Benjamin Vail YATES Benjamin Vail YATES William Louis YATES Mini tree diagram

Lota M MCCALL4,1,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,2,3,13

Sep 18971,2,3 - 19721

Life History

Sep 1897

Born in Montague County, Texas.1,2,3

about 1917

Married Benjamin Vail YATES in Oklahoma.1

21st Jun 1918

Birth of son Benjamin Vail YATES.14,15,1,16,3

28th Aug 1924

Birth of son William Louis YATES in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California.16,3,17,15,18

1972

Died.1

1972

Buried in Palm Memorial Park, Henderson, Clark County, Nevada.1

Notes

  • 1900 Federal Census, Montague County, Texas, 4 June, Nocona Precinct7, District 58, page 6A,  Hse/Fam #113
    McCall, J W Head  W M June 1867 32 Married 5 years TX MO MO GrocerRents
    McCall, Lena Wife W F Dec 1873 26 Married 5 yrs 2 children/2 living TXMS GA
    McCall, Ruby Dau W F Oct 1895  4 Single TX TX TX
    McCall, Lota Dau W F Sep 1897  2 Single TX TX TX

    Ben and Lota, as well as Ben's parents William and Annie, beginshowing up in the city directories for Long Beach, California, by atleast 1926.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1926, p 659
    Yates Benj V (Lota M) oil wkr h 1203 Johnson way
    Yates Wm H B [should be V] (Annie L) oil wkr h 2317 Orange av

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1927, p 663
    Yates B Vail (Lota M) oil wkr h 3581 Walnut av
    Yates Wm H (Annie) oil wkr h 2569 Lewis av

    They are listed in the Long Beach City Directory for several years inthe 1930s and 1940s.

    In 1928 an 1930 Ben and Lota are reported at the same address. In1929, Lota is reproted as working at the Kennebec Barber Shop(indicated by teh parentheses), but no specific job is mentoined, andno occupaoint or reported for Ben

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1929, p 730-731
    Yates B Vail (Lota M) (Kennebec Barber Shop) h 3581 Walnut av
    - p 731 -
    Yates Wm H (Annie) oil wkr h 1407 E 23rd

    Ben's father and mother William and Annie do not appear in the 1930directory.  No occupation is reproted for Lota this time, but Ben hasbecome the manager of the Kennebec Barber Shop.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1930, p 776
    Yates B Vail (Lota M) mgr Kennebec Barber Shop h 3581 Walnut av

    1930 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, California, 4 April, LongBeach, District 19-1149, page 3B, 3581 WAalnut Ave, Hse #81, Fam #80
    Yates, Benjamin V Rents $35 Head M W 38 Married at age 25 TX TX TXForeman Oil Production
    Yates, Lota Wife F W 32 Married at age 19 TX MO TX
    Yates, Benjamin Jr Son M W 11 Single OK TX TX
    Yates, Billy Son M W 5 Single OK TX TX

    In 1938, Ben Jr's occupation is oil worker.  His brother Billy isreported this year with no occupatoin.  And his father is nowreporrted as a barber, a radical change from the 1930 census report ofOil Production Foreman..

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1938, p 666
    Yates Benj V (Lota M) barber h 3416 E 7th
    Yates Benj V Jr oilwrkr h 3416 E 7th
    Yates Billy h 3416 E 7th

    In 1939, Ben Jr is listed in his parents' home, with the occupation ofseaman.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1939, p 584
    Yates Benj V (Lota M) ydmn Standard Pipe and Supply Co h 3416 E 7th
    Yates Benj V Jr seamn h 3416 E 7th

    Ben Jr is reported in their household in the 1940 census, and then inthe 1941 city directory.  This census age matchecs the 1930 census toindicate that Ben Jr was born about 1919, but the date of birth on hisdeath record is 21 June 1918.  So Ben Sr and Lota were probablymarried about 1817.  Ben was born in Oklahoma.  Billy was born in 1925after they moved to California.

    1940 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, California, 2 April, LongBeach, District 59-34, page 2A, 3416 7th St, Hse #32, Rents $50
    Yates, Benjamin V Head M W 48 Married Grade 8 Texas same house in 1935Real Estate Salesman [b abt 1892]
    Yates, Lota Wife M W 41 Married Grade C2 b Texas  same house in 1935[b abt 1899]
    Yates, Benjamin Jr Son M W 21 Single Grade H4 Oklahoma same house in1935 Apprentice Machinist [?], Aircraft Production [b abt 1919]
    Yates, Billy Son M W 15 Single Grade 8 California same house in 1935[b abt 1925]

    In 1941 none of them are repooted as having any occupation.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1941, p 683
    Yates Benj V (Lota M) h 3416 E 7th
    Yates Benj V Jr [no occupation rptd] r 3416 E 7th

    In the 1942 directory, Ben is not reported with any occupation, andLota is apaprently the proprietor of a Beauty Shop, but Ben Jr is notreported.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1942, p 695
    Yates Benj V (Lota M) h 3416 E 7th
    Yates Lota M Mrs beauty shop h 3416 E 7th

    Their son Ben Jr is once again reported in the directory in 1943, andis now married.  His occupation has not changed feom seaman tomachinist with Bethlehem, probably Bethlehem Steel Steel.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1943, p 735
    Yates Benj V (Lota M) h 3416 E 7th
    Yates Benj V Jr (Grace) mach Bethlehem  h 1653 W 17th

    Lota and Ben were in Long Beach till at least 1945, when they wereagain reported in the Long Beach City Directory.  Their son Ben Jr andhis wife are also listed in that directory, working as a machinist forBethlehem Steel.  No occupation is reported for Ben Sr.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1945, p 843
    Yates Benj V (Lota M) h 3416 E 7th
    Yates Benj V Jr (Grace) mach Bethlehem  h 1653 W 17th

    Lota K Yates
    Birth 1897
    Death 1972
    Children Ben V Yates (1918 - 2006)
    Burial Palm Memorial Park, Henderson, Clark County, Nevada,Rememberance Masouleum
    Created by ihavethegenealogybug Dec 29, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial 32470554,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32470554

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