William Bates

about 1783–
of Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island

The Life of William

When William Bates was born about 1783, his father, Reuben Bates, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Nichols, was 26. He married Mrs. Sarah Bates about 1807.

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William Bates
Mrs. Sarah Bates
Marriage: about 1807

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    Mrs. Sarah Bates


about 1807
of Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island

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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.

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