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Joseph Gates

Birthplace: East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
Death: Died in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of George Gates and Sarah Gates
Husband of Elizabeth Gates
Father of Joseph Gates; Elizabeth Arnold; John Gates, Sr.; Sarah Gates; Jonathan Gates and 5 others
Brother of Thomas Gates, Esq.; John Gates; Sarah Fuller; Mary Cone; George Gates, Jr. and 2 others

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About Joseph Gates

JOSEPH2 GATES (George1), born in Haddam, CT, November 7, 1662, married ELIZABETH3 HUNGERFORD, (Thomas2,1) born about 1670, baptized in East Haddam, October 8, 1704. Joseph Gates was a member of the First Congregational Church and Ecclesiastical Society of East Haddam (hereinafter First Church) at its formation in 1704. He was a farmer and was infrequently recorded as taking part in public life. He died, March 18, 1711/2, under fifty years of age, apparently suddenly, without a will and only a few days before the birth of his youngest child. On June 2, 1717, the probate court distributed one-third of his estate to his widow, a double portion to Joseph Gates, eldest son, and single portions to the other children each of whom was named. The court appointed Captain Thomas Gates, brother of the deceased, as guardian for John Gates, age 19, and Sarah Gates, age 17 and Elizabeth, the widow, as guardian for the younger children. Elizabeth, widow of Joseph Gates died in East Haddam, November 17, 1759 in her 89th year.

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Joseph Gates's Timeline

November 7, 1662
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
Age 31
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
Age 32
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
May 23, 1697
Age 34
East Haddam, New London County, Connecticut Colony
September 20, 1698
Age 35
East Haddam, Middlesex, CT
August 20, 1700
Age 37
East Haddam, Middlesex, CT
December 17, 1703
Age 41
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
September 21, 1705
Age 42
East Haddam, New London County, Connecticut Colony
July 10, 1708
Age 45
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
March 29, 1710
Age 47
East Haddam, Middlesex, CT