YATES, ELIAS (1839 - 1919)

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Notes from Edson Strobridge (April 2000)

Elias Yates was born in 1839. On March 17, 1862 he enlisted as a private in Co B & G of the 2nd MO SM Cavalry. During the Civil War he was also a member of Co K, 13 MO Cavalry which was organized in 1864-65 from Veterans of Missouri State Militia Regiments.

He died on Jan 14, 1919 in Santa Barbara California and is buried in the Mountain View Section, Lot 115, Gr1 of the Santa Barbara Cemetery. He has a Military marker.

SOURCES: US Military Pension Record Index, IC#214063 filed 1878 April 9: Widow, Anna Yates, WC #816070 filed 1919 Feb 13 from Calif.; A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Frederick H. Dyer; Calif. Death Index, wife (H), age 80 yrs, State File #7145; SB Cemetery Interment Record.

Date of Birth: 1839

Date of Death: 1919-14-01

County: Santa Barbara

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Barbara

Plot: L115G1

Spouse: (Yates) _ Anna

Last City: (CA Santa Barb)

Enlisted: 1862/03/17

Discharged: 1866/07/03

Military Unit: MO_ 2 Cav_ Co B

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: Not on HDS/SSS Database 04/04

GAR#: WR32

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
California Death Index
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: SEN 1915/12/10

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-1106

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “YATES, ELIAS (1839 - 1919).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/134082. Accessed 13 July 2024.