Bates Family (Variant Names) DNA Project
We have good Baseline of DNA from Bates donors
who have "documented" lineage from which Bates
of "undocumented" lineage can seek DNA match.
BATES DNA BASELINE CONSISTS OF DONORS FROM....
1. Immigrant John Bates (1598-1666) of York CoVA
2. Immigrant Wm. Bates (c1646-c1684) of Essex CoVA
3. Immigrant James Bates of Dorchester, MA
4. Immigrant Clement Bates of Hingham, MA
5. Immigrant Edward Bates of Boston, MA
6. Immigrant Edward Bates of Weymouth, MA
7. "Documented" Bates who have paper trail back
to first known Bates ancestor in New England or
Southern States, but have not as yet connected
to immigrant Bates