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Bates, William Edmunds

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Oak Grove Cemetery, Denton, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 33° 12' 58.65444", -96° 58' 43.903524"
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    Born in Amherst County, VA.; licensed in Kentucky (1843) as a Methodist minister. Came to Texas 1851; settled in Denton County. He was appointed (1853) to 300-square-mile Dallas circuit, and traveled it once a month. Admitted 1854 to East Texas Conference, he founded churches at Montague, Pilot Point, Denton, Jacksboro, Gainesville. He was very influential in planting Methodism in North Texas. He married Susan Wright. They had ten children. Recorded - 1973

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Bates, William Edmunds Historical Marker Location Map, Denton, Texas