Ester Elizabeth Bates
- Born: 7 Nov 1906, Silver Spring, Cumberland Co., PA
- Marriage: J. Smith Sponsler
- Died: 13 Oct 2004, Dillsburg, York Co., Pennsylvania at age 97
- Buried: Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, PA.
Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
Name: Esther Elizabeth Sponsler [Esther E Sponsler] [Esther Elizabeth Bates]
Birth Date: 7 Nov 1906
Birth Place: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Father Name: George S Bates
Mother Name: Lucy A Conrad
Death Date: 13 Oct 2004
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: 01 Sep 1972: Name listed as ESTHER ELIZABETH SPONSLER; 22 Oct 2004: Name listed as ESTHER E SPONSLER
Ester was born in Monroe Township, Cumberland County, PA and was the daughter of the late George S. and Lucy A. (Conrad) Bates. She was a member of St. Steven's Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Kingston and was and avid gardner and farm wife. She was the widow of J. Smith Sponsler. Surviving are 3 daughters, Gladys M. Watts of Enola, Ida M. Sponsler of Dillsburg, and Lois A. May of Dillsburg; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Ester married J. Smith Sponsler. (J. Smith Sponsler was born on 6 Dec 1905 in Cumberland Co., PA, died on 1 Feb 1963 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA and was buried on 3 Feb 1963 in Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, PA..) The cause of his death was Cerebral Thrombosis.