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  • ID: I444
  • Name: Absalom Yeager
  • Given Name: Absalom
  • Surname: Yeager
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 93FE966E35C74BBDA29A75A5AEFC548D7A96
  • Change Date: 25 JUN 2015
  • Note: From "Kentucky Genealogy and Biography", Vol 1, page 186:"........ He came to Kentucky many years ago, and settled on a large landed estate which his father had located a few years previous to his arrival. He was a farmer by occupation, and died in the county of his adoptions early as 1831. During the early days of Kentucky he was a noted scout and Indian fighter and it is said, that he was upon one occasion compelled to subsist for a period of several days upon a piece of roasted buffalo robe and a few grains of corn, not daring to shoot any game for fear of the Indians who were pursuing him......"
  • Birth: ABT 1763 in Culpepper Va
  • Death: ABT 1831 in Kentucky



    Father: Nicholas Yeager b: 1735 in Culpepper, Orange Co., VA
    Mother: Susannah Weaver Wilhite b: 1740 in Culpepper Va

    Marriage 1 Mary Wiley
    • Married: 9 JAN 1786 in Lincoln Co., KY
    Children
    1. Has No Children John Wesley Yeager
    2. Has No Children Benjamin Yeager
    3. Has No Children Lavinia Yeager b: 21 DEC 1791
    4. Has No Children Nancy Yeager
    5. Has Children Lucinda Yeager b: 8 SEP 1797 in Kentucky
    6. Has No Children Matilda Yeager
    7. Has No Children Susan Yeager
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