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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Roswell Bates

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This is Roswell Bates's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Roswell's genealogy below.

Roswell Bates
7 Jun 1782 - 6 Mar 1853
Chatham, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA

Brother of Hosea Bates, Sally Bates, Silas Bates and Charles Bates

Husband of Margaret (Van Cook) Bates

Father of William Francis Bates and Mercy C (Bates) Penhollow

Abner Bates ancestors
08 May 1759 - 21 Dec 1819
Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
Job Bates ancestors
14 Oct 1721 - 15 Aug 1795
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
* Samuel Bates II ancestors
abt 28 Feb 1680 - 07 Apr 1730
Hingham, Plymouth Colony
* Samuel Bates more treemore tree ancestors
24 Mar 1639 - 16 Dec 1713
* Lydia Lapham ancestors
1646 -
* Margaret Churchill ancestors
01 Oct 1684 - 05 Jul 1764
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay
* Joseph Churchill more treemore tree ancestors
1647 - 1715
* Sarah Hicks more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1649 - 02 Nov 1688
Faith Doty ancestors
31 May 1725 - 1754
Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
* Joseph Doty Jr ancestors
31 Mar 1683 - 1748
Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts
* Joseph Doty Sr more treemore tree ancestors
30 Apr 1651 - 02 Nov 1732
* Deborah Ellis more treemore tree ancestors
Jan 1644 - 21 Jun 1711
* Hannah Edwards ancestors
abt 1688 - aft 18 Jul 1749
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
* John Edwards ancestors
abt 1665 - 28 Aug 1697
* Sarah Woodin ancestors
abt 1670 - aft 1734
Lucy UNKNOWN ancestors
11 Feb 1761 - aft 1782
Glastonbury, CT
Theodore Hale ancestors
26 Jan 1735 - 14 May 1807
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
* [Hale great-grandfather?] *
* [Hale great-grandmother?] *
Rachel Talcott ancestors
01 Aug 1736 - 10 Aug 1824
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
* Elizar Talcott ancestors
31 Dec 1709 - 24 Nov 1797
Glastonbury, CT
* Benjamin Talcott more treemore tree ancestors
01 Mar 1674 - 12 Nov 1727
* Sarah Hollister more treemore tree ancestors
25 Oct 1676 - 15 Oct 1715
* Ruth Wright ancestors
05 Jun 1711 - 12 Sep 1791
Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, New England
* Daniel Wright Jr. more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1674 - Jun 1764
* Ellinor Elizabeth Benton more treemore tree ancestors
abt 17 Apr 1670 - 27 Sep 1749

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Roswell's family history.


Genealogy Research

Ancestor List for Roswell Bates ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.

Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

Descendant List descendants
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Roswell along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Roswell's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Roswell gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Roswell's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Roswell's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Roswell's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

Dynamic Tree
The dynamic tree expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Roswell and Kevin Bacon? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Images of Roswell photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Roswell yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Batess
This page shows all the Batess on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Roswell. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Bates DNA Connections and BATES G2G.

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Chatham, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Chautauqua, New York, USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.

Profile of Roswell
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see Roswell's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Bates-2464 is Roswell's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Bates-2464 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Roswell and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch
Automatically search for Roswell on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of Roswell's family names. Many members share its URL via e-mail, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Roswell's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Roswell's profile so far.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Roswell's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about Roswell or have a Bates family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Bates surname index, etc. The white dot for Roswell indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Roswell's DNA
If Roswell's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Roswell's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Roswell's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Roswell's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Roswell and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to Roswell.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Roswell's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about Roswell
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about Roswell and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just Roswell's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
Roswell's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Roswell. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Roswell's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Roswell or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Privacy Take-Down Request Form
If you are Roswell or officially represent him and the profile manager refuses to remove personal information use this form.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Roswell's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Roswell's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Roswell, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.

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