Michael Yost, a native of Virginia, b. Nov. 3, 1766; d. Feb. 2, 1849, of German descent, as was also his wife; the fathers of both having served in the Revolutionary War; removed to Short Creek township, Harrison county, Ohio, 1806; m. Rachel Keckley, b. in Virginia, 1780; d. Feb. 19, 1849; had issue, among others: 1. Elias, b. near Winchester, Frederick county, Va., Dec. 2, 1805; settled in Short Creek township;  m. (1st) Dec. 30, 1834, Kezia Kithcart, b. in Pennsylvania, April 25, 1812; d. 1878; daughter of Joseph Kithcart (d. in Pennsylvania; his wife settled in Harrison county, 1824); m. (2d) March 7, 1880, Ann Macklin, b. in county Armagh, Ireland, Dec. 2, 1842, daughter of Samuel and Ann Benson Macklin (both of whom died in Scotland, the former in 1 1847; the latter in 1858) (had issue by first wife, eleven children).


Ohio Valley Genealogies, Charles A. Hanna, New York, 1900