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David Gates (1832-1895) and his wife, Mary Solt Gates (1840 - 1823), estimate picture taken in early 1890's. David died in Centre Co. & Mary in Huntingdon Co., Pa.
David Gates was the 6th of 12 children born to Emanuel & Sophia Weitzel Gates. He was born in Ferguson Twp in Centre Co., Pa. In 1854 he married Mary Solt daughter of Peter & Mary Haupt Solt.
About 1861 David & Mary moved to Loveville in Half-moon Twp., Centre Co., Pa. Both David & Mary & some of their children are buried in the Centre Line Lutheran Cemetery.
Submitted by Patricia Gates Witschi, great granddaughter of David Gates