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Origin of the surname "Gates:"

 

 

Generation:

 

19 

 

18  William Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1327.  Died .  Resided at Higheaster and Thursteubie, Essex County, Enlang.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. William Gates: See generation 16, below.

 

18  William Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Sir Geoffrey Gates: See generation 17, below.

 

b. Ralph Chies.

 

17  Sir Geoffrey Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: Agnes Baldington

 

Born ; heiress of St. Thomas Baldington of Aldersburg, Oxford County, England.  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. William Gates: See generation 16, below.

 

16  William Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: Mabel Capdow

 

Born ; daughter of Thomas Capdow of Higheaster and Ann Fleming, daughter of Thomas Fleming of Essex County, England.  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Sir Geoffrey Gates: See generation 15, below.

 

b. Anna Gates.

 

15  Sir Geoffrey Gates, Knight

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: Elizabeth Clapton

 

Born ; daughter of Sir William Clapton, Knight of Kantwell, Sussex County, England.  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Sir John Gates.

 

b. Geoffrey Gates, Jr.: See generation 14, below.

 

c. Henry Gates.

 

d. William Gates.

 

e. Dorothy Gates.

 

14  Geoffrey Gates, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: (?) Pascall

 

Born .  Died .  Of Essex County, England.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Geoffrey Gates, III: See generation 13, below.

 

b. Henry Gates.

 

c. John Gates.

 

13  Geoffrey Gates, III

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: Jean Wentworth

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Child:

 

a. Peter Gates: See generation 12, below.

 

12  Peter Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .  Resided at London, England.

 

2. Wife: Mary Josselyn

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Child:

 

a. Thomas Gates: See generation 11, below.

 

11  Thomas Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .  Resided at Norwich, Norfolk County, England.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Child:

 

a. Son.

 

a. Stephen Gates: See generation 10, below.

 

10  Stephen Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Second son.  Born about 1600 at Hingham in the town of Norwich, Norfolk County, England.  Died 7 October 1662 in Hingham Township (southern shore of Boston Harbor), Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Immigrated to the North America in 1638 aboard the ship Diligent of Ipswich, Suffolk County, England.  One of the first residents of Lancaster Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  After 1656 resided in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Anne/Ann (Hill) Veare

 

Born 1602 in the Town of Norwich, Norfolk County, England.  Died 5 February 1682/83 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) (?) Veare.  Married (2nd) Stephen Gates on 5 May 1628 at Hingham in the Town of Norwich, Norfolk County, England.  Married (3rd) Richard Woodward of Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Elizabeth Gates: Born 1630 at Hingham in the Town of Norwich, Norfolk County, England.  Died 3 August 1704 in Hingham Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Married John Laselle (b. 1620, d. 21 Oct 1700 at Hingham, MA) on 29 November 1649 in Hingham Township, Massachusetts.

 

b. Mary Adell Gates: Born 15 October 1636 at Hingham in the Town of Norwich, Norfolk County, England.  Died 22 December 1711 in Hingham Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Married John Maynard on 5 April 1658 in Sudbury Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Sarah Maynard: Born 15 May 1680 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there.  Married Joseph Johnson there on 9 June 1705.

 

c. Stephen Gates, Jr.: Born 1640 in what is now Hingham Township (south shore of Boston Harbor), Plymouth County, Massachusetts.  Died 9 July 1707 in Acton Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Sarah Woodward (b. 3 Feb 1641/42 in Watertown Twp, MA, d. 15 Sep 1707 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) in 1664 in Watertown Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Stephen Gates, III: Born 17 July 1665 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died 4 November 1732 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Jemima Benjamin on 8 November 1686 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Stephen Gates, IV: Born 1690.  Died 1782 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Hannah Woodward (b. 1691) on 6 November 1713 in Preston Township, Connecticut and had several children.

 

(b. Sarah Gates: Born 10 November 1696.  Died 27 January 1723/24 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Benjamin Clark about 1716 in Connecticut.

 

(c. Jemima Gates: Born 15 January 1699 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Samuel Clark on 20 June 1723 in Connecticut.

 

(d. Isaac Gates: Born 28 December 1701 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died there 16 August 1788.  Married (1st) Deborah Partridge on 21 August 1733 in Preston Township, Connecticut and had several children.  Married (2nd) Sarah (?) in 1747 and had several children.  Married (3rd) Charity Perkins on 29 July 1765 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut and had a daughter.

 

(e. Elizabeth Gates: Born February 1705 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married (?) Downing about 1725 in Connecticut.

 

(f. Susannah Gates: Born February 1706 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 1752 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Simon Gates: Born 5 June 1666 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died 1752 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Hannah Benjamin (b. 3 Feb 1667/68 in Yarmouth Twp, Barnstable Co., MA, d. after 1752 in Marlborough Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 4 May 1688 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Hannah Gates: Born 13 February 1688/89 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Joseph Gates: Born 1691 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there before 4 Apr 1748.  Married Prudence Hamlin (b. Oct 1692 in Barnstable Twp, Barnstable Co., MA) on 20 April 1728 in Stow Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(c. Simon Gates, Jr.: Born 1692 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 July 1736 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(d. Benjmain Gates: Born about 1698 in Barre Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 1756.  Married Bethulia Rice (b. 24 Mar 1703/04 in Sudbury Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 5 April 1727 in Sudbury Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(e. Mary Gates: Born 1699 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(f. Elizabeth Gates: Born about 1701 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 23 July 1741.  Married Thomas Wheeler on 15 April 1722 in Massachusetts.

 

(g. Susannah Gates: Born 1702/03 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 24 December 1748.

 

(h. Israel Gates: Born 1704 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 31 July 1726.

 

(i. Elisha Gates: Born about 1705 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there August 1762.  Married Mary Gates (b. 3 Mar 1716/17 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. there after 20 Aug 1762)., daughter of John and Mary (Bowker) Gates) about 1735 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(j. Amos Gates: Born October 1706 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died about 1783 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Mary Hubbard (b. 4 May 1712 in Concord Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. 10 Dec 1754 in Marlborough Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 7 November 1732 in Concord Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(3. Thomas Gates: Born 31 December 1669 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died 1740 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Margaret Geer (b. 2 Feb 1668/69 at New London, New London Co., CT) in December 1695 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut and had the following children:

 

(a. Robert Gates: Born 3 October 1696 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died there 10 March 1745/46.  Married Mary Clark (b. 28 Dec 1705, Norwich Twp, New London Co., CT, d. 28 Feb 1760 in Preston Twp, New London Co., CT) on 11 November 1726 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut and had several children.

 

(b. Zebadiah Gates: Born 4 September 1699 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died there 12 February 1759.  Married (1st) Mercy Sampson/Smith (b. abt 1701) and had a child.  Married (2nd) Jerusha Geer (b. 1709 in Groton Twp, New London Co., CT, d. 10 Mar 1734/35 in Preston Twp, New London Co., CT) on 5 June 1727 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut and had several children.  Married (3rd) Mehitable Downing (b. 1699 in Preston Twp, New London Co., CT). on 13 June 1737 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut and had several children.

 

(c. Prudence Gates: Born 26 May 1703 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut; baptized 1 August 1703.  Married George Phillips.

 

(d. Daniel Gates: Born 21 April 1707 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut; baptized there 13 July 1707.  Died there 2 December 1767.  Married Mercy Heald (b. 1711, d. 8 Jun 1803 in Griswold Twp, New London Co., CT) on 12 March 1726 in Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(e. Thomas Gates: Born 15 June 1709 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut; baptized there on 30 October 1709 in the First Congregational Church.  Married Abigail Coit (b. 1716 in Plainfield Twp, Windham Co., CT, d. 27 Aug 1799) about 1734 and had several children.

 

(f. Margaret Gates: Born 4 March 1713/14 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut; baptized there on 24 July 1715 in the First Congregational Church.

 

(4. Isaac Gates: Born 1673 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died 22 November 1748 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Mary Benjamin (b. 12 Mar 1675 in Yarmouth Twp, Barnstable Co., MA, d. abt 1709 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 2 July 1696 in Concord Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Jacob Gates: Born about 1698 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 22 August 1769 in Harvard Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Elizabeth Hapgood (b. abt 1701, d. 24 Jan 1742 in Harvard Twp, MA) in 1727 in Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.  Married (2nd) Sarah Rice (b. abt 1709, d. 3 Dec 1762) on 28 May 1743 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had 2 children.  Married (3rd) Elizabeth Gibson (d. 1 Feb 1792 in Harvard Twp, MA) on 9 May 1764 in Lunenburg Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Jonathan Gates: Born about 1704 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 24 December 1772 in Harvard Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth Farwell (b. 2 Nov 1713 in Groton Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. 27 Nov 1794 in Ashburnham Twp, Worcester Co., MA) on 5 December 1730 in Stow Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(c. Stephen Gates: Born 1704 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Betty Monroe (b. 25 May 1718, d. before 7 Feb 1753) on 6 January 1737 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had several children.  Married (2nd) Dinah Mead.  Married (3rd) Elizabeth Butler Cook.

 

(d. Phineas Gates: Born about 1708 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 1784.  Married Sarah Hapgood and had several children.

 

(e. Child: Born 5 July 1714.

 

Isaac Gates married (2nd) Elizabeth Merriam (d. 15 Mar 1755 in Harvard Twp, Worcester Co., MA) between 20 December 1708 and 20 June 1713 and had the following children:

 

(f. Miriam Gates: Born about 1711 in Massachusetts.  Married Josiah Wilder.

 

(g. Mercy Gates: Born about 1712.  Died 14 February 1756.

 

(h. Hannah Gates: Born 2 April 1714.  Died 7 January 1761.  Married Simon Davis (d. 9 Apr 1754) on 10 September 1733.

 

(i. Ruth Gates: Born 8 July 1716 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 19 December 1742 in Massachusetts.  Married Ephraim Hubbard (b. 8 Nov 1710 in Concord Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. 1791 in Rutland Twp, Worcester Co., MA) about 1739 in Maine.

 

(5. Nathaniel Gates: Born about 1675 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 6 December 1731 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Mary B. Gibson (b. 1673, d. 1731) on 17 October 1700 in Stow Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Stephen Gates: Born 1706.  Died 19 December 1779 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Elizabeth Munroe and had several children.  Married (2nd) Dinah Meade.  Married (3rd) Elizabeth Butler (b. 1708).

 

(b. Mary Gates: Born 1708 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(c. Martha Gates: Born 1710 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married George Shaw (b. 23 Apr 1703 in Salem Twp, Essex Co., MA) on 2 December 1726 in Windham Township, Windham County, Connecticut.

 

(d. Nathaniel Gates: Born 19 August 1712 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Anna Robbins b. 10 Dec 1716 in Canterbury Twp, Windham Twp, CT) on 11 February 1736 in Canterbury Township, Connecticut and had a son.

 

(e. Rebecca Gates: Born 1714 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married James Willard (b. 1712).

 

(f. Sarah Gates: Born 1716 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(6. Sarah Gates: Born 27 April 1679 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 January 1724 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(7. Rebecca Gates: Born 23 July 1682 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 January 1754 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(8. Daniel Gates: Born 25 April 1685 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 22 March 1759 (also seen: d. 20 May 1757).  Married Anna Eleveth (b. 1684 in MA, d. 9 Aug 1759 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) about 1714 in Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Thomas Gates: Born 20 May 1715.  Died 1740.

