Judge Nathan Yarbrough Comanche County, Texas

     Comanche County, Texas

contributed by Jim Yarbrough

Judge Nathan Yarbrough was born March 1, 1810, in Franklin County, Georgia, on the land his grandfather
obtained as a bounty in the Revolutionary war. He moved to Decatur, Georgia, in 1835 near where Atlanta now
stands. In 1836 he went to Rome, Georgia, where he married Miss Margaret Lamkin in April, 1839. He was elected
to the legislature from Floyd County, Georgia, in 1845. He had the town of Rome incorporated and was its first
mayor and was the third post master [he was the third mayor]. He held all the various offices of Floyd County
including Sheriff of which positions he was efficient and faithful to every trust imposed upon him.

He moved to Texas in 1870, stopping at Hillsboro and the next year moved to Comanche where he resided until his
death June 22, 1899. He was 89 years, 3 months, and 22 days old.

He had been a worthy mason fifty years. He joined the Baptist Church in 1858. He was a good citizen in all the
walks of life. He raised one brother, one sister, and 9 children, four boys and five girls.

Comanche Directory County Officers: Court: N. YARBROUGH, Presiding Justice .

Name: Nathan Yarbrough

Home in 1880: Comanche, Texas

Age: 70

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810

Birthplace: Georgia

Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)

Spouse's Name: Marguirite

Father's birthplace: North Carolina

Mother's birthplace: North Carolina

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Occupation: Post Master

Marital Status: Married

Race: White

Household Members: Name Age

Nathan Yarbrough 70

Marguirite Yarbrough 53  (Margaret)

John Yarbrough 24

Lillie Yarbrough 20

Ora Yarbrough 1M

Anna Allen 8

This site last updated March 29, 2009
c2007 Jim Yarbrough
Format c2009 Tim Seawolf-Self and Barbara Peck.