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"THE GIANTS OF SEVILLE"  Captain Martin Van Buren Bates (1845-1919) and Anna Swan Bates (1848-1889)   Bates was born in Letcher County Kentucky  Guiness Records show he stood 7' 9" and weighed 470lbs. He was a teacher, confederate soldier and later joined the circus where he met 7' 5" Anna also in the circus they recieved diamond watches from queen victoria as wedding gifts. they had a son who weighed 18lbs stillborn and another that weighed 22lbs they lived in seville ohio (I am related to…

"THE GIANTS OF SEVILLE" Captain Martin Van Buren Bates (1845-1919) and Anna Swan Bates (1848-1889) Bates was born in Letcher County Kentucky Guiness Records show he stood 7' 9" and weighed 470lbs. He was a teacher, confederate soldier and later joined the circus where he met 7' 5" Anna also in the circus they recieved diamond watches from queen victoria as wedding gifts. they had a son who weighed 18lbs stillborn and another that weighed 22lbs they lived in seville ohio (I am related to…

Captain & Mrs. Martin Van Buren Bates The Giants of Seville  In 1873, a couple moved to Seville, Ohio, who would be responsible for more reams of newspaper footage than anyone who set foot there before or since.

Captain & Mrs. Martin Van Buren Bates The Giants of Seville In 1873, a couple moved to Seville, Ohio, who would be responsible for more reams of newspaper footage than anyone who set foot there before or since.

Quote: "Remember me in the family tree. My name, my days, my strife; Then I'll ride upon the wings of time and live an endless life." Linda Goetsch #quote #genealogy

Quote: "Remember me in the family tree. My name, my days, my strife; Then I'll ride upon the wings of time and live an endless life." Linda Goetsch #quote #genealogy

"Working Girls of all Nationalities Making the Best of the Spare Evening Hours. Boston 1915 Exhibit. Location: Boston, Massachusetts." Library of Congress Photo Collection, 1840-2000.

"Working Girls of all Nationalities Making the Best of the Spare Evening Hours. Boston 1915 Exhibit. Location: Boston, Massachusetts." Library of Congress Photo Collection, 1840-2000.

Fantastic free sites for genealogists and history buffs are popping up every day. Here are a few of our recent favorites that you may have missed. Have other cool new family history sites to recommend? Share them in the comments! StoryWorth This new website dedicated to helping anyone record their f…

4 Free Genealogy and History Sites You May Have Missed

Fantastic free sites for genealogists and history buffs are popping up every day. Here are a few of our recent favorites that you may have missed. Have other cool new family history sites to recommend? Share them in the comments! StoryWorth This new website dedicated to helping anyone record their f…

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