(1) 1850 United States Census for Michigan, Lapeer Co., Almont Twp.:
Household 224, July 23, 1850.
Geraldine Mathews is the daughter of Nathaniel and Barbara Mathews
(spelled "Matteus"). She is 15 years old, born in New York and is
(2) 1860 United States Census Michigan, Lapeer Co., Almont Twp., Almont
Michigan Post Office: Page 116; July 6, 1860.
Geraldine [Mathews] Bates is the wife of George Bates, head of
household. Children in the household are Ida M. and Mary. Geraldine is
27 years old and born in Michigan.
Geraldine's brother-in-law, Wilbur Mathews, lives in the adjacent
(3) 1870 United States Census for Michigan, Lapeer Co., Almont Post
Office.: page 49; dwelling 371; family 383; September 7, 1870.
Geraldine [Mathews] Bates is married to George Bates, head of household.
She was born in New York, is 39 years old and is keeping house. Children
listed are: Ida, Delmer, Rozella, Ada and Rosetta.
(4) LDS FamilySearch 1880
United States Census database for Almont, Lapeer Co., MI. Family History
Library Film 1254589, NA Film Number T9-0589, Page 116C.
Geraldine [Mathews] Bates is 47 years old and born in New York. His
father's birthplace is listed as New York and her mother's as Vermont.
She is keeping house and is married to George Bates. The children listed
in the household are: Delmer [listed as "Dellman"]; Rosella; Ada;
Rosetta; Delbert and Mabel.
This household is immediately adjacent to the Wilbur Mathews household.
(5) 1900 United States Census for Michigan, Lapeer Co., Almont Twp.:
Supervisor's District 122; Enumeration District 28; Sheet 15A; June
Geraldine [Mathews] Bates resides in the household of her son-in-law and
daughter, John and Rosella [Bates] Millikin. She was born July 1843 in
New York, and is 56 years old. She is a widow and has given birth to 10
children, 5 of whom are presently living.