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Lydia Brainerd Gates
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1717
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1768
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA

Lydia Brainerd, third daughter of Capt. Joshua and Mehitable (Dudley) Brainerd of East Haddam married Joshua Gates on 8 July 1736. She died in East Haddam, July 26, 1768, in her 51st year and was buried in the Old Cove Burying Ground.

Children of Joshua and Lydia (Brainerd) Gates, born in East Haddam, CT:

1. Joshua b. 19 Oct 1737

2. Daniel b. 3 Nov 1739, d. 13 Jul 1788 in Millington

3. Lydia b. 8 Sept 1743, bapt 1 Apr 1744. She accidentally drowned, February 25, ____, when the ice collapsed as her sleigh was crossing the Connecticut River. She was not married.

4. Caleb b. 1 Apr 1746, bapt 27 Apr 1746, d. 3 Feb 1748/9.

5. Corporal Caleb b. 9 Feb 1749/50, d. 9 Feb 1882

6. Jeremiah b. 24 Oct 1754, bapt 24 Nov 1754, d. 2 Oct 1758

7. Eunice b. 10 Aug 1757, bapt 11 Sept 1757, d. 29 July 1814, unmarried, in East Haddam.

8. Jeremiah b. 28 Nov 1759, d. 19 Apr 1816 in Millington
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joshua Brainerd (1672 - 1755)
  Mehitable Dudley Brainerd (1682 - 1773)
 
 Spouse:
  Joshua Gates (1708 - 1791)
 
 Children:
  Joshua Gates (1737 - 1781)*
  Daniel Gates (1739 - 1788)*
  Caleb Gates (1749 - 1822)*
  Jeremiah Gates (1754 - 1758)*
  Eunice Gates (1757 - 1814)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mehitable Brainard Wright (1711 - 1792)*
  Joshua Brainerd (1712 - 1790)*
  Deborah Brainerd (1714 - 1714)*
  Daniel Brainerd (1715 - 1799)*
  Lydia Brainerd Gates (1717 - 1768)
  Ebenezer Brainard (1719 - 1799)*
  Mary Brainard Cone (1721 - 1772)*
  Timothy Brainerd (1729 - 1759)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: widow of Josh Gates, age 50 years
 
Burial:
Old Cove Burying Ground
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Becky G
Originally Created by: Judith
Record added: Apr 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10815668
Lydia <i>Brainerd</i> Gates
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Lydia <i>Brainerd</i> Gates
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