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Mary Helen Barker Bates

December 17, 1845–August 3, 1924

1 Born at Hannibel, Oswego County, New York; daughter of Jane Ruth Freeman and Ezra Ferris Barker. 2 Physician and surgeon. Graduated from Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1873. 3 Opened an obstetrics school for women in Salt Lake City, 1873. 4 Member of the Women’s Centennial Executive Committee for Utah. 5 Married George Clinton Bates at Salt Lake City, 1876. 6 Moved to Colorado, circa 1876–1877. 7 Died at Denver. 8 (See Document 3.23, 3.28)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804–1929,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Aug. 2014), Mary Helen Barker Bates; extracted from Arthur Wayne Hafner, ed.,  Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804–1929: A Genealogical Guide to Over 149,000 Medical Practitioners Providing Brief Biographical Sketches Drawn from the American Medical Association's Deceased Physician Masterfile (Chicago: American Medical Association, 1993).
  2. [2] “International Genealogical Index,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Aug. 2014), Dr. Mary H. Barker LHRB-3BC . 1860 U.S. census, Antioch, Lake Co., Illinois, p. 56, Mary H. Barker in household of E.F. Barker; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com, accessed Aug. 2014), from NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 193.
  3. [3] “Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804–1929,” database, Ancestry.com, entry for Mary Helen Barker Bates.
  4. [4] “Home Affairs,” Woman’s Exponent 2, no. 7 (Sept. 1, 1873): 53, 56. Kate B. Carter, comp., Our Pioneer Heritage (Salt Lake City: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 1963), 6:363.
  5. [5] “Circular,” Deseret News [weekly], Jan. 5, 1876.
  6. [6] “International Genealogical Index,” database, Dr. Mary H. Barker LHRB-3BC and George Clinton Bates LHRB-35L .
  7. [7] Carter, Our Pioneer Heritage, 6:363. 1885 U.S. census, Arapahoe Co., Colorado, p. 53, Mary Bates; digital image, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Aug. 2014), from NARA microfilm publication M158, roll 1.
  8. [8] “Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804–1929,” database, Mary Helen Barker Bates.