 

(b. Reuben Gates: Born 12 December 1716 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 15 December 1787 in Leominster Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Mercy Heald (b. 6 Mar 1721/22 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. 10 Mar 1796 in Leominster Twp, Worcester Co., MA).  about 1740 and had several children.

 

(c. Paul Gates: Born 10 July 1718 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1769 in Bolton Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Sarah Hapgood (b. 21 Jan 1727/28 in Lancaster Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 6 Feb 1743/44 in Bolton Twp, MA; interred Old Burial Grounds, Bolton) about 1744 in Bolton Township, Massachusetts and had a daughter.  Married (2nd) Submit Howe (b. 23 Jul 1722 in Marlborough Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 18 November 1746 in Bolton Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(d. Silas Gates: Born 10 July 1718 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 16 June 1779.  Married (1st) Mary Whitcomb (b. abt 1724, d. before 25 Jul 1756) about 1743 and had several children.  Married (2nd) Mary Daby (b. 24 Oct 1722 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. between 1757 and 1760 in Stow Twp, MA).  and had a daughter.  Married (3rd) Anna Bemis (b. 4 Jul 1730 in Watertown Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. before 8 May 1769) and had 2 children.  Married (4th) Mary Graves (b. 10 Aug 1735 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. 19 Jun 1831 in Ashby Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 8 May 1769 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(e. Margaret Gates: Born 23 March 1720/21 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 2 March 1792.  Married Samuel Gates (b. 27 Sep 1711 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. there 23 Apr 1788), son of John and Mary (Bowker) Gates, about 1741 and had several children.

 

(f. Anna Gates: Born 5 July 1722 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married David Clark (Bapt 1 Sep 1723 in Lancaster Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 7 Oct 1800 in Ashburnham Twp, Worcester Co., MA) on 2 March 1751 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(g. Elizabeth Gates: Born 30 May 1724 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 16 June 1791.  Married Zachariah Whitman (b. 18 Nov 1722 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. there 14 Jan 1793) on 14 February 1747 in Stow Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

d. Thomas Gates: Born 1642 in Sudbury Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 10 August 1726 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Elizabeth Freeman (b. 23 Jun 1648 at Hingham in the Town of Norwich, Norfolk Co., England, d. before 10 Jul 1723 in Norwich Twp, New London Co., CT) on 6 July 1670 in Sudbury Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Elizabeth Gates: Born 12 October 1671 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 14 December 1726 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married John Holmes (b. 1663 in Dorchester Twp, Suffolk Co., MA, d. 5 Sep 1743 in Colchester Twp, New London Co., CT) about 1690 in Stow Township, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Sarah Gates: Born 20 November 1673.

 

(3. Mary Gates: Born 10 March 1676 in Charlestown Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died 1737 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.

 

(4. John Gates: Born 9 April 1678 in Sudbury Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 19 September 1747 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Mary Bowker (b. 1682 in Marlborough Twp, Middlesex Co., MA; d. 24 Apr 1752 in Stow Twp, MA) in 1698 in Stow Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Hezekiah Gates: Born about 1704 in Lancaster Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 June 1777; interred Old Burial Field, Lancaster Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Mary Sawyers (b. abt 1706 in Lancaster Twp, MA, d. there 3 Apr 1733) on 17 February 1728/29 in Lancaster Township, Massachusetts and had 2 children.  Married (2nd) Ann Austin (b. 16 Jan 1707/08 in Suffield Twp, Hartford Co., MA, d. 23 Apr 1779; interred with Hezekiah) on 28 October 1735 in Suffield Township, Hartford County, Connecticut and had several children.

 

(b. Ephraim Gates: Born about 1707 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died before 27 May 1773 in Palmer Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Dorothy Graves (b. Jun 1710 in Stow Twp, MA) about 1731 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had several children.  Married (2nd) Mary Heald (b. 2 Apr 1719 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. after 1776 in Palmer Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 26 January 1749 in Stow Township, Massachusetts and had 2 children.

 

(c. Samuel Gates: Born 27 September 1711 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 23 April 1788.  Married Margaret Gates (b. 23 Mar 1720/21 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. there 2 Mar 1792), daughter of Daniel and Anna (Eleveth) Gates, about 1741 and had several children.

 

(d. John Gates: Born 15 October 1713 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 24 May 1790.  Married Mary Whitney (b. 24 Nov 1715 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) about 1736 in Stow Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(e. Mary Gates: Born 3 March 1716/17 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there after 20 August 1762.  Married Elisha Gates (b. abt 1705 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. there before Aug 1762), daughter of Simon and Hannah (Benjamin) Gates, about 1735 in Stow Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(5. Joseph Gates: Born 16 March 1679/80 in Sudbury Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1742 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Damaris Rose (d. 1754 in Sudbury Twp, MA) on 12 December 1711 in Preston Township, Connecticut and had the following children:

 

(a. Elizabeth Gates: Born 1 March 1712/13 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 11 February 1793.  Married David Morgan on 24 December 1730 in Connecticut.

 

(b. Joseph Gates: Born 19 November 1716 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died there 24 October 1742.  Married Bridget Williams in 1740 in Connecticut and had several children.

 

(c. Damaris Gates: Born 18 December 1718 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 7 September 1751 in Canterbury Township, Windham County, Connecticut.  Married William Brewster on 24 March 1737 in Connecticut.

 

(d. Josiah Gates: Born 17 February 1720/21 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.

 

(e. Daniel Gates: Baptized 24 January 1723 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.   Died there in August 1775.  Married (1st) (?) and had 1 child.  Married (2nd) (?) and had 2 children.

 

(f. John Gates: Born before 17 April 1726 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died before 22 June 1754.

 

(g. Jerusha Gates: Born before 2 July 1732 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.

 

(6. Josiah Gates: Born 8 March 1681 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died after 22 August 1763 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Grace Rathbone (b. 16 Jul 1695 in New Shoreham Twp, Washington Co., RI, d. 16 Dec 1748) on 9 May 1714 in Colchester Township, Connecticut and had the following children:

 

(a. Mary Gates: Born 3 July 1715 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 8 September 1755.

 

(b. Abigail Gates: Born 13 August 1719 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 1763.

 

(c. Hannah Gates: Born 5 September 1721 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.

 

(d. Josiah Gates: Born 15 January 1722/23 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 22 September 1807 in Ontario County, New York.  Married Lydia Marvin (b. Lyme Twp, CT, d. 9 Jun 1775) on 19 April 1753 in Lyme Township, New London County, Connecticut and had several children.

 

(e. Thomas Gates: Born 3 July 1724 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died there 12 May 1793.  Married Ruth Randall (b. 1733 in Stonington Twp, New London Co., CT, d. 13 Jun 1813 in Colchester Twp, New London Co., CT) on 29 December 1748 in Colchester Township, Connecticut and had several children.

 

(f. Grace Gates: Born 8 October 1725 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 1 March 1765.

 

(g. Elizabeth Gates: Born 8 May 1729 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 7 August 1787.  Married Nathan Scovel on 8 September 1749 in Connecticut.

 

(h. Samuel Gates: Born 26 December 1730 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died before 5 March 1810.  Married Elizabeth Waterman and had several children.

 

(i. Sarah Gates: Born 12 November 1732 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 18 July 1799.

 

(j. Anna Gates: Born 31 December 1734 in Colchester Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married (?) Tennant about 1754 in Connecticut.

 

(7. Deborah Gates: Born 22 February 1683 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Samuel Sellers before 1704 in New York.

 

(8. Anna Gates: Born 18 July 1686 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 9 August 1759 (also seen: d. 27 Mar 1766 in Preston Twp, New London Co., CT).  Married Hopestill Tyler on 25 January 1710 in Connecticut.

 

(9. Abigail Gates: Born 18 February 1688 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 10 July 1774 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Caleb Forbes (b. Aug 1689 in Preston Twp, CT, d. there 7 May 1728) on 21 May 1713 in Preston Township, Connecticut.

 

(10. Ruth Gates: Born 1690.  Died 1750.

 

(11. Caleb Gates: Born 1693 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 3 September 1744 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Mary Fobes on 6 June 1716 in Connecticut and had the following children:

 

(a. Eunice Gates: Born 16 March 1717 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married George Hall on 12 October 1738 in Connecticut.

 

(b. Mary Gates: Born 1718 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.

 

(c. Thomas Gates: Born 16 August 1720 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut; baptized there 9 October 1720.  Died there 24 December 1797; interred there in Gates Cemetery.  Married Elizabeth Mitchell (b. abt 1724 in Norwich Twp, CT, d. 10 Oct 1805 in Preston Twp, New London Co., CT; interred with Thomas) about 1752 in Norwich Township, New London County, Connecticut and had several children.

 

(d. Sarah Gates: Born 1722 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.

 

(e. Simon Gates: Born 15 September 1724 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died about 1795 in West Greenwich Township, Kent County, Rhode Island.  Married Prudence Billings (b. 1731) about 1753 in Connecticut and had several children.

 

(f. Joshua Gates: Born 3 November 1728 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died 27 December 1798.  Married Anna Branch (b. 17 Feb 1732/33 in Preston Twp, CT, d. 29 Aug 1825 in NY) on 22 May 1755 in Preston Township, Connecticut and had several children.

 

(g. Jesse Gates: Born 1731 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married Phebe Bibben (d. Windham Co., CT) on 22 September 1774 in Preston Township, Connecticut.

 

(h. Caleb Gates: Born 22 August 1735 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Died there 23 September 1774.  Married Elizabeth Branch on 15 November 1761 in Connecticut and had 2 children.

 

(i. Nathan Gates: Born 5 March 1737/38 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.  Married (1st) Abigail Secton on 11 October 1764 in Connecticut.  Married (2nd) Martha Jane Martin on 30 December 1780 in Connecticut and had 1 child.

 

(j. Jonathan Gates: Born 1740 in Preston Township, New London County, Connecticut.

 

(12. Joanna Gates.

 

e. Simon Gates: See generation 9, below.

 

f. Isaac Gates: Born before 3 May 1646 in Brockton Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died 3 September 1651 in Cambridge Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

 

g. Rebecca Gates: Born 3 May 1646 in Cambridge Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died there January 1649/50.

 

9   Simon Gates:

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1645 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. Hingham, Plymouth Co., MA).  Died 21 April 1693 in Brockton Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Inherited his father's estate at Cambridge and resided there for a period of time, during which he met his wife.  Subsequently resided at Lancaster Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and Muddy River (south boundary of Brookline), Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Margaret Barstow

 

Born 24 February 1648/49 in Brookline Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died there 13 April 1707.  Resided in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts when she married Simon Gates there in 1671.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Abigail Gates: Born 14 August 1671 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1776 in Brighton Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Married Nathaniel Sparhawk on 2 January 1694 in Massachusetts.

 

b. Simon Gates, Jr. #1: Died young.

 

c. Simon Gates, Jr. #2: Born 1 September 1673 in Massachusetts.  Married Sarah Wood (b. abt 1690, d. 1751 in Marlborough Twp, MA) on 29 March 1710 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Simon Gates, III: Born 11 December 1710 in Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 11 April 1777; interred there in the Burial Ground on the Common.  Married Sarah Howe (b. 4 Jul 1725 in Marlborough Twp, MA, d. 30 Sep 1800 in Worcester Township, Worcester Co., MA) on 30 November 1749 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Katherine Gates #1: Born 13 October 1751 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Rebecca Gates: Born 27 December 1753 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 13 October 1834.  Married David Richards (b. abt 1751, d. 29 Jan 1829 in Worcester Twp, MA) on 5 May 1778 in Worcester Township, Massachusetts.

