William Yonts
and Margaret Bentley

William Yonts b 1770 Rowan Co NC d abt 1840 Perry (now Letcher) Co KY; buried Yonts Fork Cemetery, Left Fork Goose Creek, Letcher Co KY; s/o Lorentz Jans b 1739 in Frederick, MD and Katerina Pfautz b 2 MAR 1749 in Frederick, MD. William Yonts m. 25 Sept 1794 Lincoln Co NC to Margaret Bentley b 1775 Rowan Co NC d abt 1820 Perry Co KY; d/o Thomas Bentley and Hannah Thomas. Children of William Yonts and Margaret Bentley;

1. Sarah Yonts b 13 Mar 1796 NC d abt 1828; m. 25 Jun 1814 Floyd Co KY to Stephen Caudill b 7 Feb 1794 SC d 7 Jan 1857 KY; s/o Matthew S Caudill and Sarah H Webb. Stephen Caudill m. 1 May 1828 Pike Co KY to Elizabeth Casebolt b 1811 Scott Co VA d 7 Jan 1857 Lawrence Co KY; d/o John Casebold and Sabra Estep.

2. Mary Polly Yonts b 1800 TN d 1881 Letcher Co KY; m. 11 Mar 1819 Floyd Co KY to Solomon Bentley b abt 1793 NC d 15 May 1860 KY; s/o Daniel Bentley and Nancy Jane Lewis.

3. Solomon Yonts b 15 JUL 1806 Washington Co VA d 1 Sept 1876 Letcher Co KY; buried Hemphill, Letcher Co KY; m. 5 Dec 1830 Perry Co KY to Susannah Elliott b 1 Aug 1810 VA d 1901 Letcher Co KY; buried Hemphill, Letcher Co KY; d/o John M Elliott and Mary Elizabeth Betty Powers.

4. William Yonts b 1808; m. before 1880 to Mary Unknown b about 1846 KY. William Yonts m. 21 Jan 1830 Scott Co VA to Nancy F Ray b abt 1813 Scott Co VA d 2 Sept 1878 Letcher Co KY of chills and fever; d/o John Watson Rhea and Rutha Robertson.


William Yonts and
Levisa McCray

William Yonts b about 1770 Rowan Co NC; m. about 1827 to Levisa McCray b 22 Oct 1799 TN d 24 May 1894 Letcher Co KY; buried Yonts Fork Cemetery, Left Fork, Goose Creek, Letcher Co KY. (1850 Letcher Co KY Census and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of William Yonts and Levisa McCray;

1. Nancy Susannah Yonts b 1828 Perry Co KY d about 1865 Letcher Co KY; m. 19 Oct 1843 Letcher Co KY to William Quillen b 1825 KY; s/o Teague Quillen and Mary quot;Polly Sanders. William Quillen m. to (2) Arminda Bentley. William Quillen m. (3) Marinda Ramey b about 1827 KY d about 1892 KY; d/o Moses Mosie Ramey and Tabitha Martha Cantrell.

2. David Yonts b 1829 KY

3. Charles Yonts b 18 Aug 1832 Perry Co KY; m. Hannah Houston b 1830 KY.

4. John Yonts b 23 Apr 1834 KY d 1 Feb 1917 Letcher Co KY; m. Mahala Blankenship b 1841 KY.

5. Benjamin Yonts b 1841; m. Mahala Unknown b 1840 KY. (not sure if this sibling belongs here).


1850 Letcher Co KY Census - Enumerated 6 Sept 1850 by P. H. Collier.
34 138 138 McCray Levicy 43 F 150 Tennessee X
35 138 138 Yonts David 21 M None Kentucky X REMARKS: Idiotic is written in Column 13.
36 138 138 Yonts Charles 18 M Farmer Kentucky X
37 138 138 Yonts John 14 M Kentucky X
38 138 138 McCray Benjamin 10 M Kentucky

39 139 139 Yonts Solomon 44 M Farmer 300 Virginia
40 139 139 Yonts Susanah 49 F Virginia X

41 140 140 Baker Elijah 18 M Farmer Tennessee X
REMARKS: Dwelling and Family Numbers were missing; assumed to be 140.
42 140 140 Baker Mary 15 F Kentucky X

1 141 141 Yonts William 42 M Farmer 250 Tennessee
2 141 141 Yonts Nancy 37 F Virginia X
3 141 141 Yonts Elijah 19 M Farmer Kentucky
4 141 141 Yonts Katherine 16 F Kentucky
5 141 141 Yonts Solomon 14 M Kentucky
6 141 141 Yonts Millyan 12 F Kentucky
7 141 141 Yonts Mary Jane 10 F Kentucky
8 141 141 Yonts Nancy 8 F Kentucky
9 141 141 Yonts Loueasy 6 F Kentucky
10 141 141 Yonts William J. 1 M Kentucky


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