Hyrum Bates

Brief Life History of Hyrum

When Hyrum Bates was born on 27 October 1851, in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bates, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Draycott, was 35. He married Jane Russell on 25 December 1871, in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 3 September 1930, in Milo, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rigby Pioneer Cemetery, Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Hyrum Bates
Jane Russell
Marriage: 25 December 1871
John Hyrum Bates
Richard Russell Bates
Hannah Maria Bates
Henery Bates
Mable Jane Bates
Edward Frederick Bates

Sources (53)

  • Hyrum Bates, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Hiram Bates, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Hyrum Bates., "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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Historical Boundaries: 1869: Summit, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Summit, Utah, United States

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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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Hyrum Bates

Hyrum Bates was born October 27, 1851 in Walsall, Stafford, England. He was one of six children born to John Bates and Hannah Dracket or Draycot. The Bates family sailed from England to America aboard …

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