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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Sherman H. Yale, 6 South 47 West


In 1880 Knox County, Illinois, Sherman Yale is 29, Sarah 26, with Lillian 4.
Sherman is a farm laborer for Austin Grant, widowed, 72, a Mormon.

The Yale family is in Gage County, Nebraska in 1885.

Nathan Kramer has an interview with William on his site.

In 1891 Sherman Yale cash-claimed a quarter in 12, 7S 45W - near the Kansas line.

William proved up a quarter in 6, 7S 44W in 1911.

In 1900 Kit Carson County, Sherman is farming, born August 1850 in Illinois, married 25 years to Sarah D. June 1853 New York. William N. wwas born in Iowa December 1882.


Lillian, born May 1876 in Illinois, is married to Albert N. Corliss in 1900 Kit CArson County. He's born August 1864 in Vermont, with Luella Dec 1894, Joshua M. May 1898, Sherman April 1900 in Colorado. Albert's father mrtin J. Corliss born October 1821 in Vermonnt, widowed, is with them.

William H. Yale married Nellie J. Wilcox on March 26, 1905, recorded in Kit Carson County.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Sherman 59 and Sarah D. 56 are alone.
William is next to them, 37, married five years to Sarah 24 Illinois. Sarah M. is 1.

In 1912 S. H. Yale, a county commissioner, was elected by the County Commissioners to attend the Good Roads convention in Pueblo,
Sherman proved up two quarters in 35, 6 South, 47W in 1919.


In 1920 Holt County, Missouri Sherman is 59, Sarah D. 66, with William's family. Wiliam is 37, Nellie 33 born in Illinois, Sarah M. 11 borand Eva Lillian 7 both born in Colorado.

Sherman Henry Yale 1850-1922 is buried in Holt County, Missouri # 144189579, with Sarah D. (Bevier) Yale 1853-1929 # 144189635.
Sarah died in Atchison CountyOctober 22, 1929, born June 18, 1853 at Ellenville, New York to Abraham Brevier of New York and Adelilne Misuve of New York. W. H. Yale of Farifax was the informant.
His death certificate said hs father was Gad L. Yale of Connecticutt and mother Mary Wilson of Illionois. William Yale of Craig, Missouri was the informant.

" S.H. Yale, who has been living on the Nicholas farm, south of Craig, was found dead in bed early last Friday morning, May 19. He had been in poor health for some time and death was due to general debility. He leaves a wife, son and daughter. The wife and son are here, but the daughter lives in Colorado. He had been living in Craig for about a year. He and his wife came here from Colorado. "

Lillian Yale and Albert N. Corliss, both of Yale, married on June 26, 1892.

Lillian M. Corliss 1876-1959 is buried in Hebron, Nebraska # 106036559, with Albert N. 1864-1956. "Parents of Luella, Joseph, Sherman, Edward, Harold, Ralph, Mary, Frank, Myrna and Pauline."



William, born December 23, 1882 at Exira, Iowa, a farmer, died July 23, 1946 in Andrews County, Missouri, to be buried in the I.O.O. F. Cemetery, Nellie Yale the informant. She said William's parents were Sherman H. Yale of Galesburg Illinois and Sarah Bevier of New York.

FindaGrave 55811312 has William, with no place of burial, and Nellie 1886-1978 # 55811286 buried in Newton County, Missouri.
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Sarah Margaret (Yale) Foley 1907-1941 is buried in Newton COunty, Missouri.
Eva Lillian (Yale) Yost 1912-2003 is buried in Newton County # 5581241.


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