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Willis Gates, Sr. and Ella B.Cunningham were my great grandparents. I am looking for info on Ella's birth, death and her parent’s names. I also need info on my grandfather Willis Gates, Jr. He was born Oct.13, 1903 in Mobile, AL and married my grandmother, Lucille Washam (license says Washington) on Aug.7, 1923. He left his family in AL for Cincinnati, OH in the late 1930s.
Willis Gates, Sr. is from the George T. Gates and Emma Jones Gates family from Mobile, Alabama.

Surnames: CUNNINGHAM GATES JONES MARTIN
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by kw82945 on 2018-08-07 21:56:02

Hi this looks like the listing for " Willis Gates " senior - KATHY

Willis Gates
mentioned in the record of Willis Gates and Ella B Cunningham
Name Willis Gates
Gender Male
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 06 Jan 1903
Event Place Mobile, Alabama, United States
Spouse's Name Ella B Cunningham
Spouse's Gender Female
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Citing this Record
"Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRV9-YVF : 3 November 2017), Willis Gates and Ella B Cunningham, 06 Jan 1903; citing Mobile, Alabama, United States, County Probate Courts, Alabama; FHL microfilm 1,294,441.


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Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950

by kw82945 on 2018-08-07 22:01:47

Hi - this listing is " Ellas " parents - KATHY

Ella B. Cunningham
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Sex
Female
Birth
1877
Marshall, West Virginia
PARENTS
Father
Wesley Cunningham -1847
Mother
Mrs. Mary Cunningham-1848
CITING THIS RECORD
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (IGI)," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:1:M5F2-SZW : accessed 7 August 2018), entry for Ella B. Cunningham; submitter not specified; no source information is available.

by GTGJR on 2018-08-08 02:11:26

Hi Kathy, thanks for responding. Yes, he is the Willis Gates who married Ella B. Cunningham on Jan. 6, 1903. I have the full copy of the license with his father;s signature and all. The Ella B. Cunningham b.1877 in West Virginia that you have is not my great grandmother. Willis Jr's (my grandfather) birth certificate says she was born in Alabama as well. My Ella B. was younger than Willis SR, who was born in 1883. Her birth year would be between 1883-1886 I'm thinking. But I'm not 100% sure. Thanks again for your help.

by GTGJR on 2018-08-08 02:15:14

I'm sorry. I meant to thank Scott !!!

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