John Bates

30 October 1816–25 February 1887 (Age 70)
Linton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Bates was born on 30 October 1816, in Linton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Bates, was 25 and his mother, Mary Robinson, was 25. He married Hannah Draycott on 16 May 1837, in Stapenhill, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Stapenhill, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 25 February 1887, in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bates
Hannah Draycott
Marriage: 16 May 1837
Emma Bates
Eliza Bates
John Arthur Bates
Mary Ann Bates
Hyrum Bates
Harriet Bates
Samuel Daniel Bates

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1837Stapenhill, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 19
    A strike involving more than 2,000 workers from 20 textile mills in Paterson, New Jersey. Many of those involved were children, Irish, or both. The primary goal of the strike was to reduce the daily working hours from 13.5 to 11. Employers refused to negotiate, but the strike ended with a declaration that the workdays would now be 12 hours during the week and 9 hours on Saturdays. Paterson employers also blacklisted many of the strike leaders and their families.

    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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    James Kinsey

    James Kinsey History Son of George and Eliza Bates Kinsey James Kinsey was born January 4, 1874 at Burton Trent, Stafford, England. He was the son of George Kinsey and Eliza Bates. His brothers …

    Sources (102)

    • John Bates, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • John Bates in entry for John Bates, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • John Bates, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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