Biography of Orrin Bates
Bennington County, VT Biographies





Bates, Orrin, Pownal, was born on the farm now owned by D. F. Bates December 9, 1878 His grandfather, Francis B., came from Rhode Island in 1776, and settled on the River Road where Samuel J. Gardner now lives. He died in 1808, at the age of saventy six years. Orrin was a son of Daniel and Margaret (Baker) Bates. Mr. Bates died in 1842, and his wife June 27, 1811, aged forty years. Orrin has served his township as selectman, lister, justice of the peace and State senator. His first wife was Tryphosia Bannister, a daughter of Dr. Cramer and Tryphosia (Mann) Bannister. She died November 22, 1840, leaving one son. His second wife was Betsey Brownell. They have two children: Daniel T., of Pownal, and Margaret A., now Mrs. Fred L. Barber of Bennington. Betsey was a daughter of Colonels Thomas and Abigail (Eldridge) Brownell.

From:
HISTORY OF BENNINGTON COUNTY, VT
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
EDITED BY
LEWIS CASS ALDRICH
1889


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