FamilyWe are the Frank & Joyce Bates Family. Our home is in Eastlake, Ohio, a city in Western Lake County (visitor info), about 20 miles east of Cleveland ("Cleveland Live"). We are members of St. John Vianney Church in the Diocese of Cleveland.
|We first met while we were attending the University of Dayton in Dayton ( visitor info), Ohio. Frank was majoring in Electrical Engineering changing later to Computer Science. Joyce was majoring in Medical Technology changing later to Biology.|
|Frank currently works for Key Technology Services in downtown Cleveland on Public Square as a Data Base Administrator working with IBM's DB2 and Oracle database products. Key Technology Services provides computer services to various units of Key Corp (NYSE:KEY) including KeyBank National Association in the Northeast, West and Great Lakes regions of the US, and Florida.|
|Joyce works as an admistrative assistant for Progressive Insurance (NYSE:PGR) in nearby Mayfield.|
|For our family tree, you can find an Index of Persons,
a List of Surnames,
Current Research Interests and Links.
The Index and List were created by using the GED2HTML
program. A few pictures are included. The information for the
4926 individuals, 1626 families (27 May 2001) is kept in the
Family Tree Maker program.
If you're interested in genealogy, some starter links are these: The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints (Mormons) [then click on 'Family History'], Ancestors from PBS, Library of Congress, Rootsweb, and National Archives.
|All of our children have played soccer. Joyce is an officer and coach of the city's recreational soccer program, the Eastlake Soccer Association. Approximately 500 children on 37 house teams in four divisions plus six traveling teams play.|
|We are interested in both the Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting programs presented by our parish.|