Historical Rosters Database
Philip Edward YeatmanRoster ID 3384
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1883|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Philip Edward Yeatman, Class of 1883: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 5, 1863 in Richmond, Va. Father- Charles Edward Yeatman (VMI Class of 1849); Mother- Harriet Reynolds Royster. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas Robinson Yeatman; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Tabb Patterson. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. John Royster; Mat. Grandmother- Susan Wilkinson. Married- Anna Maria Dandridge Smith, daughter of Lt. Col. Francis Williamson Smith (VMI Class of 1856). Children- 1- Philip Williamson Yeatman; 2- Charles Edward Yeatman; 3- Francis Williamson Smith Yeatman. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 31, 1880 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated July 2, 1883, standing 10 in a class of 13. Military Record: Captain of Va. National Guard; Captain of U.S. Volunteers during the Spanish-American War. Careers: Railroader; Civil Engineer; U.S. Postal Service man. Died- March 18, 1939 in Norfolk, Va.|