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Bates, Robert

Male 1825 - 1921  (96 years)


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  • Name Bates, Robert 
    Nickname Robin 
    Born 24 Aug 1825  Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Between 1861 and 1865 
    • He was a captain in the 7th Cavalry, CSA.
    Census 1880  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The household was enumerated as follows:

      Robert, 54, Ky.
      William, 21, Va.
      Martin, 20
      Mander G., 9, female
      Garret, 11, male
    Elected Between 1880 and 1884 
    Kentucky state representative from Letcher County sometime 
    • While serving as a state legislator, he pushed through the bill establishing Knott County as a separate county from Letcher, Perry, and Floyd.
    Died 24 Sep 1921  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Bates Cemetery, Colson, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I76273  Pioneers of the Appalachian Highlands
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2019 

    Father Bates, John Wallis Sr.,   b. 17 May 1779, Washington, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1845, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Waltrip, Sarah,   b. 1793, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1865, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1812  Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lee, Sarah C.,   b. 1842,   d. 1927, Vicco, Perry, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1869 
    Children 
     1. Bates, Amanda Grazella,   b. 24 Dec 1869, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1945, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Bates, Theophilos Garrett,   b. Abt 1869,   d. 22 Jul 1884, Wise, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F31643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lee, Phoebe,   b. 1839, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1859  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bates, William A.,   b. Abt 1859, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1884, Wise, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     2. Bates, Martin Van Buren,   b. 16 Mar 1861, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1925  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F1143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Bentley, Elizabeth,   b. 16 Dec 1870, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1956, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 22 May 1888  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Book #8.
    Children 
     1. Bates, Robert Jr.,   b. 5 Sep 1888, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924  (Age 35 years)
     2. Bates, Eliza,   b. 2 Jan 1889, Knott, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1969  (Age 80 years)
     3. Bates, Henry,   b. 5 Sep 1892, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1974, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Bates, Ralph Booten,   b. 1 Apr 1894, Hindman, Knott, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1983, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Bates, Uriah Lee,   b. 23 Jun 1896, Knott, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1979, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Bates, Jesse,   b. 27 Feb 1898, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1980, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Bates, Beckham,   b. 18 Feb 1901, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1985, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Bates, Sam J.,   b. 19 Nov 1902, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1963, Blair, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     9. Bates, Joseph,   b. 26 May 1904, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1957, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     10. Bates, Lola,   b. 28 Mar 1906, Knott, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 2006, Pine Top, Knott, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     11. Bates, Tandy,   b. 23 Dec 1908, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1937, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     12. Bates, Manerva,   b. 8 Feb 1911, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1983, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     13. Bates, Mildred Cleo,   b. 11 Sep 1912,   d. 25 Feb 1991, Fayette, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F1145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1825 - Floyd, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1859 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 May 1888 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 1921 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bates Cemetery, Colson, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S586] 1880 Census Letcher Co KY, 24-554.

    2. [S322] KY Death Records RootsWeb, hv., Vol. 028, Cert. #13909, Deathvol. 1922.