Six Maternal Generations
I have completed the Clark family tree. I have posted a few stories from that family, and will post others. But this time I thought I would show a visual tree from Jane Clark down to my mother. My six generations of maternal ancestors:
Elnathan Gates was born June 23, 1897 to Dr. Joseph and Jenny Gates in Kenyon, Minnesota. He grew up with several of his aunts and uncles living with them the early years.
In April 1901, Elnathan contracted whooping cough. In August 1905 at the age of 8 Elnathan broke his arm just above the wrist when he fell ten feet from a home made trapeze that some of the boys had made.
Oliver’s life story is one that swings like a pendulum back and forth between success and tragedy.
One of the challenges I had searching my family tree trying to ascertain who James Patterson was. With a common name like that, there were quite a few people to choose from. Rather than document the long round process I took to finally decide, I will layout the facts, and the decisions I had to make.
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