John GATES

Male 1836 - 1891  (55 years)


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  • Name John GATES  [1
    Born 16 Apr 1836  Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1891  [1
    Notes 
    • Information from Mariana L Zuelsdorf:

      John Gates departed this life 11 am, August 31, 1891, aged 55 years, 4 months and 15 days. Mr. Gates was born in Monroe County, Ohio, April 16, 1836. He was married to Rachel A. Anderson, of the same county and state, May 12, 1859. to this union was born one son, Death summoned the wife and mother to rest, leaving the father and son to wend their way alone. On February 12, 1865, Mr. Gates was united in marriage with Miss Lottie McGaw, of Ohio County West Virginia. to this union four daughters were born, three of whom are left to comfort the wife and mother in her great sorrow. Mr. Gates became a member of the Christian Church at the age of 15, and during all the years that followed maintained an upright, Christian character. He served as an elder in the Ohio congregation for some years before coming to Indiana. Having located in this town before 1866, he took membership with the Christian Church, of which he was soon made an elder, which Office he filled up to the time of his death, with that faithfulness which always characterized his life. Bro. Gates was honest in his convictions, a good citizen, kind neighbor, true friend, a loving father and devoted Christian. The bereaved family have our sympathy in their deep affliction.

      GATES - John, at the family residence on Brown Street, between First and Second, Monday, August 31, 1891, at 11 o'clock. Funeral Wednesday, September 2, at 2:30 o'clock at Tabernacle, conducted by Elder Z.T. Sweeney, assisted by Elder S.F. Fowler. Interment at Garland Brook Cemetery.
    Person ID I24211  Main Tree

    Father James GATES,   b. Feb 1812, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary POWELL,   b. Abt 1813, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1834  [2
    Family ID F11490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel A. ANDERSON,   b. Abt 1831, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 May 1859  Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F11491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lottie MCGAW,   b. Abt 1841, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 Feb 1865  [1
    Family ID F11492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S00014] "Descendants of Andreas Getz" by Marianna L. Zuelsdorf.

    2. [S00076] "Stehili Family Genealogical Chart" by Michael Werner.