Ormus Elias Bates

Male11 April 1845–6 March 1912

Brief Life History of Ormus Elias

When Ormus Elias Bates was born on 11 April 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Ormus Ephraim Bates, was 30 and his mother, Phoebe Maria Matteson, was 28. He married Sarah Elizabeth Tuttle in 1869, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1860 and Marion, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1852. He died on 6 March 1912, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Oakley Cemetery, Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

Photos and Memories (2)

Do you know Ormus Elias? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ormus Elias Bates
1845–1912
Sarah Elizabeth Tuttle
1852–1932
Marriage: 1869
Lillie Elizabeth Tycer
1895–1982
Virgil Harold Bates
1901–1975
Winnona Maude Bates
1902–1971
Alta Louise Bates Marcus
1913–1959

Sources (33)

  • Ormus Bates, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ormus Baits in household of Maria Baits, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A Ely Bates in entry for Winnona M Dyer, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1869Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846

    Age 1

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

    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated

    Age 1

    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.

    1863

    Age 18

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.