Does anyone know the middle name of William M Bates b. 1837 AL, son of James M Bates and Martha Jones or have him in their family?
This William is listed on the 1850 AL census, marries Lucy T. Echols in 1860. On the 1866 IRS tax list he's taxed $10 for a livery stable and $25 for being a retailer dealer in liquor. In 1870 he's listed as living in Carroll Co. MS, 1880 Big Creek, Sebastian Co., AR, 1900 Ranger Town, Eastland TX, 1910 Upper Sebastian AR, 1920 Pocala Le Flora, OK. In 1921 he filed papers for Confederate Pension. His children were: Eugene b 1864 MS, Harry (Henry) b 1866 MS, Lucy (Minnie) b 1870 MS, Ramsey b 1873 MS, Lovel b 1877 AR, Sarah b 1879 AR.