Where the Bates family gathers online to share information about our ancestry. Starting with our earliest proven ancestors, Charlton Bates and Nancy Kelly (O'Kelly) Bates, this blog and its accompanying book includes personal stories and photos shared by Bates descendants.
Oh, Come Angel Band ~ The Living Genealogy of the Charlton Bates Family authored by Yvonne Perry and Jenny Bates Meadows-Sauls is available for Purchase on CreateSpace Purchase on Amazon.com
Friday, September 13, 2013
The Family of Fred and Martha Louella Bates Jackson
Martha Louella Bates Jackson was born July 16, 1916. She is 97 years old and living with her son in law, Kenneth, and daughter, Doris Jackson Mauldin, in Suwanne, Georgia today. Martha had five children: Katheryn, Edmond, Dorothy, Fred Jr. and Doris. Doris and Dorothy are twins. Martha is near the age of her brother, Jay, and was close to him in her youth. She went everywhere he went. .