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William Bates, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1837, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 1910, USA

Son of William & Margaret Somerville Bates, born on his Father's farm at the foot of Crane Mountain, Johnsburg, Warren Co., NY. He was 1st married to Elizabeth Twiss ca 1857, and she died possibly in childbirth in 1859. He married 2d 25 Oct.1862 Maria Louisa McKee Bates Attempted to join the Army during the civil war, drove a horse & wagon all the way to Plattsburgh, NY to enlist but when he arrived, he learned the war had ended. Built a log cabin at the foot of Crane Mountain on a piece of his father's property and had a small farm. Was father of 9 children, who all reached maturity. Last few years of his life, lived with dau. Lill Kenyon on Johnsburg to Garnet Rd. where he died. He is buried with both wives. It should be noted that his 1st wife was probably moved here in the 1890's when the cemetery was founded, from the little William Bates Sr family plot at the old farm. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bates (1801 - 1881)
  Margaret Somerville Bates (1808 - 1882)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Twiss Bates (1836 - 1859)
  Maria Louisa McKee Bates (1844 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Elmer John Bates (1863 - 1939)*
  Anna Marie Bates Labrum (1864 - 1920)*
  Carrie Lydia Bates Labrum (1866 - 1934)*
  William Robert Bates (1869 - 1929)*
  Lillian Mae Bates Kenyon (1875 - 1940)*
  Omar Randolph Bates (1879 - 1934)*
  Grace Belle Bates Lyford (1881 - 1958)*
  Bert Byron Bates (1884 - 1953)*
  Alice Pearl Bates Bennett (1891 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Bates (1830 - 1909)**
  George Hodgson Bates (1832 - 1910)**
  John H. Bates (1834 - 1919)**
  William Bates (1837 - 1910)
  Mary Ann Bates Thomas (1839 - 1897)**
  Elizabeth Bates Scripter (1842 - 1909)**
  Ellen Jane Bates (1847 - 1849)**
  Archibald Noble Bates (1849 - 1913)**
  Wesley Bates (1852 - 1908)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Bates Cemetery
Johnsburg
Warren County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Andrew L.
Record added: Jan 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12875852
William Bates, Jr
Added by: Andrew L.
 
William Bates, Jr
Added by: Andrew L.
 
William Bates, Jr
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- TOM♦
 Added: Jan. 17, 2011
Happy 100th year in Heaven, Grt Grt Gramps
- Andrew L.
 Added: Aug. 28, 2010

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Jul. 30, 2010
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