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                    The Descendants of James M. Bates Sr.


 First Generation 

1.  James M. Bates was born on 1 Jun 1801 in North
Carolina.  He died before 1850 in Georgia.

James married Rachel  _______ about 1821.  Rachel was born on 21 Apr 1797
She died before 1860 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She is buried at
Ebenezer Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.


Children from this marriage were:

 2     F     i.   Mary Carolina Bates was born on 10 Feb 1822 in North Carolina.
   
     3     M    ii.  
 John Bates was born on 13 Jan 1824 in North Carolina.  He died on 7 Nov 1904 in
   Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 80.  He is buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church
   in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   4    M    iii.  James M. Bates, Jr. was born on 29 May 1826 in North Carolina.  He died on 16 Jun 1863 
   in Meridian, Mississippi at age 37 during service in the Civil War.
   
   James married Mary Ann Cantrell on 13 Jan 1853 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Mary was

 born in 1833 in South Carolina.  She died in Mar 1900 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 67.

   
5    F    iv.  Rebecca Jane Bates was born on 12 Oct 1829 in North Carolina.  She died on 28 Feb 1903 
   in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 73.  She is buried at Tickanetley Baptist Church in Gilmer
   County, Georgia.
   
 

 Jane married Pleasant Parker on 19 Feb 1844 in Lumpkin County, Georgia.  Pleasant was

   born about 1809 in North Carolina.  He died before 1860. 
   
   Jane next married Joshua Mooney on 24 Aug 1854 in Gilmer County, Georgia  Joshua was
   born on 27 Oct 1829 in North Carolina.  He died 26 Jun 1901 in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   He is buried at Tickanetley Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia. 
   
6   M    v.    Jonas R. Bates was born on 5 Nov 1831 in North Carolina.   He died before 6 Sep 1909 in
   Gilmer County, Georgia according to probate records.
 

 

   Jonas married Caroline  ________.  Caroline was born about 1826.  She died before 1900.
   
   7    M    vi.  George M. Bates was born on 2 May 1832. 
   
   George married Emeline Randall on 19 July 1834 in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
  8    F   vii.

 Cynthia Ann Bates was born on 25 Sept 1937 in Georgia.  She died on 29 Feb 1924 in

   Gilmer County, Georgia at age 85.  She is buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Gilmer
   County, Georgia.
   
   Cynthia married John L. Simms on 6 Dec 1877 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  John was born 
   26 Oct 1825 in North Carolina.  He died before 17 Sep 1887 in Gilmer County, Georgia. 

Second Generation 

3.  John Bates was born on 13 Jan 1824
in North Carolina.  He died on 7
Nov 1904 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 80.  He is
buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer County,
Georgia.

John married Elizabeth Allen on 18 Oct 1845 in Gilmer
County, Georgia.  Elizabeth was born on 27 Mar 1827 in Georgia.  She died on
18 Dec 1916 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 89.  She is buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church
 in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

 9     M     i.   William Bates was born abt. 1849 in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
10    F     ii.  Rachel Martha Ann Bates was born 17 Jun 1851 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died
   8 May 1945 in Bradley County, Tennessee.  She is buried at Antioch Church in Bradley
   County, Tennessee.
   
   Rachel married Milligan Cicero Clontz on 23 Dec 1869 in Gilmer County, Georgia. 
   Milligan was born 12 Sep 1847.  He died 30 Oct 1927 in Bradley County, Tennessee.
   He is buried at Antioch Church in Bradley County, Tennessee.
   
   11    M    iii.  Sarah E. Bates was born in May 1855 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died on 15 Jun 1942 
   in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 87.
   
   Sarah married William W. Mulkey on 12 Feb 1874 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  William was

 born in May 1849.  He died on 22 Feb 1925 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 75.

   
12   F    iv.  Jane Arminda Bates was born in Jul 1858 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died on 26 Mar 1941
   in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 82.  She is buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Gilmer
   County, Georgia.
   
 

 Jane married George Jefferson Nealey on 15 Jan 1879 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  George was

   born in Jun 1860.  He died in 14 Nov 1937 at age 77.  He is buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church in
   Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   13   M    v.    
 John James Bates was born on 27 Nov 1860 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on
 

 19 Jun 1938 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 77.  He is buried at Ebenezer Baptist

   Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
     14    M    vi.  Samuel M. Bates was born in Mar 1862 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on 3 Sep 1942
   in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 80.
   
