|John Arthur Gatens|
|Johnny Gatens on left|
|Born: December 13, 1890
Son of: James and Mary Alena (Guilliams) Gatens
Died: May 31, 1910 (19 yrs. old)
Newport Oregon Courthouse
Petition of James Gatens.........James Gatens, Administrator
That deceased was killed while in the employ of Fir and Spruce Lumber Co., that said company is to pay to the administrator of the estate of said deceased a sum of money, in as much as the negligence of said corporation was responsible for the death of the said deceased; that there be a duly appointed a qualified administrator to whom the said corporation may pay the amount which they are entitled to pay as a result of their negligence.
Jas. Gatens, father, residence Newport, Oregon
Lena Gatens, mother, residence Newport, Oregon
Francis Gatens, brother, 21 years, Newport, Oregon
Elgene Felix Gatens, brother, 14 years., Newport, Oregon
Evelyn Gatens, sister, 18 years., Newport, Oregon
Evalina Gatens, sister, 16 years., Newport, Oregon
It appearing to the court, further that the said Fir and Spruce Lumber Co. has promised and agreed to pay the sum of fifteen hundred dollars in consideration of the foregoing release and discharge.
Dated: July 8, 1911
All charges were released.
The deceased John Gatens was struck on the head by a cable from the effects of which injuries he died May 31, 1910