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Joseph Gates, I
Birth: Nov. 7, 1662
Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1712
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA

Joseph born in Haddam, CT, November 7, 1662, married Elizabeth Hungerford, born about 1670, baptized in East Haddam, October 8, 1704. Joseph Gates was a member of the First Congregational Church and Ecclesiastical Society of East Haddam (hereinafter First Church) at its formation in 1704. He was a farmer and was infrequently recorded as taking part in public life. He died, March 18, 1711/2, under fifty years of age, apparently suddenly, without a will and only a few days before the birth of his youngest child. On June 2, 1717, the probate court distributed one-third of his estate to his widow, a double portion to Joseph Gates, eldest son, and single portions to the other children each of whom was named. The court appointed Captain Thomas Gates, brother of the deceased, as guardian for John Gates, age 19, and Sarah Gates, age 17 and Elizabeth, the widow, as guardian for the younger children. Elizabeth, widow of Joseph Gates died in East Haddam, November 17, 1759 in her 89th year.

Children of Joseph and Elizabeth (Hungerford) Gates:

1. Joseph, born 25 December 1695
2. Elizabeth born 23 May 1697 in Haddam, married Joshua Arnold abt 1717 in East Haddam.
3. John, born 20 September 1698 in Haddam.
4. Sarah born 20 August 1700 in Haddam. She probably died, unmarried, before 1735.
5. Jonathan born 17 December 1703 in East Haddam, baptized in May 1704.
6. Susannah born 21 September 1705 in East Haddam, baptized October 15, 1705. She married, 24 December 1730, Stephen Brainerd fifth child of Deacon Daniel Brainerd and his wife, Susannah Ventres.
7. Jacob born 10 July 1708 in East Haddam, baptized August 1, 1708.
8. Samuel born 29 March 1710 in East Haddam baptized April 2, 1710.
9. Patience born 21 March 1712 in East Haddam, baptized March 23, 1712, married, April 15, 1736, Nathaniel Foote Jr
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Gates (1634 - 1724)
  Sarah Olmsted Gates (1641 - 1709)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Hungerford Gates (1670 - 1759)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Gates (1695 - 1770)*
  John Gates (1698 - 1775)*
  Jonathan Gates (1703 - 1771)*
  Susannah Gates Brainard (1705 - 1792)*
  Patience Gates Foot (1712 - 1799)*
 
 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
 
Burial:
Old Cove Burying Ground
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Becky G
Originally Created by: Dave Rame
Record added: Feb 05, 2006
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Joseph Gates, I
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To My 8th Great Grand Uncle, May You Forever Rest in Peace.
- Elton Ellis
 Added: Dec. 10, 2012
Husband of Elizabeth Hungerford. Son of Deacon George Gates and Sarah Olmsted.
- Becky G
 Added: Oct. 4, 2009

- Meganbutterfly
 Added: Feb. 5, 2006
 
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