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Mary E. Bates
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Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 14, 1826

Daughter of Kilburn & Isabella Bates
Original burial in South Street Cemetery, relocated due to construction of
Cobble Mountain Reservoir:

Removal of Bates Family Remains:
Headstones over two graves inscribed:
1) Memory of Rhoda Wife of Kilburn Bates
Who Died July 29, 1818 AE 26 yrs.
2) Mary E. Daughter of Kilburn & Isabella Bates, Died Dec. 14, 1826

Removal permit secured by Clarence Bates of Blandford. Remains of both bodies removed and reburied by Mr. Roberts in the Blandford Center Cemetery on the William Bates lot just east of central monument. Permission secured for this from Mr. William Bates of Westfield. Found the name Rhoda, wife of Kilburn Bates, died 1818, inscribed on central monument. Buried remains of both Mary & Rhoda bodies in one box on June 4,1927.

Old headstones for Rhoda & Mary Bates were left in South Street Cemetery. Relatives did not wish them set up on North Street Cemetery lot.
Family links: 
  Kilburn Bates (1793 - 1870)
  Mary E. Bates (____ - 1826)
  David Bates (1815 - 1891)*
*Calculated relationship
Hill Cemetery
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: George Harger
Originally Created by: Thomas E Martin
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78360416


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