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Bates Genealogy & History

Bates is an English patronymic name based on the medieval given name "Bate", a diminutive of Bartholomew. Bartholomew, one of the twelve apostles, derives from the Aramaic (biblical) patronymic "bar-Talmai", whose derivation means "rich soil". In Old Norse, "bat" means "profit"; Bates could be locational for someone living by a rich pasture. A third derivation is Old English "bat", meaning "boat"; Bates could be occupational for a boatman. In Bates family history, the family seat was in Yorkshire prior to the Norman Conquest. In American Bates genealogy, the first immigrant lived in Virginia by 1623. The Bates motto "et manu et corde" is French for "with hand and heart".


Bates Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Clarice Bates-- --, 1926September 2,2005KS
Bailey Bates-- --, 1913May 27,2010ID
C Ben Bates-- --, 1912November 18,1993IN
D Ellen Bates-- --, 1917March 14,2000MA

Bates Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Asa Bates-- --, 1917November 4,1990Arlington,VA
Fabian Bates-- --, 1907January ,1987Riverview,FL
G Marion Bates-- --, 1904May ,1989New Harbor,ME
H Burton Bates-- --, 1919May 16,2005Clifton,VA

Bates Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Andrew BatesMildred FarrellFebruary 12,1943Wake, NC
Carl BatesElizabeth RhodesFebruary 14,1964Wake, NC
Edward BatesSarah BeardJanuary 31,1942Wake, NC
Ferman BatesErmine ChandlerFebruary 5,1949Wake, NC

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