Harvey Harris Gates

Brief Life History of Harvey Harris

When Harvey Harris Gates was born on 19 January 1889, in Laie, Oahu, Kingdom of Hawaii, his father, Jacob Forsberry Gates, was 34 and his mother, Susan Amelia Young, was 32. He married Lucie Jeanne Genez in 1912, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 4 November 1948, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Harvey Harris Gates
Lucie Jeanne Genez
Marriage: 1912
Joel Hardwicke Evans
Victor Cecil Genez Gates
Beulah Suzanne Gates
Jacob Harvey Gates

Sources (25)

  • Harvey H. Gates in household of Jacob F. Gates, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harvey Harris Gates, "Hawaii, Births and Baptisms, 1843-1909"
  • Harvey Harris Gates, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.


1795 -1898 Hawaiian Kingdom, or Kingdom of Hawaiʻi 1898 – 1959 Territory of Hawaiʻi. 1959 – Present: Hawaii the State.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gate with plural or excrescent -s. The English surname Gate has three possible origins: (i) a topographic name from Middle English gate ‘gate’ (Old English geat, dative plural gatum), denoting someone who lived by a gate or set of gates (possibly sometimes an occupational name for a gate keeper; compre Yates); (ii) in northern England, the East Midlands, and East Anglia, a topographic name from Middle English gate ‘street, road, path’ (Old Norse gata) for someone who lived by a road (compare Street ); (iii) a nickname meaning ‘goat’, from northern Middle English gate, gait (Old English gāt, Old Norse geitr).

Americanized form of German Götz (see Goetz ).

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Barrière (see Barriere ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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"Uncle Hal"

My mother, Lucy Gates Ashton, spoke a couple of times about her uncle "Hal", who left SLC as a very young man and made his way to Hollywood, where he worked on Films (screenwriter) and did quite well …

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