Hi my name is Grear Bates II, i ran across your genealogy page and was fascinated by it, my dad Grear F Bates was in the military and i have no real information in regards to my relatives so it was neat to see. my mom is Sharon Bates (sheets) and they currently live in marion ohio, i currently live in fargo, nd. I have a son who was born in 2004 Ethan Grear Bates. my sister Heather has 2 sons. ill try to keep in touch because its very interesting to me.