For the starting post on this site, I will provide a little information on what the blog is about and follow with my basic family background. My intent here is to share the information I find (and have found) while digging into my family history. I am focusing initially on my father’s side, the Bates lines reaching back five generations (so far), and families they merged with along the way. Read more »about Background On Bates Genealogy
Articles Referencing: Bates, Gilbert E (b. 1874)
Family history information about Michael's grandfather.