Ardella Eliza Bates

11 March 1917–11 June 2005 (Age 88)
Park City, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life of Ardella Eliza

When Ardella Eliza Bates was born on 11 March 1917, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States, her father, Daniel Hyrum Bates, was 23 and her mother, Mary Ellen Skinner, was 21. She married Frank Dean Knight on 2 June 1934, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Mojave, Kern, California, United States in 1935 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 11 June 2005, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Frank Dean Knight
Ardella Eliza Bates
Marriage: 2 June 1934
Dorothy Lee Knight

Spouse and Children

2 June 1934
Utah, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1920 · The Pioneer Museum Is Organized

Age 3

The Pioneer Museum was conceived in 1920 by women dedicated to preserving the pioneer heritage of the community. The Daughters of Utah Pioneers organization headed the effort and a museum was created for the collection of relics and written histories of the early pioneers.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Death of Ardella Eliza Bates Knight Beck

Daily Herald 16 Jun 2005; Provo, Utah co., Utah Source: Daily Herald Published in the Daily Herald on 6/16/2005. Beck, Ardella Eliza Bates Ardella Eliza Bates Knight Be …

Sources (3)

  • Ardela Eliza Bates Knight in household of Frank D Knight, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ardella Eliza Bates in household of Daniel Hyrum Bates, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ardella Bates Knight in household of Frank Dean Knight, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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