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James Gates (1872-1939)

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Born 31 Jan 1872 • New Tiers, South Australia, Australia 1Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and ...continue
Married 18 Aug 1897 • Donnybrook, Western Australia, Australia 4”Family Notices” Southern Times (Bunbury, WA, 1888 – 1916) 21 Aug 1897, p. 3. ...continue
Died 10 May 1939 • Mallalyup, Western Australia, Australia 2Government of Western Australia, “Searching Western Australian Online Indexes”, ...continue 3Source withheld as it identifies privacy-protected descendants. 5Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179867956/james-gates: ...continue
Buried • Balingup Cemetery, Balingup, Western Australia, Australia 6Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179867956/james-gates: ...continue
 
 
James was the son of John Gates (1842-1919) and Ellen Pascoe. He was born at New Tiers (now known as Crafers) on 31 January 1872. 7Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and ...continue
 
In the 1890s James headed west, most likely due to the economic depression in South Australia which was followed by severe drought. 8THE DROUGHT PLAGUE. (1896, October 26). South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 – 1900), ...continue On 18 August 1897 he married Hannah Walker Lavinia Stallard (1875-1951) at Donnybrook, Western Australia. 9”Family Notices” Southern Times (Bunbury, WA, 1888 – 1916) 21 Aug 1897, p. 3. ...continue This was around the same time that gold was discovered in the area.
 
James and Hannah’s descendants are privacy-protected.
 
By 1925 James and Hannah were living in Mallalyup where James was farming. 10Ancestry.com. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: ...continue He died suddenly on 10 May 1939 at his home ‘Glen Hazel’ in Mallyup and was buried in the Balingup Cemetery. 11Government of Western Australia, “Searching Western Australian Online Indexes”, ...continue 12Source withheld as it identifies privacy-protected descendants. 13Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179867956/james-gates: ...continue
 
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1, 7. 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, 11. Government of Western Australia, “Searching Western Australian Online Indexes”, Department of Justice Births, Deaths and Marriages, https://www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/default.aspx, accessed 11 Dec 2019
3, 12. Source withheld as it identifies privacy-protected descendants.
4, 9. ”Family Notices” Southern Times (Bunbury, WA, 1888 – 1916) 21 Aug 1897, p. 3. Retrieved 1 Jul 2018 from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article157536610
5, 6, 13. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179867956/james-gates: accessed 11 December 2019), memorial page for James Gates (unknown–10 May 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 179867956, citing Balingup Cemetery, Balingup, Donnybrook-Balingup Shire, Western Australia, Australia; Maintained by Scout731 (contributor 48372293).
8. THE DROUGHT PLAGUE. (1896, October 26). South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 – 1900), p. 5. Retrieved December 11, 2019, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article54469853
10. Ancestry.com. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
14. This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.