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From: "Beverly L. Yeager" <>
Subject: [LIPFORD] Mary B. Lipford, part 2
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 08:33:56 -0400


Children of Mary B. Lipford and William David Yates:

1. Margaret F. Yeatts, born 29 Aug 1839 Pittsylvania County, VA; died 1873
in Gretna, Pittsylvania County, VA married John Tyler Shelton 20 Jun 1861
Pittsylvania County, VA. John Tyler Shelton, son of William Shelton and
Christina Arnold, was born December 10, 1840 in Pittsylvania County, VA, and
died December 21, 1914 in Pittsylvania County, VA. Both are buried at "The
Pines", Taylor Mill Road, Gretna, Pittsylvania County, VA.

1850 census: Northern District, Pittsylvania County, VA, Margaret
Yates, age 10, born VA.

1860 census: North District, Post Office: Chalklevel , Pittsylvania,
Virginia, Margaret F. Yeatts, age 20, born VA.

Shelton Marriages, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, 20 June 1861 John T.
Shelton and Magarett F. Yeatts daughter of William D. Yeatts who consents.
(Source: USGenWeb VA Pittsylvania County, VA).

Margaret and John were married by Rev. A. H. Johnson. (Source: Don
Yeatts).

Children:

a. Charles Brice/Bryce Shelton, born 29 Jun 1867 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died
after 1930; married Lucy Agnes Little 09 Feb 1888 Pittsylvania County, VA.

b. Irvin K. Shelton, born 03 Nov 1868 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 06 Mar 1939
Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Willie Jane Adams 21 May 1890 Pittsylvania Co.
VA.

c. Ida Lee Shelton, born 18 Jun 1871 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 29 May 1943
Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Ellis Gravitt Bowler 02 Oct 1890 Pittsylvania
Co. VA.

d. Lelia F. Shelton, born 1873 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 01 Jul 1930
Danville, VA; married John Alonza Yeatts 16 May 1894 Pittsylvania Co. VA.



2. Abram Yeatts, born 1841 Pittsylvania County, VA; died 10 Nov 1861 Gretna,
Pittsylvania County, VA and was buried at "The Pines", Gretna, Virginia.

1850 census: Northern District, Pittsylvania County, VA, Abram Yates,
age 9, born VA.

1860 census: North District, Post Office: Chalklevel , Pittsylvania,
Virginia, Abram Yeatts, age 18, born VA.

Abraham Yeatts, Regiment Name 57 Virginia Infantry, Side Confederate,
Company D, Soldier's Rank In Private, Soldier's Rank Out Private,
Alternate Name Abraham/Yeattes, Film Number M382 roll 62 (Source: Civil War
Soldiers & Sailors System).

Abraham Yeatts, son of William Yeatts and Mary B. Lipford Yeatts,
enlisted in the Confederate Army at Galveston on Aug 15, 1861. Abram Yeatts
died from measles on 10 November 1861 while serving in the Civi War and was
the first person buried at "The Pines", Taylor Mill Road, Gretna,
Pittsylvania County, VA. (Source: Dell Midkiff Tyler).



3. Elizabeth Virginia (Jenny) Yeatts was born February 26, 1844 in
Pittsylvania County, VA, and died after 1910, buried at The Pines, Gretna,
Pittsylvania County, VA.

She married (1) John Coleman Shelton, CSA, June 07, 1860 in Pittsylvania
County, VA, son of Henry Shelton and Letty Shelton. He was born Abt. 1838
in Pittsylvania County, VA, and died July 01, 1862 at Melvern Hill, 57th VA
Infantry, Civil War.

She married (2) Charles Robert Worley January 28, 1864 in Pittsylvania
County, VA, son of George Worley and Elizabeth Reynolds. He was born
January 16, 1844, and died November 23, 1918, buried at The Pines, Gretna,
Pittsylvania County, VA.

1860 census: Pittsylvania County, VA, Eliza Yates, age 16, born VA and
John C. Shelton, age 22, born VA (living with her parents).

1880 census: Callands, District 166, Pittsylvania County, VA, Robert
Worley, age 37, born NC, Farming and Louisa Worley, age 37, born VA, Keeping
House.

