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Oliver Bates

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts
Death: June 08, 1828 (64)
Henderson, Jefferson County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Jefferson County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bates and Martha Bates
Husband of Rebecca Bates
Father of Oliver Bates; Asa Bates; Mary - Polly Harrington; Cyrus Bates; Elias Bates and 4 others
Brother of Jonathan Bates; Phoebe Bates; Martha Blodgett; Mary Willis; Edward Bates and 6 others

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About Oliver Bates

The data furnished herein are obtained from the papers on file in the Revolutionary War claim for pension, S.44.598, based upon the military service of Oliver Bates in that war.

Oliver Bates enlisted in the state of Massachusetts, July 1, 1778 [may have lied about his age - he was born August 7, 1763], served as a private in Captain Pritchard's Company, Colonel John Grayton's Massachusetts Regiment and was discharged April 7, 1779. He enlisted July 1, 1780, served as a private in Captain William Taylor's Company, in the Second Massachusetts Regiment, then commanded by Colonel Bedlaw's [?], and was discharged January 1, 1781.

He was allowed pension on his application executed April 25, 1818, at which time he was aged fifty-five years and resided in Jefferson County, New York.

In 1820, he was residing in Henderson, Jefferson County, New York, and at that time referred to his wife, Rebecca, as aged fifty-eight years but did not give her maiden name or the date of their marriage, and to the daughters residing with him, but did not give their names or ages, and there are no further data as to his family.

He died June 8, 1828.


The data furnished herein are obtained from the papers on file in the Revolutionary War claim for pension, S.44.598, based upon the military service of Oliver Bates in that war.

Oliver Bates enlisted in the state of Massachusetts, July 1, 1778 [may have lied about his age - he was born August 7, 1763], served as a private in Captain Pritchard's Company, Colonel John Grayton's Massachusetts Regiment and was discharged April 7, 1779. He enlisted July 1, 1780, served as a private in Captain William Taylor's Company, in the Second Massachusetts Regiment, then commanded by Colonel Bedlaw's [?], and was discharged January 1, 1781.

He was allowed pension on his application executed April 25, 1818, at which time he was aged fifty-five years and resided in Jefferson County, New York.

In 1820, he was residing in Henderson, Jefferson County, New York, and at that time referred to his wife, Rebecca, as aged fifty-eight years but did not give her maiden name or the date of their marriage, and to the daughters residing with him, but did not give their names or ages, and there are no further data as to his family.

He died June 8, 1828.

His home was an early Mormon meeting house. His daughter Sarah married Orson Pratt, an early Mormon convert, and was an outspoken opponent of polygamy, something her husband practiced. See Wikipedia

Brother of Edward Bates; John Bates; Jonathan Bates; Martha Blodgett (Bates); Mary Willis (Bates); Moses Foster Bates; Phebe Bates; Robert Bates; Sampson Bates; Samuel Bates and Waitstill Bates

Father of Asa Bates; Cyrus Bates; Elias Bates; Fanny Slattery (Bates); Hart Bates; Laura Bates; Mary - Polly Harrington (Bates); Oliver Bates, Sarah Bates (Pratt)and Tomy Bates

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Oliver Bates's Timeline

1763
August 7, 1763
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts
1784
June 7, 1784
Age 20
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA
1786
August 3, 1786
Age 22
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA
1789
March 16, 1789
Age 25
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA
1792
February 17, 1792
Age 28
Halifax, Windham County, Vermont, United States
1794
August 30, 1794
Age 31
Halifax, Windham, Vermont, USA
1797
March 17, 1797
Age 33
Halifax, Windham, Vermont, USA
1799
July 8, 1799
Age 35
Henderson, Jefferson, New York, USA
1801
September 20, 1801
Age 38
Henderson, Jefferson, New York, USA