Lt. Nathan Gold, Jr., Governor of Connecticut

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Nathan Gold, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Probably Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Old Burying Ground, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj. Nathan Gold, of Milford and Fairfield and Martha Gold
Husband of Hannah Gold (Talcott) and Sarah Gold
Father of Abigail Hawley; John Gold; Nathan Gould; Samuel Gould; Rev Hezekiah Gold and 2 others
Brother of Sarah Thompson
Half brother of Deborah Clark (Gould); Abigail Seleck; Martha Davenport; Josiah Harvey and Hannah Harvey

Occupation: Lt. Gov. of Conn.
Managed by: Ivy Jo Smith
Last Updated:

About Nathan Gold, Jr.

Came from England in 1646.

Nathan Gold (December 8, 1663 – October 3, 1723), was an American colonial leader and deputy governor of the Colony of Connecticut from 1708 until his death in 1723.

Gold was the only son of Major Nathan and Sarah Phippen Gold and succeeded to the paternal estate in Fairfield, Connecticut. On October 29, 1650, he married Hannah Talcott, daughter of Major John and Helena Wakeman Talcott, who were early founders of Hartfodrd, Connecticut. He and Hannah had six children, Abigail, John, Nathan, Samuel, Hezekiah, and Sarah. Hannah died on March 28, 1696. He married Sarah Burr Cook about 1698. He and Sarah had five children, Sarah, Onesimus, David, Martha, and Joseph. His wife, Sarah, died on October 17, 1711.

from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathan_Gold -------------------- Nathan Gold married (2) Sarah Burr, the daughter of Jehue and Elizabeth (Prudden) Burr about 1698. They were the parents of five children.

From NEHGS Register Vol. 79 pg 86: "Hon. Nathan Gold, the only son among five children of Maj. Nathan Gold, succeeded to the paternal estate in Fairfield, and served the Colony in various offices, becoming Deputy Governor and in 1712 Chief Justice of the Supreme Court."

He was Ensign of the Fairfield trainband in April, 1690 and Capt. in Oct., 1695.

From "Ye OLD BURYING GROUND OF FAIRFIELD, CONN." by Mrs. Kate Perry: "He is spoken of in the church records as 'the worshipfull Capt. Gold' as well as 'Hon. Nathan Gold Esq.'. His children were: [by Hannah] Abigail wife of Rev. Thomas Hawley of Ridgefield; John, Nathan, Samuel, Joseph, Rev. Hezekiah; [and by Sarah] [Sarah], Onecimus, David, Martha, [and Joseph] some of whom lie in this ground."

His will dated Sept. 13, 1723 and proved Nov. 17, 1723 names sons: John, Nathan, Samuel, & Hezekiah; son-in-law, Rev. Thomas Hawley of Ridgefield who married daughter Abigail; daughter, Martha Gold; sons: Onesimus, David, & Joseph. To Sarah Clark he gave Ð5. His estate was inventoried on Nov. 14, 1723.


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Lt. Nathan Gold, Jr., Governor of Connecticut's Timeline

1663
December 8, 1663
Probably Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1683
1683
Age 19
Connecticut Colony
1687
February 14, 1687
Age 23
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1687
Age 23
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Dominion of New England (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
1688
April 25, 1688
Age 24
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1690
April 6, 1690
Age 26
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1692
December 27, 1692
Age 29
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1694
1694
Age 30
1697
1697
Age 33
1708
February 8, 1708
Age 44
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony