Annie Williams Gates

Mrs. Annie Gates, formerly of this city, passed away. A telegram received Wednesday by Squire Henry Hall announces the death of Mrs. Annie Gates at her home in Chicago, Illinois. She formerly lived in Portsmouth and last summer visited here. She was formerly engaged in the millinery business with Mrs. Sam Nichols in this city. She was a sister-in-law of the late Erastus Gates. The news of her death was a shock to her many friends.”1

“The remains of Mrs. Gates will arrive via C & O tomorrow at noon. No arrangements have been made for the funeral as yet, except that interment will take place in the Kinney graveyard, north of the city.”2

“The remains of Mrs. Anna Gates arrived on the C & O train this noon and were taken to the Kinney graveyard, where they were interred.3

  1. In Chicago. (1898, May 4). Portsmouth Times, p. 5.
  2. Will Arrive Tomorrow Noon. (1898, May 5). Portsmouth Times, p. 4.
  3. Laid to Rest. (1898, May 6). Portsmouth Times, p. 8.