My ggrandfather was June Stallings (b.1860)married Sara Bates. Parents of June Stallings are Andrew Dink Stallings (1860)married Willie F. Bates (1858). Andrew married Willie in McDowell Co., NC on may 23. Parents of Sara Bates are George Hampton Bates (1869-1969)married Lillie Mae Lockridge (1880-1937). Their children were Sara Bates, Lizzie M. Bates, Nora J. Bates, Annie L. Bates, Johnnie H. Bates, Guy N. Bates
Parents of George Hampton Bates was George W. Bates born Nov. 30, 1840 in McDowell Co., NC and died May 14, 1918 in Trinty United Meth, Dysartsville, McDowell Co., NC. Mother was Jane B. West born Sept 13, 1838 and died Dec 9, 1914 buried at same place as husband. They were married in McDowell Co, NC on Mar. 5, 1866. Children were George Hampton Bates, William G. Bates, Emma Jane Bates, Lilla F. Bates, Julia P. Bates, Rosa B. Bates, Lucy B. Bates. George Hampton Bates was married a second time to Lona ? Children were Carl E. Bates, Ruth L. Bates, Martha R. Bates, Margareth E. Bates.
Parents of George W. Bates were Jacob Bates and Catherine ?. Their children were George W. Bates, Jacob Bates, John Bates, William F. Bates, Mary E. Bates, Drizilla Bates, Thomas Bates.
Parents of Jane B. West were Reubin West and Jane Woods (Jincey?) married in Burke Co., NC Oct. 3, 1829. Their children were Jane B. West, Nancy West, William West, Hampton West, Thomas West, Alexander West, Isaac Avery West, Harriet R. West.
If anyone has any other info on this family please let me know. I also have a old photo of some of the family.