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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Family Time Line

Edward Debord
1803–
Rebecca Bates
1810–
Marriage: 6 March 1832
Caroline Debord
1833–1870
James R. Debord
1840–1862
Nancy P Debord
1834–1906
Martha Debord
1836–1900
John M. Debord
1838–
Jane Debord
1843–
Thomas A Debord
1848–1914

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)

1812

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.

1846

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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