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Augusta "Gussie" Cornish Bates
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1893
Young County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1980
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA

Miss Augusta Cornish married Sam Bates on August 1917.

Gussie Cornish graduated from Graham High School. Graduated from Texas Christian University. She taught school for many years at Flat Rock, Conner Creek, Graham Ranch school and Megargel Schools.

Her husband, along with her brother, Rex Cornish, opened the Shamrock Chevrolet Agency in Graham, Texas.

Art Club, Art Display County Fair, Flower Show Judge. Leader in many civic events.


Funeral officiated by Dr. Dan Sebesta.

Moved to Colorado in 1967 from Lubbock, Texas.

Survivors: two daughters; two sons; 17 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; three sisters, niece - Mrs. W.L. Scott, Jr. of Graham.
Family links: 
  John Roe Ridler Cornish (1852 - 1920)
  Anne Louise Harding Cornish (1862 - 1948)
  Samuel Sidney Bates (1890 - 1967)*
  Kent Bates (1920 - 1920)*
  Margaret Bates (1921 - 1921)*
  Samuel Sidney Bates (1922 - 1995)*
  Roi Harding Cornish (1889 - 1975)*
  Rex Lionel Cornish (1891 - 1953)*
  Augusta Cornish Bates (1893 - 1980)
  Ethel Louise Cornish Bebout (1895 - 1975)*
  Amy Mae Cornish English (1902 - 1982)*
  Amy Mae Cornish English (1902 - 1982)*
  Anne Harding Cornish Richardson (1904 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Grove Cemetery
Young County
Texas, USA
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Jan 27, 2010
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Augusta Gussie <i>Cornish</i> Bates
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Augusta Gussie <i>Cornish</i> Bates
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