 

(c. Simon Gates, IV: Born 6 June 1756 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 2 February 1849.  Married Sarah Egerton (d. 19 Aug 1843 in Worcester Twp, MA) about 1783 in Worcester Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(d. Asa Gates: Born 29 January 1759 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 November 1835 in Monson Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Married Fanny Field (b. 6 Nov 1763 in Northfield Twp, Franklin Co., MA, d. 20 Sep 1840 in Monson Twp, Hampden Co., MA) on 15 February 1786 in Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(e. Sarah Gates: Born 3 April 1761 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 November 1817 in Leicester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(f. John Gates: Born 14 January 1764.

 

(g. Levi Gates: Born 29 May 1766 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 6 October 1837 in Ashland Township, Ashland County, Ohio.  Married Chloe Sumner (b. 28 May 1769 in Woodstock Twp, Osford Co., ME, d. 4 Oct 1828) on 4 May 1791 in Charlton Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(h. Mary Gates: Born 17 January 1769 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 24 December 1809.  Married William Moore (b. 19 Feb 1765 in Worcester Twp, Worcester Co., MA; d. there 5 Jun 1833) on 11 February 1789 in Watertown Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(i. Katherine Gates #2: Born 22 April 1772 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Phineas Jones on 21 April 1772 in Worcester Township, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Sarah Gates: Born 15 October 1712.  Died 30 December 1788 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Ephraim Church.

 

(3. Susannah Gates: Born 19 December 1714.  Died 26 August 1784 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married John Phelps (b. Rutland Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 23 Mar 1787 in Hubbardson Twp, MA) in 1732.

 

(4. Stephen Gates: Born 20 August 1718 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 5 October 1773.  Married Damaris Howe (b. 12 Aug 1725 in Marlborough Twp, MA, d. 3 Dec 1809 in Rutland Twp, MA) on 4 February 1742/43 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. David Gates: Born 4 September 1750 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. 23 Aug 1749 in Rutland Twp, MA).  Died there 20 May 1759.

 

(b. Stephen Gates: Born 10 April 1744 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 6 August 1763 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(c. Jonathan Gates: Born 19 July 1746 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; baptized Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 30 September 1808 in Hubbardston Township, Massachusetts; interred there in Parish Cemetery.  Married Hephzibah Stone (b. 3 Apr 1747 in Rutland Twp, MA, Bapt there, d. 25 Dec 1818 in Hubbardston Twp, Worcester Co., MA; interred with Jonathan) on 10 February 1770 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(d. Sylvanus Gates: Born 6 June 1748 (als seen: b. 25 May 1748 in Marlborough Twp, Worcester Co., MA).  Died May 1836 in Mt. Pleasen Township, West Moreland County, Pennsylvania; interred Bunker Hill, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth Graham (b. 6 Aug 1755 in Spencer Twp, MA, d. 1827) on 4 April 1780 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children. 

 

(e. Zelotes Gates: Born 24 December 1755 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 19 March 1823 in Hartland Township, Windsor County, Vermont.  Married Margaret Rawson (b. abt 1775, d. 5 Dec 1804) on 20 April 1795 in Rutland Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(f. Lucretia Gates: Twin.  Born 7 September 1758 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 26 July 1836 in Princeton Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(g. Lavinia Gates: Twin.  Born 7 September 1758 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 4 October 1796.

 

(h. Zadock Gates: Born 5 August 1760 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 13 December 1821.  Married (1st) Hannah Metcalf (b. 27 Mar 1765 in Rutland Twp, MA, d. there 30 Mar 1800) on 17 April 1788 in Rutland Township, Massachusetts and a son.  Married (2nd) Emilia Bridge (b. 18 Sep 1769 in Rutland Twp, MA, d. there 26 Mar 1849) on 15 October 1801 in Rutland Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(i. Matilda Gates: Born 13 January 1763 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died September 1796 in Paxton Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(j. Alfred Gates: Born 10 March 1765 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 22 January 1846 in Carroll Township, Penobscot County, Maine.  Married Marcia House (b. 15 Mar 1781 in Marshfield Twp, Plymouth Co., MA, d. 29 Apr 1859 in Carroll Twp, Penobscot Co., ME) on 18 March 1799 in Paris Township, Oxford County, Maine and had several children.

 

(k. Sarah Gates: Born 9 January 1767 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 29 November 1777.

 

(5. Solomon Gates: Born 14 May 1721 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 2 March 1761 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Mary Clark (b. 16 Dec 1726 in Worcester Twp, MA, d. there 7 Aug 1773) on 10 November 1748 in Worcester Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Sarah Gates: Born 3 August 1749 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Samuel Gates: Born 1 January 1751 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 19 December 1831.

 

(c. Mary Gates: Born 19 January 1753 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(d. Paul Gates: Born 12 December 1754 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 June 1826 in Franklin Township, Franklin County, Vermont.  Married Zerviah Spooner (b. 28 Apr 1767 in Petersham Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 3 Jan 1841 in Franklin Twp, Franklin Co., VT) on 29 November 1792 in Franklin Township, Vermont and had several children.

 

(e. Silas Gates: Born 1 December 1756 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 June 1826.  Married Mary Laughton (b. 20 Mar 1764 in Rutland Twp, Worcester Co., MA) on 4 December 1781 in Dummerston Township, Windham County, Vermont and had a son.

 

(f. James Gates: Born 29 January 1759 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(6. Samuel Gates: Born 28 February 1722/23 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died January 1790 in Petersham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Caroline Howe (b. 4 Sep 1738 in Rutland Twp, Worcester Co., MA) about 1758 and had the following children:

 

(a. John Gates: Born 7 October 1759 in Petersham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 23 November 1824.  Married Betsey Gleason (b. 1 Mar 1783 in Petersham Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. there 8 Oct 1835) on 6 July 1806 in Barre Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(b. Solomon Gates: Born 4 October 1761 in Petersham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 January 1847 in Seneca Township, Ontario County, New York.  Married Esther Whitney (b. 10 Dec 1769 in Conway Twp, MA, d. 16 Aug 1848) on 31 August 1789 in Conway Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(c. Samuel Gates: Born 1766 in Petersham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 29 October 1822.  Married Hannah Dike and had several children.

 

(d. Polly Gates: Born 30 October 1773 in Petersham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 20 March 1848 in Oakham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Samuel Henry (b. 15 Nov 1765 in Rutland Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 3 May 1847 in Oakham Twp, Worcester Co., MA) on 22 October 1795 in Petersham Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(e. Caroline Gates: Born 25 December 1774 in Petersham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Joel Ballou about 1800 in Massachusetts.

 

(f. Oliver Cromwell Gates: Born 1776 in Petersham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 14 August 1841.  Married Mary Howe (b. 13 Feb 1777 in Petersham Twp, MA, d. there 14 Jul 1841) on 3 November 1805 in Petersham Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(g. Susannah Gates: Married Samuel McNear.

 

(7. Silas Gates: Born 3 February 1727 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 25 August 1793.  Married (1st) Elizabeth Bragg (b. 10 Jan 1731 in Shrewsbury Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 20 Mar 1806 in Marlborough Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 9 May 1754 in Marlborough Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Sarah Gates: Born 9 August 1754 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 14 April 1830.

 

(b. Lydia Gates: Born 31 August 1756 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 November 1794 in Cumberland Township, Cumberland County, Maine.

 

(c. Silas Gates: Born 30 June 1758 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 24 December 1828.  Married Catherine Williams (b. 13 Jun 1760 in Marborough Twp, MA, d. there 28 Nov 1836) on 11 November 1783 in Marlborough Township, Massachusetts and had 2 children.

 

(d. Samuel Gates: Born 16 August 1760 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 5 September 1854.  Married Lucretia Williams (b. 9 Nov 1762 in Marlborough Twp, MA, d. 24 May 1853 in Lunenburg Twp, Essex Co., VT) on 25 February 1781 in Marlborough Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(e. William Gates: Born 8 April 1762 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 11 June 1848.  Married (1st) Jerusha Goodnow (d. 1784 in Marlborough Twp, MA) on 13 January 1784 in Marlborough Township, Massachusetts and had a daughter.  Married (2nd) Elizabeth Howe (b. 12 May 1764 in Marlborough Twp, MA, d. there 2 Apr 1842) on 20 September 1786 in Marlborough Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(f. John Gates: Born 14 May 1765 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 Jul 1838 in St. Albans Township, Franklin County, Vermont.  Married Abigail Ball (b. 24 Jul 1767 in Northborough Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 13 Jun 1832) on 24 January 1787 in Northborough Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(g. Elizabeth Gates: Twin.  Born 18 April 1768 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1827 in Maine.  Married Appolos Robinson Cushing on 4 June 1791.

 

(h. Mary Gates: Twin.  Born 18 April 1768 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(i. Susanna Gates: Born 21 June 1771 in Marlborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 9 May 1845.

 

Silas Gates married (2nd) Mary Daby (b. 24 Oct 1722 in Stow Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. there between 1757 and 1760) on 25 July 1756 in Harvard Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had the following daughter:

 

(j. Mary Gates: Born 28 June 1757 in Stow Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Daniel Hooker (b. 25 Jun 1750 in Littleton Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 24 April 1773 in Stow Township, Massachusetts.

 

(8. John Gates: Born 27 January 1728/29.

 

d. George Gates: Born 6 April 1678 in Massachusetts.  Died there 23 May 1679.

 

e. Amos Gates: See generation 8, below.

 

f. Jonathan Gates: Born 22 June 1683.  Died 7 February 1755 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Persis Shepard (b. 23 Feb 1690/91 in Charlestown Twp, Suffolk Co., MA, d. 12 Jul 1776 in Worcester Twp, MA). on 27 November 1712 in Charlestown Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. John Gates: Born 26 July 1713 in Charlestown Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 November 1797 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Violetta Rice (b. abt 1722, d. 10 Feb 1801) about 1742 and had the following children:

 

(a. Prudence Gates: Born 12 July 1743 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 23 January 1806.

 

(b. John Shepard Gates: Born 11 March 1744/45 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 28 February 1827 in Dummerston Township, Windham County, Vermont; interred there in Bennett Cemetery, East Dummerston.  Married Hannah Moore (b. 28 Jun 1750, d. 15 Feb 1813) on 28 February 1774 and had several children.

 

(c. Persis Gates: Born 16 February 1746/47 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married John Moore.

 

(d. Jonathan Gates: Born 2 March 1748/49 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there on 4 December 1814.  Married Sarah Wiswall Born 15 Dec 1749 in Worcester Twp, MA, d. there 28 Jan 1828) on 17 August 1777 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(e. Daniel Gates: Born 2 March 1750/51 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 6 November 1807 in Oakham Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts; interred 1807 in Dummerston Township, Windham County, Vermont.  Married Sarah Moore (b. 28 Aug 1748 in (perhaps) Sudbury Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. 6 Mar 1829 in Dummerston Twp, Windham Co., VT) on 13 November 1775 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(f. Mary Gates: Born 11 May 1753 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Joel Howe.

 

(g. Sarah Gates: Born 23 July 1755 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 8 January 1831 in West Boylston Township, Worcester Township, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Ralph Earle (d. 16 Aug 1801) about 1774.  Married (2nd) Oliver Pierce (d. 4 Jun 1813) about 1786.

