Mariah Redding Bates

The Bates family arrived in New York on 6 July 1866 via the ship Arkwright. The records for the overland company list only heads of household, but it also records that her husband, Joseph, purchased 5 adult food rations for the journey, indicating that his family accompanied him on the overland journey as well. 

On some records her given name is listed as "Menia".

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