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Samuel Gates
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1681
Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1737
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA

Samuel Gates was born November 8, 1681 in Haddam, CT, married Esther Hungerford. She was baptized in East Haddam, October 12, 1712. They resided in East Haddam on the homestead of his father who deeded it to him November 30, 1721. He was called "Sergeant Samuel Gates." Samuel died in East Haddam, July 31, 1737, in his 56th year. Mrs. Esther Gates died in East Haddam, May 15, 1749 in her 62nd year. They were buried in the Cove Burial Ground.

Sergeant Samuel Gates died intestate and a probate document, dated December 7, 1737, names his heirs and specifies the portion of the estate each was to receive. The house, barn, orchards, and "home lot" were assigned to Samuel, the oldest son, and the remaining land was divided among the four sons. The widow Esther Gates received one-third of his personal estate, after all debts were paid, and the rest was equally divided among his four daughters.

Children of Samuel and Esther (Hungerford) Gates, born in East Haddam, CT:

1. Sarah, born July 15, 1712, baptized October 12, 1712, married, October 28, 1742, James Ackley of East Haddam and Chatham, born July 17, 1707. They settled in Westchester. James Ackley had a former wife, Naomi, and a son James, born January 18, 1749 in Middletown. Mrs. Sarah Ackley died, April 2, 1771. James Ackley died, December 3, 1777.

2. Hannah, born February 4, 1713/4, baptized March 21, 1714, married, February 9, 1737/8, Thomas Smith, born March 26, 1710, son of Matthew and Sarah (Mack) Smith. Hannah died in East Haddam, January 12, 1754, in her 40th year. Thomas married, second, May 27, 1756, Ann Osborn of Middletown, CT, by whom he had one son, Samuel, born December 1, 1757. She died. April 16, 1791 in her 76th year. Thomas Smith died, December 23, 1797, in East Haddam.

3. Samuel, born August 14, 1715.

4. Esther, born February 26, 1717/8, baptized March 2, 1717/8, married, April 19, 1739, her cousin Samuel Gates, born March 29, 1710, son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Hungerford) Gates. Esther died, August 26, 1757, in East Haddam.

5. Mary, born July 29, 1719, baptized August 2, 1719, died in East Haddam, March 10, 1741, unmarried, in her 22nd year, buried in Cove Burial Ground.

6. James, born August 29, 1721.

7. Stephen, born June 30, 1723.

8. Jonah, baptized, April 25, 1725, died, April 26, 1741, in his 16th year.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Gates (1634 - 1724)
  Sarah Olmsted Gates (1641 - 1709)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther Hungerford Gates (1687 - 1749)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Gates Ackley (1712 - 1771)*
  Hannah Gates Smith (1714 - 1754)*
  Samuel Gates (1715 - 1788)*
  Mary Gates (1719 - 1741)*
  Jonah Gates (1725 - 1741)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Gates (1662 - 1712)*
  Thomas Gates (1663 - 1734)*
  John Gates (1668 - 1742)*
  Sarah Gates Fuller (1670 - 1712)*
  Mary Gates Cone (1673 - 1742)*
  George Gates (1677 - ____)*
  Daniel Gates (1680 - 1761)*
  Samuel Gates (1681 - 1737)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
in ye 56 yr of his age
 
Burial:
Old Cove Burying Ground
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Becky G
Originally Created by: Frank Grimes
Record added: Mar 16, 2003
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- EmilyEm
 Added: Dec. 5, 2012
May you rest in peace great grandfather...
- Becky G
 Added: Nov. 21, 2012
Dear Grandfather, rest in peace. You are not forgotten.
-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 16, 2006
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