Priscilla Bates

Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Priscilla

Priscilla Bates was born in 1739, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States. She married Simeon Ellis on 24 March 1760. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Simeon Ellis
Priscilla Bates
Marriage: 24 March 1760
Sebilla Ellis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1760Waterford, Gloucester, N. J.
  • Children


    World Events (6)

    Age 36
    During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
    Age 37
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 61
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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 (10)

    • Priscilla Bates, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
    • Priscilla Bates, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
    • Priscilla Bates, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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