Yorks Family of Michigan
Fred Orliff Yorks, b:Aug 28, 1892 - Kingsley,Mich, d:Dec 6, 1970 - Lapeer, Mich. married:Sept 1, 1911, Evelyn E. Lindsay, b:March 22, 1893 - North Port, Mich, d:Jan 28, 1967 - Lapeer, Mich
John Erving Yorks(1912-1972) married:Guyola Eugenia Gooding,
Richard Lyle Yorks(1916-1996), married:Ellen Marie Firman,
Frederick Yorks(c1918) died at birth,
Gertrude C. Yorks(1922-____) married:Vincent Marston in Lapeer
Fred Orliff was a son of Rangal Erving Yorks and Nellie Anna Belle Ros'e
Rangal Erving was a son of Herman S. Yorks and Clarissa Sophia Bowers; Herman was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in the 143rd Regt in Fallsburgh, NY. He drove ammunition wagons up and down the East Coast during the war. I have copies of his service records.
Herman moved his family from NY after the war, moving first to Illinois, then back to Ohio (West of Toledo) and Southern Michigan, before homesteading east of Kingsley in Grand Traverse County, Michigan.
My name is Deborah Joanne (Yorks) Chapman. I was born in Lapeer, Michigan on October 6th, 1965. My father was LeeRoy Yorks (born May 21st, 19??) Married Nancy Joanne Hart (born June 30, 1939; Died Friday, May 23, 2008) on March 24th, 1961, in Metamora, Michigan. I have a brother named David Lee Roy Yorks born May 10th, 1974.
My Grandfather was Richard Lyle Yorks (Born ? Died? Buried in Lapeer, Michigan.) Married Ellen Marie Firman (Born ? Died? Buried in Lapeer, Michigan.) in Lapeer, Michigan on (?).
They had five children. Lyle Richard Yorks (Born ? .. Died ?), Freddie O. Yorks (7/21/47... death 6/28/95), LeeRoy Yorks (Born May 21st, ? .. Died January, 2004), Ellen Marie Yorks (Born ? .. Died ?), and Elwin (Born ? ..).
Lyle Richard Yorks married Georgia (?) on (date?) in ?. They have two chilren: Michael and Patricia.
Freedie O. Yorks married Jane Proulx on (5/4/1968) in Lapeer, Michigan. They have two children: Rosalie Anne Yorks 6/13/69 (married to michael patrick koch (her name is still yorks tho) married 8/18/94 in Chicago, IL) and Rebecca Lynn 12/25/1971.
LeeRoy Yorks married Nancy Jane Hart on March 24th, 1961, in Metamora, Michigan. They had two children: Deborah Joanne (born 10-06-1965) and David Lee Roy (born 05-10-74).
Ellen Marie Yorks married James Ward Hart on (date?) in Lapeer, Michigan. They have one child: Penny Sue Hart (born 7-17-1975).
Penny Sue Hart has three children: Justin (birth date?), Hannah Marie 9-30-97...Ellen Elizabeth 3-17-06.....married Tim 8-12-95..divorced 8-26-96).
Elwin Yorks married Marsha Weston on (date?) in Dryden, Michigan (?). They have two children: Matthew and Merideth.