From Bernard Scattergood, Leeds, England
Edward Scattergood, Edgewood, RI
SURNAME meaning for "SCATTERGOOD"
English: from Middle English skater(en) 'to squander, dissipate' (a byform, under Scandinavian influence, of shatter) + gode 'property', 'goods', 'wealth'; a nickname for a man who was careless and free with money, perhaps a philanthropist who gave his goods to the poor.
Postcard: Entrance to North Burial Ground, Providence, RI
Corners of North Main Street & Branch Avenue, Providence, RI
Location: 20 ft west of NORTH MAIN ST at TEL pole # 140
100000 burials with 40000 inscriptions from 1711 to 2000
Owner: North Burial Ground Cemetery, 5 Branch Ave.,
Providence, RI 02904 (401) 331-0177
The "Scattergood" family cemetery is in Providence, RI (see Deed: City of Providence, and Trust Certificate from Commissioners of North Burial ground; issued to William Scattergood and Sons on May 14, 1885; for a 618 square feet burial plot "in the ancient public burying ground, called 'the North Burying Ground' in the City of Providence, which is lot No. 124 of group No. 25."
From September 23, 2014 phone call (1-401-331-0177) to North Burial Ground cemetery - the family burial plot is Plot #2857 in Section 26 on the upper right of the cemetery between Sweetbrier and Honeysuckle ; it is a large lot - current burial cost on this lot is $925 - only 10 people have been interned:
Bertha Scattergood; 1876c - 1876 [PV001] Edward Scattergood; 1854 - 1924 [PV001]
Elizabeth A. Scattergood; 1844 - 9 May1885 [PV001]
(SEC:WG LOT: MAP:00004)
Helen (Bates) Scattergood; 1816 - 11 Nov 1896 [PV001]
(SEC:WG LOT: MAP:0000?)
John Joseph Scattergood' 1852 - 1917 [PV001]
(SEC:WG LOT: MAP:00002)
Mary E. (Brooks) Scattergood; 1853 - 1892 [PV001]
(SEC:WG LOT: MAP:00001)
May E. (Dronsfield) Scattergood; 1862 - 1946 [PV001]
William Scattergood; 1847 - 21 Mar 1905 [PV001]
(SEC:WG LOT: MAP:00003)
William Scattergood; 1822 - 1 Oct 1895 [PV001]
(SEC:WG LOT: MAP:00004)
Hudson Clegg Scattergood; 1910 - 18 Aug 1979 [PV003]
Alice Dorothy (Scattergood) Scholes; 1889 - 27 Apr 1965 [PV003]
Genforum Posted by: Susan Crabtree, October 29, 2000
Searching for ancestors: Wm Scattergood, b. ? England, m. Helen Hudson Bates (Owned Furniture Store in London?)
Children: Edward A. b. abt 1853 England (m. Mary Ellen Brooks), Joseph, William, Dora (Cramm?), Thomas (m. Margaret?; Children: Ernst, Alice, Florence, Arthur & Harvey),
Edward & Joseph? to Imm. to US, opened Furniture store in Providence, RI
Scattergood Family Genealogy Forum
John Joseph Scattergood (1852-1917) John J. Scattergood of Providence RI is listed in the Albany Directory on ancestry.com: "John J. Scattergood clerk 110 North Main house 39 Vandewater Providence RI 1890, 1891, 1892" The 110 Main Street address was the Scattergood Furniture Store that was founded in England by William Scattergood. Received 1876 Peddler's License: $50
William Lincoln Bates (1855-1932): Dr. William L. Bates was born as William Henry Carr - his mother Lucenia Howland died in 1857 and his dad Benjamin S. Carr was institutionalized and then died in 1883. He was adopted at the age of seven years by a relative Hannah Fowler Carr and her husband John Bates, who legally changed his name to William Lincoln Bates. Dr. Bates was a practicing physician in Providence and Jamestown and proprietor of the Bates Sanitarium "Maplewood" in Jamestown for 40 years. He was a specialist in Electropathy, which became controversial.
He was twice married twice: Rebecca Jane Lowie/Lewin and Dr. Martha Boyce Bates. Dr. William Lincoln Bates, died in 1932. After his death his wife became president and medical director of Bates Sanitarium and his son, William Penn Bates, became manager.
William Lincoln Bates met Rebecca Josephine Lewin (Rebecca Jane Lowie/Lewin) in the Providence Reform School, Providence, RI. He was there for larceny and Rebecca for vagrancy. After three years William was declared "reformed" and was discharged on April 4, 1876; six months after his release he married Rebecca Lewin. They had two children - Carrie and Willie. They divorced in 1884. During 1886, Rebecca married John Joseph Scattergood in Boston - later they divorced and Rebecca traveled west. John Joseph raised Rebecca's daughter Carrie - who call him "Papa." William Lincoln Bates raised his son Willie.
Carrie: Kathryn L. Bates aka Carrie Crouchley (1877-1964) began her career in films at the age of 59; she had 12 small roles - mostly uncredited - as school teachers, tourists, or little old ladies. Her biggest role was that of a committee woman in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) directed by Frank Capa; starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur.
Kathryn Bates is on the right of this still from Girl of the Ozarks (1936) with Elizabeth Russell, Russell Simpson and Lois Kent. Carrie Crouchley died on January 1st 1964, at the age of 86.
Willie: William Penn Bates (1879-1956) - married Blanch Baldwin (Moore) Bates (1886-1953). They had a daughter, Margaret Ingham Bates, born 1911 in California.
Phyllis Rosen (Mrs. Gene Scattergood) and Darcie Lynn Evans, Kari and Joel Rosen, Sally Rosen and Daniel Shidlow
I have absolutely no interest in ever seeing these creeps again
but I would love to get to know my grandchildren before I die. LOOKS LIKE THAT WILL NEVER HAPPEN