Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Earl L. Bates, WW1 Vet
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA
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Earl Lavern Bates

He was the only child of George Lavern Bates of Steuben County and Adelaide Knox of Elmira.   He was born in Addison, Steuben County in 1895.  The family resided, briefly, in Steuben, Bradford but lived most of the time in Elmira, Chemung.

 Earl served in the US Navy from 1917 to 1922.  He served on the US Ohio at the end of his Navel career. He married Mary Thompson Gaul of Philadelphia in 1922.  They met when he was stationed in Philadelphia.   They had one daughter, Georgia Ella Bates who was born in 1923.

Earl died on January 31, 1949 in Southport and is buried with his parents in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 11/02/2003
By Joyce M. Tice

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