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  • Abigail Sexton (1717 - 1811)
    Inscription on tombstone: age 91, relict of John & formeerly wife of Nathaniel Sexton
  • Abigail Strong (1750 - 1834)
  • Abigail Bates (1764 - d.)
  • Agnes Bourne (1545 - 1624)
  • Andrew Jackson Bates (1837 - 1909)
    MARRIED 1) ELIZABETH CORDELIA (SMITH) 03/04/1858 Doddridge Co., (W)VA MARRIED 2) MARY ICEPHINE (HARBERT) SWIGER (widow of Amaziah Swiger) 02/09/1882 Harrison Co., WV

About the Bates surname

English Spelling variations include: Bates, Batts, Bats, Bate, Bateson, Baits, Baites, Baytes and many more.

First found in Yorkshire, where they had been seated from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.