Categories: The Bahamas.
Charles William Gates was born in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas in 1896 to Jeremiah Gates and Jessical Isabel "Jessie" Lowe Gates.
He married twice: first, in 1915, at Hope Town, Abaco to Alice Ruby Lowe, daughter of William Erwin Lowe and Alice Lowe; and second, in 1932, in Nassau, Bahamas, to Gwendolyn Louise Simms, daughter of Benjamin Simms and Isora/Izorah Pinder Simms.
Charles William and Alice Ruby Gates had children - among them Sarah Ellen, Alice Myrtle and Hazel Louise Gates. Ruby Gates died in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco in 1932 and is buried there in the New Plymouth cemetery.
Charles William and Gwen Simms Gates had children - among them Ivy Angela, Charles Darwyn, Mark Lavern, Peter, and Irene Louise Gates.
Charles William Gates, blacksmith and millwright, died in Nassau, Bahamas in 1974 and is buried at Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery.
"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GRSY-WVF?cc=1922411&wc=Q4ZP-HZ9%3A216281701 : 20 May 2014), Births (MALE) 1896-1897 > image 177 of 429; Registrar General, Nassau.
U.S., Index to Alien Case Files at the National Archives at Kansas City, 1944–2003, 1963, Registration Number: 13320593. Birth date.
"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJDZ-WCB2 : 3 August 2015), Charles William Gates and Ruby Lowe, 1915. wit: Charles ? Malone, ?? Sawyer. Charles William Gates; Marriage; 20 Mar 1915; Methodist Mission, Hopetown, Abaco, Bahamas; Father's Name-- Jeremiah Gates; Spouse's Name-- Ruby Lowe; Spouse's Father's Name-- Irwin Lowe; Page 50
Find A Grave Memorial 60988564. Created by: Lesa Epperson, with photograph. Added: 1 Nov 2010.
"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJDZ-H6M4 : 3 August 2015), Charles William Gates and Gwendolyn Louise Simms, 1932. Bethel Mission House, 12 Aug. 1932, Nassau, Bahamas.
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2Y-G62B : 13 December 2015), Charles Gates, ; Burial, Nassau, , New Providence District, Bahamas, Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery; citing record ID 80977094. --birth 1898?; death 1974.
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