Mary Bates

about 1765–
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Bates was born about 1765, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Elihu Bates, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Bates, was 24. She married Levi Southworth on 12 January 1797, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Levi Southworth
1765–1847
Mary Bates
1765–
Marriage: 12 January 1797
Elihi Bates Southworth
1798–
James B Southworth
1800–
Mary Ann Southworth
1803–1835
Hannah Southworth
1804–
Julia Southworth
1806–
Dolly Ann Southworth
1810–1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 January 1797
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
children

(6)

    Elihi Bates Southworth

    Male1798–Male

    James B Southworth

    Male1800–Male

    Mary Ann Southworth

    Female1803–1835Female

    Hannah Southworth

    Female1804–Female

    Julia Southworth

    Female1806–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 16

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 35

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.

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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