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B. B. Gates
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding
B. B. Gates deceased. The subject of this sketch was born in Rutland county, Vt.,
March 2, 1800. He was reared and educated in the town of Mina, near Chautauqua lake; was a carpenter and millwright. He was married
in 1829 to Miss Susannah Alvord, daughter of Samuel and Ursula Alvord (deceased), and a sister to Mr. Alvord, of Hamilton, Ill.
They had 9 children, of whom but 3 are living. Mr. Gates came to this county in 1836, where he resided until his death in
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
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