James Bates, Sr. (1621 - 1689)

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Birthplace: Lydd, Kent, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Managed by: Al Wige
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About James Bates, Sr.

Occupation: Schoolmaster

1678 Selectman

Event: Arrived New England 1635 on Ship Elizabeth

Event: Deathdate verif Hobart Journal notes age at time of death was 69 years.

Burial: 1689 Hingham, Massachusetts

Note: Conflict note: 19th and 20th Century genealogical researchers differ in as signing the parents of James Bates, born in England in 1621. All seem to agree that he married Ruth Lyford in Hingham, Ma. in 1643 BUT some researchers make him the son of Clement and Anna Bates, as I have noted he re and some make him the brother of Clement Bates. On the ships passenger list (PLANTERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH 1620-1640, by Charles Edward Banks ), a James Bates age 14 arrived in New England in 1635 with the Clement and Anne Bates family. Also arriving in 1635 there was a James Bates a ge 53 and Alice Bates age 52 and family, All of the above were from Lydd, Kent, England. It would appear that the James Bates, son of Clement Bates is the same James Bates that married Ruth Lyford.

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James Bates, Sr.'s Timeline

1621
1621
Lydd, Kent, United Kingdom
1643
April 19, 1643
Age 22
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1644
1644
Age 23
Hingham, Plymouth County, MA, USA
1645
October 19, 1645
Age 24
Hingham, Plymouth County, MA, USA
1647
1647
Age 26
1649
October 7, 1649
Age 28
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, USA
1653
November 20, 1653
Age 32
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
1689
July 5, 1689
Age 68
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States