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Rev John Bates
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1784
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1863
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA

STONE shows he died at age 83 years but a christening date found indicates his birth was actually 19 Dec 1784

[1909] PA-Mercer Cnty History(20th Cen-tury)-pg 783-85 Lists LORENZO D BATES grandson of REV JOHN BATES. Lorenzo, a farmer in GreeneTwp, is a representative of a family which has long resided within the borders of the twp & which has been an important factor in its advancement & improvement.
RevJohn Bates-his grandfather, many years ago was a local pastor of a Methodist Episcopal Church here. He was also a farmer & he cleared the old farm which is now the home of his grandson-Jacob Bates, his first home was a little cabin the rear of the present residence & this was the first dwelling in that part of GreeneTwp. After many years of efficient labor as a minister of the gospel & as a farmer, he died on 26 Dec 1863 at the age of 83. His wife had died a few years previously on 16 May 1861. The union was blessed by the birth of the following children: John Kinsman; Calvin-born in 1820 & is one of Mercer County's agriculturists; Royal-born in 1817; Hannah-born in 1812 & was the wife of J Burch, Polly-born in 1815 & was the wife of J Sisley; Charlotte-born in 1828 & married L Kinney; Amanda-born in 1826 & married John Porter & Emily-born in 1831.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Betts (1755 - 1823)
  Catherine Sherbondy Betts (1755 - 1820)
 
 Spouse:
  Susannah Royal Bates (1792 - 1861)
 
 Children:
  John Kinsman Bates (1810 - 1893)*
  Hannah Margaret Bates Birch (1812 - 1885)*
  Mary Bates Sisley (1815 - 1891)*
  Peter Royal Bates (1817 - 1884)*
  Calvin Bates (1820 - 1898)*
  William Bates (1822 - 1892)*
  Wesley Bates (1823 - 1875)*
  Amanda Mariah Bates Porter (1825 - 1909)*
  Charlotte Bates Kinne (1828 - 1884)*
  Emeline H Bates Brown (1831 - 1915)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christian Betts (1777 - 1853)*
  Emmanuel Betts (1781 - 1805)*
  Andrew Betts (1783 - 1856)*
  John Bates (1784 - 1863)
  Mary Betts Sherbondy (1785 - 1845)*
  Jeremiah J Bates (1788 - 1864)*
  Sarah Betts Birch (1791 - 1845)*
  George Bates Betts (1793 - ____)*
  Elias Bates (1795 - 1857)*
  Reason Betts (1797 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: STONE FOUND BY EUGENE THROOP per readings done 1968; & rechecked Jun 1981. CEMSTONES COPIED in 1978 by Mary Skelton & Evelyn Anderson shows the data differs---DTH 1863--age 83yrs
 
Burial:
State Line Cemetery
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: DJ Csikos
Record added: Jul 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14863008
Rev John Bates
Added by: Lois Bates
 
Rev John Bates
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MOST ALL desire--To forget me not! We should remember Andrew Betts-an early settler of Crawford Cnty PA as the father of this large family group (..you.. are his son-John). Rest in peace one & all; One more of the many distant cousins-Dianna
- DJ Csikos
 Added: Oct. 6, 2014
Rest in peace, cousin.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Jan. 21, 2014
In memory
- relative
 Added: Dec. 28, 2013
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