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51. Elizabeth ADAMSON7,16,27 was born on 6 August 1791 in Tennessee.17 She died on 16 January 1879 at the age of 87 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.

Elizabeth married William Bales, 7 Mar 1812, Jefferson Co TN The Lost Creek MM records shaw a William Bales, b. 2-10-1792, son of John and Ann Bales. He seems to be the only William Bales of the correct age in the records.

The Bales surname is also seen as Beals; William said to be a son of John Beals and Ann Thornburgh, which agrees with the above. William died 1882.

WILLIAM BALES born Feb. 10, 1792, died Ray County, MO Jan. 16,
1882, married Jefferson County, TN about 1792 ELIZABETH ADAMSON daughter of Simon
and Eleanor [ROUTH] Adamson born Aug. 6, 1791, died Ray County, MO Jan. 16, 1879.
Their son Perry- PERRY BALES married Ray County, MO Mar. 26, 1837 ELIZABETH
ADAMSON daughter of Jacob and Ruth [Covey] Adamson. Jacob son of Simon Jr and
Eleanor [Routh] Adamson

1850 Census. Ray Co MO
William Bales, age 58, b. TN. Elizabeth, age 58, b. TN
Rachel 21, Walter 20, and Rutha 16 - all born in TN
Perry Bales, age 36, b. TN, was next door with his family.
Joseph Bales, age 28, b. TN was a few doors away
John Bales, age 34, b. TN also on the same page in this census.

Elizabeth is buried Todds Chapel Cemetery, Richmond, Ray Co, MO, is her husband, William Bales.

Elizabeth ADAMSON and William BALES were married on 17 March 1812 in Tennessee. William BALES was born on 10 February 1792 in Lost Creek, Jefferson County, Tennessee. He died on 16 January 1882 at the age of 89 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.

Elizabeth ADAMSON and William BALES had the following children:

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Martha BALES.

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Perry BALES.

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John BALES.

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Sophia BALES.

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Joseph BALES was born in 1822 in Tennessee.

Married Sarah Jane Moderell, 7 Oct 1844, Ray County, MO

1850 Census. Ray Co, MO, Hh 531
Joseph Bales, 28, b. TN
Sarah, 22, b. IN
Rutha E., 3, b. MO. Mary M., 1, b. MO

1870 Census. Richmond Twp, Ray Co MO, Hh 54
Joseph Bales, 50, b. TN
Sarah, 42, b. IL
children all born in MO
Ruth E., 22. Margret 20. Isaac P. 18. Rachel 15. Andy 12. Martha 9. William G. 7. Robert 5. Nancy C., age 1.
Joseph W. White, age 36, b. IN

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Ellen BALES was born in 1824 in Tennessee.

Married Benjamin F. Davis, Ray Co, MO.

1850 Census. Ray Co, MO, Hh 530 (between her father William & brother Joseph)
Benj. F. Davis, 25, b. NC
Ellen, 26, b. TN
ELiza 1, b. MO Benjamin F., age 4 months, b. MO

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Nancy BALES was born on 20 November 1826 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. She died on 13 November 1862 at the age of 35 in Ray County, Missouri.

Married John Calvin Cates, 15 Oct 1846, Ray Co, MO

1850 Census. Ray Co, MO, Hh 491 (next to her sister Sophia)
John C. Cates, 31, b. TN
Nancy, 22, b. TN
Alice, 1, b. MO

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Rachel BALES was born in 1828 in Tennessee. She died on 4 May 1886 at the age of 58 in Ray County, Missouri.

Buried Todd's Chapel Cemetery, Ray Co, MO

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Walter BALES was born in 1830 in Tennessee.

Married to Mary Conrad and (2) Nannie Sullinger.

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Rutha BALES was born on 15 August 1833 in Tennessee. She died on 22 October 1928 at the age of 95 in Ray County, Missouri.

Married John Calvin Cates, 17 Jan 1864, Ray Co MO.
Buried Todd's Chapel Cemetery.

1870 Census. Richmond Twp, Ray Co MO, Hh 266
John C. Cates, 51, b. MO
Rutha, 37, b. MO
John 18. George W. 14. David 12. Nannie 10. Fannie 8. Benjamin 5. Walters 3. Calvin, age 1.