 

(h. Silas Gates: Born 29 January 1758 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Irene Wiswall.

 

(i. Martha Gates: Born 30 April 1759 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 18 September 1847.  Married Ebenezer Whitney (d. 17 Jun 1836) about 1781.

 

(j. Lydia Gates: Born 23 July 1762 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(k. Phineas Gates: Born 20 January 1766 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 5 August 1807.  Married Rebecca Ward (d. 1848) on 10 March 1788 in Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(l. Nathaniel Gates: Born 29 March 1770 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 10 December 1824.  Married Lucy Goulding (b. abt 1770, d. 16 Jun 1855) in 1819 and had 2 children.

 

(2. Jonathan Gates #1: Born 8 November 1715 in Charlestown Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died there 13 December 1715.

 

(3. Jonathan Gates #2: Baptized 20 October 1717.  Married Abigail (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Abigail Gates: Born 31 December 1741 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married John Woodward on 31 March 1773 in Massachusetts.

 

(b. Nathaniel Gates: Born 17 March 1742/43 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 1 July 1743.

 

(c. Josiah Gates: Born 14 June 1744 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Silence Grout.

 

(d. Hannah Gates: Born 28 December 1746 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Jonathan Stone (d. 1776) on 7 June 1769 in Shrewsbury, Worcester township, Massachusetts.

 

(e. Susannah Gates: Born 2 December 1748 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Stephen Taylor (b. abt 1749, d. 16 May 1836 in Worcester Twp, Worcester Co., MA) on 4 September 1781.

 

(f. Stephen Gates: Born 8 May 1750 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 10 February 1825 in Greenfield Township, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth Bell (b. abt 1759, d. 27 Apr 1845) on 6 June 1782.

 

(g. Thomas Gates: Born 29 June 1753 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died Rome Township, Oneida County, New York.  Married Mary Eaton on 3 March 1789 in Leicester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(h. Samuel Gates: Born 9 May 1755 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 19 December 1831.  Married Lucy Chadwick (b. abt 1763, s. 22 Sep 1819) on 15 August 1781 in Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(i. Paul Gates: Born 22 June 1757 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 14 January 1843.  Married Phebe Mahan on 23 January 1777 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(j. Elizabeth Gates: Born 12 December 1759 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died after 11 April 1796.

 

(k. William Gates: Born 15 December 1761 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died before 13 May 1784.

 

(l. Amos Gates: Born 21 August 1764 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Susannah Pike on 26 October 1786 in Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(4. Persis Gates: Born 1 August 1719 in Charlestown Township, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Died 9 June 1760 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Adonijah Rice (d. 20 Jan 1802 in Bridport Twp, Addison Co., VT) about 1739.

 

(5. Margaret Gates: Born 27 August 1721.  Died 15 February 1812.  Married William Bigelow (d. 13 Jan 1815) on 29 November 1753.

 

(6. Susannah Gates: Born 2 June 1726.  Died after 25 April 1743.

 

(7. Sarah Gates: Born 12 June 1730.  Married Jonathan Moore.

 

(8. William Gates: Born 27 March 1735 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 7 July 1811.  Married Joanna Stearns and had the following children:

 

(a. Lucretia Gates: Born 27 August 1765 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 29 November 1767.

 

(b. Anna Gates: Born 22 January 1767 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married William Eaton on 28 February 1788 in Massachusetts.

 

(c. Eleanor Gates: Born 2 January 1769 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Samuel Graves on 4 March 1798 in Massachusetts.

 

(d. William Gates: Born 8 May 1770 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Betsey Stearns.

 

(e. Mary Gates: Born 23 March 1772 in Worcester Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

g. Samuel Gates: Born 11 August 1685.  Died in Connecticut.

 

h. Margaret/Mary Gates: Born 13 August 1689 in Massachusetts.

 

8   Amos Gates:

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 11 October 1681 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 22 July 1754 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Resided at Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; and Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Hannah Oldham

 

Born 10 October 1681 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; daughter of Samuel and Hannah (Dana) Oldham.  Died 1754 in Massachusetts.  Married Amos Gates on 19 May 1703 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Amos Gates on 19 May 1703 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Hannah Gates: Born 28 October 1706 in Brookline Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Jonathan Edmunds.

 

b. Margaret Gates: Born 23 April 1708 in Brookline Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; baptized 25 April 1708 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County.  Died 15 October 1761 in Weston Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Thomas Spring.

 

c. Abigail Gates: Baptized 25 June 1710 in Brookline Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 July 1746 in Andover Township, Essex County, Massachusetts.  Married Jonathan Pierson (b. 13 Mar 1704 in Andover Twp, Essex Co., MA, d. 1798) on 17 March 1730 in Brookline Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

d. Mary Gates: Born 20 July 1712 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; baptized 27 July 1712 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County.  Died after 1805.  Married Nehemiah Wright (b. 23 May 1707 in Sudbury Twp, Middlesex Co., MA, d. before 1798 in Framingham Twp, Middlesex Co.) on 24 March 1733 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Mary Wright: Born 24 October 1733 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there.

 

(2. Thomas Wright: Born 25 April 1737 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(3. Patty Wright: Born 18 August 1739 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(4. Hannah Wright: Born 9 April 1741 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(5. Sarah Wright: born 7 December 1745 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(6. Nehemiah Wright: Born 6 July 1748 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died Philipston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(7. Mehetable Wright: Born 1750/51 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(8. Margaret (Whitcomb) Wright: Born 1755 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(9. Mary Wright: Born 1758 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

e. Amos Gates, Jr.: See generation 7, below.

 

f. Oldham Gates: Born 3 September 1716 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; baptized there 30 September 1716.  Died 1785 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married (1st) Mehetable Trowbridge (b. abt 1736 in Framingham Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 5 May 1745 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Mehetable Gates: Born 13 June 1746 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 2 November 1822 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married James Clayes (b. 13 Feb 1743 in MA, d. 9 Dec 1809) in 1767 in Spencer Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Ruth Clayes: Born 24 December 1767 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Mehitable Clayes: Born 24 April 1770 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 May 1770.

 

(c. James Clayes: Born 31 July 1773 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 18 September 1777.

 

(d. Ezra Clayes: Born 23 December 1776 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1840 at Buffalo, Erie County, New York.

 

(e. Micajah Clayes: Born 23 December 1776 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died August 1852 in Easton Township, Madison County, New York.

 

(f. James Clayes: Born 30 July 1781 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 20 September 1852 in Obion County, Tennessee.

 

(g. Elijah Clayes: Born 15 December 1783 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(h. Jonas Clayes: Born 14 April 1788 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Jonas Gates: Born 27 June 1746 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died about 1823 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Hepzibah Baker and had the following children:

 

(a. Mehitable Gates: Born 1777 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died there on 15 April 1802.  Married Charles Dodge (b. 18 Sep 1773 in NY, d. 17 May 1832 in Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, Canada) on 24 September 1794 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada. 

 

(b. Susan Gates: Born January 1778 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died 18 July 1816.  Married Nathan Randall (b. 7 May 1764, d. 25 Sep 1840) in 1795 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.

 

(c. John Gates: Born 1785 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died there about 1835.  Married Elizabeth Fales (d. abt 1856) about 1835.

 

(d. Sarah Gates: Born 1786 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married John Reagh (b. 1773) in 1804 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.

 

(e. Thomas Gates: Born about 1788 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died May 1838 in Aylesford Township, Digby County, Nova Scotia.  Married Mary Ann Vanbuskirk (b. abt 1786, d. 1849) on 18 June 1804 in Aylesford Township, Nova Scotia and had several children.

 

(f. Joseph Gates: Born about 1790 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died there about 1860.  Married Hulda Brown (d. abt 1841 in Wilmot Twp) in 1812 in Wilmot Township, Nova Scotia and had several children.

 

(g. Henry Gates: Born about 1790 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada (also seen: b. 17 Jun 1792 in Petersham Twp, Worcester Co., MA).  Died 3 November 1847 in Annapolis Royal Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.  Married (1st) Mercy Berteaux.  Married (2nd) Mary Van Horne Tupper (b. abt 1793).

 

(h. Elizabeth Gates: Born 1794 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died there 5 April 1826.  Married George Neily.

 

(i. Prudence Gates: Born 1796 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died there about 1820.  Married William McKenna (b. abt 1788, d. 1869 in Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia) in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.

 

(j. Hepzibah Gates: Born 1797 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Ephraim Downes.

 

(3. Susannah Gates: Born 1748.

 

(4. Ruth Gates: Born 1750.

 

Oldham Gates married (2nd) Patience Bartlett (b. 2 Jun 1734 in Brookfield Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 20 Jan 1759) on 20 November 1754 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(5. James Gates: Born 20 January 1754 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Rachael Fales about 1775 and had the following children:

 

(a. John Gates: Born 1778.  Died about 1864 in Aylesford Township, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

(b. Benjamin Gates: Born 1780 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died February 1841.  Married Elizabeth Goucher about 1815 and had several children.

 

(c. Ruth Gates: Born 1782.

 

(d. Mary Gates: Born 1784.

 

(e. Ella Gates: Born 1786 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Samuel Miller about 1806.

 

(f. Rachel Gates: Born 1788.  Died 1822.

 

(g. Daniel Gates: Born 1790 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

(h. Eliza Gates: Born about 1792 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

(i. Edward Gates: Born about 1794 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Sarah Hayes about 1816 and had several children.

 

(j. Oldham Gates: Born 1800.  Died 1865.

 

(6. Dorothy Gates: Born 28 September 1755 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(7. John Gates: Born 2 March 1757 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 1841.  Married Judith Baker (b. 1761 in Wilmot Twp, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, Canada, d. 1837) about 1782 and had the following children:

 

(a. James Gates: Born 1783 in Nictaux Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died there April 1849.

 

(b. Elias Gates: Born 1785 in Nictaux Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Hannah Ward about 1812.

 

(c. Ann Gates: Born about 1786 in Nictaux Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Jonathan Smith on 2 September 1804.

 

(d. Jacob Gates: Born 7 March 1788 in Nictaux Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died there 28 January 1854.

 

(e. Azuba Gates: Born 1789 in Nictaux Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Ward Wheelock on 26 December 1804.

 

(f. Susanna Gates: Born 1793 in Nictaux Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

(g. Silas Gates: Born about 1795 in Nictaux Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

Oldham Gates Married (3rd) Thankful Adams on 5 September 1759 in Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(8. Thankful Gates: Born 9 July 1760 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(9. Mary Gates: Born about 1762 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died about 1840.

 

(10. Hannah Gates: Born 1763 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(11. Oldham Gates, Jr.: Born 1765 in Spencer Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 1850.  Married (1st) Rachel Stronach and had the following children:

 

(a. George Gates: Born 1807.  Died June 1871.

 

(b. Rachel Gates.

 

Oldham Gates, Jr. married (2nd) Eleanor Slocomb (b. abt 1790, d. 23 Aug 1849) on 13 January 1814 and had the following children:

 

(c. Lavinia Gates: Born 3 January 1815.

 

(d. Maria Gates: Born 5 September 1816.

 

(e. William Gates: Born 1818.

 

(f. Amos Gates: Born 1820 in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died 25 July 1848.

 

(g. Sarah E. Gates: Born 1822.

