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Descendants of Matthias Yoakum


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1. Dr. Peter Stebbins Craig, "Yoakums of Virginia," 2nd draft, January 2000, Tentative children for Matthias Yoakum Sr. after Craig, revised from H.C. Smith. Need confirmation.
2. Dr. Peter Stebbins Craig, "Yoakums of Virginia," 2nd draft, January 2000, 11, Names children after H. C. Smith, as corrected by Steve Smith.
3. Hardy County Wills, Will of Phillip Powle Yokem, probated 9 Dec. 1807, "being striking to an old age in years," leaves to son John the plantation whereon he now lives according to the lines drawn by Jacob Fisher; to son Jacob Yokum the half in Canaan already in his possession; to son George Yoakum the other half of the said silvay above mentioned in Canaan joined to his brother Jacob; to son Phillip Yokem the plantation where I now live as bought from General George Marshall; to my youngest son Michael Yokem "no share of the land above mentioned, but he to have an equal part of the money if any left." To my daughter Elizabeth, wife formerly of James Renick, an equal share in movables. To the children of my daughter Catherine Beverly, deceased, her share of the movables. To daughter Barbara Starr an equal share in the movables. Sons John Yokem and Jacob Yokem to be executors. Witnesses Anthony Baker, Sr., Anthony Baker, Jr., Adam Harness and William Heath. Codicil grants his home plantation equally to sons Phillip and Michael, Michael to make payments to Jacob and George and to Elizabeth and Barbara. (Hardy County wills, quoted in Smith, 51-52) .
4. Helen Yoakum Black, "Letters of Helen Yoakum Black," "[My paternal grandparents Philip Paul Yoakum and Elizabeth Harness] raised eight children, five sons and three daughters: Elizabeth, John, Jacob, Geroge, Catharine, Philip Paul and Michael. Elizabeth married James Renick. He died and she and her three children went to Kentucky. John married Madaline Neff. Jacob married ______, George married Catherine Harness. Barbara married Jacob Star and went to Kentucky. Catharine married Johathan Purcell and went to Wabash and became very rich. Philip Paul married Elizabeth Mace. Michael married Elizabeth Stump [Helen Yoakum Black's parents] and raised eight children."
5. Hardy County Wills.
6. Helen Yoakum Black, "Letters of Helen Yoakum Black."
7. Helen Yoakum Black, "Letters of Helen Yoakum Black," Married Jacob Star and moved to Kentucky.
8. Hardy County Wills, Will of Phillip Powle Yokem.
9. Helen Yoakum Black, "Letters of Helen Yoakum Black."
10. Hardy County Wills.
11. Dr. Peter Stebbins Craig, "Yoakums of Virginia," 2nd draft, January 2000.
12. Helen Yoakum Black, "Letters of Helen Yoakum Black."
13. Dr. Peter Stebbins Craig, "Yoakums of Virginia," 2nd draft, January 2000.
14. H. C. Smith, The Yoakum, Yocom, Yocum Families and Others, However the Name is Spelled, (1963), 72-74.
15. Mike Sizer, Personal correspondence regarding history and movements of Michael Yoakum in Virginia/Tennessee, and association with Solomon.
16. Dr. Peter Stebbins Craig, "Yoakums of Virginia," 2nd draft, January 2000, Citing Mike Sizer..
17. Mike Sizer.
18. Lyman Draper, Draper Papers, 12 C.C. pg 136, interview with Jacob Stevens, Lists Matthias' children.
19. William Peck, 134 O'Shaughnessy Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94127 (cited in Derryberry's compilation).
20. Draper Papers, 12 CC, Mrs Sarah Graham Interview, pg. 45, "Matthias Yocum, married a widow Duncan after his 1st wife'd death."
21. Dr. Peter Stebbins Craig, "Yoakums of Virginia," 2nd draft, January 2000.
22. H. C. Smith, The Yoakum, Yocom, Yocum Families and Others, However the Name is Spelled, (1963), 89.
23. Mike Sizer.
24. H. C. Smith, The Yoakum, Yocom, Yocum Families and Others, However the Name is Spelled, (1963).
25. Audrey Becker, Family Sheet for Joseph Philabert.
26. Federal Census, Taney County, Missouri, 1850
27. Federal Census, Taney County, Missouri, 1850.
28. Family records, from Dad's papers.



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