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.

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Ormus Elias Bates
Sarah Elizabeth Tuttle
Marriage: 1869
Lillie Elizabeth Tycer
Virgil Harold Bates
Winnona Maude Bates
Alta Louise Bates Marcus

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"

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

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    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.


    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.

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