 

(h. Caleb Gates: Born 1824 in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Anna Bohaker about 1847 and had several children.

 

(i. Susan Gates: Born 1827.

 

(j. John Slocomb Gates: Born 1830.

 

(12. Amos Gates: Born 1768.  Married Margaret Larley/Lally about 1790.

 

(13. Samuel Gates: Born 1772.  Died 16 July 1797 in in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Married Sarah Marshall on 16 July 1797 in Wilmot, Nova Scotia and had the following children:

 

(a. Elizabeth Gates: Born 16 July 1799 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died 1878.  Married Willard Graves in 1818.

 

(b. Ambrose Gates: Born 20 December 1802 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died 1858.  Married Rachel Cropley in 1830.

 

(c. Amoret Gates: Born 26 January 1804 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Died 1840.  Married Edward Brown about 1824.

 

(d. Samuel Gates: Born 8 August 1807 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

(e. William Gates: Born 26 September 1810.

 

(f. Willet Gates: Born 25 August 1814 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

(g. Sarah Ann Gates: Born 19 December 1819 in Wilmot Township, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

Oldham Gates married (4th) Jennie Dow/Drew after 1772.

 

g. George Gates: Born 1718; baptized 9 November 1718 in Brookline Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

h. Susannah Gates: Baptized 18 September 1720 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

i. Sarah Gates: Born 21 August 1722 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 30 January 1805 in Barre Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

j. Samuel Torrey Gates: Born 21 August 1725 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; baptized August 1725 in Brookline Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 19 February 1803 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts; interred there in Rutland Cemetery.  Married Abigail Blodgett (b. 18 Jul 1726 in Framingham Twp, Middlesex Co., MA; Bapt. 24 Jul 1726 in Lexington Twp, Middlesex Co., d. 26 Sep 1820 in Rutland Twp, Worcester Co., MA; interred with Samuel) on 11 April 1751 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Abigail Gates: Born 5 August 1752 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1820.  Married Benjamin Estabrook on 21 June 1778 in Massachusetts.

 

(2. Sarah Gates: Born 14 January 1756 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 13 September 1842.

 

(3. Samuel Gates: Born 23 November 1757 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 28 August 1820 in Hancock Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Married Susannah Laughton (b. 13 Apr 1758 in Rutland Twp, Rutland Co., VT, d. 1 May 1857 in Hancock Twp, Hillsborough Co., NH) on 4 December 1782 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Nathaniel Gates: Born 17 July 1785.  Died 5 May 1810.

 

(b. Hannah Gates: Born 19 March 1787 in Hancock Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Died 27 April 1859 in Peterboro Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Married Philip Averill in 1807 in Peterboro Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

 

(c. Susannah Gates: Born 30 January 1789 in Hancock Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Died there 25 September 1872.  Married Silas Pearson (b. abt 1785, d. 2 May 1824) on 22 December 1812 in Westminster Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(d. Samuel Gates: Born 15 February 1791 in Hancock Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Died 7 May 1854 in Peterboro Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Married (1st) Sarah S. Ferguson (b. abt 1795, d. 25 Jun 1822 in Peterboro Twp, NH) on 3 September 1816 in Peterboro Township, New Hampshire and had several children.  Married (2nd) Charlotte Mitchell (d. 16 Oct 1851) on 26 October 1824 and had several children.

 

(e. Joel Gates: Born 25 December 1792 in Hancock Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Died 14 January 1877 in Keene Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire; interred Hancock Township, New Hampshire.  Married Eliza Whitcomb (b. 23 Oct 1795, d. 18 Jan 1877 in Keene Twp, Cheshire Co., NH; interred with Joel) on 25 December 1815 in Peterboro Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and had several children.

 

(f. Sybil Gates: Born 9 September 1795 in Hancock Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Died there 21 May 1822.  Married William Bacon on 1 February 1815 in Hancock Township, New Hampshire.

 

(g. Lydia Gates: Born 3 January 1798 in Hancock Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Died there 11 April 1829.  Married David Low on 1 February 1825 in Hancock Township, New Hampshire.

 

(4. Joseph Gates: Born 7 December 1759 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 15 February 1789 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Sarah Galera Roper (b. 4 Aug 1756 in Rutland Twp, MA; d. there 22 Mar 1813) on 15 February 1789 in Framingham Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Lydia Gates: Born 6 December 1789 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 4 February 1861.  Married Roland Wheeler (b. 21 Oct 1785 in Rutland Twp, MA, d. there 13 Nov 1867) on 10 April 1810 in Rutland Township, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Sally Gates: Born 11 December 1792 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Barnum Hodges on 3 April 1831 in Rutland Township, Massachusetts.

 

(c. Joseph Gates: Born 29 January 1794 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died there 27 June 1848.  Married (1st) Lucena Hill Piper (b. 6 Jul 1803 in Oakham Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 27 Jun 1826 in Rutland Twp, MA) on 13 January 1824 in Barre Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts and had 2 children.  Married (2nd) Mary Walker Piper (b. 18 Nov 1807 in Oakham Twp, Worcester Co., MA, d. 13 Apr 1881 in Rutland Twp, MA) on 10 April 1827 in Barre Township, Massachusetts and had several children.

 

(d. Samuel Gates: Born 29 August 1797 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 1859 in Zanesville Township, Muskingham County, Ohio.  Married Lucinda Reed (b. 26 Aug 1800 in Rutland Twp, MA, d. 30 Jun 1837 in Zanesville Twp, OH) on 29 April 1824 in Rutland Township, Worcester Co., Massachusetts and had several children.

 

Joseph Gates married (2nd) Sarah Fiske (d. 29 Aug 1820 in Rutland Twp, Worcester Co., MA) on 4 July 1814 in Holden Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts

 

(5. Hannah Gates: Born 1761 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(6. Benjamin Gates: Baptized 11 October 1767 in Barre Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth Newton on 7 October 1789 in Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Betsey Gates: Born 31 January 1790 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Asa Gates: Born 15 January 1792 in Rutland Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Hannah Farnsworth on 21 September 1814 in Massachusetts and had 2 children.

 

(c. Hannah Gates: Born 1794.

 

(d. Polly Gates: Born 1795.

 

(e. Reuben Gates: Born 1798.

 

(f. Amiable Gates: Born 21 May 1802 in Metropolis Township, Massac County, Illinois.

 

(g. Alvin Gates: Born 12 March 1804 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(h. Abigail Gates: Born 11 March 1806 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(i. Julyanne Gates: Born 1808.

 

(7. Lydia Gates: Born 1770 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

7   Amos Gates, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 28 September 1714 in Brookline Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; baptized 3 October 1714 in Cambridge Township, Middlesex County.  Died 1800 in Marlborough Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.  Veteran of the French and Indian War.  Resided in Framingham Township until 1799, when he moved to Marlborough, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.

 

2. Wife: Mary Trowbridge

 

Born 27 July/June 1728 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; daughter of John and Mehitable (Eaton) Trowbridge of Framingham.  Died 1798 (also seen: d. after 4 Dec 1799) in Marlborough Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.  Married Amos Gates, Jr. on 28 November 1744 in Sudbury Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

 

3. Children:

 

a. Amos Gates, III: Born 29 August 1745 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

b. Mary Gates: Born 30 August 1748 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 18 August 1840 in Upton Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Ebenezer Buck (d. abt 6/7 Aug 1827 in Upton Twp, MA).

 

c. Anna Gates: Born 30 January 1750 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 17 September 1826.  Married Samuel Jones (d. 22 Jan 1820 in Dublin Twp, Cheshire Co., NH) about 1755 in Massachusetts.

 

d. George Gates: Born 8 August 1753 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 13 December 1844 in Antrim Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Married Hannah Barret (d. 28 Mar 1834) on 30 September 1788 in Marborough Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Polly Gates: Born 9 December 1789.

 

(2. Patty Gates: Born 23 July 1791.

 

(3. Charles Gates: Born 18 March 1793 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth C. Cummings on 9 June 1818 in New Hampshire.

 

e. Charles Gates: Born 4 March 1755 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

f. Henry Gates: Born 22 March 1757 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 February 1838 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Anne Eames (b. abt 1761 in MA) on 12 February 1782 in Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Polly Gates: Born 17 September 1782 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Charles Gates: Born 9 December 1783 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts; baptized December 1783 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Patience Whitcomb on 3 June 1809 in Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Ann Elizabeth Gates: Born 9 December 1809 in Templeton Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Charles Whitcomb Gates: Born 22 May 1812 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(c. Catherine Matilda Gates: Born 24 December 1813 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(d. Christopher Columbus Gates: Born 16 June 1818 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

(3. Henry Gates, Jr.: Born 1785.  Died 1822.

 

(4. Anne Gates: Born 12 April 1787 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts; baptized October 1787 in Framinham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married David Clark on 21 March 1805 in Massachusetts.

 

(5. Silas Gates: Born 1788.

 

(6. Susan Gates: born 1790.

 

(7. Benjamin Gates: Born 1 August 1792 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 1870.  Married Nancy Hunt on 16 October 1816 in Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Mary Ann Gates: Born 1817.

 

(b. Vashti Vesta Gates: Born 1819.

 

(8. Emily Gates: Born 15 August 1794 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Married Baxter Murdock on 20 September 1815 in Massachusetts.

 

(9. Keziah Gates: Born 1796.

 

(10. Aaron Gates: Born 13 March 1798 in Hubbardston Township, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  Died 1801.

 

(11. Luther Gates: Born 1800.  Died 1853.

 

g. Oldham Gates: Born 27 July 1759 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 12 October 1843 in Pittsburg Township, Coos County, New Hampshire.  Married Deborah Winch (b. 6 May 1765, d. 1852) in June 1783 in Framingham Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Deborah Gates: Born 19 January 1784 in Dublin Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire (also seen: b. Framingham Twp, Middlesex Co., MA).

 

(2. Nellie Gates: Born 30 August 1785.

 

(3. Amos Gates: Born 27 August 1787 in Dublin Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Lucy Ann Gates: Born 1825.

 

(b. Mary Gates: Born 1827.

 

(4. Ruth Gates: Born 2 November 1789.  Died 3 August 1871.

 

(5. Oldham Gates, Jr.: Born 12 March 1792.

 

(6. Anna Gates: Born 15 June 1794 in Dublin Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.  Married (1st) (?) Porter about 1814 in New Hampshire.  Married (2nd) Peter Hatfield before 1832.

 

(7. Nathan Gates: Born 2 May 1796.

 

(8. Clarissa Gates: Born 6 July 1798.  Married Israel Rowland Porter about 1818.

 

(9. Patty Gates: Born 1800.

 

(10. John Gates: Born 1803.

 

(11. Marilla Gates: Born 1807.

 

(12. Polly Gates: Born 1809.

 

h. Edmund Trowbridge Gates: Born 23 July 1761 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1 October 1822 in Medford Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth Tufts (b. 1751, d. 1834; interred 9 Apr 1834) on 9 March 1786 in Medford Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Edmund Gates: Born 4 February 1787 in Medford Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1812.

 

(2. William Gates: Born 1788.

 

(3. Mercy Gates: Born 1790.  Died 1826.

 

(4. Mary Trowbridge Gates: Born 1791.  Died 1856.

 

(5. Lucy Gates: Born 1792.  Died 1856.

 

(6. John Gates: Born 1793.  Died 1873.

 

(7. Abigail Gates: Baptized 19 April 1795 in Medford Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1881.

