Iva Jane Gates

1855–1947 (Age 92)
Beallsville, Monroe, Ohio, United States

The Life of Iva Jane

When Iva Jane Gates was born in 1855, in Beallsville, Monroe, Ohio, United States, her father, James Barrett Gates, was 29 and her mother, Jane Pugh, was 26. She married Alonzo T Caldwell on 31 January 1877. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Canton Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 21 February 1947, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Iva Jane Gates
1855–1947
Alonzo T Caldwell
1848–1938
Marriage: 31 January 1877
Lavina Arline Caldwell
1877–
Letha Caldwell
1881–1918
Mary Caldwell
1883–1918
James David Caldwell
1885–1919
Guy Caldwell
1887–1919
Elizabeth Irene Caldwell
1891–1981
Delcia Unice Caldwell
1900–1919

Spouse & Children

  • Female1855–1947Female

  • Alonzo T Caldwell

    Male1848–1938Male

MARRIAGE
31 January 1877
Belmont,Ohio
children

(7)

  • Lavina Arline Caldwell

    Female1877–Female

  • Letha Caldwell

    Female1881–1918Female

  • Mary Caldwell

    Female1883–1918Female

  • James David Caldwell

    Male1885–1919Male

  • Guy Caldwell

    Male1887–1919Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • James Barrett Gates

    Male1826–1919Male

  • Female1829–1901Female

siblings

(11)

  • Morgan Gates

    Male1848–1905Male

  • Meribah Gates

    Female1850–1927Female

  • Mara Bee Gates

    Female1851–1927Female

  • John P Gates

    Male1853–1942Male

  • Female1855–1947Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 5

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by the gates of a medieval walled town. The Middle English singular gate is from the Old English plural, gatu, of geat ‘gate’ ( see Yates ). Since medieval gates were normally arranged in pairs, fastened in the center, the Old English plural came to function as a singular, and a new Middle English plural ending in -s was formed. In some cases the name may refer specifically to the Sussex place Eastergate (i.e. ‘eastern gate’), known also as Gates in the 13th and 14th centuries, when surnames were being acquired.2 Americanized spelling of German Götz ( see Goetz ).3 Translated form of French Barrière ( see Barriere ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Iva J Gates in household of James B Gates, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ida J Caldwell in household of Elonzo Caldwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Iva J Caldwell in household of Alonzo L Caldwell, "United States Census, 1910"

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