Thomas Phillip Bateman

Brief Life History of Thomas Phillip

When Thomas Phillip Bateman was born on 16 April 1875, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Lehi Bateman, was 31 and his mother, Sophronia Almina Watkins, was 22. He married Mary Josephine Wilson on 9 September 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 31 December 1956, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Phillip Bateman
1875–1956
Mary Josephine Wilson
1877–1963
Marriage: 9 September 1897
Evelyn Bateman
1900–1968
LuRee Mary Bateman
1902–1986
Wanda Josephine Bateman
1904–1998
Reeta Sophrona Bateman
1907–1993
Wilson William Bateman
1908–1990
Lynn Lamont Bateman Sr
1911–1951
Furn Delila Bateman
1913–1996
Dale Philip Bateman
1916–2008
Dean Wilson Bateman
1919–2003
Joy Bateman
1922–2017

Sources (56)

  • Thomas Phillip Bateman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Thomas Phillip Bateman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Thomas Philip Bateman, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Bateman, Bat(te)man, and in the West Midlands of England Batemon, a pet form of Bate or Batte with the hypocoristic suffix -man.

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

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Memories from the Bateman Farm by Royal Spratling

These stories were told by Royal Spratling and recorded in "I remember..." Bateman Family Reunion 1981 Dean, Dale, and I had a lot of courage when we were young. After many many years of drawing e …

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