Lyman Bates

27 June 1795–
West Randolph, Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lyman

When Lyman Bates was born on 27 June 1795, in West Randolph, Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, Moses Foster Bates, was 37 and his mother, Miriam Smith, was 37. He married Lydia Parker on 28 September 1820. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1820 and Alma, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years.

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Lyman Bates
Lydia Parker
Marriage: 28 September 1820
Lyman Emerson Bates
Ester Orilla Bates
Robert Jacob Bates

Spouse and Children

28 September 1820
3-Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 35

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lyman Bates, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Lyman Bates, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lyman Bates in household of Robert J Bates, "United States Census, 1880"

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