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 John Gray Bates

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John Gray Bates

  • Birth 30 Mar 1841 Macon County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 13 Jul 1932 Macon County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Otto, Macon County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 15729360

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.

John Gray Bates was a member of CO B, 39th NC Inf. in the Confederate Army.
John and Martha Bates had nine children in all.

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He served in the Confederate Army

  • Maintained by: Past Hunter
  • Originally Created by: JoAnn Welch Coon
  • Added: 14 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15729360
  • Past Hunter
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Gray Bates (30 Mar 1841–13 Jul 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15729360, citing Coweeta Baptist Church Cemetery, Otto, Macon County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Past Hunter (contributor 47743752) .