 

(8. Susannah Gates: Born 1798.  Died 1895.

 

i. Martha Gates: Born 8 April 1766 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 21 May 1853 in Antrim Township, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  Married Zacheus Fairbank (d. 6 Jan 1845 in Antrim Twp, NH) in March 1787.

 

j. Ruth Gates: Born 12 February 1768 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 18 October 1854.  Married Ebenezer Hemenway (d. 22 Oct 1839 in Marlborough Twp, Middlesex Co., MA) on 15 June 1786.

 

k. Susannah Gates: Born 9 March 1770 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died there 27 July 1797.  Married Luther Belknap (d. 16 Feb 1855) in December 1793 in Framingham Township, Massachusetts.

 

l. John Gates: See generation 6, below.

 

6   John Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1772 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; baptized there 31 May 1772.  Died 26 October 1844 in Marlboro Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire; interred Monument Park Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided initially at Framingham, Massachusetts, then moved to Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, and last to Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

 

2. Wife #1: Eunice Winch

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 26 October 1770 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; daughter of Joseph and Mary (Beals) Winch of Framingham.  Died 16 November 1803 in Marlborough Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.  Married John Gates on 6/5 January 1795 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

b. Children:

 

 

(1. Leonard Gates: Married Lucretia Mack.

 

(2. Susan Gates: Born 10 July 1791.  Married William Sumner Cummings (b. 8 Apr 1793, d. 2 Mar 1875) on 23 March 1822 in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

 

(3. Eunice Gates: Born about 1801 in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.  Married David Dodge on 25 May 1826 in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

 

(4. John Trowbridge Gates: Married Mary Bryant.

 

3. Wife #2: Jemima Harvey

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 4 November 1780 in Taunton Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts; daughter of Timothy and Martha (?) Harvey of Marlborough Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.  Died 14/15 April 1841, age 60, in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire; interred Monument Park Cemetery, Carthage , Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married John Gates on 21 October 1805 in Framingham Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

b. Children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Martha Gates: Died 1838.  Married Epaphro Johnson.

 

(2. George Henry Gates: (one source suggests 2 separate children - George & Henry) Died 1850.  Married Elizabeth Pichard (d. 1885 in Harmony Twp, Chautauqua Co., NY).

 

(3. Cranson/Cranston Gates: See generation 5, below.

 

(4. Elvira/Alvira Gates: Born 1814 in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.  Died 1872.  Married Henry Rich (b. abt 1810 in Carthage, Wilna Twp, Jefferson Co., NY) about 1834 in the Village of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(5. Timothy Harvey Gates: (one source suggests 2 separate children - Timothy & Harvey) Born 1818 in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.  Married Ellen Patton.

 

(6. Charles Edmund Gates: (one source suggests 2 separate children - Charles & Edmund) Born 1820 in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.  Married Elizabeth Charity Prosser (b. 1827, d. 1892) about 1845 in New York and had the following children:

 

(a. Cordelia Gates: Born 1846 in the Village of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(b. Florence E. Gates: Born 1849.

 

(c. Edmond P. Gates: Born 1851 in Rossie Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(d. Alvira Gates: Born 1856 in Rossie Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(e. Carrie F. Gates: Born 1858 in Rossie Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(7. Lucia Amanda Gates: (one source suggests 2 separate children - Lucia & Amanda) Born 4 November 1825 in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.  Died 30 March 1872 in the Village of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Charles Rugg (b. 7 May 1819 at Lowville, Lewis Co., NY, d. 20 Sep 1880 at Carthage, Jefferson Co., NY) on 9 March 1846 at Carthage, New York.

 

5   Cranson/Cranston Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 6 May 1810 on a farm on Cornish Flats, Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.  Died 7 July 1873 on the family farm in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  About 1820 moved from Vermont to northern New York State by ox-drawn wagon.  In 1829 moved to Wilna Township, New York for a season, helping to build a dam on the Black River between Wilna and Champion Townships.  He returned to New Hampshire for a year, during which time he married, and then in 1831 moved back to Wilna Township, New York, settling on a 260-acre farm on road 68.  Over the years his land holdings expanded to 1,600 acres, mostly timber for his lumber business.  Also owned and operated a saw mill on Black River known as Gates Mill.

 

1850 US Census: Cranson Gates, age 42 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Susan Gates, age 49 (b. NH); son, Vinton Gates, age 19 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer; son, Frederick Gates, age 18 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer; son, Lynus Gates, age 16 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer; son, Julius Gates, age 14 (b. NYS); daughter, Maria Gates, age 13 (b. NYS); daughter, Susan Gates, age 11 (b. NYS); and son, Cranson Gates, age 7 (b. NYS).

 

1855 NYS Census: Cranson Gates, age 46 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His home was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife Susan Gates, age 54 (b. NH); son Frederick H. Gates, age 23 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a millwright; son, Linus M. Gates, age 20 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; son, Julius H. Gates, age 19 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Lucia M. Gates, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Susan C. Gates, age 15 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, Cranson O. Gates, age 14 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1860 US Census: Cranson Gates, age 53 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $5,600 and his personal property was valued at $2,450.  The household also included his wife, Susan M. Gates, age 59 (b. NH); son, Julius K. Gates, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Lucia M. Gates, age 22 (b. NYS); son, Cranson O. Gates, age 18 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; and William Foley, age 21 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer.  Of interest, his son, Frederick H. Gates, age 27, was heading a household next door.

 

1865 NYS Census: Cranson Gates, age 56 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Susan M. Gates, age 67 (b. NH), who had had 7 children; son, Cranson O. Gates, age 23 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and daughter, Susan Gates, age 20 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), who had had 1 child.

 

1875 NYS Census: Cranson Gates, age 67 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Susan Gates, age 73 (b. MA).

 

2. Wife: Susan M. Vinton  

 

Born January 1799 in Vermont; daughter of Major John (b. 1760; veteran of the American Revolutionary War; subsequently employed as a blacksmith and farmer at Cornish, NH) and Susanna (Manning) Vinton.  Died August 1875.  Married Cranson/Cranston Gates on 10 April 1831 in Cornish Township, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Vinton Van Buren Gates: Born December 1831 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed there as a farmer.  Subsequently moved to Buffalo, Erie County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Vinton Gates, age 33 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He owned 40 acres of improved land valued at $800.  The household also included his wife, Caroline M. Gates, age 29 (b. Oswego Co., NY); daughter, Ada M. Gates, age 4 (b. Oswego Co., NY); daughter, Carrie E. Gates, age 1 year and 6 months (b. Oswego Co., NY); and mother, Aguba Stewart, age 66 (b. VT), widow, and mother of 6.  Of interest, Vinton resided next door to Frederick H. Gates, age 32.

 

Vinton Gates married Caroline M. Stewart, daughter of Aguba (?) Stewart, and had the following children:

 

(1. Ada M. Gates: Born about 1861 in New York.

 

(2. Carrie E. Gates: Born about 1863 in New York.

 

b. Frederick Henry Gates: See generation 4, below.

 

c. Linus M. Gates: Born August 1834 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died from complications of exposure to the cold weather while on a log drive.  Settled in Denmark Township, Lewis County, New York.  Employed there as a lumber jobber.

 

d. Julius K. [perhaps Kimball] Gates: Born 11 January 1836 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 18 March 1922; interred Fairview Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided on his parents' homestead farm, and operated the family saw mill.  Veteran of the American Civil War; enlisted April 1861 in Company B, 35th New York Volunteer Regiment.

 

1880 US Census: Julius K. Gates, age 44 (b. NYS; parents b. NH) and employed as a sawyer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Gates, age 40 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Mary/Minnie L. Gates, age 14 (b. NYS); daughter, Harriet/Hattie N. Gates, age 12 (b. NYS); son, Charles A. Gates, age 10 (b. NYS); daughter, Bertha/Berthie E. Gates, age 8 (b. NYS); son, Frederick/Fred H. Gates, age 6 (b. NYS); son, Frank B. Gates, age 3 (b. NYS); and hired man Charles Gamble, age 26 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

Julius Gates married Mary A. Crane (b. 1840, d. 1885; interred with Julius) and had the following children:

 

(1. Mary "Minnie" L. Gates: Born about 1866 in New York.

 

(2. Harriet "Hattie" N. Gates: Born about 1868 in New York.

 

(3. Charles A. Gates: Born about 1870 in New York.

 

(4. Bertha E. Gates: Born about 1872 in New York.

 

(5. Frederick "Fred" H. Gates: (more info) Born about 1874 in New York.  Employed as a mechanic.  Married Adeline M. Perrigo (b. abt 1892), daughter of Willis and Hannah (Carr) Perrigo, on 24 January 1912 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(6. Frank B. Gates: Born about 1877 in New York.

 

1905 NYS Census: Frank B. Gates, age 28, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Effa I. Gates, age 25; daughter, Mattie E. Gates, age 1; and father, Julius K. Gates, age 69.

 

1910 US Census: Frank B. Gates, age 33 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Effie I. Gates, age 30 (b. KS; parents b. NYS), who had had 7 children, 3 of whom were still alive; daughter, Mattie Gates, age 6 (b. NYS); son, Cranson O. Gates, age 4 (b. NYS); daughter, Dorris Gates, age 5 months (b. NYS); and father, Julius K. Gates, age 74 (b. NYS).

 

e. Lucia Maria/Mariah Gates "Maria"/"Mariah": Born May 1837 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1868.  Married Aaron Crane of Wilna Township.

 

f. Susan C. Gates: Born November 1839 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County,  New York.  Married William Scott and resided on part of her parents' homestead farm.

 

g. Cranson/Cranston Orville Gates: Born 3 July 1841 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 2 March 1905; interred Old Saint James Cemetery, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Attended a Wilna district grammar school and Carthage Academy.  Veteran of the American Civil War; enlisted 1864 in Company A, 86th Regiment of the New York Volunteer Regiment; wounded twice (bayonet tore left eye lid and gunshot to left leg) and discharged from Jarvis Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland; subsequently disabled.  Operated his father's sawmill until 1876, when he moved to Carthage, Wilna Township and subsequently was employed as a millwright, carpenter, and contractor.

 

1900 US Census: Cranson Gates, age 58 (b. Jul 1841 NYS; father b. CT; mother b. NH) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Cathrine Gates, age 41 (b. Mar 1859 in NY; parents b. Ireland), who had had 7 children, 6 of whom were still alive; son, Leonard J. Gates, age 17 (b. Apr 1883 in NYS), single, and employed as a carpenter; daughter, Agnes M. Gates, age 15 (b. Apr 1885 in NYS); son, John E. Gates, age 12 (b. Mar 1888 in NYS); son, Roy A. Gates, age 10 (b. Jan 1890 in NYS); daughter, Edna C. Gates, age 9 (b. Nov 1891 in NYS); son, Rolland F. Gates, age 4 months (b. Jan 1900 in NYS); and father-in-law, John Connelly, age 77 (b. Ireland).

 

Cranson O. Gates married (1st) Susan Osborn (d. 1866) on 18 March 1863 and had the following son:

 

(1. Orville Gates #1: Died young - before 1866.

