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John Bates

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Lydd, Kent, England
Death: May 13, 1580 (59)
Lydd, Kent, England
Place of Burial: All Saints Churchyard, Lydd, Shepway, District Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Bates, of Lydd and Margaret Andrews
Husband of Dorcas Bates and Mildred Bates
Father of Anne Flanders; William Bates; John Bates; John or James Bates; Mary Tookey and 2 others
Brother of Joan Robyns; Simeon Bate; Katherine Bates; Thomas Bates and William Bate

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About John Bates, of Kent

Birth: Lydd Shepway District Kent, England Death: Mar. 1, 1580 Lydd Shepway District Kent, England

Born before 1513. Son of Andrew Bate[s].

Brother of Joan (Bate[s]) Robyns, Simon Bate[s], William Bate[s], Katherine Bate[s], and Thomas Bate[s].

Husband of, first, Mildred Ward, and second Mary Bennett.

He and Mildred Ward married on 28 Oct 1546. Predeceased by Mildred, he married Mary Bennett on 15 June 1579.

Through his first marriage, he was the father of Mary (Bate[s]) Tookey, James Bate[s] Sr., Thomas Bate[s], and Andrew Bate[s].

Grandfather and great-grandfather.

Requiescat in pace.

Family links:

 Andrew Bate

 Mildred Ward Bate (____ - 1577)

 Thomas Bate (____ - 1606)*
 James Bate (1562 - 1614)*
 Andrew Bate (1563 - 1611)*

 Simon Bate (____ - 1545)*
 John Bate (____ - 1580)
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Note: Bates, Albert Carlos. "Ancestral Line for Eight Generations of Capt. Lemuel Bates, 1729-1820, with Some Records of His Descendants." Hartford, CT: Bates, 1943.

Burial: All Saints Churchyard Lydd Shepway District Kent, England Plot: Gravestone missing.


John Bate AKA Bates

From Albert Carlos Bates, Ancestral line for eight generations of Capt. Lemuel Bates, 1729-1820, with some records of his descendants (1943),:

John, of Lydd, jurat, married (1) Oct. 28, 1546, Mildred Ward, who was buried June 2, 1577; married (2) June 15, 1579, Mary Bennett.[1] The same source reports John left a will dated 1 March 1579/80, described further below:

His will dated March 1, 1578/80, and proved May 13, 1580, gives to the poor men's box, and to the poor to be distributed on the day of his burial, gives to his three sons lands, tenements, cattle and goods, mentions his leased lands which he has let out, gives to his wife L20 money and household furnishings which he names and her rings and jewels. Mention is made of the loft over the shop, of the hall and the parlor, and of two tables, two bedsteds, a chair, a chest, a cupboard, a stupponet (sauce pan), two kettles, a small brass pan, two platters, two pewter dishes and two fruit dishes. His three sons are named as executors and John Hebblethwaite and William Crouche, jurat, overseers of the will. His estate inventoried L71.12s.4d.[1] Note: The profile reports John was born 1527, but the historical rationale for this finding is not disclosed, nor has it been discovered. He was probably born at Lydd.

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Lydd, Kent, England
Age 17
Age 19
Hampshire, England
Age 19
Wherwell, Hampshire, England
Age 26
Lydd, Kent, England
Age 37
Lydd, Kent, , England
December 2, 1562
Age 41
Lydd, Kent, England
January 31, 1563
Age 42
Lydd, Kent, , England
May 13, 1580
Age 59
Lydd, Kent, England