Yeager Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Bibb County, Alabama
Date Constructed/ Founded: not determined
Associated Surnames: Yeager
Historical Notes: none
Associated Pages: none


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

1850: 11 slaves [1850 UD Federal Slave Schedule, Bibb Co., AL, A. Yeager]

1860: 9 slaves in 2 slave houses [1860 US Federal Slave Schedule, Bibb Co., AL, Abijah Yeager]

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Yeager family: Abijah “Billy” Yeager (b.1788-d.1862) – plantation owner; Louisa “Lucy” Williams Yeager (b.1791-d.1884) – wife of A. Yeager (m.1810); Ruth Yeager Bamberg – daughter of A. and L.W. Yeager; James Madison Yeager (1812-1862) – son of A. and L.W. Yeager; Lewis Winston Yeager (1814-after 1880) – son of A. and L.W. Yeager; Berry Bayless Yeager (1818-1826) -son of A. and L.W. Yeager; Gabriel Perry Yeager (abt. 1821-1860) – son of A. and L.W. Yeager; Ducalion W. Yeager (1828 – 1890) – son of A. and L.W. Yeager.

Dobbins family: Emanuel Dobbins; Theodocia Caroline Yeager Dobbins (abt. 1824-after 1900) – daughter of A. and L.W. Yeager, wife of E. Dobbins

Wolley family: Minor Wolley; Martha Elizabeth Yeager (abt. 1827 – after 1894) – daughter of A. and L.W. Yeager, wife of M. Woolley;


RESEARCH LEADS AND RECORDS

None noted yet


MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

  • Find A Grave Memorial: Abijah Yeager: Abijah’s sons James Madison, Lewis Winston, Gabriel Perry and Ducalion W. all migrated from Bibb County, AL, into Texas in the 1850s. James Madison and Gabriel Perry predeceased their father. James Madison’s widow and children remained in Texas, but Gabriel Perry’s widow returned to Alabama after his death. Abijah’s son Berry B. moved into Mississippi but died during the Civil War at the siege of Vicksburg. Abijah’s daughter Theodocia and son-in-law Emanuel Dobbins lived on in Abijah’s house with Abijah’s widow Lucy, who lived to be 92.

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