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Charles Gates (1874-1940)

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Born 11 Dec 1874 • near Carey Gully, South Australia, Australia1Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and … Continue reading
Married 1900 • District of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia13NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, “Marriages Search”, database, Registry of … Continue reading
Died 18 Aug 1940 • Carey Gully, South Australia, Australia2Cobiac, Anthony Leo, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical … Continue reading
Buried 20 Aug 1940 • Summertown Cemetery, Summertown, South Australia, Australia3Adelaide Hills Council, “Charles Gates”, Cemetery Data,  … Continue reading
 
 
Charles was the son of John Gates (1842-1919) and Ellen Pascoe. He was born on 11 December 1874 near Carey Gully.4Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and … Continue reading
 
Charles moved to the Broken Hill region some time prior to 1900.5NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, “Marriages Search”, database, Registry of … Continue reading His marriage to Emma Agusta Lawrence was registered in 1900.6NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, “Marriages Search”, database, Registry of … Continue reading They had four known privacy-protected children prior to her death in 1908.7NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, “Death Search”, database, Registry of … Continue reading 8C. Tonkin, “Funeral Notices.”, Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW: 1888-1954) Monday 12 … Continue reading At the time of Emma’s death they were residing on Eyre Street.9S.H. Rayner, “Funeral Notices.”, Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW: 1888-1954) Monday 12 … Continue reading
 
During his time in Broken Hill, Charles was a member of the United Ancient Order of Druids.10S.H. Rayner, “Funeral Notices.”, Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW: 1888-1954) Monday 12 … Continue reading There were a large number of friendly societies operating at the time and these societies provided health and insurance to members.11Christine Adams, “130 years of health”, Barrier Daily Truth, 27 April 2017, … Continue reading
 
After the death of Emma, Charles was now a widower with at least four small children. He relocated back to South Australia with his children in the years after Emma’s death. By 1925 he was recorded as residing in Carey Gully.12Public secondary source not stated to protect the privacy of Charles’ descendants.
 
Charles died on 18 August 1940 at Carey Gully.14Cobiac, Anthony Leo, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical … Continue reading He was interred two days later at Summertown Cemetery.15Adelaide Hills Council, “Charles Gates”, Cemetery Data,  … Continue reading
 

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1, 4. 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, 14. 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, 15. Adelaide Hills Council, “Charles Gates”, Cemetery Data, http://www.ahc.sa.gov.au/Community/cemeteries/cemetery-data, accessed 27 June 2018.
5, 6, 13. NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, “Marriages Search”, database, Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage entry for Charles Gates & Emma A Lawrence, 1900, Registration number: 5883, Australia, New South Wales, Broken Hill, https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search/marriages?2, accessed 21 December 2018.
7. NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, “Death Search”, database, Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death entry for Emma A Gates, 1908, Registration number: 12886, Australia, New South Wales, Broken Hill, https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search/deaths?1, accessed 21 December 2018.
8. C. Tonkin, “Funeral Notices.”, Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW: 1888-1954) Monday 12 October 1908, p. 1, c. 1, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/45025257, accessed 21 December 2018.
9, 10. S.H. Rayner, “Funeral Notices.”, Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW: 1888-1954) Monday 12 October 1908, p. 1, c. 1, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/45025257, accessed 21 December 2018.
11. Christine Adams, “130 years of health”, Barrier Daily Truth, 27 April 2017, https://bdtruth.com.au/main/news/article/8896-130-years-of-health.html
12. Public secondary source not stated to protect the privacy of Charles’ descendants.