Thursday, September 17, 2015

Perry Thomas Bates.

Perry Thomas Bates.

Birth: Nov. 28, 1867, Preble County, Ohio.
Death: Jan. 5, 1953, Lewis, Edwards County, Kansas.

Perry Thomas Bates came to Marion County, Kansas as a railroader. He married Laura Mae Shields on March 22, 1893 in Marion, Marion County, Kansas. They had a son, Arthur John Bates, on August 4, 1894 who died shortly after birth. Perry and Laura adopted Charlie Ray, Jr. in 1895, giving him the name Chester Alexander Bates.

Wife: Laura Mae Shields Bates (1874 - 1956).

Children: Chester Alexander Bates (1895 - 1975).

Burial: Fellsburg Cemetery, Edwards County, Kansas.

Author.  Mr. Bates came to Marion County, Kansas in 1893, and settled in the township of Lehigh.  Lived in the town of Wadeck Kansas.  There he was a Agent for the C. R. I. & P. Ry.  He was also the Postmaster and a Merchant. ( 1902 ) 

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