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Martha I. Shafer Bates
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1854
Mount Ephraim
Noble County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1943
Cumberland
Guernsey County
Ohio, USA

Mrs Martha Bates, aged eighty-eight years, widow of T.B. Bates, died last Thursday noon at the home of a son, Harold in Cumberland, following a lingering illness of complications. She was born near Mt Ephraim and had lived practically her entire married life in the Cumberland vicinity and was a member of the Cumberland Methodist Church. Surviving are two sons, Harold, at whose home she died, and Homer L Bates of Caldwell, and three grandchildren, Mrs Beulah Fussell, who resides in California, Mrs Glenna Staller of Pittsburgh, Pa, Robert Bates of Cumberland and one great-granddaughter, Miss Wanda Jean Williamson of Caldwell. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Tom funeral home chapel at Cumberland, with Rev. VanScyoc officiating. Burial was made in the Olive cemetery at Caldwell. Source: 18 March 1943 Noble County Leader 
 
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 Parents:
  John Conrad Shafer (1813 - 1904)
  Mary C. Kennedy Shafer (1811 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Timothy B. Bates (1851 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  John L Bates (1875 - 1936)*
  Homer L. Bates (1877 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Leander Shafer (1845 - 1933)*
  Mary Catherine Shafer Carter (1847 - 1929)*
  Martha I. Shafer Bates (1854 - 1943)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Olive Cemetery
Caldwell
Noble County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Pamela Myers-Grewell
Record added: Feb 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34267255
Martha I. <i>Shafer</i> Bates
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Martha I. <i>Shafer</i> Bates
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Martha I. <i>Shafer</i> Bates
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