Caleb Gates

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Caleb Gates

  • Birth 16 Jun 1776 East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 17 Mar 1862 East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 40896042

Caleb born July 16, 1776, baptized, August 26, 1776. He resided in East Haddam on his father's homestead and did not marry. He was a soldier in the War of 1812. He taught school in the winters and farmed in the summers. In religious matters, he was considered a "free thinker", and while he always attended services on the Sabbath, he was not a member of the church. After his brother Russell died, he raised his two children, Caleb Foote Gates and Esther Elizabeth Gates. He died in East Haddam, March 17, 1862, age 86 and was buried in the First Church Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Becky G
  • Originally Created by: Irma
  • Added: 20 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40896042
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caleb Gates (16 Jun 1776–17 Mar 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40896042, citing First Church Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Becky G (contributor 47012927) .