with a mortgage, and Caroline had given birth to ten children, all of whom were living. Their eight youngest of their children were enumerated with their parents in 1910. Helen T. was 22 years old and working as a teacher in a public school; Daniel C. was 20 years old and working as a laborer on the farm; Ethel M. was 18 years old; Hilda was 16; Morris 14; Elizabeth 12; Thelma 10; and William H. Jr. was 7 years old. All of the six youngest children had attended school within the census year.14
Census US 1920*7 January 1920Caroline H. and William H. Yerkes were enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 7 January 1920 on Street Road, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. William was 60 years of age and owned, with a mortgage, and operated his own general farm, and Caroline was 58 years of age. Their five unmarried children were enumerated with them in 1920. Hilda A. was 26 years of age and worked for a salary as a school teacher; Morris H. was 24 years of age and worked as a farmer for wages on his father's farm; Elizabeth H. was 21 years of age and worked for a salary as a school teacher; Thelma J. was 19 years old, had attended school within the census year, and worked for a salary as a school teacher; and William Jr. was 16 years old, had not attended school within the census year, and worked for wages on his father's farm.15
Census US 1930*16 April 1930Caroline H. and William H. Yerkes were enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 16 April 1930 on Street Road, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. William was 70 years of age and operated a general farm, and Caroline was 69 years of age. They owned their farm and had a radio set. Two of the couple's unmarried children resided with their parents in 1930. Morris H. was 34 years of age and worked on the family farm, and Thelma J. was 29 years of age and worked as a teacher in a public school. Also residing in the Yerkes household in 1930 were the four children of the couple's deceased daughter Gertrude and her husband, Theodore Hogeland. William A. Hogeland was 13 years old; Mary C. was 10 years old; Daniel W. was 8; and Ethel E. was 5 years old. The three oldest of the Hogeland children had attended school within the census year. The children's mother had died in 1927 and their widowed father was enumerated in 1930 on his farm in Danvers, Fergus County, Montana, where they had all lived together until his wife's death.16
Residence*1 April 1935Caroline H. and Will H. Yerkes reported that they, and their son, Morris, had all lived in the same house on the same farm in Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on 1 April 1935, as they did in 1940.7
Census US 1940*16 April 1940Caroline H. and Will H. Yerkes were enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 15 and 16 April 1940 at the County Line, Upper Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Will was 80 years of age and owned his farm which was valued at $25,000 and produced an income of $2,100. He also reported he had additional income. Caroline was 79 years of age. Their son Morris H. resided with his parents in 1940. He was 44 years of age, single, and worked as a farmer on the family farm. His income was reported as $500. Also enumerated in the Yerkes household that year was a lodger, John Cannisky, who was single, 44 years of age, had been born in Poland, and worked for the Yerkes as a farmer. His income was reported as $360.7
Death*30 December 1943He died on 30 December 1943 in Southampton, Bucks County, at age 842
Burial* and was buried in Union Cemetery, Richboro, Bucks County.2

Family

Caroline Hogeland b. 29 Jan 1861, d. 26 Jan 1962
Children1.Ella R. Yerkes13,6,17 b. 20 Jul 1883, d. 7 Jul 1965
2.Gertrude Yerkes+13,6,18 b. 1 Nov 1885, d. 8 Apr 1927
3.Helen T. Yerkes13,6,18 b. 2 Oct 1887, d. 13 Jun 1972
4.Daniel Clifford Yerkes+13,6,18 b. 12 Oct 1889, d. 5 Mar 1958
5.Ethel M. Yerkes13,6,18 b. 4 Mar 1891, d. 4 Apr 1979
6.Hilda A. Yerkes13,6,18 b. 12 May 1893, d. 16 Aug 1960
7.Morris H. Yerkes13,6,18 b. 16 Oct 1895, d. 15 Jan 1983
8.Elizabeth H. Yerkes13,6,18 b. 16 Apr 1898, d. 12 Sep 1985
9.Thelma J. Yerkes+13,6,18 b. 27 Apr 1900, d. 22 Oct 1988
10.William H. Yerkes Jr.+14,18 b. 24 May 1903, d. 17 Apr 1976