    15    F    vii.

 Cynthia Angeline Bates was born in Nov 1865 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died after 1910.

   
16    M   viii.   Columbus W. Bates was born in 27 Jun 1869 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on
   21 Sep 1921 at age 52.  He was buried at Bascomb Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia. 
   
   Columbus married Harriet Rebecca Strickland on 29 Nov 1897 in Gilmer County, Georgia. 
   Harriet was born on 29 Apr 1873.  She died 25 Jan 1921 at age 47.  She is buried at
   Bascomb Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia.d
   
17    M    ix.

 Charley L. Bates was born in 19 Mar 1872 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died 6 Sep 1956 in

   Cobb County, Georgia at age 84.  Twin of Harley Bates.
   
   Charley married Flora ________ .  Flora was born May 1883.  She died before 1910.
   
   Charley next married Hattie Belle Pritchett on 26 Oct 1927 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She was
   born 3 Nov 1897 in Georgia.  She died 16 Dec 1979 in Cobb County, Georgia.
   
18   M     x.

 Harley Bates was born in Mar 1872 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Probably died in young.

   Twin of Charley Bates.



Third Generation 

13.  John James Bates was born on 27 Nov 1860 in Gilmer
County, Georgia.  He died on 19 Jun 1938 in Gilmer
County, Georgia at age 77.  He is buried at
Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.

John married Rutha Elizabeth Stover, daughter of Reverend David J.
Stover and Malinda Long, on 9 Jan 1888 in Gilmer County , Georgia. 

Rutha was born on 22 Aug 1864 in Georgia.  She died
on 8 Oct 1947 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 83.  She
is buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer
County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

19   F      i.            

 Ina R. Bates was born in 10 Dec 1888 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died 19 Jun 1972

   in Houston County, Georgia.  She is buried at Clear Creek Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Ina married James A. Thompson in Gilmer County, Georgia on 31 Jan 1904 in Gilmer County,
   Georgia.  James was born on 10 May 1882 in Georgia.  He died on 8 Feb 1958 in Houston County,
   Georgia.  He is buried at Clear Creek Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
  20   F     ii.            

 Frances Ella Bates was born in 26 Jun 1890 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died 3 Jan 1976 in

   Cobb County, Georgia.  She is buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.  
   
   Frances married Benjamin Floyd Mulkey on 5 Jun 1906 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Floyd was
   born 23 Aug 1886.  He died in 18 Aug 1932 at Sarasota, Florida.  He is buried at Friendship Baptist
   Church in Sarasota County, Florida.
   
   Frances next married Colon Abraham Hand in 1936 at Sarasota, Florida.  Colon was born 28 Oct 1882.
   He died on 4 May 1942 in Sarasota, Florida.  He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Grady County, Georgia
   with his first wife, Minnie Collins Hand.
   
     21    M    iii.            
 Harley Maxwell Bates
was born on 28 Aug 1896 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on 25
   Dec 1989 in Cobb County, Georgia at age 93.   He is buried at Shiloh Methodist Church
   Cemetery in Cobb County, Georgia.
   
    22    M    iv.         

 Dewey J. Bates was born in May 1899 in Gilmer County, Georgia.

           
  23    F      v.         

 Willie M. Bates was born 17 Jun 1901 in Gilmer County, Georgia. She died 16 Sep 1996 in

   Clayton County, Georgia.
   
   Willie married Hilliard P. Reece on 31 May 1917 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Hilliard was born
   18 July 1888 in Georgia.  He died 24 Mar 1973 in Fulton County, Georgia.
   
        24    M     vi.             Tandy Clifton Bates was born on 4 May 1904 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on 16 Aug 1975 in 
   Cobb County, Georgia at age 71.  He was buried at Bascomb Cemetery in Cherokee County,
   Georgia.
   
   Tandy married Rosey Strickland 12 Sep 1926 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Rosey was born
   16 Sep 1911.  She died 13 Dec 1976 in Cherokee County, Georgia at age 65.  She is buried
   in Bascomb Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia.



