Henry Bates

1870–Male
Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Bates was born in May 1870, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Henry Bates, was 49 and his mother, Cordelia Josephine Burts, was 34. He lived in District 9, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Henry Bates
1821–1905
Cordelia Josephine Burts
1836–1915
Virginia "Jennie" Alice Bates
1856–1924
Arthur E Bates
1858–
Bessie Bates
1860–
Charles Bates
1863–
Ida Mae Bates
1866–1931
Henry Bates
1870–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 7

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 (2)

  • Henry Bates in household of William H Bates, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harry Bates in household of William H Bates, "United States Census, 1880"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.