James S. Bates

Photo added by Joan Kinney Timmer

James S. Bates

  • Birth 21 Aug 1857 Michigan, USA
  • Death 9 Mar 1926 Donken, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, USA
  • Plot Section 5, Lot 58
  • Memorial ID 61553407

James S. Bates was born on August 21, 1857 in Michigan to Francis and Lois (Harrington) Bates.

On October 5, 1880 in Ravenna, Michigan he married Eva Devenport and together they had 9 children, Myrtle May, Herbert James, Alfred Lyle, Edith, Bertha, Ethel, Hazel, and James Lester Bates.

He died on March 9, 1926 in Donken, Michigan at the age of 67.

Special thanks to my cousin Mary Ann Cassady for typing and sending his obituary to me.

DONKEN RESIDENT SUMMONED - James Bates Succumbs at Home to Attack of Heart Trouble.

James Bates, aged 63, passed away at his home in Donken, Tuesday. Death is ascribed to heart trouble.

Surviving are his widow, three sons, Herbert, James and Alfred, all of Flint; and five daughters, Mrs. Amos Buffin and Mrs. Roy Berrenger of Grand Rapids; Mrs. Owen Warner of Big Rapids; Mrs. Bud McCraney of Reed City, Mich., and Mrs. William Worst of Dighton, Mich.

The body will be removed to Big Rapids where the funeral will be held.


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  • Maintained by: Jim Bradley
  • Originally Created by: Joan Kinney Timmer
  • Added: 13 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61553407
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James S. Bates (21 Aug 1857–9 Mar 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61553407, citing Highland View Cemetery, Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Jim Bradley (contributor 47694256) .