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Ellen "Nellie" Bingham Gates
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1832
Lancashire, England
Death: Apr. 22, 1906
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA

Ellen "Nellie" Bingham was born in Manchester, England, to Allen and Joanna (McColiff) Bingham on January 17, 1832. She was four years old when she came with her family to the United States in 1836. They settled in New York and moved around the state several times until moving to Michigan. Nellie married Barton B. Gates on January 9, 1855 in Livingston County, Michigan. In 1856 they relocated to Rockton Township in Winnebago County, Illinois, where he farmed and later operated several businesses. Eventually he went into manufacturing and was part owner of a rye mill and later owned a lime kiln plant. Nellie kept house and later was a care giver to her parents before their deaths. Her husband and parents preceded her in death. She is buried in the Rockton Cemetery by her husband and parents. 
Family links: 
  Allen Bingham (1809 - 1880)
  Joanna McColiff Bingham (1812 - 1874)
  Barton Blinn Gates (1832 - 1902)
  Ellen Bingham Gates (1832 - 1906)
  Andrew Bingham (1837 - 1923)*
  Peter A Bingham (1839 - 1864)*
  John Bingham (1841 - 1915)*
  William Bingham (1842 - 1863)*
  Robert E. Bingham (1845 - 1915)*
  Henry Howard Bingham (1850 - 1928)*
*Calculated relationship
Rockton Township Cemetery
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Rebecca Steagall
Record added: Feb 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105860544
Ellen Nellie <i>Bingham</i> Gates
Added by: Rebecca Steagall
Ellen Nellie <i>Bingham</i> Gates
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