John S. Bates

3 January 1871–1 May 1891 (Age 20)
Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John S.

When John S. Bates was born on 3 January 1871, in Union, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Benjamin Bates, was 40 and his mother, Mary Jane Elisabeth Sartor, was 28. He lived in Santuc, Union, South Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 1 May 1891, in Newberry, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Mount Vernon Church, Union, South Carolina, United States.

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Thomas Benjamin Bates
Mary Jane Elisabeth Sartor
William Farr Bates
John S. Bates
Baby Bates

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 7

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jack Bates in household of Thomas B Bates, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John S. Bates, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John S. "Jack" Bates (1871 - 1891) - Find A Grave Memorial

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