Priscilla Bates

1739–
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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Family Time Line

Simeon Ellis
1730–1780
Priscilla Bates
1739–
Marriage: 24 March 1760
Sebilla Ellis
1764–1850

Spouse and Children

Children

(1)

World Events (6)

1775
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.
1776
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

Betts
Betz
Bartholomew
Bate

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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