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 Hugh Gaston

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Hugh Gaston

Birth
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death 23 Dec 1772 (aged 84–85)
Bedminster, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Lamington, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 8444585 View Source

Hugh Gaston, the immigrant ancestor who is bured there with his wife Jennet.
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It is said that Hugh Gaston b abt 1687 and his brothers were born in Ireland, and came to America around 1720. Their port of entry is thought to be Perth Amboy, NJ. Some of this surname, such as Hugh, settled in NJ, while others settled in NC and SC. Both Gastonia and Lake Gaston, NC are named for Gaston families who settled there. Gaston is a fairly common name in Fance.
Others indicate he immigrated from Antrim Northern Ireland to Philadelphia PA, where he resided about 1715.
He was married to Jennet Kirkpatrick, b. 1698.
He resided in Peapack, NJ.
He died 12/23/1772, NJ. according to his tombstone, in Lamington Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lamington NJ.
/Here lies the body of / Hugh Gaston Senior / who Departed this life the / 23 Day of December 1772 in / the Eighty Fifth Year of his / Age / ...etc."


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Lamington, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States of America


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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 26 Feb 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8444585
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8444585/hugh-gaston : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Gaston (1687–23 Dec 1772), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8444585, citing Lamington Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lamington, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .