Oldham Gates, Sr.

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Oldham Gates, Sr.

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Brookline, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: 1800 (83)
Wilmot, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, British North America
Immediate Family:

Son of Amos Gates, Sr. and Hannah Gates
Husband of Jennie Drew; Mehitable Gates; Patience Frances Gates; Thankful Adams and Jemima Potts
Father of Mehitable Gates; Susannah Gates; Ruth Gates; Jonas Gates; Dorothy Gates and 9 others
Brother of Hannah Edmunds; Margaret Spring Whitney (Gates); Abigail Gates; Mary Wright; Capt. Amos Gates and 5 others

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About Oldham Gates, Sr.

From “Stephen Gates of Hingham and Lancaster Massachusetts And His Descendants, A Preliminary Work Subject To Addition And Correction, compiled by Charles Otis Gates, New York, Willis McDonald & Co., Publishers, 1898”

Oldham, b. 1716.

Married 1st, 1745, Mehibabel Trowbridge

Married 2nd, Nov. 20, 1754, Patience Bartlett

Married 3rd, Thankful Adams

Married 4th, Jennie Drew

Married 5th, Jemima Potts, who survived him, and died about 1816.

Resided as Spencer, MA.

He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, and wounded at the Battle of Bunker's Hill.

Born in Brookline, MA, moved to Wilmot, Nova Scotia in 1760. Served as a sergeant from 9 April to 3 November 1755 under Capt. Solomon Keyes in the Crown Point Expedition. He again served in Capt. John Newhall's company marching in August 1757 on the alarm for the relief of Fort William Henry. Commissioned in 1763 as Captain of the Militia in Nova Scotia.

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Oldham Gates, Sr.'s Timeline

September 3, 1716
Brookline, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts
September 30, 1716
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
June 13, 1746
Age 29
Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
June 7, 1748
Age 31
Worcester Co., Leicester, MA
March 21, 1749
Age 32
Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
June 27, 1752
Age 35
Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
September 28, 1755
Age 39
Worcester Co., Spencer, MA
March 2, 1756
Age 39
Worcester Co., Spencer, MA