The Yakey Family

Katherine Bondeena Yakey Arnold


       (Mother of Kathleen Arnold Graham; Grandmother of Bonnie)

5/23/1878 - 11/11/1972

Katherine Bondeena Yakey Arnold (Nanna) with granddaughter Katherine Bondeena “Bonnie” Graham Updegrove

Katherine Bondeena Yakey Arnold (Nanna), Kathleen Arnold Graham (Granny),

Katherine Bondeena “Bonnie” Graham Updegrove

Mrs. Katherine B. Arnold

Mrs. Katherine B. Arnold, 94, died Saturday, Nov. 11 (1972) at the Jefferson Convalesant Home, Charles Town, W.VA. She was the wife of the late Jason Arnold and the daughter of the late Thomas and Eliza James Yakey. She was a life long member of St. James United Church of Christ. The Rev. Frank L. Fesperman will officiate. Interment will be in Leesburg Union Cemetery, Leesburg, VA.

Thomas Simon Yakey  &  Eliza James Yakey

Parents of Katherine Bondeena Yakey Arnold; Great-Grandparents of Bonnie

Photo taken at the Yakey Farm (see below).




Eliza James Yakey

12/4/1845 - 12/21/1917

Mother of Kathleen Arnold Graham; Grandmother of Bonnie

“The Family of Levi James And Its Alliances”

is a description of Eliza James’ ancestors from Cincinnati, OH.

Thomas Simon Yakey

4/10/1841 - 12/14/1916

Father of Kathleen Arnold Graham; Grandfather of Bonnie

Thomas Simon Yakey Obituary 1916

St. James Cemetery - Lovettsville, VA

Family of Thomas & Eliza Yakey

(Parents of Katherine Yakey Arnold, Grandparents of Kathleen Arnold Graham. Great Grandparents of Bonnie.)

STANDING:  Martin Yakey, Minnie Belle Arnold Trussell, Edith Yakey Bruin, Katherine Yakey Arnold,

Richard Arnold, Kathleen Arnold Graham, Henry Yakey

SITTING:  Thomas & Eliza Yakey

Photo taken at Yakey Farm (Flying Ace Ln, Taylorstown, VA). Circa 1916.

Family of Thomas & Eliza Yakey

(Parents of Katherine Yakey Arnold, Grandparents of Kathleen Arnold Graham. Great Grandparents of Bonnie.)

STANDING:  Martin Yakey, Katherine Yakey Arnold, Henry Yakey, Edith Yakey,

Thomas & Eliza Yakey

SITTING IN CARRIAGE:  Kathleen Arnold Graham, Richard Arnold, Minnie Belle Arnold Trussell

Photo taken at Yakey Farm (Flying Ace Ln, Taylorstown, VA). Circa 1916.

The old Yakey Farm is at the end of what is now Flying Ace Lane, roughly halfway

between Lovettsville and Lucketts, VA. Yakey Lane runs behind the old Yakey Farm.

In 2019 the Yakey Farm was purchased to become the Flying Ace Brewery.

Siblings of Katherine Bondeena Yakey Arnold

Mahlon Henry Yakey (10/2/1880 - 2/22/1956), left;  Edith Yakey Bush (4/3/1882 - 7/20/1976), middle;  Thomas Martin Yakey (8/9/1887 - 5/5/1955), right, with wife Hazel;

A fourth sibling, Maude Estelle Yakey, died in 1888 at age 2.

Martin Yakey

1/27/1815 - 1/3/1846

Father of Thomas Simon Yakey

Simon Yakey

4/25/1771 - 11/3/1846

Grandfather of Thomas Simon Yakey

St. James Cemetery - Lovettsville, VA

Martin Yakey Church Confirmation

Lovettsville, Va 1833