Georgia Family Group Sheet for the David BATES Family

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Submitted by: Frank H. Brown
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Husband: David BATES
Birthdate: abt 1759
Birthplace: Halifax Co. Virginia
Death date: February 1807
Place of death: Wilkes Co. Georgia
Father: BATES, John
Mother: MAYS, Chloe
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Marriage date: February 02, 1782
Marriage place: Halifax Co. Virginia
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Wife: Drucilla ECHOLS
Birthdate: abt 1759
Birthplace: Helifax Co. Virginia
Death date: May 28, 1817
Place of death: William, Tennessee
Father: ECHOLS, John Nichols "Moses"
Mother: WYNNE, Elizabeth "Betsy"
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CHILDREN
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Child No. 1: BATES, John S.
Sex: M
Birthdate: abt 1783
Birthplace: Halifax Co. Virginia
Death date: Before 1860
Place of death: Georgia
Marriage date: Abt 1806
Marriage place: Georgia
Spouse's name: EVANS, Sarah
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Child No. 2: BATES, James
Sex: M
Birthdate:  abt 1786
Birthplace: Halifax Co. Virginia
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Spouse's name: EVANS, Hannah
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Child No. 3: BATES, Fleming
Sex: M
Birthdate: Abt 1787
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Child No. 4: BATES, Capt Anderson
Sex: M
Birthdate: abt 1788
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Spouse's name: EVANS, Sophia
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Child No. 5: BATES, Randolph
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Birthdate: abt 1785
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Child No. 6: BATES, Susannah
Sex: F
Birthdate: abt 1785
Birthplace: Halifax Co. Virginia
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Child No. 7: BATES, Unity A.
Sex: M
Birthdate: abt 1788
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At the age of 25 David BATES was elected to the General
Assembly of Virginia. Served in that branch of government until he and
his brothers moved to Georgia. Once in Wilkes County Georgia he was
elected to serve in the Georgia State Legislature where he served for
many years. At one time was President Pro-Tem of Georgia's Legislature.

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Sources:
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Records of the organization "Bates Families of Old Virginia"
Family records.
"Digest of The Laws of Georgia".
"The Echols History" by Milner Echols.
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