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David Gates Home and Family

David Gates Home and Family

The Loveville home of David Gates in early 1880s.

In the photo are:

Mary Solt Gates (1840-1923) wife of David Gates

Benner G. Gates (1877-1958) 11th child of David & Mary Gates

Eliza Emeline Gates Dixon (1867- 939) 7th child of David & Mary. She was married in 1889 to Hays Dixon (abt 1867 - abt 1928). She died in Johnstown, Pa.

David Gates was the 6th of 12 children born to Emanuel & Sophia Weitzel Gates. He was born in Ferguson Twp in Centre Co., Pa. In 1854 he married Mary Solt daughter of Peter & Mary Haupt Solt.

About 1861 David & Mary moved to Loveville in Half-moon Twp., Centre Co., Pa. Both David & Mary & some of their children are buried in the Centre Line Lutheran Cemetery.

Submitted by Patricia Gates Witschi, great granddaughter of David Gates

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