Orson Parley Bates III

1 September 1887–16 December 1962 (Age 75)
Marion, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Orson Parley

When Orson Parley Bates III was born on 1 September 1887, in Marion, Cassia, Idaho, United States, his father, Orson Parley Bates Jr., was 30 and his mother, Emily Vilate Tuttle, was 26. He married Nettie May Knudson on 29 June 1916. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Seattle Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940 and World for about 5 years. He died on 16 December 1962, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orson Parley Bates III
Nettie May Knudson
Marriage: 29 June 1916
Phyllis Bates
Whitney K Bates
Mary Elaine Bates
David Ray Bates
Peggy Jean Bates

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1916
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State
    Age 2
    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 7
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 20
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Glen Tuttle Bates - My story - written at the age of 79

    My name is Glen Tuttle Bates. I was born 28 August 1892, in Oakley, Cassia County, Idaho. I was the seventh of thirteen children in the family of Orson Parley and Emily Vilate Tuttle Bates. …

    Sources (26)

    • Orson Parley Bates, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • O Parley Bates, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Orson Parley Bates, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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