Symmes Twp. Section 17 CR 14
Upon a hill, about 200 yds behind Jewel Mays house. Cemetery is abandoned, lots of unmarked graves noted by sunken areas. Read by Stephen H. Martin January 2002
*Thomas J. Yates born1855 died 1927
Grover son of J. W. & M. A. Yates 1887-1889 [Foot stone G.L.Y.]
Benjamin Yates born 2 Jan 1829 died 8 Aug 1903
**Elizabeth (nee Cade) his wife born 24 April 1838 no death date
Rebecca Jan daughter of B. & E. Yates 1 May 1898 – 17 Feb. 1880 aged 12yr 9ms 17da
Harriet Cade 15 June 1812 – 2 July 1876 aged 64 yr and 17da [Foot stone H. C.]
John F. son of J. & P. O’Neal died 28 Sept. 1861 aged 1 yr [Foot stone J. F.]
Obadia Pruet died 22 Nov. 1845
*Ironton Tribune obit- Thomas J. Yates Dropped Dead – Stricken While Working on Farm at Buffalo Friday, 1 April 1927 page 2.
Thomas J. Yates of Buffalo Creek, Symmes township, dropped dead at four o’clock Thursday afternoon while working on his farm with Thurman Yates, his nephew. He fell over while engaged in farm duties and was dead when his nephew bent over him.
Mr. Yates was 72 years old and was well known in the Buffalo Creek neighborhood, having developed a farm there during recent years.
Funeral services will be help at the home Sunday morning at 10:30 with Rev. Frye of Waterloo in charge. Interment will be made in the family cemetery, under direction of Undertaker Phillips.
**Wednesday, March 3, 1920 Morning Irontonian page one. Aged Woman Died Tuesday From Burns Due to Smoking a Pipe in Bed.
Mrs. Elizabeth Yates, one of the well known residents of Symmes township, died at her home from the effects of burns received Sunday. Mrs. Yates had been ill for some time and while smoking her pipe, the bed clothes caught fire, burning her fatally before help could be summoned. Mrs. Yates was 83 years of age and was the mother of Jacob Yates, who died yesterday morning in the Roosevelt Hospital from wounds inflicted in the revolver duel Saturday evening with Charles Richendollar.
The funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at 2 o’clock from the home with burial in the Yates cemetery under the direction of Phillips of Waterloo.
YATES CEMETERY #2
Submitted by Maxine Marshall
John Cade 1811-1882
Harriet Cade 1813-1876
(Per Stacy O’Neal, John Cade built first house in Symmes Twp. In 1977 Ella Yates still lived in this house and we visited with her. Ella was John & Harriet’s great grandson’s wife. John Cade’s death certificate states he was born in Lawrence County Ohio and was 70 years old. Harriet Cade was a Simms. Death certificates of her children confirm this. Her death certificate states she was born in West Virginia and was 63 years and 2 days old.)
Henry Miller Abt 1760-1853
Marker placed there by ancestors
Rev. William Miller & Rev. Chester Miller
Johnson O’Neal 1829-1901 (11 Feb 1829-23 Oct 1901-Johnson Lewis O’Neal
Rebaka O’Neal 1836-1905 (30 Jul 1836 – 7 Jan 1905)
John F O’Neal D.Sept 28, 1861 Aged 1 Yr
Son of J & R A O’Neal
(Johnson O’Neal was a Civil War Vet. He married Rebaka Cade, dau of John & Harriet 14 June 1853. My grandmother, Cora Jerusha O’Neal Marshal, told me her Grandmother Rebaka fell off a horse when she was little and it always bothered her. My Grandmother said that when her Grandmother Rebaka died she thought her world had come to an end.
Elizabeth Yates 1838 – (D.28 Feb 1920)
Benjamin Yates Jan 2, 1829 – Aug 8, 1903
(Elizabeth Yates was a dau of John & Harriet Cade. Married Benjamin Yates 7 May 1854.)
Thomas J Cade 1834-1917 (8 March 1834 – 21 Apr
(Thomas Jefferson Cade was a son of John & Harriet (Simms) Cade. )
Read by Maxine Marshall
Stephen H. Martin read the additional:
Thomas J Yates born 1855 died 1927 (1 April 1927)
Grover, son of J. W. & M. A. Yates 1887-1889 (footstone G.L.Y.)
Rebecca Jan daughter of B. & E. Yates 1 May 1898 – 17 Feb 1880 aged 1?
Obadia Pruet died 22 Nov 1845.
NOTE: There are many more burials in this cemetery.