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Joseph Gates

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Birthplace: East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
Death: Died in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
Place of Burial: East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States
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.

@findagrave Joseph born in Haddam, CT, November 7, 1662, married Elizabeth Hungerford, 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.

Children of Joseph and Elizabeth (Hungerford) Gates:

1. Joseph, born 25 December 1695 2. Elizabeth born 23 May 1697 in Haddam, married Joshua Arnold abt 1717 in East Haddam. 3. John, born 20 September 1698 in Haddam. 4. Sarah born 20 August 1700 in Haddam. She probably died, unmarried, before 1735. 5. Jonathan born 17 December 1703 in East Haddam, baptized in May 1704. 6. Susannah born 21 September 1705 in East Haddam, baptized October 15, 1705. She married, 24 December 1730, Stephen Brainerd fifth child of Deacon Daniel Brainerd and his wife, Susannah Ventres. 7. Jacob born 10 July 1708 in East Haddam, baptized August 1, 1708. 8. Samuel born 29 March 1710 in East Haddam baptized April 2, 1710. 9. Patience born 21 March 1712 in East Haddam, baptized March 23, 1712, married, April 15, 1736, Nathaniel Foote Jr

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Joseph Gates's Timeline

1662
November 7, 1662
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
1694
1694
Age 31
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
1695
1695
Age 32
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
1697
May 23, 1697
Age 34
East Haddam, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1698
September 20, 1698
Age 35
East Haddam, Middlesex, CT
1700
August 20, 1700
Age 37
East Haddam, Middlesex, CT
1703
December 17, 1703
Age 41
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
1705
September 21, 1705
Age 42
East Haddam, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1708
July 10, 1708
Age 45
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
1710
March 29, 1710
Age 47
East Haddam, Middlesex, CT