Edward Henry Bates (1822-1900)

Birth: March 13, 1822
Landgrove, Bennington, Vermont, USA

Death: February 28, 1900
Webster, Day, South Dakota, USA

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Father: Unknown
Mother: Almira Bates

Spouse: Nancy Swallow
Children: Nancy Hellen Bates, Edward Wallace ‘John Oliver' Bates

Spouse: Nancy Ann Hull
Children John Charles Bates, William Riley Bates, Mattie Marinda Bates, Lavern William Bates, Alva Acres Bates, Monroe Laverne Bates, Scott Merril Wayne Bates, Leona May Bates, Harrold James Bates, Greta Bates

Relation to : 3th Great-grandfather

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Edward was a blacksmith. His place of birth is only known through census records but they provide an inconsistent picture: the 1860 & 1870 censuses say, Vermont; the 1880 census says Scotland; and when reported by his son, William, in 1910 & 1920, it changed to “At Sea.”