Yandes family papers
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- Yandes, Simon (Person)
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Daniel Yandes, Sr. had two brothers, George and Simon Abraham Yandes. George Yandes had a son named David F. Yandes. Simon A. Yandes and his wife Rebecca (Frovinger) had several childern: Lafayette, Ann Catherine, Rebecca, Daniel (Jr.), and Simon L. Yandes. Lafayette Yandes married Rosina (Rosa) M. Bartlett in Marion, Indiana on March 13, 1849. His sister Ann C. (Yandes) Hampson married Lloyd G. Hampson and moved to Pleasant, Ohio, where they had two daughters, Zerelda (Zarelda) and Marion Hampson. The Hampsons later moved to Steady Run, Iowa.
Daniel Yandes established the country's first tannery with John Wilkins in 1823. Later, Yandes continued the same business with his nephew Lafayette Yandes. After Lafayette died, Yandes continued his business with his nephew Daniel Yandes, Jr. and James C. Parmalee and the business expanded to Brown County and the selling of leather goods. In 1825, Yandes partnered with Franklin Merrill in a mercantile store. Six years later, he partnered with Edward T. Porter in 1831 in another store. He also began a saw mill and cotton mill with William Sheets. Yandes built ten miles of the Madison and Indianapolis railroad in 1847. He also took part in the management of a furnace at Brazil, Indiana. Daniel Yandes died June 10, 1878 and is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
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- Yandes family
- Yandes, Anna Wilson
- Yandes, Daniel, 1793-1878
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