|Birth: ||May 10, 1770|
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 1846|
John married Frances Burnett Nov. l, 1796, in Patrick County, Va., daughter of John Burnett and Mary Howard. They had 10 children: Jesse, Rhoda E., Reubin, Judith, George W., Leroy (Lee), Francis Marion, Frances Lucinda, Sarah Elizabeth, and Louisa Etta. There may have been more but these ten lived to maturity.
His first land deed listed him as a blacksmith.
This information was furnished by William Bill Bates of Georgia. Burial possibly in unmarked grave.
Frances Burnett Bates (1778 - 1856)*
Rhoda Elizabeth Bates (1799 - 1863)*
Francis Marion Bates (1811 - 1888)*
Frances Lucinda Bates Martin (1813 - 1899)*
Hickory Flat Cemetery
Created by: Julianna Dennis
Record added: Apr 23, 2011
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