Nathan Gold (Gould) (1623 - 1694) MP

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Birthplace: Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Managed by: Hatte Anne Blejer
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About Nathan Gold (Gould)

Came to US in 1646-1647 from St Edmund Bury (or Bury St Edmund) Co, Suffock, England. Purchased land in Milford, Conn 1647 & 1649. Sold land in Milford, Conn Dec 31 1949/50 & moved to Fairfield. Bought land in Fairfield in 1657. Town Clerk in Fairfield, served as judge of the "sea-side" Courts. 1657 was made an assistant and appointed as Magistrate by General Assembly.

He with Gov. Winthrop & others (19 in all) joined in the petition to Charles II of England to grant charter to Connecticut and he was named Assistant to the Governor in that new charter which was granted in 1662. 1664 he was made commander in chief of the military forces in Fairfield Co to provide against attacks by the Dutch.

Married (1) Martha Harvey, widow of Edmund Harvey in 1652 and (2) Sarah Pippen Yeo, widow of Thomas Yeo circa 1663. He died on 4 Mar 1693 in Fairfield, Conn. He was buried in Old Burying Grounds, Fairfield, Conn.

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"GENEALOGICAL AND PERSONAL HISTORY OF NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA" Under the Editorial Supervision of John W. Jordan, LL.D. Volume II, page 895-896. (1913)

"The GOULD family has been established in America since its earliest colonial days. Nathan Gould, or, as he was known, Major Nathan Gold, removed from Saint Edmondson, Cambridge, England, to Fairfield, Connecticut, during the reign of Charles II, and was one of the first settlers of that town; rendered much military service; was a wealthy landowner in 1649-1653; a member of council, 1657-1694; died March 4, 1694."

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Maj. Nathan Gold, of Fairfield's Timeline

1623
December 14, 1623
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
1660
April 14, 1660
Age 36
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
June 14, 1660
Age 36
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1660
Age 36
Fairfield, Fairfield Co, Connecticut,
1661
January 1661
Age 37
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1663
December 8, 1663
Age 39
Probably Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1665
1665
Age 41
Fairfield, Fairfield Co, Connecticut,
1668
1668
Age 44
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut
1694
March 4, 1694
Age 70
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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Faiffield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA