Joseph W. BATES, son of William BATES and Mary CAMP , was born abt. 1829 in , , Tennessee. He married Sarah THOMPSON January 24, 1856 in , Cherokee County, Texas. He died between AUG and December 01, 1871 in , Cherokee County, Texas. Sarah THOMPSON, daughter of Wiley THOMPSON and Cynthia SUTTLE , .
|1. William Wayne BATES, b. March 17, 1868||See William Wayne BATES & Louisa Paralee DAVIS|
|2. Joanna BATES, b. July 01, 1866||See Henry C. BINNEY & Joanna BATES|
|3. Cynthia V. BATES, b. December 18, 1858||See A.H. CONNER & Cynthia V. BATES|
|4. Mary C. BATES, b. January 01, 1860||See Nathan J. FOSTER & Mary C. BATES OR Travis BURKE & Mary C. BATES|
|5. Joseph George BATES, b. April 01, 1872||See Joseph George BATES & Anna Belle HOLLIS|