Wife of John Bates - Aged 72 years
Daughter of Israel and Jane Light.
lst wife of John Wallis Bates (b. 1779) married in 1803 by whom he fathered 4 children: Elizabeth (Ashurst), John, James and Thomas). He married? again in 1815 to Sarah Waldrup Bates and fathered 12 more children. Lavina came from Washington Co, VA with 4 kids to Pulaski Co.,Ky. In 1850 the census shows her living with her daughter Eliz Ashurst and her husband in Missouri.