 

Cranson O. Gates married (2nd) Mary McDonald (d. 14 Dec 1874), daughter of Thomas McDonald (b. Ireland) of Wilna Township, on 10 September 1868 and had the following children:

 

(2. Orville Gates #2: (more info) Born about 1869 in Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed there as a carpenter.  Married (1st) (?), who died before 1917.  Married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, widow Ida (Tabolt) Van Brocklin (b. abt 1872), daughter of Michell (b. Germany) and Mary (Strife) Tabolt (b. Germany), on 26 April 1917 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(3. Welton Gates: Died at age 17.

 

(4. Deborah Gates: Died 1898.  Married Grant Gardner.

 

(5. Susan Gates: Died 1897.

 

(6. Mary Gates: Died at age 18.

 

Cranson O. Gates married (3rd) Catherine/Kathrine Connolly/Connelly/Canally (b. 1859 in Carthage, Wilna Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 1926), daughter of John (b. Ireland) and Bridge (Leonard) Connolly (b. Ireland), on 30 November 1880 in Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York and had the following children:

 

(7. Leonard J. Gates: Born 4 April 1883 in New York.

 

(8. Agnes M. Gates: Born 26 April 1885 in New York.  Died 1974.  Married P. J. Hammond (b. abt 1880), son of Michael and Kate (Stofell) Hammond, on 5 January 1909 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(9. John Earl Gates: Born 31 March 1888 in New York.

 

(10. Roy A. Gates: Born 24 January 1890 in New York.

 

(11. Edna Catherine Gates: Born 30 November 1891/92 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 19 April 1991 in Herkimer Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Married Clarence Robert Jones and had the following children:

 

(a. Monica Jones: 15 April 1919.  Died 20 January 1977, age 57.  Married (?) Nannery.

 

(b. Robert Clarence Jones: Married Alma Carroll "Carolyn" Simpson and had several children. 

 

(12. Merrit G. Gates: Born 1898.  Died 1899.

 

(13. Rolland/Rollin F. Gates: Born January 1900.  Died 1900.

 

(14. Donald Morris Gates: Born 30 August 1903.

 

4   Frederick/Frederic Henry Gates

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born December 1832 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1874 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Operated Gates Mill and lumber mill near Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Frederick H. Gates, age 27 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $2,000 and his personal property was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Dolly Gates, age 23 (b. NYS); son, Adelbert C. Gates, age 3 (b. NYS); and son, Frederick F. Gates, age 6 months (b. NYS).

 

1865 NYS Census: Frederick H. Gates, age 32 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He owned 30 acres of improved and 24 acres of unimproved land valued at $1,400.  The household also included his wife, Dolly Gates, age 27 (b. Montgomery Co., NY) and mother of 3; son, Adelbert C. Gates, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Frederick P. Gates, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, George E. Gates, age 3 years and 7 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY).  Of interest, resided next door to Vinton Gates, age 33.

 

1870 US Census: Frederick Gates, age 37 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $4,000 and his personal property was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Dolley Gates, age 32 (b. NYS); son, George Gates, age 8 (b. NYS); and daughter, Lucia Gates, age 3 (b. NYS).

 

2. Wife: Dolly Putman

 

Parents were early Dutch immigrants to America, who initially settled at Manhattan, New York.  Subsequently moved with her parents to central New York, where her father narrowly escaped death during the Cherry Valley Massacre by hiding in a hollow log.  Then moved with her parents to the Indian River region of northern New York.

 

1880 US Census: Dolly Gates, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her son, Frederick Gates, age 20 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer; son, George Gates, age 18 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer; and daughter, Lucy M. Gates, age 13 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

3. Children:

 

a. Adelbert C. Gates: Born about 1857 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. Frederick P. Gates: Born about 1860 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 15 June 1936 at Great Bend, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. George Emory Gates: See generation 3, below.

 

d. Lucy M./N. Gates.

 

3   George Emory Gates (photos)

 

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1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 2 November 1861 at Gates Corners, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 10 April 1939, age 77, at home; interred Black River Cemetery, Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County.  Following marriage resided about 7 years at Carthage, Wilna Township.  Then resided about 3 years at Black River, Jefferson County.  In 1894 moved to the Sterlingville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County area, where he was employed as a farmer and lumberman.

 

1900 US Census: George B. Gates, age 38 (b. Nov 1861 in NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 15 years, Catharin A. Gates (age 39 – b. Dec 1860 in NYS, parents b. Ireland; had had 8 children, all still alive); daughter, Doratha (sp) M. Gates (age 15 – b. May 1885, single); son, Raymond Gates (age 13 – b. Mar 1886, single); daughter, Gertrude H. Gates (age 11 – b. Jul 1888); son, Dennis Gates (age 9 – b. Mar 1890); daughter, Mary D. Gates (age 8 – b. Aug 1891); daughter, Cecilia F. Gates (age 7 – b. May 1893); daughter, Laura J. Gates (age 5 – b. Nov 1894); and daughter, Clara M. Gates (age 4 – b. Apr 1896).  All children b. NYS.

 

1910 US Census: George E. Gates, age 48 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Kathryn D. Gates, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 9 children, all still alive; son, Raymond G. Gates, age 23 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Gertrude A. Gates, age 21 (b. NYS) and single; son, Dennis E. Gates, age 20 (b. NYS) and single, with no employment mentioned; daughter, Mary E. Gates, age 18 (b. NYS) and single, with no employment mentioned; daughter, Cecelia B. Gates, age 17 (b. NYS) and single, with no employment mentioned; son, Laurence G. Gates, age 15 (b. NYS); daughter, Clara H. Gates, age 14 (b. NYS); and son, G. Harold Gates, age 7 (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: George E. Gates, age 68 (b. NYS) and employed as , was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Catherine A. Gates, age 69 (b. NYS); and daughter, Mary E. Gates, age 33 (b. NYS).

 

2. Wife: Catherine/Katherine A. Gormley (photos)

"Kate"

 

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Born December 1860 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; perhaps brother of James Gormley, generation 6 of the Gormley Annex.  Died 1947; interred with George in the Black River Cemetery, Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided at Carthage, New York before marriage.  Married George Emory Gates on 31 July 1884.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Doratha "Dorothy" Marie Gates: (photos) Born May 1885.  Died 1969; interred Black River Cemetery, Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Edward E./F. Wilson (b. 1886, d. 1949), son of George Arthur and Estelle L. (Honeywell) Wilson (gen 5 of the Wilson Annex), and resided at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Dorothy and Edward had the following daughter:

 

(1. Margaret G. Wilson: Born 1912.  Died 1973.  Married (?) Clark.

 

b. Raymond J. Gates: See generation 2, below.

 

c. Gertrude A. Gates: (photos) Born July 1888.  Died 1979; interred Black River Cemetery, Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a registered nurse.  Resided at Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania, then St. Petersburg, Florida.  Never married.

 

d. Dennis "Den" E. Gates: (photos) Born 9 March 1890 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Rena M. Fall (photos) of Black River, Jefferson County on 29 August 1916 and resided there.  Dennis and Rena had the following children:

 

(1. Alice Gates: (more info) Attended school in Black River, Jefferson County, New York before attending and graduating from Immaculate Heart Academy, Watertown, Jefferson County.  Married John Spano, Jr., son of John Spano of New York City (who also had dau Josephine Spano), on 16 January 1945 at St. Paul's Church.  John Spano was a veteran of World War II.

 

(2. George Don Gates: Resided at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Of interest, a Donovan "Denny" Gates (photos) of Black River was a high school classmate, hunting buddy, and good friend of Frederick William Van Patten (see Almon Drake page).  They entered the US Army together during World War II.  Both were stationed in England, 7 miles apart.  Denny was a radio operator on B-51 fighter jets.

 

(3. Francis R. Gates: Veteran of World War II; served in the US Army in Europe.

 

(4. Helen F. Gates.

 

e. Mary E. Gates: (photos) Born 30 August 1891.  Died 1994, age 102/103 in the Hallmark Nursing Centre, where she had resided 5 years; interred Black River Cemetery, Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.   Resided at Carthage, New York.  Never married.

 

f. Cecelia "Cel" Pearl Gates: (photos) (more info) Born May 1893.  Died ; interred North Watertown Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County.  Married Bradford Sterling Seaman (more info) (gen 3 of the Seaman Annex), son of James M. and Mary Bradford (Sterling) Seaman, on 25 August 1915 at St. Mary’s Church, Sterlingville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Operated a dairy farm on Martin Street near the Village of West Carthage, Champion Township, Jefferson County.  Cecelia and Bradford had the following children:

 

(1. Elizabeth Seaman: Married Frank M. Hoover, son of Merton J. Hoover, and had the following son:

 

(2. James Adrian Seaman "Adrian": Married Miriam J. Fickes and had the following children:

 

(a. James Sterling Seaman.

 

(b. Catherine Elizabeth Seaman.

 

(c. John Charles Seaman: Married, as her 1st husband, Katherine Elizabeth Drake and had the following children:

 

(1) Michael Sterling Seaman.

 

(2) Aimee Elizabeth Seaman.

 

(3) Katie Marie Seaman.

 

g. Laurence J. Gates: (photos) Born 18 November 1894 at Sterlingville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 7 October 1949, age 54, at home in San Francisco, California; interred Black River Cemetery, Black River, Jefferson County.  Attended school at Sterlingville before moving to near-by Carthage, Wilna Township, where he graduated from the Augustinian Academy.  Resided at Lacona (near Sandy Creek), Jefferson County, New York.  Then resided at San Francisco, California.  Never married.

 

h. Elaine "Clara" H. Gates: (photos) Born April 1896.  Died 1968; interred Black River cemetery, Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Arthur Carroll (b. 1895, d. 1964; interred with Clara) and resided at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.

 

i. George Harold Gates "Harold": (photos) Resided at Deferiet, Jefferson County, New York.  Then resided at Stamford, Connecticut.

 

2   Raymond "Ray" J. (perhaps Joseph) Gates (photos) (more info)

 

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1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 14 November/March 1886 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York State.  Died November 1969 from complications of leukemia.  Initially resided at Sterlingville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Subsequently moved to Philadelphia, Jefferson County.  Employed as a traveling salesman.

 

1915 NYS Census: Raymond Gates, age 28, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lucy Gates, age 23; brother, Dennis Gates, age 25; and daughter, Reba Gates, age 1.

 

1920 US Census: Raymond Gates, age 31 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a teamster in the construction industry, was heading a household at 117 Main Street in the Village of Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lucy Gates, age 27 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Reba Gates, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Carleton Gates, age 4 and 2 months (b. NYS); son, Clifford Gates, age 2 years and 6 months (b. NYS); son, George Gates, age 10 months (b. NYS); and boarder, James Riley, age 27 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a papermaker in a paper mill.

 

1930 US Census: Raymond Gates, age 43 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Sterlingville Road in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He was married at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Lucy Gates, age 37 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was married at age 18; daughter, Reba Gates, age 15 (b. NYS); son, Carleton Gates, age 14 (b. NYS); son, Clifford Gates, age 12 (b. NYS); son, George Gates, age 11 (b. NYS); daughter, Veronica Gates, age 9 (b. NYS); and son, John Gates, age 5 (b. NYS).

 

2. Wife: Lucille "Lucy" Agnes Marcott (photos)

 

Born May 1893; daughter of Charles H. and Catherine (Dalton) Marcott of Sterlingville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died .  Married Raymond J. Gates on 10 May 1911 at Sterlingville; separated at some later point, but never divorced, because Lucy was a strict catholic.  Following separation from Raymond, Lucy resided with her parents at 54 N. Main Street, West Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Carleton "Karl" J. Gates: (photos) Born .  Died .  Graduated from Augustinian Academy, Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed during World War II at the Curtis-Wright airplane engine manufacturing plant in Buffalo, Erie County, New York.  In 1982 resided at Brookfield, Florida.  Married Frances B. Kirst of Buffalo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Marker of Williamsville, New York, on Saturday, 13 July.  Frances grew up and attended Buffalo schools.

