Alexander GATES

Male Abt 1848 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Alexander GATES was born Abt 1848 (son of Unknown ? and Melissa GATES).

    Other Events:

    • Fact: 1850-Living with grandparetns and listed as Alexander Gates, age 2 years


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Unknown ?

    Unknown married Melissa GATES Bef 1848. Melissa (daughter of Daniel GATES and Nancy NOFFSINGER) was born Abt 1825; died 1905. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Melissa GATES was born Abt 1825 (daughter of Daniel GATES and Nancy NOFFSINGER); died 1905.

    Notes:

    Malissa's first husband might be A.C. Ring b. abt. 1820 and they married abt. 1846 in Sunsbury Twp, Monroe Co., Ohio

    Children:
    1. 1. Alexander GATES was born Abt 1848.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Daniel GATES was born 08 Mar 1788, Fort Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania (son of Georg GOETZ and Maria Sybilla STEHELI); died 14 Jan 1867, Powhaten Point, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Captina Church of Christ, Beallsville, Belmont County, Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: Abt 1787, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

    Notes:

    Birth date is unconfirmed.

    Daniel married Nancy NOFFSINGER 04 Oct 1808, Belmont County, Ohio. Nancy was born 20 Mar 1792; died 23 Nov 1878, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Captina Church of Christ, Beallsville, Belmont County, Ohio. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Nancy NOFFSINGER was born 20 Mar 1792; died 23 Nov 1878, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Captina Church of Christ, Beallsville, Belmont County, Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Mathias Noffsinger and Nancy Ann Brill
    • Birth: Abt 1791, Pennsylvania, USA

    Notes:

    Catharine Foreaker Fedorchak, Family research in Monroe County from the Spirit of Democracy, Woodsfield, Ohio, Nov. 7, 1973 Page 87.
    "In the Name of God, Amen, I Matthias Nofsinger, being weak in body but of sound mind and memory, blessed be almighty God for the same, do make and publish this my last will & testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First I give and bequeath to my eldest son John Nofsinger the plantation or farm that we now possess with all my personal estate, goods and chattels of what kind or nature soever. I give and bequeath the same to my said beloved wife Anne Nofsinger during her life time and at her death to be divided equally among my children now alive or with this exception that if my said wife Anne Nofsinger should marry that then a division of the property should take place in the like manner as it would at her death. Lastly I do also give and bequeath to my youngest son James Nofsinger when he arrives at the age of twenty-one a horse worth forty dollars, but if not worth that sum, that it might be made up in other property to that amount. I do hereby ordain and appoint George Goets and David ruble as sole executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th day of march in the year of our Lord 1808, witnessed by Mitchel Atkinson and Daniel Goets."

    Children:
    1. Priscilla GATES was born 18 Sep 1832, Monroe County, Ohio; died 18 Feb 1919, Monroe County, Ohio.
    2. Nancy GATES was born 1810, Ohio.
    3. Henry GATES was born 25 Sep 1813, Monroe County, Ohio; died 12 May 1880, Powhaten Point, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Captina Church of Christ Cemetery Beallsville, Monroe County, Ohio.
    4. 3. Melissa GATES was born Abt 1825; died 1905.
    5. Matilda GATES was born 19 Mar 1820, Monroe County, Ohio; died 1919; was buried , Captina Church of Christ Cemetery Beallsville, Monroe County, Ohio.
    6. James GATES was born Feb 1812, Ohio; died 1907, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Captina Church of Christ Cemetery, Blemont County, Ohio.
    7. Mathias GATES was born 14 Apr 1822, Monroe County, Ohio; died 25 Nov 1898, Indiana, USA.
    8. Harriet GATES was born 16 Mar 1835, Sunbury Township, Monroe County, Ohio; died 1910; was buried , Captina Church of Christ Cemetery Beallsville, Monroe County, Ohio.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Georg GOETZ (son of Andreas GETZ); died Bef 28 Nov 1842, Powhaten Point, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: George Gates

    Notes:

    Information from mariana L Zuelsdorf:
    History of Belmont and Jefferson Counties, Ohio. J.A. Caldwell. Historical Publishing Co., 1880 Page 417
    "York was one of the original civil townships and erected November 25, 1801, as follows: The third to begin on the Ohio river at the southeast corner of the township of Pultney.......thence up the river to the place of beginning, to be called and known by the township of York. This township has been the scene of severa Indian depredations, prominent among which was the battle of Captina....this battle occured in 1794, on section 8, at the mouth of Cove Run.
    .........George Gates (setled) Septembe 28, 1804......Abel Brown (settled )December 21, 1805

    From: "Belmont Co., Ohio before 1830." Irene M. Ochsenbein and Catharine F. Fedorchak. 1977. Page 53
    "George Gates is buried in the Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., near the junction of State Road 7 and S.R. 148. He emigrated from Germany to eastern PA., then to Washington Co., PAS., in 1790, then to Washington and Belmont Cos. in Ohio, near the boundary with present day Monroe Co. His will is on file in Belmont Co. and the following children are named: 1. Mary; 2, Susan; 3. Daniel;4. Valentine; 5. Henry; 6. George; 7 Solomon; 8. Sevilla; and 9. John."

    "Monroe County, Ohio: A History. by Theresa A. Maienknecht and Stanley B. Maienknecht. Chapter XXX Switzerland township. Page 408
    "Early in the month of April 1819 a colony of ten Swiss families embarked in a flat boat......After leaving Wheeling they were informed that at Captina there was a great quantity of vacant land, and that there they would find two men (Henry Sweppy and George Goetz) who could speak German, and were urged to stop there. On the 15th day of September they landed there and were kindly received and cordially welcomed by the old settlers of the Valley of Captina, viz: the Greens, Lemleys, Moores, Browns, Goetz, Sweppy, Ruble, Smith, and others."
    "Along the river all was a forest, except an improvement opposite Fish Creek, then owned by George Goetz. On Big Run, Jos Blare, Hendershot Lemley and the Smiths had made some improvement. In Belmont County, on Captina and Cat's Run, was settled by the Greens, Browns and Goetz, before mentioned."

    Georg married Maria Sybilla STEHELI 11 Jun 1782, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Maria (daughter of Johann Melchior STEHELI and Maria Sybilla ?) was born 1761, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; died 09 Dec 1850, York Township,Belmont County, Ohio; was buried , Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Maria Sybilla STEHELI was born 1761, Lancaster, Pennsylvania (daughter of Johann Melchior STEHELI and Maria Sybilla ?); died 09 Dec 1850, York Township,Belmont County, Ohio; was buried , Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1850, Living with daughter, Susannah Gates Brisen, in York, Belmont County, Ohio

    Children:
    1. Magdalena GOETZ was born 31 Dec 1782, Cumru Township, Berks County,Pennsylvania.
    2. Mary GATES was born Abt 1786, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania; died 1852, Belmont County, Ohio.
    3. 6. Daniel GATES was born 08 Mar 1788, Fort Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania; died 14 Jan 1867, Powhaten Point, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Captina Church of Christ, Beallsville, Belmont County, Ohio.
    4. Valentine GATES was born 12 Apr 1789, Washington County, Ohio; died 28 Sep 1861, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Monroe County, Ohio.
    5. Susanna GATES was born Abt 1790, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania; died 1865, Belmont Co., Ohio.
    6. Henry GATES was born 08 Mar 1795, Fallowfield Twp., Washington Co., Pennsylvania; died 13 Dec 1877, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio.
    7. George GATES was born 16 Jul 1797, Washington County, Ohio; died 26 Nov 1878, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio.
    8. Solomon GATES was born Abt 1798, Washington County,Pennsylvania; died 1883; was buried , Sandy Hill Cemetery, Woods County, West Virginia.
    9. Sevilla GATES was born 24 Jun 1801, Washington County,Pennsylvania; died 04 Dec 1898, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Dover Cemetery, near Powhatan Point, Belmont County, Ohio.
    10. John GATES was born Abt 1805, York Township, Belmont County, Ohio; died 1858; was buried , Grandview Christian Cemetery, Washington Township, Belmont Co., Ohio.