Henry Laten James Bates

Brief Life History of Henry Laten James

When Henry Laten James Bates was born on 18 September 1885, in Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Bates, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Gilbert, was 25. He married Nellie Ayers in 1921, in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 24 October 1985, at the age of 100, and was buried in Pitsea, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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Henry Laten James Bates
Nellie Ayers
Marriage: 1921

Sources (9)

  • Henry Bates in household of Henry Bates, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • GRO Birth Register Henry Laten James Bates
  • Bates, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Bate with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also common in Ireland.

Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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