1900 census: Callands, District 75, Pittsylvania County, VA, Charles R.
Worley, age 56, born Jan. 1844 NC, married 36 years, Farmer and Louisa V.
Worley, age 56, born Feb. 1844 VA, married 36 years, Children 7, Living 6.

1910 census: Chatham, District 91, Pittsylvania County, VA, Charles R.
Worley, age 65, born NC, married 1 time, married 46 years, Farmer, General
Farm, and Virginia E. Worley, age 65, born VA, married 2 times, married 46
years, Children 7, Living 6.

Child of Jenny and John Coleman Shelton:

a. Mary Jane Shelton, born 22 Sep 1861 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 02 Dec 1924
Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Thomas J. Midkiff abt 1880 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

Children of Jenny and Charles Robert Worley:

b. William Pinckney Worley, born Jul 1865 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died aft
1920; married Rebecca V. Shelton 18 Jul 1886 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

c. John Henry Worley, born Sep 1870 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died Mar 1942
Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Emma Jane Liggon 18 Feb 1891 Pittsylvania Co.
VA.

d. Charles Worley, born abt 1872 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

e. Rosa Lee Worley, born Dec 1872 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died aft 1930;
married George A. P. Pruitt 06 Jan 1887 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

f. Lethia T. Worley, born Apr 1875 Pittsylvania Co. VA; married David A.
Dyer abt 1893.

g. Bernard Greenwood Worley, born 31 Mar 1885 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died Aug
1932; married Elizabeth Pickral/Pickeral abt 1907.



4. Rebecca Jane Yeatts, born 20 Apr 1846 Pittsylvania County, VA; died 08
Nov 1920 Pittsylvania County, VA married William Henry Shelton 20 Jun 1861
Pittsylvania County, VA.

William Henry Shelton, son of Littleberry Shelton and Elizabeth Mustain, was
born 15 Apr 1840 in Pittsylvania County, VA, and died 22 Feb 1921 in
Pittsylvania County, VA.

1850 census: Northern District, Pittsylvania County, VA, Rebecca Yates,
age 4, born VA.

1860 census: North District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, Rebecca J Yeatts,
age 14, born VA.

1870 census: Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania County, VA,
William H. Shelton, age 29, born VA, Carpenter, and Rebecca J. Shelton, age
31, born VA, Keeping House.

1880 census: Callands, District 166, Pittsylvania County, VA, Wm H.
Shelton, age 42, born VA, Farmer and Rebecca Shelton, age 40, born VA,
Keeping House.

1900 census: Chatham, District 73, Pittsylvania County, VA, William C.
Shelton, age 62, born April 1839 VA, married 39 years, Farmer and Rebecca J.
Shelton, age 54, born April 1846 VA, married 39 years, Children 8, Living 8.

1920 census: Chatham, District 147, Pittsylvania County, VA, William H.
Shelton, age 80, born VA, Farmer, General Farm and Rebecca J. Shelton, age
73, born VA.

Children:

a. Abraham J. Shelton, born 13 Oct 1866 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 10 Sep
1941; married Mary B. Warren 18 Dec 1889 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

b. Ludema B. Shelton, born Jul 1870 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died aft 1920;
married David J. Simpson 10 Dec 1889 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

c. Andrew J. Shelton, born 1871 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

d. Ruhammer M. Shelton, born 10 Jul 1873 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 13 May
1934; married James Robert Willis 22 Jan 1890.

e.Virginia W. Shelton, born 28 Dec 1875 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died abt 1915
Pittsylvania Co. VA; married George Washington Shelton 1897.

f. Louisa P. Shelton, born Mar 1878 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

g. Earnest Martin Shelton, born 25 Jul 1881 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died aft
1930; married Callie E. Lowe 1905.

h. Etta J. Shelton, born Jul 1883 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died aft 1930;
married John Edgar Norton 1903.

i. Nannie/Fannie B. Shelton, born 27 Oct 1886 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 14
Jan 1972.

5. Isaac Anthony Yeatts, born 14 Mar 1849 Pittsylvania County, VA; died 29
Dec 1916 Amelia County, VA;

married Sarah Lewis Yeatts, dau of William S. Yates and Elvira Cabell
Coleman, 04 May 1869 Pittsylvania County, VA.

