I'm looking for Yates in KY too. Anything here at all familiar.
Emmanuel KREBS URFER
Born: 1798 in Bern Burgistein Switzerland
Parents: Christian born 1770 and Anna KREBS born in Niederwichtracht Switzerland
Children: Gotteleib Emmanuel born June1836 and Adolf born 1843
Gottleib Emmanuel b June 1836 married Elizabeth LINDER born Feb1841 in Switzerland.
June 11 1900 census married 36 years (abt 1864)
had 9 children only 5 living in June of 1900
Immigrated in 1884 in US 16 years in 1900.
Children: Gottlieb Wilhelm (2/22/1874) in Switzerland
Fred (Aug 1868) married Mazzie BLACKETER of Louisville KY
Spitz (2/1877) -never married and lived in Louisville KY
Emma (Oct 1879)married Mr. RIDINGS and lived in Louisville KY
Elizabeth married Fred KIRCHEVEL and lived in Louisville KY
Gottleib Wilhelm URFER married Jessie MC CUBBIN ROBERTSON born 1879 in KY (41 on the 1920 census)
Jessieâ€™s parents-William T. HARKNESS ROBERTSON (1848) in Scotland immigrated age 20 naturalized through parents. Immigrated to the US in 1865 and Susan HUNLEY (1848) in Athens Fayette county KY Susanâ€™s parents Allen HUNLEY (Hundley) born in KY. married 12 1839 by Edward Darnaby, Jr a minister of ther gospel in Bourbon county KY. Parents names not given.
Mary ElizabethYATES born in KY. (1820) She was 52 on the 1880 census. Susan had a brother Richard HUNLEY born Fayette County he married Sarah CRAWFORD
Children of WT ROBERTSON and Susan (Susie) HUNLEY
Wilber married a QUINN from Cincinnati and worked for Herald Leader
Mazzie married to a REESE in Cincinnati
Jessie born May 1879
Samuel 28 on Fayette County 1910 census
Fred J Urfer(Aug 1868) married (ABT 1890) Josephine W (Dec 1869 in KY-mother ME father VA)
Children: William S (June 1894) wife Virgie (30 in 1932), Suzanne(Anne)married Sell SUDDARTH of Louisville-Sep 1896, Emma E 8/1898, Fred who married Sophia B SALLEE (56 in Oct 1932).sister of John Sallee (he died 8/28/1934), Elizabeth married Roscoe DALTON of Louisville& Maggie. had 7 children only 3 living in Jun of 1900.
Children of Gottleib Wilhelm URFER and Jessie MC CUBBIN ROBERTSON
William E married Nora ROSE of Clay City KY (Powell County) 19*
Alvis Ione married Brown DERRICKSON 17*
Emile E married Ruby BALLARD in Cannel City (Morgan Couty) 14* David Wellwood married Alma Rita FISTER KELLER of Lexington KY Father-George KELLER from Germany -Mother Rose 9*
Lynn (Leonard R or K) married RosemaryR RITTENHOUSE 6*
Sue Mildred married Lawrence JETER 1*
*age on 1920 census
Other associated names: EDWARDS family of Walnut Hall Farm, Wingate. Johnson Family.Perhaps through Sarah Anne Robertson who married John Hubell Edwards. She died 12/11/1891 in Harris County TX. Also, Sophia Penelope Monroe Edwards (14 oct 1835 - mother Sally Willson Naylor -28 nov 1920), who married Rueben Huntley (1835-1924) b Sherburne, NY died Galesburg IL.
Other associated places: Danville(Boyle County), Junction City.
Most of the family worked on the railroad.
Jeannie Ballard (24) b KY appears on the 1880 census in 4th ward of Lexington her mother is Mary Hunley 52 b in VA both of her parents born there too.
The name Johnson connects someway.