Fourth Generation

21.  Harley Maxwell Bates was born on 28 Aug 1896 in Gilmer
County, Georgia.  He died on 25 Dec 1989 in Cobb County,
Georgia at age 93.  He is buried at Shiloh
Methodist Church Cemetery in Cobb County, Georgia.  The cause of his death
was Cancer in the Esophagus.

Harley married Carrie Etta Mathews, daughter of Robert Daniel
Mathis and Sarah E. Garrett, on 9 Sep 1917 in Gilmer County,
Georgia.  Carrie was born on 7 Sep 1898 in Gilmer
County, Georgia.  She died on 15 Feb 1987 in Cobb County, Georgia at
age 88.  She is buried at Shiloh Methodist Church
Cemetery in Cobb County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

        25    M    i.       

 Lowery Vinson Bates was born on 29 Dec 1918 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on
   29 Oct 2006 in Cobb County, Georgia at age 87.  He is buried in Pineridge Cemetery in
   Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia.
   
    Lowery married Gladys Mills.  Gladys was born 24 Jun 1929.  She died 17 Feb 2007 in Cobb County,
   Georgia at age 77.  She is buried in Pineridge Cemetery in Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia.
   
        26    F    ii.  Wylene Bates was born 21 Dec 1920 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died 3 Dec 2003 at
 

 age 82.  She is buried at Oakgrove Church Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia.

   
   Wylene married  Herman Lowery.
   
   Wylene next married Eddie Lemuel Hood.  Eddie was born 20 Dec 1894 in Gordon County,
   Georgia.  He died 22 May 1976 in Bartow County, Georgia at age 81.  He is buried at
   Oak Grove Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
   Wylene next married Howard Minter.  Howard was born 12 Aug 1899 in Georgia.  He died
   16 Oct 1992 in Cobb County, Georgia.  He is buried at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with his
   first wife, Cynthia.
   
        27    F     iii.    Living Bates.
   
   Living married Hazel Davis.  Hazel was born 17 May 1925.  She died 19 May 1984 at age 59. 
   She is buried at Shiloh Methodist Church in Cobb County, Georgia.
   

        28    M    iv.    

 Marshall Bates was born 4 May 1924 in Georgia.  He died 6 Nov 2000 in Fulton County,

             Georgia at age 76.  He is buried at Pineridge Cemetery in Kennesaw, Georgia.
   
   Marshall married Elizabeth Cowart.  Elizabeth was born 7 Dec 1924.  She died 29 Apr 2002
   in Cobb County, Georgia.  He is buried at Pineridge Cemetery in Kennesaw, Georgia.
   
    29    M    v.
 Hubert Harley Bates was born on 5 Apr 1927 in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.  He died
   on 16 Dec 1984 in Cobb County, Georgia at age 57.  He is buried at Pineridge Cemetery in
   Kennesaw, Cobb  County, Georgia.
   
         30    F    vi. 

 Living Bates.

   

  

 Living married James Blaylock.
   
         31    F    vii.

 Mary Bates was born 5 May 1932.  She died 19 Mar 2014 in Cobb County, Georgia.  She is buried

   at Shiloh Methodist Church in Cobb County, Georgia.
   

   

 Mary married Floyd Gayton.  Floyd was born 1 Sep 1927.  He died 19 Jan 2000 at age 72.
   He is buried at Shiloh Methodist Church in Cobb County, Georgia.



Fifth Generation

29. Hubert Harley Bates was born on 5 Apr 1927 in
 Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.  He died on 16 Dec 1984 in Marietta, Cobb
County, Georgia at age 57.  He is buried at Pineridge Cemetery in
Kennesaw,
Cobb County, Georgia.  The cause of his
death was Cancer of the Esophagus.

Hubert married
Burree Imogene Hood,
daughter of Eddie Lemuel Hood
and Lola Ann Evans, on 4 Mar 1946 in Cobb County, Georgia.  The marriage ended in divorce. 
Burree was born on 27 Mar 1930 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.  She died on 16 Feb 1996
in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia at age 65.  She is buried at Liberty Hills Cemetery in Acworth,
Cobb County, Georgia. The cause of her death was Complications from Diabetes.

There were three children born of this marriage.

 

 

 




 

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