Yarbrough Family

This information concerns three generations of the Yarbrough family.
1700-1800

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show my line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks; the line of descent is marked by underlined names.
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed entirely by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

   Charles born: ( ) in
married: Elizabeth _?_ ( ) in SC
children: James, Mary, Edward, William,
John F.
died: (1807) in Fairfield County, SC
buried:
census:
note: His will is dated March 26, 1807, in Newberry, Fairfield District, SC (Will Book 1, Sec. 6, pp. 57-58)

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   James
(children of Charles Yarbrough and Elizabeth _?_)
born: (about ) in Abbeville County, SC
married: (about ) in SC
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
note:
   Mary born: (about ) in Abbeville County, SC
married: (about ) in SC
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
note:
   Edward born: (about ) in Abbeville County, SC
married: (about ) in SC
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
note:
   William born: (about ) in Abbeville County, SC
married: (about ) in SC
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
note:
   John F. born: (about 1785) in SC
married: Sarah Fort Strother (about ) in Abbeville County, SC
children: John W.,
Harriet Jane [John Frederick Burley], Richard S., James Madison, Marcella Elizabeth [Henry Ruff]
died: (Dec 15, 1822) in Abbeville County, SC
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (age 16-26) with his wife in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1830 census, his wife was (age 40-50) a widow in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1840 census, his wife was (age 40-50) a widow in Abbeville County, SC
note: He died intestate; Joseph Davis applied for letters of administration on January 18, 1823; citation read in the pulpit at Yarboroughs Meeting House on Sunday the 12th January before the Congregation. His widow died (December 4, 1864) at age 90 and is buried in
Old Liberty Hill Cemetery, Bienville Parish, LA.

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   John W.
(children of John F. Yarbrough and Sarah Fort Strother)
born: (about ) in Abbeville County, SC
married: Frances E. _?_(about ) in SC
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
note: His tuition at the Mount Eriel Academy was paid from his father's estate in 1828.
   Harriet Jane born: (about 1792) in Abbeville County, SC
married:
John Frederick Burley (about 1827) in SC
children: Franklin, Eliza Drucilla, John Yarbrough, William, Richard, Mary Frances,
Ann Susan [James Monroe Burns], James Burns
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, she was (age 26-45) with her husband in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1830 census, she was (age 20-30) with her husband in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1840 census, she was (age 20-30) with her husband in Pickens County, AL; on the 1850 census, she was (age 58) with her husband in Claiborne Parish, LA
note: In any mDNA analysis that I might have done in the future, Harriet Jane would have inherited it from her mother Delilah Fort and passed it to her daughter Ann Susan, who married James Monroe Burns.
   Richard Strother born: (about 1814) in Abbeville County, SC
married: Caroline _?_ (about ) in SC
children: John Wesley, Joseph N., Thomas S., William S., Margaret
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (less than age 10) with his parents in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1830 census, he was (age 15-20) with his mother in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1840 census, he was (age ) in
note: He was a minor over age 14 and without a guardian as of April 7, 1830, according to the files of the Clerk of Court in Abbeville, Abbeville County, SC. The Equity court appointed David Lesley guardian on June 28, 1830.
   James Madison born: (about 1816) in Abbeville County, SC
married: (a) Mary Yarborough (?) (about 1834) in
                 (b) Mary Ann Free (about 1847) in Abbeville, Abbeville County, SC
children: (a) Elizabeth and Angelina
                 (b) Mary A., James M. and Susan F. [twins] , George Henry [Mary Jane Cason], William D., Mary D.
died: (January 1864) in Point Lookout Federal POW camp, St. Mary's County, MD
buried: Point Lookout Federal POW camp cemetery, St. Mary's County, MD
census: On the 1820 census, he was (less than age 10) with his parents in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1830 census, he was (age 10-15) with his mother in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his first wife in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1850 census, he was (age 34) with his second wife in Abbeville County, SC; on the 1860 census, he was (age 43) a widower in Abbeville County, SC
note: He was a minor over age 14 and without a guardian as of April 7, 1830, according to the files of the Clerk of Court in Abbeville, Abbeville County, SC. The Equity court appointed David Lesley guardian on June 28, 1830. His first wife was the daughter of Agnes _?_ and Henry Lee Yarborough. He was in Company A, 1st SC Regiment of the Confederate Army.
   Marcella Elizabeth born: (August 12, 1818) in Abbeville County, SC
married: Henry Ruff (about ) in SC
children: Thomas Ferman [Rebecca Elizabeth Roden]
died: (1873) in Bienville Parish, LA
buried: Old Liberty Hill Cemetery, Bienville Parish, LA
census: On the 1830 census, she was (age 10-15) with her mother in Abbeville County, SC, on the 1840 census, she was (age ) in Knox City, MS?; on the 1850 census, she was (age ) in Attala County, MS?; on the 1860 census, she was (age ) in Bienville Parish, LA?
note: She was a minor under age 12 and without a guardian as of April 7, 1830, according to the files of the Clerk of Court in Abbeville, Abbeville County, SC. The Equity court appointed David Lesley guardian on June 28, 1830.

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