Jacob Wesley Bates
- Born: 27 Feb 1848, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Annie Amelia Gross circa 1871
- Died: 25 Feb 1932, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., PA at age 83
- Buried: 28 Feb 1932, Trindle Spring Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., PA.
Cause of his death was Cerebral Hemorrhage.
The 1850 Federal Census for Pennsylvania, Cumberland Co., Hampden Township, records Samuel (1810) and Nancy (37) Bates with children John (17), Samuel (15), Sarah Ann (14), Rebecca Ann (12), Levi (10), Mary Jane (8), and Christianna (4). Also in the household are twins Daniel and Jacob, age 2. They appear to be listed as Daniel Webster and Jacob Wesley Bates, however, they are indexed without the Bates surname. They are listed as "son/twins" to Samuel and Nancy.
The 1860 Federal Census for East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, page 204 records Jacob Bates (12) living with his parents Samuel (55) and Anna (50) Bates. Also in the household are Mary (18), Elizabeth (15), and twin brother Daniel (12).
The 1870 Federal Census for Silver Spring Township, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, records Jacob Bates as a fram laborer in the household of Martin (36) and Catherine (35) Mumma.
The 1880 Federal Census for Hampden Township, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, District 66, page 63A records Jacob (31) and Annie (27) Bates with children George (8), Alfred (7), Effie (5), and Edward (2).
The 1900 Federal Census for Silver Spring Township, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, District 25, page 174B records Jacob W. (Feb 1848) and Annie (March 1853) Bates with children Alfred M. (July 1873), Effie P. (Dec 1875), and Edward W. (Dec 1877). Jacob and Annie have been married for 44 years and have had 4 children all of whom are still living. Next door is son George S. Bates (Oct 1871) with Lucy A. (April 1873) and children Annie E. (Nov 1896) and Elmer E. (Feb 1900). George and Lucy have been married for 4 years and have had 2 children both of whom are living. Also in the household is Joseph Conrad (July 1881) who is listed as a servant.
Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963
Name: Jacob Wesley Bates (married)
Residence: 406 South High St., Mechanicsburg, PA
Occupation: Retired Farmer
Birth Date: 27 Feb 1848
Birth Place: Cumb County, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 25 Feb 1932
Death Place: Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania
Burial: Feb 28, 1932 at Trindle Spring Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., PA
Father Name: Samuel Bates
Father Birth Place: USA
Mother Name: Hanna George
Mother Birth Place: USA
Spouse Name: Anna A Bates
Certificate Number: 15823
Informant: Anna A. Bates [wife]
Jacob married Annie Amelia Gross circa 1871. (Annie Amelia Gross was born on 25 Mar 1853 in Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, died on 25 Jan 1940 in Silver Spring, Cumberland Co., PA and was buried on 28 Jan 1940 in Trindle Spring Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., PA..) The cause of her death was Acute Myocarditis / Influenza.