- Birth Date
- 10 November 1835
- Death Date
- 10 November 1932
The Yates family (Richard and Mary Yates, and their infant son, Thomas) all traveled overseas on the ship Arkwright, arriving in New York on 6 July 1866. Though only the heads of household are listed on the overland company's record, the record indicates that Richard purchased 2 1/2 adult food rations, indicating that his wife and son continued on with him on the overland journey as well.
Birth month and year taken from 1900 census.
- Age at Departure: 30
- Head of Household
- 1900 Utah Census, Utah County.
- “Captain Daniel Thompson, memorandum book 1, 1866.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Account 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 370.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America