Hancock County ILGenweb

George D. Gates

Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding


George D. Gates was born near Augusta, Feb. 17, 1837; son of Mr. B. B. Gates, just mentioned above, and his mother of New York. She is still living, at the advanced age of 65. Mr. Gages was reared in this county, and was educated at Knox College, Galesburg. In 1858 he went to Pike’s Peak, and returned in 1860. He was married Jan. 31, 1861, to Helen M. Rockwell by whom he had 2 children, Edgar C. and Harley C. (deceased). In 1859 his wife died. He was again married Sept. 4, 1873, to Jennie P. Stewart. They have had one child, Gertrude C. Mr. Gates owns a farm of 62 acres, 55 acres of which is orchard, his occupation being that of horticulture, etc.

Page: 630

Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois

Author: By TH. Gregg

Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.





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