Rebecca Bates

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Bates was born on 28 February 1810, in Henrico MM, Henrico, Virginia, United States, her father, Dr Elisha Bates, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Jordan Harrison, was 33. She married Edward Debord on 6 March 1832, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Chickahominy District, Charles City County, Virginia, United States in 1860.

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Edward Debord
Rebecca Bates
Marriage: 6 March 1832
Caroline Debord
James R. Debord
Nancy P Debord
Martha Debord
John M. Debord
Jane Debord
Thomas A Debord

Sources (9)

  • Rebecca Bates in household of Wm T Hinkson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca Bates, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Beckie Bates in entry for Ta Debord, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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