Looking for information on Alfred Bates (born about 1794 in Virginia and died in or after 1872 in Ripley County, Indiana) and his wife Margaret. They settled in Ripley County and their children included:
--Jane, b. 1818, married Lewis B. Wilson
--Elizabeth, b. 1820, married Robert Means
--George, b. 1823, married 1st Mary Wise, married 2nd Mary Buckhanan
--Dorothea, b. 1824, married Justus Shelp
--Martha, b. 1826, married Barnabas Hopper
--Nancy Agnes married George Beebe
--Mary married James Folsom
Alfred was in the War of 1812, pension # 14246.
Contact: Maureen Duncan
1411 N. Gladstone Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46201