9. Martha "Patsy"
DURHAM was born about 1785 in Henry County, Virginia.12,13
"Patsy" DURHAM and William YATES were married about 1805 in Henry County, Virginia.14 U.S. and International Marriage
about William Yates
Name: William Yates
Birth Year: 1780
Spouse Name: Martha Durham
Marriage Year: 1805
Marriage State: NC
Number Pages: 1
William YATES was born about 1780 in place unknown.12,13
Court case against William Yates
Bastardy Bonds (Microfilm) Stokes County Library - Danbury, North Carolina
Transcribed by Byron K. Durham (March 3, 2012)
State N. Carolina
Recognized State vs William Yates
William Yates Defendant & principle agresor bound to appear at next County
Court of this County to be held on the 2nd Monday in September next? & that
depart with out have bound in 100 pound
Obid Harris Luci?? bound in ... 50 pounds each
All the above persons to appear at Said Court Bound for the said Yates appearance
at Court in the sum of fifty pounds each...
Taken & acknowledged before July 4th, 1812..
Wm Moore J.P.
Know all men by these presents, That we William Yates, Wm Durham & Obadiah
Dodson are held firmly bound unto James Doer?, John Fry & John Butner, Justices
of the county of Stokes and their successors in office, in the just and full
sum of One hundred pounds current money: for the true payment of which, we and
each of us bind ourselves our and each of our heirs, executors, and administrators,
jointly, severally and firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated
the 15th day of September A.D. 1812.
The Condition of the above obligation is this, that whereas Peggy Bohann _____
a single woman in our said county, upon oath before two Justices of the Peace
in and for said county, did in due form of law and according to the directions
of an Act of General Assembly, in this case made and provided, accuse the above
bounden William Yates of being the father of a bastard child, begotten of her
body. Whereby he stands charged with the maintenance of said bastard, as the
county court aforesaid have ordered. Now if the said William Yates shall well
and truly indemnify the county court aforesaid, free from any charges for the
maintenance of such bastard child, then the above obligation to be void; otherwise
to remain in full force, power and virtue.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Wm Yates (SEAL)
Obadiah Dodson (SEAL)
William Durham (SEAL)
William Yates is listed as household #99 in the 1860 census for Boone County,
Indiana Martha "Patsy" DURHAM and William YATES had the following