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 654-656. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, William H Yerkes, Memorial# 84678025. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S2029] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, viewed online at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), pages 142-143, images 213-214 of 368. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Emily (Heaton) Yerkes, Memorial# 84667196.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Daniel Yerkes, Memorial# 84667197.
  6. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #1365. William Heaton Yerkes, page 201. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  7. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Will H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03447; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 9-86. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.
  8. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Daniel and Emily Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1314; Page: 696A; Family History Library Film: 552813. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  9. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Daniel and Emily Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1107; Page: 106D; Enumeration District: 166. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  10. [S2081] History and genealogy of the Hoagland family in America, online at www.ancestry.com, Book II. Genealogy of Coernelis Diercksen Hoochlandt, #155. Elias Hogeland, page 48. Hereinafter cited as History and genealogy of the Hoagland family in America.
  11. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, page 653, her surname spelled "Hogland."
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Caroline “Carrie” (Hogeland) Yerkes, Memorial# 142126912.
  13. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Carrie H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241386. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  14. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1320; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0049; FHL microfilm: 1375333. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  15. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Wm H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1543; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 55. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Federal Census.
  16. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Caroline H. Yerkes, Upper Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0082; FHL microfilm: 2341742. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  17. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Ella Rebecca Yerkes, born on 20 July 1883 at Southampton, Pennsylvania, child of William H Yerkes and Caroline H Hogeland, agency notes: Jul 1963: Name listed as ELLA REBECCA YERKES. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  18. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, page 653.

William Yerkes III1

b. 1929
Relationship7th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William H. Yerkes Jr.1 b. 24 May 1903, d. 17 Apr 1976
Mother*Elizabeth S. Slack1 b. 1902, d. 1995
Birth*1929William Yerkes III was born about 1929 in Pennsylvania.1
(Son) Census US 19308 April 1930William "3rd" was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 8 April 1930 in the household of his parents in Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was eleven months.1
(Son) Census US 194030 April 1940William III was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 30 April 1940 in the household of his parents on York Road, Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 11 years old, had attended school within the census year, and had completed the 4th grade of elementary school.2

Citations

  1. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William H. and Elizabeth S. Yerkes, Buckingham, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2341741. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  2. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Elizabeth and William Yerkes Jr., Buckingham, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03445; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 9-26. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.

Benjamin Yocum1,2

Family

Child1.George Yocum1,2

Citations

  1. [S2025] Joy Heaton Tucci, "Heaton Researcher Joy Heaton Tucci Email Messages," online at e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, with an attachment of one page believed to be from An Historical Account of Some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Reverend Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876 found on the Turner-Toce Ancestry Tree published by Marianna Toce. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Researcher Email Messages."
  2. [S2040] An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Rev. Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876, online at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/12624405/…. It was found as a one-page hand-written fragment attached to an Ancestry tree. It is not known if the original source was hand-written, and the page copied directly from it, or if the page is a hand-written transcription. Therefore, the information may or may not be correct and should be questioned until further information becomes available. Hereinafter cited as An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain.

George Yocum1,2,3,4

ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Benjamin Yocum3,4
Marriage*6 October 1834He married Barilla Heaton, daughter of Robert D. Heaton and Mary Owen, on 6 October 1834.5,3,6,1
Children*George and Barilla had one child, who died at four months of age.3,4
(Husband) Death10 April 1836George became a widower when Barilla Heaton died on 10 April 1836 at the age of 28 years, 11 months, 21 days.1,2

Family

Barilla Heaton b. 20 Apr 1807, d. 10 Apr 1836

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Barilla (Heaton) Yocum (?), Memorial# 14490408. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 651, spelling his surname "Yokum". Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  3. [S2025] Joy Heaton Tucci, "Heaton Researcher Joy Heaton Tucci Email Messages," online at e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, with an attachment of one page believed to be from An Historical Account of Some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Reverend Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876 found on the Turner-Toce Ancestry Tree published by Marianna Toce. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Researcher Email Messages."
  4. [S2040] An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Rev. Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876, online at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/12624405/…. It was found as a one-page hand-written fragment attached to an Ancestry tree. It is not known if the original source was hand-written, and the page copied directly from it, or if the page is a hand-written transcription. Therefore, the information may or may not be correct and should be questioned until further information becomes available. Hereinafter cited as An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain.
  5. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, page 651, spelling his surname "Yokum" and reporting the date of their marriage as 6 November 1834.
  6. [S2040] An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain, online at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/12624405/…, reporting the date of their marriage as 8 October 1834.

Elizabeth Yoder1

Marriage*She married Zachariah Sharp, son of Isaac Sharp and Mary Wolverton.1

Family

Zachariah Sharp b. 1800

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 456. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.