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Joshua Gates

  • Birth 26 Apr 1708 East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 23 Dec 1791 East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 51562367

Joshua Gates (Thomas2, George1), born April 26, 1708 in East Haddam, CT, baptized June 13, 1708, married, 8 July 1736, Lydia Brainerd, second daughter of Capt. Joshua and Mehitable (Dudley) Brainerd of East Haddam. He was admitted to full communion in the First Church of East Haddam, November 23, 1740. He died in East Haddam, December 22 or 23, 1791 and was buried near the First Church.

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

1. Joshua Gates, born October 19, 1737.

2. Daniel Gates, born November 3, 1739.

3. Lydia Gates, born September 8, 1743, baptized April 1, 1744. She accidentally drowned, February 23, ____, when the ice collapsed as her sleigh was crossing the Connecticut River. She was not married.

4. Caleb Gates, born April 1, 1746, baptized April 27, 1746, died there, February 3, 1748/9.

5. Corporal Caleb Gates, born February 9, 1749/50.

6. Jeremiah Gates, born October 24, 1754, baptized November 24, 1754, died, October 2, 1758, in East Haddam and was buried in the old Cove Cemetery.

7. Eunice Gates, born August 10, 1757, baptized September 11, 1757, died, July 29, 1814, unmarried, in East Haddam.

8. Jeremiah Gates, born November 28, 1759.


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In the 84th year of his age


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  • Maintained by: Becky G
  • Originally Created by: Irma
  • Added: 24 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51562367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua Gates (26 Apr 1708–23 Dec 1791), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51562367, citing First Church Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Becky G (contributor 47012927) .