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William C Gates
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1829
Death: Dec. 20, 1912
Pennsylvania, USA

William was the husband of Margaret (Rowles) Gates

He was the John Caleb Gates and Elizabeth (Geaurney) Gates

Obit summary

William Gates of Thomastown
His Father was John Caleb Gates / native of Germany / He came to USA when 18 years old
His Mother Elizabeth Ganley- "Geaurney"
William was born 14 Jun 1829 at Springfield Furance
He was employed at Bald Eagle tannery
If he had lived unti1 January, he would celebrate 61 years of marriage / wife not named /
children:
Nathan H. of Thomastown
John F. of Altoona
W. Porter of Tyrone
9gchildren and 4 ggchildren
He was the youngest and last of a family of 13 children
He served in the Civil War Co E. 88 PA volunteers
He was a member United Brethren for 59 years
he had suffered a stroke of paralysis 22 years ago/ had been home bound the last 2 years
He died 20 Dec 1912
Interment in Grand View cemetery
(obit information from Tyrone Daily Herald)

William Served in 88th Regiment PA Vol Company B as private
He enlisted March 16, 1865
Drafted- mustered out with Company June 30, 1865 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Caleb Gates (1783 - 1862)
  Elizabeth Geaurney Gates (1783 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Rowles Gates (1833 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Nathan Henry Gates (1853 - 1932)*
  John F Gates (1856 - 1921)*
  William Porter Gates (1863 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susanna Gates (1807 - 1843)*
  Michael Gates (1808 - 1848)*
  Margaret Gates Zentmyer (1810 - 1888)*
  Nathan Gates (1813 - 1891)*
  Levi Gottlieb Gates (1816 - 1891)*
  Issac Gates (1818 - 1876)*
  William C Gates (1829 - 1912)
  William H Gates (1829 - 1841)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grandview Cemetery
Tyrone
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Joan of VA
Record added: Jan 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63623019
William C Gates
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Descendants of the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment
- Honoring Our Ancestors
 Added: Nov. 27, 2011
In Remembrance-William C. Gates-Civil War Co E. 88th PA Vols-My 3rd great grand uncle
- Joan of VA
 Added: Jan. 2, 2011
 
 
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