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Linwood Cemetery
Dubuque County, Iowa
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William B. Yates, September 8, 1825-August 27, 1882; Keziah Cox Yates, October 2, 1825-June 27, 1904.

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Posted on Jan-14-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
CAPT. W. B. YATES, captain of the ferry-boat, Key City, Dubuque; is a native of Chambersburg, Penn.,and was born Sept. 9, 1825; when quite a lad, he came to Ohio, and lived there until 1848, when he came to Dubuque. In 1850, he was united in marriage to Keziah Cox, a native of England. Went back to Ohio, and in May, 1856, returned to Dubuque; on the 7th of June, he commenced running on the Con't.

Posted on Jan-14-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
ferry-boat as collector; the following year, he had charge of the boat, and since then, for a period of twenty-three years, he has had charge of the ferry-boat, and, with the exception of two weeks when he was called away, he has run on the boat every day during the season. Capt. Yates and his wife have six children- Walter G.; Mary E., Anna Belle, William Herbert, May, Eve. The parents Con't.

Posted on Jan-14-2014 by CHERYL MOONEN
of Capt. Yates are both living in Ohio; his father is 82 years and his mother 76 years of age. “The History of Dubuque County"

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