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Yorks Family of Michigan

Journal by DeborahYorks

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.

Surnames: Hart Yorks
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DeborahYorks , from Metamora, Michigan, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Sep 2009. is researching the following names: YORKS, FIRMAN.

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by meri on 2010-01-28 06:41:18

Mattthw is a mastter Plumer with 2 step sons the oldes is 23 in Feb. and the other is now 16 he gose to Lapeer East and he has is own child with his sweet wife she is now 8. Meridith has two of her own childern Cody is 15 and in Lapeer West in 9th gread Gavin is in 7th gread and he is going to be 13 in April Meridith has 4 step kids for the ages of 16 is a boy then there is the 13 year old that is a boy to then the twins that will be 11 in June. Mike Yorks Passed a way in Jan of 2009 he was only 50 years old left his Wife Nacey and two kids just a update

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