Lusher Gay (1716 - 1803)

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Birthplace: Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA
Death: Died in Killingly, Windham Co., CT
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Lusher received a gift of land from his father in Thompson Parish, Killingly, CT, in a deed dated 20 June 1738. He was chosen deacon of the church in that town in 1747.

The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, published quarterly, by the New-England Historic, Genealogical Society, for the year of 1879, Volume XXXIII, pages 45-57, Boston, 1879.

" He received from his father a deed of gift of a tract of land in Thompson Parish, Killingly, Conn., with 'buildings and fruit trees thereon standing,' dated June 20, 1738. He married, April 11, 1739, Mary Colburn, dau. of Jospeh and Mehitable (Whiting) Colburn, of Dedham. He removed to Thompson, where his children were born. He was chosen deacon of the church of that town in 1747. His wife, Mary died June 13, 1746. He married, second, Hannah, dau. of David and Hannah (Whitmore) Cady, June 22, 1748. He died Feb. 19, 1803. His widow Hannah died Oct. 21, 1810."

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Deacon Lusher Gay, Jr.'s Timeline

December 15, 1716
Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA
April 11, 1739
Age 22
Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA
March 21, 1740
Age 23
Killingly, Windham Co., CT
July 29, 1741
Age 24
Killingly, Windham Co., CT
December 25, 1743
Age 27
Thompson Parish, Killingly, Windham Co., CT
May 10, 1746
Age 29
Killingly, Windham Co., CT
June 22, 1748
Age 31
Thompson, Windham Co., CT
February 19, 1803
Age 86
Killingly, Windham Co., CT