Jacob F Gates was born 30 July 1854 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah to Jacob Gates (1811-1892) and Emma Forsberry (1830-1907) and died 22 January 1942 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah of unspecified causes. He married Susan Amelia Young (1856-1933) 5 January 1880 in St. George, Washington County, Utah.

Marriage & Family

His father, Jacob Gates (1811-1892), was a veteran of Zion's Camp (1834) and one of the original seven presidents of the Seventy.

In 1880, He married Susan Amelia Young (1856-1933), a famous author, women's suffragist, and daughter of LDS President, Brigham Young (1801-1877). She had 13 children with him, seven of which did not survive to adulthood. Her son Bailey Dunford, from her first marriage, also died young. One of her daughters was Emma Lucy Gates Bowen.

  1. Emma Lucy Gates (1880-1951) - Emma Lucy Gates Bowen (1882–1951) was an American opera singer and later the wife of Albert E. Bowen, LDS Church Apostle.
  2. Jacob Young Gates (1882-1887)
  3. Karl Naham Gates (1883-1887)
  4. Simpson Mark Gates (1885-1885)
  5. Joseph Sterling Gates (1886-1891)
  6. Brigham Cecil Gates (1887-1941) - famous music composer
  7. Harvey Harris Gates (1889-1948)
  8. Sarah Beulah Gates (1891-1898)
  9. Franklin Young Gates (1893-1979)
  10. Heber Gates (1894-1894)
  11. Brigham Young Gates (1896-1900)

Offspring of Susa Young and Jacob Forsberry Gates (1854-1942)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Emma Lucy Gates (1880-1951) 5 November 1880 St. George, Washington County, Utah 30 April 1951 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Albert Ernest Bowen (1875-1953)
Jacob Young Gates (1882-1887)
Karl Naham Gates (1883-1887)
Simpson Mark Gates (1885-1885)
Joseph Sterling Gates (1886-1891)
Brigham Cecil Gates (1887-1941) 17 August 1887 Laie, Oahu County, Hawaii, United States 31 August 1941 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Gweneth Gibbs (1897-1967)
Harvey Harris Gates (1889-1948)
Sarah Beulah Gates (1891-1898)
Franklin Young Gates (1893-1979)
Heber Gates (1894-1894)
Brigham Young Gates (1896-1900)



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