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Asa Gates
Birth: Mar. 27, 1776
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1844
Champion
Jefferson County
New York, USA

Gravestone photo used with written permission by NNYGenealogy.com

Sergeant in the War of 1812. He served in Captain Aaron Palmer's Co., 2 Squadron, 6 Reg't New York Militia, Mounted Dragoons, from Oct 4 1814 to Nov 9 1814.

Note: Asa's death date is listed as 10 Nov 1843? on the NNYGenealogy.com website; (the source of the gravestone photo, for which I am grateful).

*The death date of 10 Nov 1844 is given by his second wife Mira Cone Gates in her pension application for bounty land, due her by his service in the War of 1812, in which she states his death date was November 10, 1844. Asa's second wife Mira (Cone) Gates is granted a pension by the court for 120 acres, for Asa's military service as a Sergeant in the War of 1812 in Captain Arron Palmer's Co., 2nd Squadron, 6th Reg't New York Mil. Mtd. Dragoons. [This information was kindly added to ancestry.com by Find A Grave user Elevenfloors].

Asa was the son of Abraham and Susanna (Whittemore) Gates. He married 1st Mary Roberson. She died October 20, 1817. He married 2nd on October 14, 1825, Mira Cone. She filed for bounty land, using his War of 1812 service record and was granted 120 acres of land. Asa and Mary (Roberson) Gates were the parents of Eliza Laura who married Orlin Colburn.

***From Find A Grave user Elevenfloors: Kindly include this memorial as a child of Asa and Mary: Isaac B Gates.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abraham Gates (1741 - 1806)
  Susannah Whittemore Gates (1745 - 1782)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Roberson Gates (1780 - 1817)*
 
 Children:
  Eliza Laura Gates Colburn (1807 - 1879)*
  Laura P Gates Wright (1817 - 1909)*
 
 Sibling:
  Asa Gates (1776 - 1844)
  Benjamin Gates (1788 - 1815)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
To the memory of
ASA GATES,
who died Nov. 10, 1843?/1844
AE 67y, 7m, 14d.
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Champion
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Plot: Old Ground
 
Created by: Shari Hanson Frey
Record added: Feb 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47561415
Asa Gates
Added by: Shari Hanson Frey
 
Asa Gates
Cemetery Photo
Added by: J Delity
 
 
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Sergeant in the War of 1812
- Shari Hanson Frey
 Added: Feb. 10, 2013

- Shari Hanson Frey
 Added: Feb. 4, 2010
 
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