William Yarborough Sr.

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
William Yarborough Sr., whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born about 1766.1 He died at Toone, Hardeman Co., Tennessee, 26 March 1859,1 and was buried near Toone.1,2

William married Rachel Shelby, daughter of Moses Shelby and Isabella (…), at Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina, about 1792.

Noted as a "(Rev Sol)", however further research has shown this to be in error. Another William Yarborough is credited with this service.1


Rachel Shelby b. abt. 1776, d. 1855
  • Benjamin Yarborough
  • Jeptha Yarborough
  • Hampton Yarborough
  • George Yarborough
  • Hulda Yarborough
  • John Yarborough
  • Reuben Yarborough
  • Sarah Yarborough+ b. abt. 1793, d. Apr 1883
  • William Yarborough b. 1804
  • Susannah Yarborough b. 9 Jan 1812
This person was last edited on6 Nov 2022


  1. [S403] Jeannette Tillotson Acklen, Tennessee Records: Tombstone Inscriptions and Manuscripts: Historical and Biographical (1933; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1976), 143, further cited as Acklen, Acklen's Inscriptions.
  2. [S2323] Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed Nov 2022), memorial page for
    William Yarbrough, Find a Grave memorial #107818416, maintained by MK YARBROUGH, further cited as Find A Grave.