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----------------------------------------- Parents -----------------------------------------
Charles James Gates
    Birth: 05 May 1891 - Pennsylvania
    Death: 06 Apr 1974 -
    Marriage: -
Ruth Kathryn Miller
    Birth: 14 Jul 1898 - Pennsylvania
    Death: 31 Aug 1936 -
---------------------------------------- Children ----------------------------------------
   Elizabeth M. Gates
    Born 30 Nov 1917 - Pennsylvania
     Died 11 Dec 1917 -
   William J. Gates
    Born 10 Feb 1919 - Pennsylvania
     Died 06 Jun 1981 -
   Mary Ellen Gates
    Born 24 Feb 1920 - Pennsylvania
     Died 03 Jul 2008 -
   Virginia Florence Gates
    Born 01 Dec 1921 - Pennsylvania
     Died 02 Nov 1992 -
   Charles Ray Gates
    Born 01 Oct 1923 - Pennsylvania
     Died 18 Dec 1993 -
   Dora Catherine Gates*
   Walter Meredith Gates
    Born 15 Aug 1925 - Pennsylvania
     Died 23 Sep 2009 - Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia
   Marion Leroy Gates
    Born 11 Apr 1928 - Pennsylvania
     Died 05 Feb 1956 -
   Kenneth Lee Gates
    Born 18 Dec 1931 - Pennsylvania
     Died 03 Jan 1984 -
   Betty Sue Gates
    Born 25 Jul 1934 - Pennsylvania
     Died 27 Jul 1934 -

Research Notes -- David G Brewer 
1920 Census - Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Georges TWP no. 1 - 3 Feb 1920

  --- 187
  Gates, Charles    Head M W 29 M    Penn Penn Penn Bricklayer
  Ruth              Wife F W 23 M    Penn Penn Penn
  William J.        Son  M W 11/12 S Penn Penn Penn

1930 Census - Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Georges TWP - 24 April 1930

  350 350 Glendale Road to Mountain
  Gates, Charles J.  Head M W 38      M 26 Penn Penn Penn Farmer
  Ruth               Wife F W 32      M 20 Penn Penn Penn
  William            Son  M W 11      S    Penn Penn Penn
  Mary E.            Dau  F W 10      S    Penn Penn Penn
  Florence           Dau  F W  8      S    Penn Penn Penn
  Charles R.         Son  M W  6      S    Penn Penn Penn
  Walter             Son  M W  4 7/12 S    Penn Penn Penn
  Dora               Dau  F W  3 3/12 S    Penn Penn Penn
  Mary (Maryon)      Dau  F W  2      S    Penn Penn Penn

1936 Vance-Brownfield Funeral Home Records
RUTH KATHRYN GATES(Charles) 7-14-1898 8-31-1936
Father: Walter Miller Mother: Hattie Show 
Mt. Moriah cem. Smithfield Pa.

1940 Census - Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Georges TWP - 22 April 1940

  406 Smithfield R #1
  Gates, Charles    Head M W 49 Wd Penn  Stone Mason, WPA
  William           Son  M W 21 S  Penn  Farmer
  Mary              Dau  F W 20 S  Penn
  Florance          Dau  F W 18 S  Penn
  Charles Jr.       Son  M W 16 S  Penn
  Walter            Son  M W 14 S  Penn
  Dora              Dau  F W 12 S  Penn
  Marion            Son  M W 11 S  Penn
  Kenneth           Son  M W  8 S  Penn

From Jim Emme:

Charles James Gates married Ruth Kathryn Miller.  She
was b.  7/14/1898, d. 8/31/1936, bur. Mt Moriah cem. 
Daughter of Walter Miller and Hattie Show—accord to
Vance-Brownfield, p 60.

Their children:   (1) Elizabeth M. Gates, b.
11/30/1917, d. 12/11/1917, bur Mt Moriah cem—accord to
Vance-Brownfield, p 18.  (2) Marion L. Gates, b.
4/11/1928, d. 2/5/1956, single, bur. Mt Moriah—accord
to RFTP p 196.  (3)  Kenneth Lee Gates, b. 12/18/1930,
d. 1/3/1984, bur Maple Grove cem—accord to RFTP, p
378.  (4)  Betty Sue Gates, b. 7/25/1934, d.
7/27/1934, bur Mt Moriah cem –accord to
Vance-Brownfield, p 56.


From lmyers AT :
Your information on the children of Charles James Gates (son of Basil Gates and Susan Roderick) and
Ruth Kathryn Gates is incomplete.  In addition to Elizabeth, William, Marion, Kenneth and Betty Sue,
Charles and Ruth\'s other children were Mary Ellen, Virginia Florence, Dora Catherine, Charles Ray
Gates and Walter Meredith Gates.  Mary Ellen Gates was my mother.

2009 Obituary of Walter Gates from
    Aug. 15, 1925 Fayette County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Sep. 23, 2009 Morgantown Monongalia County West Virginia, USA Walter "Bud" Gates age 84 years of Smithfield, Pennsylvania passed away Wednesday September 23, 2009 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was born in Springhill Township, Fayette County, Pa., on August 15, 1925, the son of the now late Charles Gates and Ruth Miller Gates. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Dennis Gates in 1996; two sisters, Mary Myers and Florence Nixon; and four brothers, Charles, William, Kenneth and Marion. He attended the White House Free Methodist Church with his wife Dorothy for many years. He was employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator for United States Department of Forestry. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the United States Army. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 747, Point Marion, Pa., the Point Marion F.O.E. and American Legion. He is survived by two daughters: Kathryn Kanosky and her husband John of Mannington, West Virginia and Janet Gates and her companion Thom Boynton of Ocoee, Florida; also three grandchildren and three great grandchildren; one sister, Dora Verbus; and very dear friend, Donna Hartman. The family will receive friends in the JOHN F. BROWNFIELD FUNERAL H O M E, Smithfield, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday, September 25, 2009 until 11 a.m. when Services will be conducted with the Reverend Robert Whoolery officiating. Internment will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Smithfield, Pennsylvania. Full Military Rites will be accordedat the cemetery by the General George C. Marshall AMVETS Post 103 of Hopwood, Pa. Burial: Mount Moriah Baptist Cemetery Smithfield Fayette County Pennsylvania, USA
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