Sarah Lewis Yeatts was born 22 Feb 1855 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia and
died Mar 1925 in Amelia County, Virginia.

1850 census: Northern District, Pittsylvania County, VA, Isaac Yates,
age 1, born VA.

1860 census: Home in 1860: Post Office: Chalklevel ,North District,
Pittsylvania, Virginia, Isaac Yeatts, age 11, born VA.

Pittsylvania County, VA Marriages Records: YEATTS, Isaac A., age 21,
single, occupation Farmer, son of William D. and Mary Yeatts, to Sarah L.
Yeatts, age 16, single, daughter of William A. and Elvira Yeatts. 4 May
1869. Married by William Motley.

1900 census: Staunton, District 87, Pittsylvania County, VA, Isaac A.
Yeatts, age 51, born Mar. 1849 VA, married 31 years, Farming, and Sarah
Yeatts, age 46, born Feb. 1854 VA, married 31 years Children 12, Living 11.

1910 census: Staunton River, District 106, Pittsylvania County, VA,
Isaac A. Yeatts, age 60, born VA, married 40 years, Farmer, General Farm and
Sarah L. Yeatts, age 55, born VA, married 40 years, Children 11, Living 11.

About 1912 Isaac and Sarah and all their children except Taylor moved
to Amelia County in Virginia (and surrounding counties). All of their
children were born in Pittsylvania County. (Source: Don Yeatts)

1920 census: Leigh, District 6, Amelia County, VA, Sarah L. Yeatts, age
65, born VA, mother, widow (living with her son Edmund Yeatts and family.

Children:

a. Benjamin Coleman Yeatts, born 05 Jun 1873 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 19
May 1933 Amelia Co. VA; married Mary Elizabeth Hamlett 19 Oct 1898
Pittsylvania Co. VA.

8. Harry William Yeatts, born 1919 Nottoway County, VA.

b. Izella M. Yeatts, born 22 Oct 1876 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 24 Nov 1955
Amelia Co. VA.

c. Louisa William Yeatts, born May 1878 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 1961
Amelia Co. VA; married Wilford Grayson Rowles 1902.

d. Joseph Damon Yeatts, born 28 Feb 1882 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 25 Jan
1961 Nottoway Co. VA; married Nannie Maude Hamlett 1903.

e. Abraham Jacob Yeatts, born 12 May 1883 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 04 Jan
1973 Lunenburg Co. VA; married Etta Lee Rowles 1903.

f. Isaac Greenwood Yeatts, born 05 Apr 1887 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 10 Feb
1971 Dougherty Co. GA; married (1) Clara Belle Doss 1909; married (2) Ruth
Griffin 1951.

g. Taylor Lewis Yeatts, born 20 Feb 1888 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 28 Jan
1979 Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Annie Lee Merricks 1909.

h. Edmond Fitzgerald Yeatts, born 22 Jan 1890 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 10
Mar 1962 Amelia Co. VA; married Nellie Jane Hamlett 1919.

i. Rebecca Ivy Yeatts, born 02 Apr 1892 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 11 Dec
1948 Lunenburg Co. VA; married Robert Carrington Elliott 1909.

j. Levi Honley Yeatts, born 10 Aug 1894 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 14 Oct
1918 in France during WWI.

k. Martha Jane Yeatts, born 18 Sep 1896 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 20 May
1992 Amelia Co. VA; married Henry Rowlett 1919.



6. Jacob Thomas Yeatts, born 26 Feb 1852 Pittsylvania County, VA; died 1928
Pittsylvania County, VA;

married Mary Elizabeth Dalton 04 Jan 1872 Pittsylvania County, VA.

Mary Elizabeth Dalton, daughter of Booker Dalton and Elizabeth (Betsy) Owen,
was born Apr 1853 in Pittsylvania County, VA, and died 1923 in Pittsylvania
County, VA.

1860 census: North District, Pittsylvania County, VA, Jacob Yeatts, age
9, born VA.

1870 census: not found.

VA Marriages 1851-1929, Jacob Yeatts, Mary E. Dalton, Marriage Date:
Jan. 4, 1872, County: Pittsylvania, State: VA (Source: Ancestry.com).

1880 census: Callands, District 167, Pittsylvania County, VA, Jacob
Yeatts, age 26, born VA, Farmer, and Mary Yeatts, age 25, born VA.

1900 census: Pigg River, District 103, Pittsylvania County, VA, Jannie
Yeattes (Geattes), age 48, born Feb. 1852 VA, married 28 years, Farmer, and
Mary E. Yeattes, age 49, born April 1853 VA, married 28 years, Children 8,
Living 8.

1910 census: Pigg River, District 103. Pittsylvania County, VA, Janny
Yeattes, age 58, born VA, married 39 years, Farmer and Mary E. age 57, born
VA, married 39 years, Children 8, Living 8.

1920 census: Pigg River, District 156, Pittsylvania County, VA, Jacob
T. Yeatts, age 66, born VA, Farmer and Mary Yeatts, age 65, born VA.

Children:

a. Booker Amos Yeatts, born 05 Feb 1873 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 08 Feb
1944 Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Lelia Lou Atkinson 25 Dec 1894
Pittsylvania Co. VA.

b. William Grayson Yeatts, born 09 Feb 1875 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 04 Jun
1959 Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Lou Ella Dalton 1902.

c. Legar Hunt Yeatts, born 09 Jul 1877 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 09 Jun 1962
Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Sallie Bett Smith 1906.

d. Charles Jacob Yeatts, born 12 May 1879 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 03 Aug
1949 Rockingham Co. NC; married Hester V. Pickeral 1901.

e. James Anderson Yeatts, born 01 Mar 1882 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 23 Mar
1964 Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Nannie Jane Bryant 1901.

f. Isaac Abraham Yeatts, born 28 Jan 1885 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 09 Mar
1963 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

g. Mary Elizabeth Yeatts, born 28 Sep 1888 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 20 Nov
1978 Pittsylvania Co. VA; married Charles Anderson Dalton 1911.

h. Sammy Wilford Yeatts, born 02 Aug 1890 Pittsylvania Co. VA; died 10 Jul
1967 Pittsylvania Co. VA.

7. Benjamin G. Yates, born 28 Dec 1854 Pittsylvania County, VA; died 29 Jan
1928 Alleghany Springs, Montgomery County, VA married Marthie "Mattie"
Parrish 19 Dec 1875 Franklin County, VA.

Marthie / Martha (Mattie) Parrish, daughter of Obediah Parrish and Sarah
Unknown, was born April 12, 1858 in VA (15 Apr 1858), and died June 20, 1922
in VA (28 Jan 1933).

1860 census: North District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, Benjamin Yeatts,
age 5, born VA.

1880 census: Maggodee, District 106, Franklin County, VA, B. G. Yates,
age 25, born VA, Farm Laborer, and Mattie Yates, age 23, born VA, Keeping
House.

1900 census: Cave Spring, District 73, Roanoke County, VA, Ben Yeatts,
age 46, born Dec. 1854 VA, married 24 years, Farmer, and Mattie Yeatts, age
43, born April 1857 VA, married 24 years, Children 12, Living 12.

1910 census: Alleghany, District 92, Montgomery County, VA, Benjamin
Yattes, age 58, born VA, married 35 years, Wheelwright, Own shop, and Mattie
Yattes, age 56, born VA, married 35 years, Children 12, Living 12.

1920 census: Alleghany, District 105, Montgomery County, VA, Ben. G
Yeates, age 67, born VA, Blacksmith, Custon? and Mattie Yeates, age 65, born
VA.

