Ormus Ephraim Bates (1815 - 1873)

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Nicknames: "Ormus Eaton Bates"
Birthplace: Henderson, Jefferson, NY, USA
Death: Died in Tooele, Tooele, Utah Territory, USA
Managed by: Thomas Craig Frost
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About Ormus Ephraim Bates

Biographical Summary:

Bates, Ormus E. (1815-1873)

(son of Cyrus Bates and Lydia Herrington of Wisconsin). Born March 25, 1815, in Wisconsin. Came to Utah September 1851, William B. Cummings company.

1) Married Phebe M. Matison 1835 in New York state (daughter of John Matison and Elizabeth Hill of New York, pioneers 1851, William B. Cummings company). She was born January 31, 1817.

Their children:

  • Orson P. born March 3, 1836, married Ann E. Brower;
  • Erin L. born May 21, 1838, married Victoria Brower;
  • Lavirna E. born August 4, 1840, married William H. Lee;
  • Mary E. born December 5, 1842, married Orlando Gee;
  • Ormus E. born April 11, 1845, married Sarah E. Tuttle;
  • Orssia M. born January 8, 1848, married William A. Critchfleld;
  • Arlin H. born February 14, 1851, married Luvena Adams;
  • Marintha A. born March 14, 1853, married William A. Tolman;
  • Myron H. born October 18, 1855, married Charlotte Hilstead.

Family home Tooele, Utah.

2) Married Morilla Spink at Nauvoo, Illinois., who came to Utah with husband.

Their children:

  • Orville E. born October 1845, married Ellen Wakefleld;
  • Sarah M. born June 9, 1847, married Elijah Read;
  • Angnett, married Apollus Lamson;
  • Onley;
  • Aretha, married Joseph Wakefleld;
  • Lavina;
  • Lancing;
  • Marion.

3) Married Matilda Read at Winter Quarters, Nebraska.

Their children:

  • Cyrus born 1850, married Adelaid Bates;
  • Lydia born 1852, married Enoch Martin;
  • Laronia born 1854, married Joseph Godfrey;
  • Julia born 1856, married Edward Bird.

4) Married Ellen Mecham at Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Mecham, pioneer).

Their children:

  • Armintha, married W. Pettit;
  • Oliver, married Luana Kelley;
  • Albert, married Irene Day;
  • Lillie M., married F. Fowler.

Family home Erda, Utah.

5) Married Margrette Busenbark at Salt Lake City.

Their children:

  • Lucila, married George Davy;
  • Marcellus;
  • Orin, married Ruth Larkin;
  • Jane, married Nephi Wagstaff;
  • Isaac;
  • George, married Sarah Biveno.

Family home Erda, Utah.

6) Married Sarah Hymas October 10, 1862, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Benjamin Hymas, pioneer 1862).

Their children:

  • Loila, married Homer Wolfe;
  • Earnest, married Jane Wolfe;
  • Herman;
  • Tena, married Sterling Williams.

Family home Erda, Utah.

7) Married Sarah Weir in 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Weir of Bristol, England, pioneer 1862). She was born 1842, Bristol, England.

Their children:

  • Celestia born June 12. 1864, married Edward Dalton;
  • Annie born March 23, 1866, married Horace W. Woolley;
  • Arthur, born February 14, 1869, married Ella and Etta Anderson;
  • Almeda born May 8, 1871, married Oliver Dukes and R. T. Latey;
  • Helamain, died infant.

Elder. A pioneer of Tooele county. Miner, farmer and stockraiser. Died August 4, 1873, Rush Valley, Utah.

Sarah Weir Bates (widow Ormus E.) # Married Edwin Hall July 1877, Tooele, Utah, by whom she had one child, Ella, who married a Mr. Hannahs.

SOURCE: Esshom, Frank; "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah"; Salt Lake City, Utah; Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company; 1913.

Chronology

31 January 1845 - Journal History (1,259,734)

Ormus Ephraim Bates was appointed among several others as agents to collect donations and tithings for the temple in the city of Nauvoo.

24 March 1846 - Journal History (1,259,734) - History of Brigham Young, 1846 (page 112)

Ormus Ephraim Bates was one mouth of 4 (Thomas Bullock, Addison Everett and Daniel D. Hunt, the other three) of a prayer offered by 24 Elders in the Nauvoo Temple as the Saints began to leave Nauvoo.

12 August 1846 - Journal History (1,259,735)

Ormus Ephraim Bates was appointed foreman of the Eleventh Company - was elected by nomination.

24 June 1847 - Journal History (1,259,735)

Ormus Ephraim Bates was part of "a company of armed men [who] left Winter Quarters for Bellevue under Captain Hosea Stout for the purpose of participating in the expedition against the Indians".

21 November 1855 - Journal History (1,259,742) - Deseret News

"A young man named Benjamin L. Doty left the house of Mr. O. E. Bates, in Tooele County, on the 4th rst., for Benson's Kanyon where he had been making shingles since when he has not been heard from. Those acquainted believe he was killed by Indians who were camped in the Kanyon at the time."

24 July 1856 - Journal History (1,259,742)

Ormus Ephraim Bates gave a speech at the 24th of July celebration in Tooele City.

22 February 1857 - Journal History (1,259,743)

Ormus Ephraim Bates was listed among those persons selected to accompany President Young on his trip to Salmon River.

9 September 1860 - Journal History (1,259,746) - History of Brigham Young, 1860 (page 296)

Ormus Ephraim Bates was called on a mission "for the states" with Orson Pratt, Sr.

13 September 1860 - Journal History (1,259,746) - History of Brigham Young, 1860 (page 297)

An address to some Bishops by Bringham Young: "If the Bishops wish to do their duty let them raise means enough to help the poor Saints who are going away. Orson Pratt and Erastus Snow are poor, Bros. Bywater and John L. Smith and some others want some help to get away and their families will want help while they are away and the Bishops must see to them. Such men as Ormus Bates can take care of themselves."

17 March 1862 - Journal History (1,259,747) - Millennial Star (Vol. 24, page 235)

News from New York - "Brother Ormus E. Bates, who had just returned from the west, reported the way open and a favourable prospect for emigration. They anticipate no difficulty in effecting any arrangements with the agents of the railways for the speedy and safe transmission of the thronging thousands of our European emigration through direct to Florence, as the tide of war is now surging southwards."

12 June 1862 - Journal History (1,259,747) - Millennial Star (Vol. 24, page 443)

Ormus Ephraim Bates met with Elder H. S. Eldridge and the ship Manchester at Castle Gardens.

  • spelled as found in Journal History

SOURCE: http://batesplace.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=60

Name

His full name was likely Ormus Eaton Bates not Ormus Ephraim Bates. SOURCE: http://batesplace.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50&Itemid=61

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Ormus Ephraim Bates

Birth: Mar. 25, 1815 Henderson Jefferson County New York, USA Death: Aug. 4, 1873 Rush Valley Tooele County Utah, USA

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Married Sarah Weir in 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Weir of Bristol, Eng.. pioneer 1862). She was born 1842, Bristol, Eng. Their children: Celestia b. June 12. 1864.m. Edward Dalton; Annie b. March 23, 1866, m. Horace W. Woolley; Arthur, b. Feb. 14, 1869, m. Ella and Etta Anderson; Almeda b. May 8, 1871, m. Oliver Dukes and R. T. Latey; Helamain, d. infant. ___________


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Parents:
 Cyrus Bates (1792 - 1839)
 Lydia Harrington Jennings (1795 - 1873)

Spouses:
 Phoebe Mariah Matterson Bates (1817 - 1888)
 Morilla Spink Bates (1824 - 1906)
 Margaret Alice Busenbark Bates (1836 - 1915)
 Ellen B Mecham Bates (1836 - 1872)
 Sarah Hymas Daines (1841 - 1929)
 Matilda Reeves Bates (1827 - 1882)*
 Sarah Alameda Ware Bates (1841 - 1876)*

