Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bateses in:
 • Santa Barbara Cemetery
 • Santa Barbara
 • Santa Barbara County
 • California
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
William H Bates
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 19, 1869
Iowa County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 1, 1956
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County
California, USA

CA--SantaBarbara News Press.....02 May 1956
WILLIAM BATES: 86, a resident here since he was 2yrs old, died yesterday [Tuesday 5-01] in a local hospital after a long illness. He was born in Wisconsin 19 Jul 1869. He came with his father Jos Bates from Auslin MN & learned the blacksmith's trade in the wagon & carriage shop his father operated here. Many of the carriages used in the Fiesta parade were built by the elder MrBates. He married the former Hattie Esselstyn of ClearLake MN in 1903 in the First Presbyterian Church here, with the late RevWarren Moore officiating. MrBates had worked for ElPaseo Iron Works & later for the Hendry Iron Works. He was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters.
Surviving besides his wife-Hattie are 2 bros: Eugene-Bakersfield & Raymond-LosAngeles; & a sis: MrsLouise Wickham-Beckley WV & several nieces & nephews, among whom is Carl Muzzall-Carpinteria.
Services will be conducted tomorrow [5-03] in the Welch & Ryce chapel by RevEdward Bow-len. Graveside committal service will be at the SantaBarbara Cem.
Family links: 
  Joseph H Bates (1834 - 1920)
  Nancy Sherbondy Bates (1842 - 1913)
  Harriet J Esselstyn Bates (1883 - 1958)
  Charles R Bates (1860 - 1931)*
  Lora Elizabeth Bates Muzzall (1864 - 1934)*
  Eva May Bates Kennedy (1867 - 1943)*
  Eugene Joseph Bates (1868 - 1956)*
  William H Bates (1869 - 1956)
  Harry Edward Bates (1871 - 1948)*
  Fred Horace Bates (1873 - 1937)*
  Louise E Bates Wickham (1876 - 1962)*
  Don Lewis Bates (1878 - 1944)*
  Lawrence Oliver Bates (1879 - 1934)*
  Raymond Bates (1883 - 1960)*
*Calculated relationship
Santa Barbara Cemetery
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County
California, USA
Plot: Room 3, Group E, Row 12, Niche 11
Created by: DJ Csikos
Record added: Aug 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57969754
William H Bates
Added by: Dorothy Oksner
William H Bates
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Ron West
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

MOST all desire--To forget me not! We should remember Andrew Betts-an early settler of Crawford Cnty PA as the father of this large family group (you thru his --dau-- Mary). Rest in peace one & all; One more of the many distant cousins-Dianna
- DJ Csikos
 Added: Oct. 14, 2014

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service