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Yonts, Solomon

Yonts, Solomon

Male 1835 - 1913  (~ 78 years)

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  • Name Yonts, Solomon 
    Born Sep 1835  Perry, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military From 27 Dec 1862 to 15 Sep 1865  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    as a private in Company K, 39th Kentucky Infantry (USA) during the Civil War 
    Census 1870  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1880  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      Solomon, 40, Ky.
      Frankie, 50, Va.
      Martha, 18
      William, 12
    Pension 1883  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    in Company K, 39th Kentucky Infantry (USA) during the Civil War 
    • The pension application number was 482851; it was granted under certificate #352263. It was continued until his widow filed under that status on 4 Nov 1913.
    Census 1890  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1900  Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Magisterial District 2 
    Census 1910  Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 23 Sep 1913  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Solomon received an invalid's pension for Civil War service. His widow Frances filed for continuation as a widow (application #1016832; certificate #771416) on 4 Nov 1913, thus narrowing down his date of death.
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    Person ID I22711  Pioneers of the Appalachian Highlands
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2021 

    Father Yonts, William Bentley,   b. 1808, Washington, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Ray, Nancy F.,   b. Abt 1813, Scott, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1878, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1830  Pike, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Whitaker, Frances,   b. May 1836, Ashe, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1910, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1861  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Yonts, Martha,   b. 15 Jan 1862, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1928, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +2. Yonts, William,   b. Nov 1865, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1956, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F9202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1835 - Perry, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1861 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - as a private in Company K, 39th Kentucky Infantry (USA) during the Civil War - From 27 Dec 1862 to 15 Sep 1865 - Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPension - in Company K, 39th Kentucky Infantry (USA) during the Civil War - 1883 - Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1890 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Magisterial District 2 - 1900 - Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1913 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S33682] Solomon Yonts in household of William Yonts, "United States Census, 1850".

    2. [S41308] Solomon Yonts, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934".

    3. [S184408] Solomon Yonts, "Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865".

    4. [S184409] Solomon Yants, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890".

    5. [S41305] Solomon Yonts, "United States Census, 1870".

    6. [S586] 1880 Census Letcher Co KY, 44-564.

    7. [S33681] Solomon Yonts, "United States Census, 1900".

    8. [S41307] Solomon Yonts, "United States Census, 1910".