 

b. Reba Gates: (photos) Married Lawrence Perkins of Pavilion and in 1982 resided at Clayton, New York.  Reba and Lawrence had the following son:

 

(1. Peter Perkins.

 

c. Veronica Alice Gates: (photos) Graduated 1939 from Carthage High School.  Employed at Clayton, Jefferson County, New York before marriage.  In 1982 resided at Clayton, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Thomas "Tom" M. Bogenshutz, son of Frank A. Bogenshutz of Clayton (who also had son, Berton Bogenshutz), on Friday, 4 July 1941 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sterlingville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County.  Tom graduated 1940 from St. Mary's Academy in Clayton and operated his father's farm at Depauville, New York.

 

d. George Vernon Gates: (photos) (more info) Born 13 March 1919 at Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Saturday, 23 January 1982 at home in Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County from a heart attack; interred there in Fairview Cemetery.  Veteran of World War II; enlisted 1940 in the US Army and subsequently served in North Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.  Employed by the New York Telephone Company.  Married Ann Adams and resided at 714 Elm Street, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  George and Ann had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Frederick Gates: In 1982 resided at Albany, New York.

 

(2. Jane Gates: Married James McGarth and in 1982 resided at Rochester, Monroe County, New York.

 

(3. Priscilla Gates: Married Richard Riehm and in 1982 resided at Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

e. Charles Clifford Gates "Cliff:" (photos) (more info) Born 11 June 1917 at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Monday, (perhaps 31 July) 2000 at Carthage Area Hospital, Carthage, New York (age 83); had had several strokes.  Graduated from Philadelphia High School, Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Served in the European theater of World War II (serial # 42026519); wounded and hospitalized in England.  Was employed as a pneumatic technician and steamfitter for Johnson Controls, Inc., Syracuse, New York.

 

1940 US Census: Charles Gates, age 22 (b. NYS) and employed as a papermaker in a paper mill, was heading a household at 701 Alexandria Street in the Village of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade and resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Mary Gates, age 23 (b. NYS), who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Clifford Gates, age 3 (b. NYS); daughter, Maureen Gates, age 2 (b. NYS); and son, Kenneth Gates, age 10 months (b. NYS).  His parents-in-law, Carl and Carolina Genito, and their son, Anthony Genito, resided at the same address.

 

Charles Gates married (1st), as her 2nd husband, Mary D. (Genito) Murtha, daughter of Carlo and Caroline (Iocevello) Genito (b. Italy, m. 9 Jul 1914, d. age 60 at home from complications of a heart attack), who also had the following sons: Anthony Genito (b. 31 Jan 1891 at Apice, Italy, immigrated to US in 1913) and James Genito.  Cliff and Mary (Genito) Gates had the following children:

 

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(1. Charles Clifford Gates, Jr. "Cliff" "Tiny": (photos) (more info) Married Jane Intorcia (more info), daughter of Nicholas and Mary (?) Intorcia of Carthage, in 1957 at St. James Church, Carthage.  Jane was employed as a hair dresser.  Clifford was employed by the New York State National Guard for 39 years, retiring in 1993.  They resided in New York and had the following children:

 

(a. Tammy Gates: Married (?) Eldridge and resided in New York.

 

(b. Michele Gates: Married (?) Strife and resided in Indiana.

 

(2. Kenneth "Ken"/"Kenny" Gates: (photos) Resided in New York.

 

(3. Maureen/Marine Gates: (photos) Resided in New York.

 

(4. Virginia "Ginger" C. Gates: (photos) Employed outside the home as an independent seamstress.  Married (1st) Keith C. Martin, son of Orbin and Pauline (Tillotson) Martin, in 1960 in St. James Roman Catholic Church, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a. Todd Michael Martin: Resided in Arizona.  Employed in the music industry as a composer/arranger and Director of Music for a church.

 

(b. Chad Orbin Martin: Resided in New York.  Married Diane (?) and had the following son:

 

(1) Chad Jeffrey Martin: Employed as a sheet metal fabricator.

 

Virginia and Keith were subsequently divorced.  Virginia (Gates) Martin married (2nd) Jack R. Draper in 1967 and had the following son:

 

(c. Scott Allen Draper: Resided in New York.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Dustin Draper.

 

(2) Cody Draper.

 

Virginia and Jack Draper were subsequently divorced.  Virginia (Gates)(Martin) Draper married (3rd) Mark Favret in 1989 and resided in New York.

 

Clifford, Sr. and Mary (Genito)(Murtha) Gates were divorced in January 1954.  Cliff married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Arvilla (Minkler) Lightholder (photos) (more info) (b. 11 Apr 1920 at Black River, N.Y., d. 16 Jun 2000 (age 80) from complications of Alzheimer's Disease at Hallmark Nursing Centre, Carthage, N.Y.; interment Black River Cemetery, Black River, N.Y.), daughter of Clarence and Mae (Carney) Minkler (who also had two daughters: Ada Minkler, who married Felix Swipes of Valdosta, GA and resided there, and Alma Minkler, who married (?) Smith; and 2 sons: Ronald and Edward J. Minkler), in 1955 at Great Bend, Jefferson County, New York with Justice of the Peace D. Lyman officiating.  Arvilla had 1st married Edward C. Lightholder on 20 October 1938 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York and had the following son:

 

(5. Ronald Lightholder: (photos) Resided in California.

 

Arvilla and Edward were subsequently divorced.  Cliff and Arvilla resided at 56 N. Main Street, West Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.  They had the following children:

 

(6. Faye Gates: (photos) Married (?) Lamar and resided in New York.

 

(7. Gaye Gates: (photos) Married (1st) James Millspaugh and resided in New York.  Married (2nd) (?) Shatraw.

 

(8. Janet Gates: (photos) Married Dana Hickey and resided in New York.

 

(9. Joanne Gates: (photos) Married (1st) Darren Call and resided in New York.  Married (2nd) (?) Grace.

 

Charles Clifford Gates resided last at 30 Liberty Street, West Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.

 

f. John "Jack" E. Gates: (photos) Born about 1919.  Died 2013 from complications of cancer.  Resided at Clayton, Jefferson County, New York.  Veteran of World War II (serial # 12214587); enlisted 11 December 1942 and served as a gunner in B-24 Liberator aircraft while stationed in Italy.  In 1982 resided at Castile, Wyoming County, New York.  Married Peggy Lee (?) (b. 7 Apr 1949 at the Mercy Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson Co.) and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Sherry Gates.

 

g. Ann Marlene Gates: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Ann Marlene Gates "Marlene"

 

Born 13 November 1932.  Died 8 May 1999 in Florida.  Married (1st) Searl Eugene Richards and had the following children:

 

a. Michael “Mike” Searl Richards: Born 1951.

 

b. Sue Marie (Richards)(Bovee) Youngers

: Born 1953.

 

The marriage between Searl Eugene and Ann Marlene (Gates) Richards was subsequently annulled.  Ann (Gates) Richards married (2nd) Lorenzo Dow Drake, descendant #5 of generation 12 of the Descendants of Almond Henry Drake on 25 August 1956 and had the following children:

 

c. Denice Lorraine Drake: Born 1957.

 

d. Terry Duane Drake: Born 4 May 1959.  Died 21 July 2001.

 

e. Peter Dow Drake: Born 1960.

 

f. James Jeffery Drake: Born 1966.

 

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Unidentified Photos

 

 

Other related names:

 

a. Mother Knowll: (photos) Identified by Lucille Agnes (Marcott) Gates.

 

b. Grandpa Ingham: (photos) Identified by Lucille Agnes (Marcott) Gates.

 

c. Grandma Ingham: (photos)  Identified by Lucille Agnes (Marcott) Gates.

 

d. Aunt Emily Post: (photos) Identified by Lucille Agnes (Marcott) Gates.

 

Other, still unidentified, Gates names:

 

a.  Elanor (sp) Gates:

 

1840 US Census: Elanor, age 20 to 30, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 female age 5 to 10; and 1 female age 20 to 30.

 

b.  John Gates:

 

1840 US Census: John, age 60 to 70, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male age 15 to 20; 1 male age 20 to 30; 1 female age 10 to 15; and 1 female age 50 to 60.

 

c.  Edward Gates: Born about 1780 to 1790.

 

1840 US Census: Edward, age 50 to 60, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 2 males under age 5; 1 male age 5 to 10; 2 males age 10 to 15; 1 male age 20 to 30; 1 female age 5 to 10; 2 females age 15 to 20; 1 female age 20 to 30; and 1 female age 40 to 50.

 

Edward Gates married (?) and had the following son:

 

(1. Stephen Gates: Born 21 February 1824.  Died March 1832, age 8 years and 27 days; interred Pierce Cemetery, Wilna Township (on Fort Drum military reservation).

 

d.  Leonard Gates:

 

1840 US Census: Leonard, age 40 to 50, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male under age 5; 1 male age 5 to 10; 1 male age 10 to 15; 1 male age 15 to 20; 1 female under age 5; and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

e.  George Gates:

 

1840 US Census: George, age 20 to 30, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 female under age 5; and 1 female age 20 to 30.

 

f.  Charles Gates: Born about 1831 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Charles Gates, age 34 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed in a livery stable, was heading a household in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Maryette Gates, age 28 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and mother of 2; son, Almer Gates, age 2 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Luella Gates, age 8 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and laborer, James Cunningham, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

g.  William R. Gates: Born about 1801 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: William R. Gates, age 64 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a founder [presumably in a foundry], was heading a household in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eunice Gates, age 55 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and mother of 8; son, William Gates, age 26 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed as a farmer; daughter, Louis(sp) Gates, age 21 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; son, Dwight Gates, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; son, Augustus Gates, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; son, Elizah Gates, age 15 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; and daughter, Janie Gates, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

William R. Gates married Eunice (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. William Gates: Born about 1839 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2. Louis (sp) Gates: (female) Born about 1844 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(3. Dwight Gates: Born about 1847 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(4. Augustus Gates: Born about 1849 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(5. Elizah Gates: Born about 1850 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(6. Jane Gates: Born about 1854 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

h.  William Gates: Born about 1819 in Madison County, New York.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1865 NYS Census: William Gates, age 46 (b. Madison Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Angeline Gates, age 41 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and mother of 5; son, William D. Gates, age 13 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Mary E. Gates, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), son, George Gates, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Oscar J. Gates, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

i.  Johnathan Gates: Born about 1800 in New Hampshire.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1865 NYS Census: Johnathan Gates, age 65 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lucretia Gates, age 55 (b. Oneida Co., NY) and mother of 7; son, Janis Gates, age 25 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Calvin Gates, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, John Gates, age 28 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a clerk.

 

j. Teresa Jane Gates: Attended St. Mary's Academy, Clayton, Jefferson County, New York before attending and graduating from Clayton High School, Clayton.  Married Melvin Henry Bearup, son of Ray Bearup of Cape Vincent Road, Jefferson County.  Perhaps also married (?) Bogenschutz.

 

 

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