Mr. Albert C. Bates, Librarian of the Ct. Hist. Soc., states Anne Withington Bates likely never lived in Long Island. She died before Feb 16 1691/2 when the children of , " James & Hannah Bate late of Haddam deceased", signed an agreement dividing apparently , " the whole estat ofthe said James and Anna Bate". ( Haddam Land Records Vol 1 p 22).
It is possiblethe James Bates of Huntington L. I., was a descendant of Clement Bates.Howard Boswell