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John Gray Bates
Birth: Mar. 30, 1841
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1932
North Carolina, USA

John Gray Bates, 91 year old Confederate veteran of Otto, died at his home Wednesday, July 13, 1932. The funeral was to be held Thursday afternoon at Coweeta Baptist Church with the Rev. E. R. Eller, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Franklin, officiating. Burial will be in the Coweeta Church Cemetery.
He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Alice Carpenter, of Toccoa and by four sons; Elbert Bates of Washington State, H. J. Bates of Otto, Rufus Daniel Bates of Texas and Samuel Melborn Bates of Georgia.

Notes
John Gray Bates was a member of CO B, 39th NC Regiment in the Confederate Army.
John and Martha Bates had nine children in all. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Bates (1803 - 1889)
  Christiana Carpenter Bates (1808 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha A. McClure Bates (1844 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Ella Ann Bates Stiles (1868 - 1928)*
  Lennie Bates (1869 - 1879)*
  Alice Louise Bates Carpenter (1870 - 1964)*
  Adda Florence Bates Grist (1872 - 1906)*
  Elbert Nelson Bates (1875 - 1947)*
  Hannibal Jerome Bates (1877 - 1959)*
  Rufus Daniel Bates (1879 - 1954)*
  Samuel Meldrum Bates (1881 - 1967)*
  Bessie Agnes Bates Hoglen (1889 - 1914)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy C Bates Stockton*
  Charity Louisa Bates Cloer (1832 - 1907)*
  William J. Bates (1836 - 1912)*
  John Gray Bates (1841 - 1932)
  James A. Bates (1845 - 1931)*
  Mary L. Williamson (1848 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
He served in the Confederate Army
 
Burial:
Coweeta Baptist Cemetery
Otto
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: JoAnn Welch Coon
Record added: Sep 14, 2006
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