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Joseph Gates, II
Birth: Dec. 25, 1695
Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1770
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA

Joseph Gates, born December 25, 1695 (Haddam record) or December 28, 1696 (East Haddam record). He married, January 8, 1718/9, Hannah Brainerd, daughter of Deacon Daniel and Susannah Brainerd of East Haddam. He was a Selectman in 1740 and 1741 and a farmer by occupation. He was usually called "Sergeant Joseph" and he was probably the Lieutenant Joseph Gates who served in the French and Indian War during the campaign of 1756. His wife joined the First Church, November 7, 1725 and he joined, March 7, 1730/1.

Joseph Gates suffered the loss of three young children in less than a week in 1740, followed by the death of a fourth child in 1742 and his wife's death on March 20, 1744. He died, November 1, 1770, in his 73rd year. They were buried in Cove Burial Ground.

Children of Joseph and Hannah (Brainerd) Gates, born in East Haddam, CT:

1. Hannah, b. 16 Nov 1719, baptized 14 Nov 1725, m. 6 Mar 1746 Ebenezer Spencer of East Haddam.

2. Joseph, b. March 28, 1722.

3. Elizabeth, b. 12 Aug 1724, baptized 14 Nov 1725, m. Jonah Cone, b. 7 Mar 1721, son of Daniel and Mary (Barnes) Cone. She joined the Millington Church, 5 June 1748 and they were active members of the church for over fifty years. In 1762 he was appointed lieutenant in the 16th Company, 12th Regiment of the colonial militia and was promoted to captain in 1768. She died in Millington, 16 Sept 1802, age 78 and he died there, 24 July 1809.

4. Bezaleel, b. 14 Oct 1726.

5. Susannah, b. 24 Nov 1730, baptized 3 Jan 1730/1, d. in East Haddam, 25 May 1742.

6. Aaron (twin), b. 20 Oct 1733, baptized 28 Oct 1733, died in East Haddam, 14 Aug 1740.

7. Ann (twin), b. 20 Oct 1733, baptized 28 Oct 1733, died in East Haddam, 18 Aug 1740.

8. David, b. 18 Apr 1738, baptized 3 June, died, 12 Aug 1740, in East Haddam.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Gates (1662 - 1712)
  Elizabeth Hungerford Gates (1670 - 1759)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Brainerd Gates (1694 - 1744)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Gates (1695 - 1770)
  John Gates (1698 - 1775)*
  Jonathan Gates (1703 - 1771)*
  Susannah Gates Brainard (1705 - 1792)*
  Patience Gates Foot (1712 - 1799)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
age 73 yrs
 
Burial:
Old Cove Burying Ground
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Becky G
Originally Created by: Frank Grimes
Record added: Mar 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7270689
Joseph Gates, II
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Joseph Gates, II
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Joseph Gates, II
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