Solomon Yeager

Male 1759 - 1851  (92 years)


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  • Name Solomon Yeager 
    Born 10 Sep 1759  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Alt Death 6 Oct 1851  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military Revolutionary War Patriot  [3
    Died 27 Oct 1851  [2
    Person ID I27632  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2017 

    Family Elizabeth Broyles,   b. 15 May 1760, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married ~1778  (Culpeper County, Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Mary "Polly" Yeager,   b. 1778, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1870, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Susanna Yeager,   b. 1 May 1785, Washington County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ~ 1888  (Age 102 years)
     3. James Edward Yeager,   b. 13 Feb 1793, Washington County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1867, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F9945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1759 - Culpeper County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - ~1778 - (Culpeper County, Virginia) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt Death - 6 Oct 1851 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 26 Feb 2006:

      http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?morris::yeager::285.html

      Re: Joel Yeager/Solomon Yeager

      Posted by: Veretta Weiland Date: March 09, 1999 at 07:41:59

      In Reply to: Joel Yeager/Solomon Yeager by Cheryl Yeager of 1515

      Solomon and Elizabeth (Broyles) Yeager had Polly (mary_) 1778 m. Reuben Wilhite; Daniel 1780 m. Susannah Yeager; Elizabeth 1781/2 m. Christopher Wilhoit; Joel `1783 m. Elizabeth Broyles; Nicholas 3 Sep 1784 m. Polly Robinson; Susanna 1785 m. Thomas Broyles; All these born in Culpeper Virginia.. James Edward 13 Feb 1793 m. Sarah Morris; Elizabeth c 1795 m. William T. Farley; Solomon Jr. 16 Jun 1802 m. Nancy Dearing; Elias c1805 m. Cynthia McBride; Abaigail ? m. Isham Farley;Benjamin ? m. Elizabeth Davis. These born Washington Co Tenn..Joel died c1853 so should be in 1850 Census in Laclede Co MO. His sister Susanna that married Thomas Broyles also went to Laclede so the Thomas Broyles family should be in census too. Susanna d.c1888

      26 Feb 2006:

      http://www.tngenweb.org/revwar/counties/white.htm

      Solomon Yeager Private, Virginia Line, $30.00 Annual Allowance $90.00 Amount Received February 28 1833 Pension Started Age 75 (1835 TN Pension Roll)

      26 Feb 2006:

      http://users.rcn.com/deeds/broyles/html/d0007/g0000093.htm#I96

      7 Apr 1776 - Elizabeth Broyl was confirmed Easter Sunday at the Hebron Church. [3]5:104

      15 Sep 1782 - Solomon Yager and wife Elizabeth sell land, Culpeper Co., VA. [1]

      c. 1782 - They move to Tennessee.

      1790 - Solomon is an ensign in the Washington Co., TN, militia. [1]

      6 Aug 1790 - Solomon Yeager witnesses a sale from Cyrus Broyles to Daniel Broyles, 110 acres on the Little Limestone. [3]5:26

      15 Feb 1791 - Nicholas Broils sells to Solomon 100 acres on Little Limestone "for natural love and affection to said Solomon Yeager and his wife Elizabeth." wit: Samuel Broyles. {3JKB121} The language of the deed indicates that Elizabeth is Nicholas's daughter. [1]

      Apr 1799 - Solomon Yager proves 1 day, 30 miles travelling, to the trial of Abraham Broyles vs. James Penney and Daniel Kennedy. Greene Co., TN. [14]:89 Expenses incurred by witnesses were commonly reimbursed by the court.

      2 Sep 1806 - Solomon Yeager witnesses the sale of a negro girl from Nicholas to William Breden. [3]3:121

      15 Sep 1806 - Nicholas Broyles sells to Sollomon Yeager, one negro girl. wit: Samuel Broyle, John Stout [1]:31

      24 Mar 1809 - Solomon Yeager sells to Adam Gann, 162 acres. wit: Daniel Broyles, and Adam Broyles. [1]

      8 Aug 1809 - Solomon Yeager sells to Samuel T. Broyles, 175 acres. wit: Joseph Brown and Tobias Broyles. [1]

      9 Aug 1809 - Solomon Yeager sells to son Joel Yeager 100 acres. wit: Joseph Brown and Tobias Broyles. [1]

      - They move to Cherry Creek in White Co., TN, about eight miles above Sparta. Solomon is frequently mentioned in deeds of land or slaves to his children. [1] He, rather than his son, is probably the Solomon Yeager, J.P. or Esq. that performed many marriages in White Co. [84]

      5 Sep 1832 - Daniel Broyle mentions in his petition for a Revolutionary War pension that Solomon Yager, who lives in western Tennessee, can corroborate his story. [78]

      28 Feb 1833 - At the age of 75, he receives a Revolutionary War pension. White Co., TN. [1]

      1850 - Amazingly, Solomon is listed in the census of White Co., TN. His age is given as 90, and he is living with his second wife, Phebe.

      6 Sep 1852 - Petition for settlement of Solomon's estate is presented by Thomas Pope, who had purchased the interest of one of the heirs, Christopher Wilhite and Betsy, his wife. The petition states that Solomon Yeager, Sr., had died intestate in October 1851, and that William G. Sims was appointed administrator. The petition gives the names of Solomon's heirs. [1]

      26 Apr 1854 - William T. Farley and wife Eliza, of Washington Co., AR, sell their interest, "the eleventh part" in the estate of Solomon Yeager, dec'd. This proves he had eleven children. [1]

      18 Jul 2009: http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.tennessee.counties.white/183/mb.ashx

      Board:
      Message Boards > Localities > North America > United States > States > Tennessee > Counties > White

      URL:
      http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.tennessee.counties.white/183/mb.a
      shx

      Subject: Seek Info: Solomon Yeager (1759-1851)
      Author: Mary Kay
      Date: Thursday, November 21, 2002
      Classification: Query
      Surnames: Yeager


      Am interested in obtaining will/probate records, land transaction info etc. Also curious if there might be a bio on Solomon in any published White County history books. He was born in Sept. 1759 in Culpeper, VA and Died 6 Oct 1851 in White County. Wife's name was Elizabeth and they had 13 children. Any leads appreciated.

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    • Solomon Yeager Private, Virginia Line, $30.00 Annual Allowance $90.00 Amount Received February 28 1833 Pension Started Age 75 (1835 TN Pension Roll) [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S47000] http://users.rcn.com/deeds/broyles/html/d0006/g0000004.htm#I3537.

    2. [S11698] "Daniel Broyles (1815-1856)", Pedigree, https://wikitree.com/wiki/Broyles-1019, revisited or retrieved, recorded & uploa.

    3. [S45132] http://www.tngenweb.org/revwar/counties/white.htm.