Aaron Yates was the son of Etha Inda and Benjamin Yates. He was born on August 24,1881 in Pope County, Illinois.
In the 1900 Census he is living with his family in Eddyville, Pope County, Illinois.
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I find an Aaron Yates in the following places:
1917-18 WWI Draft Registration Cards - Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
1920 - Census - Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
1930 - Census - Decatur, Macon, Illinois
1942 - WWII Draft Registration Cards - Springfield, Illinois
I can not find him in the Illinois Death Database that goes to 1950.
Aaron B. Yates b: 1884 d: 1951
Helen L Yates b: 1896 D: 1963
Oak Ridge Cemetery , Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Resources: birth certificate, census report, other websites, draft registration
Need to research more.
Update 9/16/2013 -- per sister Sarah Della's obit in 1947 he is living in Springfield