Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Gateses in:
 • Snowball Cemetery
 • Snowball
 • Searcy County
 • Arkansas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Peter Austin Gates
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 15, 1847
Gilmer County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1911
Searcy County
Arkansas, USA

Spouse: Paulina Hamilton Nix Gates
married: 29 Mar 1865, Eijay, Gilmer County, GA
s/o: Silas V. & Sarah Gates

From the Marshall Mountain Wave - Saturday, May 6, 1911

Peter A. Gates, one of the best known and highly respected residents of Calf Creek, died at his home near Snowball, on Thursday, April 27, of paralysis. The funeral services were held Friday, April 28, and the remains were interred in the Snowball Cemetery under the auspices of the Masonic Lodge, of which he was a member. Deceased leaves a wife and one daughter, two brothers, H T. Gates of Tahlequah, I. T. (Indian Territory), and W. J. Gates, of Mountain Star, this county, and many other relatives and friends to mourn his demise. He was 64 years of age and had lived on Calf Creek many years where he was greatly esteemed for his many good traits of character and noble citizenship.

Family links: 
  Silas Valentine Gates (1814 - 1880)
  Paulina Hamilton Nix Gates (1843 - 1929)
  William Silas Gates (1865 - 1941)*
  Frances Jane Gates Helm (1871 - 1948)*
  Harriet C. C. Gates (1873 - 1879)*
  Euodocia Florence Gates Vaughn (1874 - 1919)*
  Martha V. Gates (1877 - 1918)*
  Paulina Alice Gates (1879 - 1883)*
  Savannah Georgia Gates Ruff (1884 - 1938)*
  Peter Austin Gates (1847 - 1911)
  Sarah Mahulda Gates Nix (1851 - 1929)*
  Hamilton Turner Gates (1857 - 1929)*
  William Jack Gates (1865 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Snowball Cemetery
Searcy County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Neal
Record added: Feb 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24440852
Peter Austin Gates
Added by: Wayne Goates
Peter Austin Gates
Cemetery Photo
Added by: nancy weaver
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

His wife applied for a pension for his service in Company F of Edmond's Battalion of Georgia Cavalry, CSA.
- Travis Holt
 Added: Jul. 5, 2015

- + GenAngel +
 Added: Feb. 13, 2015
My Great-Grandfather.
- Neal
 Added: Oct. 13, 2013
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED