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The Yeater cousins : for all Yeaters and their kin

Serial /Serial with Fiche
  • New Paris, Indiana : B.R. Linder, 1968-1971
  • New Paris, Indiana : Yeater Cousins Association, 1973-
v. : ill., coat of arms, facsims., geneal. tables, maps, ports.
Vol. 1 no. 1 (Mar 1968) -


Frequency varies: Only one issue in 1968 and in 1971; semiannual (1972); three per year (1973); quarterly (1974-1982); three per year 1983); semiannual (1984-1985); three per year (1986-1988); semiannual (1989-1990); three per year (1991-1992); semiannual (1993-1995); three per year (1996-1997); annual thereafter.

Editor: Bill R. (Billy Royce) Linder; W.E. Yeater; T.R. Yeater; Lawrence E. Yeater; Steve E. Yeater; Florence A. Yeater; Lisa Kuzela; Roy J. Yeater.

Vol. 10 no. 4 (Oct 1980) was misnumbered as vol. 11 no. 1 (autumn 1980). Vol. 11 had 12 issues published from autumn 1980 to summer 1983.

No issues were published from 1969-1970. Vol. 9 no. 3/4 (July/Oct 1979), vol. 18 no. 1/2 (June 1990), vol. 19 no. 1/2 (Apr 1991), and vol. 20 no. 1/2 (Apr 1992) were double issues.

Published: New Paris, Indiana; Minersville, Maryland; Canon City, Colorado; Anamosa, Iowa; Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The Yeater Cousins newsletter was founded by Billy Royce Linder in March 1968. In August 1972, Bill R. Linder, Waldo E. Yeater (1885-1989), T.R. Yeater (1902-1989), Edward P. Yeater, and others founded the family association, "The Yeater Cousins Association" in New Paris, Indiana. In January 1973, the Yeater Cousins Association took over publication of the Yeater Cousins newsletter.

Vol. 1 no. 1 (Mar 1968) - vol. 14 no. 2 (winter 1986) were made into a bound volume, then microfiched and withdrawn. Some text is faded and hard to read.

Newsletter for the interchange of genealogical data and history of the Yeater (and variant spellings) families who came mainly from Germany. One immigrant ancestor was Conrad Yeater (1769-1834), In 1789, he married Sarah Honeyman in Hampshire County, Virginia. They had ten children. They lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky and later moved to Missouri. Some focus is on (but not limited to) another ancestor, Zadock or Zedoc Yeater of Hurricane Township, Carroll County, Missouri. He married Eliza A. Shive in 1857, and had two children. Their son, James Henry Yeater (1852-1940) married Lucy Frances Newton, who died in 1939. In the 1700's, Yeaters settled in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. During the 1800's, some moved to California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Later descendants also lived in Liberia (Africa), Chile, Japan, Scotland, and in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and elsewhere. Some information is included about adopted family members.

Not yet available in PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) at this time. (21 Feb. 2006)

Includes queries.

Includes Jayter, Jetter, Jodder, Joeter, Vetter, Yater, Yates, Yeats, Yeatter, Yeter, Yetter, Yeuter, Yoter, and other variant spellings.

Also includes Ashby, Backhaus, Ballinger, Boardman, Bower, Chamberlain, Copeland, Crooks, Fisher, Haneis, Honeyman, Hooley, Hurt, Kelly, Kenepp (Knepp), Linder, Long, Newton, Phoenix (Penix), Pickett, Rance, Rastorfer, Reese, Rogers, Rush, Sams, Shive (Scheib, Scheive, Sheive, Shives), Terrill, Toomey, Turpin, Whitaker, Williams, and other related families.

Library lacks: Vol. 10 no. 3 Special issue (July 1980).

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