Alexander Bates

22 January 1793–1 January 1883 (Age 90)
Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Bates was born on 22 January 1793, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, Frederick Bates, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Campbell, was 24. He married Mary Starbird on 3 November 1814, in Bowdoinham, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Richmond, Lincoln, Maine, United States in 1850 and Richmond, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States in 1860. He died on 1 January 1883, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Litchfield Plains Cemetery, Litchfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Bates
1793–1883
Mary Starbird
1794–1848
Marriage: 3 November 1814
Helena Bates
1816–1818
Emily Bates
1816–1898
Frederick Bates
1818–1890
Mary Bates
1822–1838
Sarah A. Bates
1824–
Rachel Jane Bates
1826–1905
Alexander Bates Jr
1829–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1814
Bowdoinham, Lincoln, Maine, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Bates

    Male1771–1873Male

    Elizabeth Campbell

    Female1768–1847Female

siblings

(11)

    William Bates

    Male1791–Male

    Male1793–1883Male

    Deacon James Bates

    Male1796–1876Male

    Marcia Bates

    Female1798–1889Female

    Ruth Bates

    Female1799–1846Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1799

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Bate ( see Bartholomew ).2 Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Bates, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alexander Bates, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alexander Bates in entry for Mary Bates, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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