Zebulon Baird Bates

Brief Life History of Zebulon Baird

When Zebulon Baird Bates was born on 11 May 1842, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States, his father, Bazzel B Bates, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Baird, was 35. He married Martha Jane Tidwell on 19 March 1865, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Civil District 15, Hickman, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 22 January 1926, in Littlelot, Hickman, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hickman, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zebulon Baird Bates
1842–1926
Martha Jane Tidwell
1845–1936
Marriage: 19 March 1865
Sarah Bates
1867–1944
John Oliver Bates
1871–1955
Georgia Ann Bates
1871–1963
Archibald A Bates
1874–1895
Baby Bates
1876–1876
Alonzo L. Bates
1877–1922
Jenevie Nena Bates
1880–1916
Elena Bell Bates
1881–1944
Thomas Bazeel Bates
1885–1960
Child Bates
1887–1887
Child Bates
1889–1889
Child Bates
1891–1891

Sources (18)

  • Zebulem B Bates, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zebalon B Bates, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Zeblin Bates, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1846

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bate with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also common in Ireland.

Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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