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Catherine Kelly Bates
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Birth: 1807
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1891

Catherine Kelly married Stephen Lyman Bates in 1828 in Tioga County, New York, according to family information. Stephen & Catherine were listed together on the 1850 Broome County, New York census with Benjamin, 17; Charles, 15; Levi, 13; Mary, 12; William, 10; Israel, 8; James, 6; Seth K., 4; & Sally, 1.

Catherine Bates, age 52, was listed on the 1860 Cass County, Nebraska Territory census with Benjamin, 28; William, 20; Israel, 18; James, 16; Seth, 14; Sarah J., 11; & Amanda, 5. This census was dated August 10.

Catherins Bates was also listed with Stephen Bates (55 NY) on the 1860 Roscoe, Winnebago, Illinois census. This census was dated 1 Sep., which presents a mystery. George Bates, (31 NY) was listed on the same page. William, 20; Israel, 19; James, 16; Seth, 14; Jane, 12; & Amanda, 5, were also listed. Family information lists the death of Stephen Lyman Bates in Winnebago County, Illinois; however, his grave has not been located.

Catherine was listed as age 63 with her son Levi D. Bates in 1870 at Oak Grove, Saunders County, Nebraska.
Catherine Bates was listed as age 74 on the 1881 Nebraska State census at Plattsmouth, Cass County, with her son Charles L. Bates.

Catherine's death date is recorded in family information. Her funeral service was conducted by H. H. Allen at the residence of Levi Bates. Catherine was buried in the family farm cemetery, north of Bassett. It is not known for certain that the location of Bassett Memorial Park is the exact same place; however, Catherine's son, George E. Bates, is buried here.

Family links: 
  George Edwin Bates (1830 - 1908)*
  Benjamin Robert Bates (1832 - 1909)*
  Charles L. Bates (1834 - 1887)*
  Levi Decatur Bates (1836 - 1903)*
  William H. Bates (1840 - 1880)*
  Israel F. Bates (1842 - 1913)*
  James Riley Bates (1844 - 1913)*
  Seth R. Bates (1846 - 1904)*
  Sarah Jane Bates Dunaway (1849 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Bassett Memorial Park
Rock County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Ann Gardner
Record added: Jan 27, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124226100
Catherine <i>Kelly</i> Bates
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In our hearts forever.
- Lynne & Don Gilman
 Added: May. 15, 2015

- jerri noell
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014
Rest in Peace
- Shelly Ketchum
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014
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