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.
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
Copyright 2007 Susan Cheney; all rights reserved.