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 Lydia <I>Brainerd</I> Gates

Lydia Brainerd Gates

Birth
East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 26 Jul 1768 (aged 50)
East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Burial East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 10815668 · View Source
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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


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Gravesite Details widow of Josh Gates, age 50 years

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  • Maintained by: Becky G
  • Originally Created by: Judith
  • Added: 19 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10815668
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia Brainerd Gates (1 Sep 1717–26 Jul 1768), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10815668, citing Old Cove Burying Ground, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Becky G (contributor 47012927) .