Clara Isabel Bates1,2

F, b. 4 April 1871, d. 1950
     Clara Isabel Bates was born on 4 April 1871 at Oxford, Massachusetts, USA.1,3

     Clara Isabel Bates married Orvin James Rea, son of James Azel Rea and Lucinda Barber, circa 1888 at Minnesota, USA.1,4 Clara Isabel Bates was mentioned when Orvin applied for a passport for a cruise to Cuba on 25 March 1921 at Key West, Monroe, Florida, USA.5

Clara Isabel Bates was widowed in 1940.6
     Clara Isabel Bates died in 1950 at Polk, Florida, USA.6


Census7 June 1900Tracy, Lyon, Minnesota, USA4
Census16 January 1920Tracy, Lyon, Minnesota, USA7
Residence25 March 1921Tracy, Lyon, Minnesota, USA1

Children of Clara Isabel Bates and Orvin James Rea

Last Edited=4 May 2008


  1. [S1152] Department of State, "U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925", database with images,,, URL 2007, Orvin J. Rea, with wife Clara and children Leon and Lois, citing National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Collection Number: ARC Identifier 583830 / MLR Number A1 534; NARA Series: M1490; Roll #: 1433.
  2. [S1156] Gary Rea, "Rea Genealogy (website)", online (Oklahoma City, OK), viewed 3 May 2008, Orvin James Rea.
  3. [S1156] Gary Rea, "Rea Genealogy (website)", viewed 3 May 2008, Orvin James Rea.
  4. [S925] Orvin J. Rea (indexed as Arvin J.) household, 1900 US Census population schedule, Tracy City, 1st ward, Lyon Co., Minnesota, ED 157, sheet 8A (257A) (Anc. image 15/39), dwelling 136, family 151. (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), subscription database Roll T623_773. 1 May 2008.
  5. [S1152] "U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925", database with images,, Orvin J. Rea, no. 11719 (Anc. image 169-170/760.)
  6. [S120] "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998" , Index, Operations Inc,, URL 2004, citing 1877-1998. Florida: Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, 1998. State of Florida. Florida Death Index.
  7. [S801] Orvin J. Rea household, 1920 US Census population schedule, Tracy ward 1, Lyon Co., Minnesota, ED 111, sheet 10B (image 920) (Anc. image 20/29), dwelling 219, family 239. (, 2001), subscription database Roll T625_843. 3 May 2008.