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About Anne Freeman (Yates)
Thomas Gholson married Anne Yates the granddaughter of Rev. William Yates, the College of William & Mary's fifth president (1761–1764) and is the namesake for Yates Hall on the College's campus; and a descendant of William Randolph, a colonist and land owner who played an important role in the history and government of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He and his wife, Mary Isham, are referred to as the "Adam and Eve" of Virginia.
Thomas and Ann were the parents of the following children: William Yates Gholson, who married Martha Anne Jane Taylor; Cary Ann Gholson; and Thomas Gholson, III. After Thomas died in 1816, she married as her second husband, George Washington Freeman, the second Episcopal bishop of Arkansas and Provisional Bishop of Texas.
- Name: William Yates SAR Membership: 94505 Birth Date: 17-- Death Date: 1789 Death Place: Petersburg, Virginia Spouse: Elizabeth Booth Children: Anne Yates Source Citation: ; SAR Membership Number: 94505.