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Hannibal Jerome Bates
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1877
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1959
Macon County
North Carolina, USA

H.J. Bates, Maconian, Dies Sunday

Farmer and Miner Was 81; Rites Held Monday

Hannibal J. Bates, 81, died at his home in the Smith Bridge section early Sunday morning after a lingering illness.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Macon County and was the son of the late John Gray Bates and Mrs. Martha McClure Bates. Mr. Bates was married to Miss Octave Holbrooks on January 17, 1904, and was a member of the Coweeta Baptist Church. He was a farmer and miner.

Services were held Monday at Cowetta Baptist Church with the Rev. George A. Cloer officiating, assisted by the Rev. Benny Haire and the Rev. Clyde Monteith. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Leonard Meyers, Grady Williams, L.C. Knight, Roy Thomas, William Carpenter and Romulus Carpenter.

Surviving, in addition to the widow, are a brother, Samuel M. Bates, of Darrington, Washington, and one sister, Mrs. J.E. Carpenter of Toccoa, Ga.

Potts Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 
Family links: 
  John Gray Bates (1841 - 1932)
  Martha A. McClure Bates (1844 - 1924)
  Lydia Octavia Holbrook Bates (1878 - 1962)*
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Coweeta Baptist Church Cemetery
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
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Originally Created by: Sheri
Record added: Feb 20, 2011
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Hannibal Jerome Bates
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Hannibal Jerome Bates
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Hannibal Jerome Bates
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 Added: May. 30, 2012

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