I am searching for information on the parents of Josephine Augusta Gates.
Josephine was born was born 26 OCT 1864 in Lanesborough or Susquehanna, PA and died 2 JUL 1926 in Milwaukee, WI. She married Robert Dean Erickson 11 SEP 1884 in Minonk, IL. He was born 8 AUG 1858 in Brooklyn, NY and died 14 JUL 1923 in Peoria, IL. They had eight children. Mary Luella, Fannie Rachel, Perry Joseph, Sarah Lettebia, Maggie May, Robert Grant, Ruth Ellen and Blanch Edna.
I have been told through family that Josephine’s parents were Mary Jane Burdick and John A. Gates, but have been unable to find anything proving this fact. They lived in the towns of Lacon, LaRosa, Halock, Minonk, Dana and Toluca all in Illinois. Any help would be appreciated.