When Thomas Fleming Bates was born on November 1, 1741, in Goochland, Virginia, his father, Fleming Bates, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Jordon Bates, was 26. He married Caroline Matilda Woodson on August 8, 1771, in Henrico County, Virginia. They had 13 children in 25 years. He died on May 6, 1805, in his hometown, at the age of 63, and was buried in Virginia.
He served with the militia at the Siege of Yorktown. Cornwallis used his home as headquarters.
Thomas Fleming Bates died on May 6, 1805, in Goochland, Virginia, when he was 63 years old.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas by comparing test results with other
carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Thomas: