Valentine GATES

Male 1821 - 1879  (57 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Valentine GATES was born 26 Nov 1821, Ohio (son of Valentine GATES and Mary Jane ELLIOT); died 25 Mar 1879, Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Malaga, Monroe County, Ohio.

    Valentine married Phebe LONG 12 Mar 1846, Monroe County, Ohio. Phebe was born 18 Mar 1823, Ohio; died 20 Sep 1892, Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Malaga, Monroe County, Ohio. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Valentine GATES was born 12 Apr 1789, Washington County, Ohio (son of Georg GOETZ and Maria Sybilla STEHELI); died 28 Sep 1861, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Monroe County, Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: Abt 1786, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

    Notes:

    Birth date is unconfirmed.

    Valentine married Mary Jane ELLIOT 15 Jun 1810, Ozark, Belmont County, Ohio. Mary was born 01 Jan 1794, Pennsylvania ; died 06 Jun 1859, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Monroe County, Ohio. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary Jane ELLIOT was born 01 Jan 1794, Pennsylvania ; died 06 Jun 1859, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Monroe County, Ohio.
    Children:
    1. Sevilla GATES was born 1811, Sunsbury Township, Monroe County, Ohio; died 13 Apr 1819; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Malaga, Monroe County, Ohio.
    2. Catherine GATES was born Abt 1814, Sunsbury Township, MOnroe County, Ohio; died 1817, Ohio.
    3. George GATES was born 15 Oct 1815, Belmont Co., Ohio; died 07 Apr 1899, Center Township, Monroe Co., Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Malaga, Monroe County, Ohio.
    4. Daniel GATES was born 05 Mar 1817, Sunsbury Township, Monroe County, Ohio; died 04 Mar 1841, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Malaga, Monroe County, Ohio.
    5. Sevilla GATES was born 1818, Sunsbury Township, Monroe County, Ohio.
    6. David GATES was born 19 Apr 1820, Monroe County, Ohio; died 01 Jul 1883, Cass County, Missouri.
    7. 1. Valentine GATES was born 26 Nov 1821, Ohio; died 25 Mar 1879, Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Malaga, Monroe County, Ohio.
    8. Ira Lewis GATES was born 23 Apr 1824, Ohio; died 25 Dec 1858, Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Malaga, Monroe County, Ohio.
    9. Lucinda GATES was born Abt 1826, Monroe County, Ohio; died , Ohio.
    10. Elias GATES was born Abt 1828; died 09 Jul 1835, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Malaga Cemetery, Malaga, Monroe County, Ohio.
    11. Lydia Jane GATES was born 18 Apr 1831, Malaga, Monroe County,Ohio; died 10 Dec 1888, Wayne County, Illinois.
    12. Josiah GATES was born Abt 1833; died 1903.
    13. Mary J. GATES was born Abt 1839, Monroe County, Ohio; died 1922.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  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. 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. 2. 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.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Andreas GETZ died Bef 11 Jun 1782.

    Notes:

    Family reportedly part of Pennsylvania Dutch. variations of family name: Goetz, Getz, Gatz, Gaits. By the close of the Civil War, it was Gates.

    Children:
    1. 4. Georg GOETZ died Bef 28 Nov 1842, Powhaten Point, Belmont Co., Ohio; was buried , Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio.

  2. 10.  Johann Melchior STEHELI was born Abt 1719, Germany (son of Francis STEHELI and Anna Charlotte ?); died Abt 1790.

    Johann married Maria Sybilla ? Abt 1745. Maria was born Abt 1725. [Group Sheet]


  3. 11.  Maria Sybilla ? was born Abt 1725.
    Children:
    1. Anna Eva STEHELI was born Abt 01 Jan 1755, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
    2. Margaretha STEHELI was born 02 Oct 1759, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
    3. 5. Maria Sybilla STEHELI was born 1761, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; died 09 Dec 1850, York Township,Belmont County, Ohio; was buried , Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio.
    4. Maria Catharina STEHELI was born Abt 1763.
    5. Jacob STEHELI was born 06 Jan 1764, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
    6. Johann Adam STEHELI was born 25 Jun 1765, Berks County, Pennsylvania.