This article provides an overview of my Bates lineage. It covers the four generations of the Bates family that I have been able to trace so far, starting in 1795. I have included a brief biographical sketch about each generation and listed other family names connected to the Bates family tree. Read more »about Highlighting My Bates Lineage
Articles Referencing: Udell, Mary
Family history information about Michael's 2x great-grandmother.
Another Marriage, or Another Gilbert Bates?
In this post, I take a look at Gilbert Bates Jr (1843-1929), a son of my great-great-grandfather Gilbert Bates (1796-1880). He is sometimes shown online as having been married three times. Looking at the records of these marriages revealed some surprising information. Read more »about Another Marriage, or Another Gilbert Bates?
My Aunt Was Twice Connected to My Second Great Grandmother
When I first started asking questions about family history (late 1990s), my aunt, Luella (Munroe) Bates, mentioned that she was related to the Bates family somehow, aside from her marriage to my uncle, Clifford Bates. Luella passed away in 2009, and we were never able to work out the connections. This was one of the early puzzles that got me interested in looking into the family history. Read more »about My Aunt Was Twice Connected to My Second Great Grandmother
Confirming The Birth Year For Mary Udell
Mary Udell was my 2nd great grandmother. She was first married to Daniel Emery, and then somewhere around 1839 she married my Gilbert Bates. There appears to be no information as to what happened to Daniel. I have in my records July 20, 1811, as the date of her birth, calculated from her death certificate. In this exercise, I will see how it fits with the dates and ages recorded in the various documents that are available for her. Read more »about Confirming The Birth Year For Mary Udell
The Children Of Mary Udell
In this post, I will be looking at the children from the two marriages of my 2nd great grandmother Mary Udell. She was married twice, first to Daniel Emery and second to my 2nd great grandfather Gilbert Bates. I have found some confusing information on her children in the online records and family trees. I want to take a more detailed look at some of the records and see if I can determine anything new by connecting information from various sources. Read more »about The Children Of Mary Udell