Barnabas Bates

15 July 1815–19 December 1869 (Age 54)
Wills Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States

The Life of Barnabas

When Barnabas Bates was born on 15 July 1815, in Wills Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, his father, Timothy Bates Sr., was 38 and his mother, Ruth Moore, was 28. He married Martha Ann McWilliams on 17 March 1836, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Seneca Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Wayne Township, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 19 December 1869, in Seneca Township, Noble, Ohio, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Wills Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Barnabas Bates
1815–1869
Martha Ann McWilliams
1819–1886
Marriage: 17 March 1836
John S Bates
1837–1837
Hannah W Bates
1838–1912
Susanna Bates
1840–1933
Joseph Bates
1842–1851
Dighton Moore Bates
1844–1921
Eliza R Bates
1846–1935
Ruth Bates
1848–1932
Timothy B. Bates
1851–1939
Julia Anna Bates
1852–1897
Aaron V. Bates
1855–1896
Keller James Bates
1857–1941
Finley John Bates
1860–1932
Nancy H. Bates
1866–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 March 1836
Guernsey, Ohio, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1816

Age 1

Indiana is the 19th state.
1816 · Constitutional Convention Held

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on June 10, 1816, at Corydon to discuss statehood. Thirty-four delegates, with Jonathan Jennings presiding, passed a resolution to proceed writing the state’s constitution. The constitution was completed on June 29, 1816, and became effective on the same day.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Barna Bates, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Barney Bates, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Barny Bates, "United States Census, 1860"

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