Ganville Alfonso Bates

24 August 1889–20 February 1981 (Age 91)
Walnut Lake Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ganville Alfonso

When Ganville Alfonso Bates was born on 24 August 1889, in Walnut Lake Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, his father, Ernest Walton Bates, was 23 and his mother, Nellie Marion Baker, was 19. He married Martha Adelia Miner on 16 June 1909, in Mabel, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Newburg, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years and Harmony, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 20 February 1981, in Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Mabel, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ganville Alfonso Bates
Martha Adelia Miner
Marriage: 16 June 1909
Nellie Bates
Ernest James Bates
Floyd Granville Bates
Phyllis Cora Bates
Zola Mary Addine Bates
Edyth Bates
Manville Maynard Bates
Helen Marie Bates

Spouse and Children

16 June 1909
Mabel, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States


    Nellie Bates


    Ernest James Bates


    Floyd Granville Bates


    Phyllis Cora Bates


    Zola Mary Addine Bates


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Walton Bates


    Nellie Marion Baker




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 4

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Bate ( see Bartholomew ).2 Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grandwill Bates in household of Earnest Bates, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Granville Bates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Granville A Bates, "United States Census, 1910"

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