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Arthur Eugene Bates
Birth: Aug. 12, 1856
Death: Sep. 10, 1932
h/Malinda F. GREEN
The Meriden Message Jefferson County Friday September 23, 1932
A.E. Bates, Pioneer Of Jefferson County, Dies.
A.E. BATES, 76, pioneer resident of Jefferson county, died at his home, in Perry, Sept. 10, and funeral services were held at the Perry Methodist church Sept. 12. Burial was in Underwood cemetery. Mr. Bates came to Kansas as an infant of six months in 1857, his parents settling in the Kaw Valley. He lived the greater part of hi slife on the Bates farm near Williamstown, but in 1927 moved with his family to Perry. Surviving him are his wife, Malinda Green Bates, a son, Elmer Bates, both of the home; a daughter, Miss Jessie Bates, of Lawrence; a brother, W.W. Bates, Omaha, Neb. His three-quarters of a centery of living in Jefferson county made A. E. Bates one of the most well-know prominent farmers of the Kaw Valley. Extracted by James Laird
Burial: Underwood Cemetery Williamstown Jefferson County Kansas,