I am researching Benjamin John BATES family who lived in Medicine Hat area from 1909 to 1923. Would appreciate any suggestions on where to look for more info on this family locally. Here is what I know:
Lived at 32 - 3rd St, Medicine Hat, AB during part of this time.
Probably married a Florence L. ??? in Medicine Hat approximately 1908 or 1909.
Benjamin John BATES born February 13, 1881 Sudbury or Harrow, Middlesex, England married abt 1909 probably at Medicine Hat Florence L. ? born abt October 1884 Scotland. Immigrated to New York abt 1923. Two children:
Florence Sylvia BATES born March 18, 1909 Medicine Hat
Cyril Arthur BATES BORN Abt. August 1910 Medicine Hat
Couple shown on 1911 census as follows:
Home / 1911 / Alberta / Medicine Hat / 68 Medicine Hat / page 11
30 133 Bates John B M Head M Feb 1880 30 1901
31 133 Bates Florence C F Wife M Oct 1884 27 1901
32 133 Bates Florence S F Daughter S Mar 1909 2 1901
33 133 Bates Cyril ? M Son S Aug 1910 9/12 1901
Also on 1916 Census as follows:
Province: Alberta District Number: 40 Medicine Hat
Sub Dist Number: 16 Enumeration Dist: Family Number: 530
Page: 44 Line Number: 2 LAC Film Number: T-21953
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self John B Bates M 35y England
Wife Florence L Bates F 30y Scotland
Daughter Florence S Bates F 7y Alberta
Son Cyril A Bates M 5y Alberta
Hoping to find maiden surname of wife.
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