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Joseph Gates (1870-1953)

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Born 10 Jul 1870 • near Woodside, South Australia, Australia1Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and ...continue
Married 20 Apr 1898 • BC Church, Bridgewater, South Australia, Australia11South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian ...continue
Died 4 Nov 1953 • Bridgewater, South Australia, Australia2Cobiac, Anthony Leo, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical ...continue 3Anon., “Family Notices” News (Adelaide, SA: 1923-1954) 5 November 1953, p. 18, c. 1, ...continue
Buried 6 Nov 1953 • Stirling District Cemetery, Stirling, South Australia, Australia4Adelaide Hills Council. “Joseph Gates”. Cemetery Data. ...continue
 
 
Joseph was the son of Joseph Gates and Winifred Carroll. He was born on 10 July 1870 near Woodside.5Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and ...continue
 
Joseph spent his thirteenth birthday as an inpatient at the Adelaide Hospital. He was admitted on 16 May 1883 with Enteric Fever (Typhoid). He spent a total of two months in hospital and was discharged on 17 July 1883. The hospital records state that his residence at the time was Balhannah and his religion was Church of England.6Government of South Australia, “Hospital admission registers, Admission registers – ...continue A correspondent from the Southern Argus described typhoid was being prevalent in Adelaide in May 1883 and possibly attributed to poor draining and waste management. Joseph’s survival may have been due to a ‘mild’ strain of the disease and his care at the hospital, whose staff lobbied for improving the quality of food served at the hospital which was described as a ‘medical comfort’. This was considered controversial at the time.7Anon., “Adelaide Notes” Southern Argus (Port Elliot, SA: 1866 – 1954) 10 May ...continue 8Edward Willis Way, “MEDICAL COMFORTS AND MORTALITY AT THE ADELAIDE HOSPITAL” Evening ...continue
 
Joseph married Eliza Jane Nichols on 12 September 1867 at BC Church, Bridgewater.9South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian ...continue They had the following known daughter:10Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may ...continue

  1. Ruby Pearl Gates Dickson (1899-)

Joseph died at Bridgewater on 4 November 1953, aged 83. He may have died at home as Bridgewater was also his recorded residence.12Cobiac, Anthony Leo, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical ...continue 13Anon., “Family Notices” News (Adelaide, SA: 1923-1954) 5 November 1953, p. 18, c. 1, ...continue He was interred at Stirling District Cemetery on 6 November 1953.14Adelaide Hills Council. “Joseph Gates”. Cemetery Data. ...continue 15Anon., “Funeral Notices” News (Adelaide, SA: 1923-1954) 5 November 1953, p. 18, c. 1, ...continue
 

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1, 5. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian births, registrations 1842 to 1906. South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society; Hampton, Vic.: Macbeth Genealogical Services, Adelaide, S. Aust, 1998.
2, 12. Cobiac, Anthony Leo, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian deaths registrations 1916 to 1972. South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society; Hampton, Vic.: Macbeth Genealogical Services, Adelaide, S. Aust, 2006.
3, 13. Anon., “Family Notices” News (Adelaide, SA: 1923-1954) 5 November 1953, p. 18, c. 1, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article131247262, accessed 14 December 2018.
4, 14. Adelaide Hills Council. “Joseph Gates”. Cemetery Data. https://www.ahc.sa.gov.au/Community/cemeteries/cemetery-data, accessed 27 June 2018.
6. Government of South Australia, “Hospital admission registers, Admission registers – Adelaide Hospital, later Royal Adelaide Hospital 1840 – 1911”, State Records of South Australia, https://www.archives.sa.gov.au/content/hospital-admission-registers, transcription of original record held by SRSA (with supplemental information not included in online database) by South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society, Unley, SA, accessed 2002.
7. Anon., “Adelaide Notes” Southern Argus (Port Elliot, SA: 1866 – 1954) 10 May 1883, p. 3, c. 2, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article96929380, accessed 14 December 2018.
8. Edward Willis Way, “MEDICAL COMFORTS AND MORTALITY AT THE ADELAIDE HOSPITAL” Evening Journal (Adelaide, SA: 1869 – 1912) 2 May 1883, p. 3, c. 4 (SECOND EDITION), http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197785544, accessed 14 December 2018.
9, 11. South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian marriages registrations 1842 to 1916. South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society; Hampton, Vic.: Macbeth Genealogical Services Pty Ltd, Adelaide, S. Aust, 2001.
10. Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may not have survived.
15. Anon., “Funeral Notices” News (Adelaide, SA: 1923-1954) 5 November 1953, p. 18, c. 1, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article131247262, accessed 14 December 2018.