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Marriage: Children:
  1. Lucy Elizabeth Gates: Birth: 9 Oct 1893 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 16 Oct 1893

  2. Mattie May Gates: Birth: 13 Sep 1894 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 26 Oct 1980 in St. John, Stafford, Kansas

  3. John Enoch Gates: Birth: 4 Jan 1896 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 29 Jan 1906

  4. Amy Victoria Gates: Birth: 5 Aug 1897 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 10 Aug 1996 in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas

  5. Clara Rose Gates: Birth: 8 Sep 1899 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 19 Jul 1990 in Lamar, Barton, Missouri

  6. Vida Jane Gates: Birth: 31 Jul 1901 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 28 May 2000 in Manhattan, Riley, Kansas

  7. Arthur Ralph Gates: Birth: 16 Sep 1902 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 5 Jan 1994 in Overland Park, Shawnee Mission, Kansas

  8. Thelma Vera Gates: Birth: 8 Oct 1904 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 23 Nov 2000 in Lakewood, Jefferson, Colorado

  9. Goldie Gates: Birth: 18 Sep 1906 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 14 Apr 1982 in Great Bend, Barton, Kansas

  10. Gladys Gates: Birth: 12 Jan 1910 in Seward, Stafford, Kansas. Death: 31 Mar 2005 in Lamar, Barton, Missouri


Notes
a. Note:   ok Gates.jpgWedding picture
 Ralph was born in Dummerston, Vermont 3 Oct 1869. He cam e to Kansas with his family, on a train 3 Oct 1877. Afte
 r the death of his father when he was just a boy of 13, h e and brother Dana would herd the cattle. On 10th Dec. 1 892 he married Mattie E. Smith. To this union 10 childre
 n were born. Ralph contributed much to the community, havin
 g served on the school board for a number of years, was cou
 nty commissioner and a state senator. He was active in chu
 rch work and a member of the Christian Church. He was a me
 mber of the Mason Knights Templer, Woodman, Oddfellows an
 d Elks lodges. He passed away 30 Aug 1950, at age 80.
Note:   OBJE: C:\Documents and Settings\Debra Acevedo\My Documents\My Pictures\Ralph Co


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