Children:
 Orson Parley Bates (1836 - 1899)*
 Erin Lafayette Bates (1838 - 1897)*
 LaVerne Emeretta Bates Lee (1840 - 1900)*
 Mary Elizabeth Bates Gee (1842 - 1912)*
 Angenette Permelia Bates Lambson (1843 - 1894)*
 Ormus Elias Bates (1844 - 1912)*
 Orville Ephraim Bates (1845 - 1909)*
 Sarah Marinda Bates Reid (1847 - 1890)*
 Orissa Mariah Bates Critchfield (1848 - 1915)*
 Cyrus James Bates (1849 - 1883)*
 Arlin Henry Bates (1851 - 1893)*
 Ephraim Bates (1851 - ____)*
 Oliver H. Bates (1851 - 1910)*
 Onley Bates (1852 - 1855)*
 Lydia Matilda Bates Martin (1853 - 1918)*
 Marintha Altheria Bates Tolman (1853 - 1917)*
 Lucelia Abigail Bates Davie (1854 - 1936)*
 Armintha Cordelia Bates Shields (1855 - 1920)*
 Aretha Morilla Bates Wakefield (1855 - 1928)*
 Marcellus Henry Bates (1856 - 1877)*
 Larona Bates Lee (1856 - 1900)*
 Henry Marcellus Bates (1856 - 1878)*
 Myron William Bates (1857 - 1899)*
 Orrin William Bates (1858 - 1920)*
 Lansing Amos Bates (1858 - 1920)*
 Lavina Arminda Bates (1860 - 1871)*
 Albert Bates (1860 - ____)*
 Julia Bates Bird (1862 - 1884)*
 Ann Eliza Bates (1863 - ____)*
 Alvero Bates (1863 - 1863)*
 Loila Bates Woolf (1863 - 1935)*
 Celestia Bates Dalton (1864 - 1933)*
 Orasa Bates (1864 - 1864)*
 Isaac Lemuel Bates (1864 - 1882)*
 Herman Bates (1865 - ____)*
 Marion Polina Bates Jolley (1865 - 1956)*
 Margaret Jane Bates Cassity (1866 - 1954)*
 Annie Luella Bates Woolley (1866 - 1937)*
 Ormus Ernest Bates (1868 - 1934)*
 Arthur Bates (1868 - 1903)*
 George Moroni Bates (1870 - 1910)*
 Edward Amos Bates (1871 - 1873)*
 Adna Bates (1871 - 1876)*
 Ormus Ephraim Bates (1872 - ____)*
 Attena Bates Williams (1873 - 1947)*
 Helamain Bates (1873 - 1873)*
 Almeda Bates Latey (1874 - 1930)*

Siblings:
 Nelson Bates (1813 - 1885)*
 Ormus Ephraim Bates (1815 - 1873)
 Sarah Marinda Bates Pratt (1817 - 1888)*
 Lovina Arminda Bates Aspinwall (1819 - 1884)*
 Marcellus Livingston Bates (1821 - 1902)*
 Orissa Angela Bates Allred (1823 - 1878)*
 Lydia Augusta Bates Robinson (1825 - 1903)*
 Cyrus Wakefield Bates (1827 - 1895)*
 Julia Ann Bates Allred (1829 - 1892)*
 Lansing Bates (1831 - 1877)*
 Adeline Bates (1837 - 1837)*
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Burial: Tooele City Cemetery Tooele Tooele County Utah, USA Plot: 2-062-50


Maintained by: Redriver Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So... Record added: Feb 02, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 100089

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Ormus Ephraim Bates's Timeline

1815
March 25, 1815
Henderson, Jefferson, NY, USA
1833
September 27, 1833
Age 18
September 27, 1833
Age 18
September 27, 1833
Age 18
1835
August 20, 1835
Age 20
Ellisburgh, Jefferson, New York
1836
March 3, 1836
Age 20
Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA
1838
May 24, 1838
Age 23
Henderson, Jefferson, New York, USA
1840
August 4, 1840
Age 25
Henderson, Jefferson, New York, USA
1842
December 5, 1842
Age 27
Henderson, Jefferson, New York
1844
December 23, 1844
Age 29
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois