Phoebe [Publicover] and Heman Eli Gates, 50th Wedding Aniversary, 9.22.1955

Born: January 10, 1882, Blandford, NS
Died: 1971, Blandford, Lunenburg NS (Blandford St. Barnabas Anglican Cemetery) This cemetery is located on Route 329, on the road to Bayswater, NS
Recorded in Cemetery documents (
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canns/lunenburg/barnabas.html) as Herman

Married: September 22, 1905

Wife: Pheobe Publicover
Born: 1887
Died: 1967 (Blandford St. Barnabas Anglican Cemetery)

Brother: Emrick Paul Gates Born: September 28, 1880, Blandford, Lun, NS Died: June 00, 1964 - hospital infection
            Married: Nellie Elizabeth Porter, from Cochituat, MA
Brother: Ira Norman Gates Born: August 30, 1877, Blandford, Lun, NS Died: August 5, 1953
            Married: to Bessie Lewis

Children: (all born Blandford, Lunenburg, NS)
Ira Gates
Jean Gates
Hilda Gates
Alice Gates
Helen Gates
Dorothy Publicover 1908 - 1994
Pauline Publicover 1910 - 1994
Graham Heman Gates 1912 - 2003
Ruby Inez Gates 1917 - 1917
Walter Gates 1921 - 1923
Phoebe Doris Gates 1923 - 1994
Stephen Gates Born: abt. 1938

Father: James Alfred Gates
Mother: Elizabeth (Sarah) Dorey November 28, 1876, Lunenburg NS

Born: December 11, 1848, Lunenburg, Lunenburg NS
Christened: April 6, 1849, Lunenburg, Lunenburg NS
Died: July 29, 1939 (Prob. Lunenburg, Lunenburg NS)

Notes: Elizabeth Sarah Dorey
Her original family name was De Arrs, then Dares, and finally Dorey (or Dores). The Great Great Great Grandfather of Sarah was a deserter from a French wine ship somewhere near Halifax, N.S. Joe Dorey, grandfather of Sarah, married a Morash.

St. Barnabas Church, Blandford, NS
      Ira Gates served as Vestry Clerk 1950-1956

LKA: Mr. & Mrs. Heman E. Gates
Blandford, Lunenburg County, NS, Canada