Children:

a. Rena M. Yates, born 13 Sep 1876 Franklin County, VA.

b.James William Yates, born 09 Nov 1877 Franklin County, VA; died 07 Jun
1943; married Hester Louvenia Shaver 20 Dec 1900.

c. Grace M. Yates, born 29 Jun 1879 Franklin County, VA.

d. Mary B. Yates, born 22 Jun 1883 Roanoke County, VA.

e. Ambrose R. Yates, born 09 Nov 1885 Bent Mountain, Roanoke County, VA;
married Daisy Belle about 1914.

f. Oscar Lee Yates, born Dec. 7, 1887 in Roanoke County, VA. ; married
Bernice B. Wimmer abt 1914.

g. Earnest E. Yates, born 29 May 1889 Roanoke County, VA; married Edith Mary
Graham 26 Sep 1912.

h. Minnie E. Yates, born 18 Mar 1892 Roanoke County, VA.

i. Emma R. Yates, born 1895 Roanoke County, VA.

j. Sarah D. Yates, born 24 Jul 1896 Montgomery County, VA.

k. Virginia Yates, born 23 Apr 1898 Montgomery County, VA.

l. Mattie Yates, born 04 Mar 1900 Montgomery County, VA.

8. Sybil William "Sibby" Yates, born 18 Mar 1858 Pittsylvania County, VA;
died 12 Dec 1920 Gretna, Pittsylvania County, VA; married John Henry Midkiff
16 Nov 1876 Pittsylvania County, VA.

John Henry Midkiff, son of Henry Midkiff and Rebekah Nichols, was born 26
Jul 1850 in Pittsylvania County, VA and died 21 Feb 1928 in Gretna,
Pittsylvania County, VA.

1860 census: North District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, Cibby W. Yeatts,
age 3, born VA.

1880 census Callands, District 166, Pittsylvania County, VA, John H.
Middiff, age 29, born VA, Miller and Sibaia Middiff, age 22, born VA,
Keeping House.

1900 census: Callands, District 72, Pittsylvania County, VA, John H.
Midkiff, age 49, born July 1850 VA, married 24 years, Miller, and Sibil
Midkiff, age 42, born Mar. 1858 VA, married 24 years, Children 7, Living 7.

1910 census: Chatham, District 91, Pittsylvania County, VA, John H.
Midkiff, age 59, born VA, married 33 years, Farmer, General Farm, and Sibbie
W.Midkiff, age 52, born VA, married 33 years, Children 7, Living 7.

1920 census: Chatham, District 142, Pittsylvania County, VA, John H.
Midkiff, age 69, born VA, Laborer, Farm and Syble W. Midkiff, age 62, born
VA.

Children:

a. Mary Rebecca "Mollie" Midkiff, born Nov. 24, 1877 in Pittsylvania County,
VA; died 11 Feb 1952 Pittsylvania County, VA; married Charles Edward
McDaniel 30 Oct 1894 Pittsylvania County, VA.

b. James Walton Midkiff, born June 23, 1880 in Pittsylvania County, VA; died
30 Jan 1953 Pittsylvania County, VA; married Hester Maude Robertson 13 May
1903 Pittsylvania County, VA.

c. William enry Midkiff, born April 7, 1884 in Pittsylvania County, VA;
married Jetter Bett Robertson 04 Dec 1907 Pittsylvania County, VA.

d. John Thomas "Johnny" Midkiff, born April 28, 1887 in Pittsylvania County,
VA; died 21 Nov 1971 Gretna, VA; married Elvira Crawford Shelton 25 Dec 1912
Gretna, VA.

e. Benjamin Acuff Midkiff, born Nov. 16, 1890 in Pittsylvania County, VA;
died 10 Dec 1973 Pittsylvania County, VA; married Garland Virginia Shelton
10 Dec 1919 Pittsylvania County, VA.

f. Issac Anthony Midkiff, born May 6, 1893 in Pittsylvania County, VA; died
01 Oct 1949 Pittsylvania County, VA; married Martha Frances Shelton 25 Dec
1912 Pittsylvania County, VA.

g. Pearly Jacob "Jake" Midkiff, born May 15, 1896 in Pittsylvania County,
VA; died 28 Jul 1980

Pittsylvania County, VA; married Tencie Florence Bowler 15 Jan 1918
Pittsylvania County, VA.



9. Bird R. Yeatts, born 21 Dec 1860 Pittsylvania County, VA; died 24 Dec
1860 Pittsylvania County, VA.

He only lived 3 days, and it is assumed that he is buried at "The Pines" on
Taylor's Mill Road just south of Gretna, VA. (Source: Margaret Midkiff)


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