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Monday, February 15, 2010

Gates part 2 Stephen Gates1 to Zebediah Gates 5

Preliminary Analysis of Information on Gates Family excludes microforms from Georgina Cole Library: includes books, newspapers and digital images.
Copyright 2009
The Five Zebediah Gates
Revision date January 27, 2010

Stephen Gates1
Stephen Gates1 was born in Norwich Co., England , Norfolk about 1600 [Torrey NEGHR 677]. He was from Hingham, England [CO Gates 9] Immigrated 1638 Aug 10 on the DILIGENT [LC Gates 2, Torrey NEGHR 677, CO Gates 9] Stephen Gates1 m. Anne Veare 5 May 1628 [LC Gates 2] in Hingham England [Torrey, NEGHR 678, CO Gates 9]He immigrated to the Location of Lancaster , MA [Torrey, NEGHR 678]
Anne Veare’s second husband M2 Richard Woodward [ Stowe , MA ] [Torrey (need page number)]
Stephen Gates1 died on b4 Sept 1662 [Torrey, NEHGR 678, Rogers 114]
Will at loc in Middlesex Probate file, proved Oct 1662 (Cambridge, Middlesex County, MA [ Rogers 114]
Stephen Gates1 Children:
Stephen2, spelled Steffene; will of Stepten Gates [Rogers 114]
Simon Gates [Rogers 114, see also Rogers 121]
Thomas Gates [Rogers 114]
Elizabeth Gates [Rogers 114]
Court Record: Will Inventory of Stephen Gates1
Ann his wife remarries Richard Woodward of Watertown, MA [Rogers 119], Estate at Lancaster.



Stephen2 Gates (Stephen1)
b. [Norwich] Norfolk England probably 1634 [Torrey NEGHR 679] b. circa 1640 [LC Gates 3]
Loc: Cambridge [CO Gates 9] 1652
Hingham [LC Gates 3]
Lancaster, MA [CO Gates]
m. Sarah Woodward 3 Feb 1642 [LC Gates 3] resided in Stow , MA to Preston , CT [CO Gates 12] 3 Feb 1642/43 [Torrey NEGHS 679]
d. 9 July 1707 [CO Gates 10]
d. 1706 Acton , MA [CO Gates 10]
d. after Sept 1707 [Torrey NEGHR 679]
Loc: Boston , Marlborough , Stow Massachusetts [Torrey NEGHR 679]


Thomas3 Gates (Stephen2, Stephen1)
1726 Thomas3 was deeded 3 parcels of land in North Preston, New London, Connecticut [Blackman 76]
b. 31 Dec 1669 [LC Gates 5,Torrey NEGHR 679 and 683,Torrey NEGHR (adds Boston ) 679, CO Gates 12]
m. Margaret Geer in 1695 and resided in Preston [CO Gates 15]
Locations: Marlborough and Stow Massachusetts and Preston, New London, Connecticut [Torrey NEGHS 683]
d.before 1752[LC Gates]; d. . 1740 in Preston, New London, Connecticut [CO Gates 15]; 1752? [Torrey NEGHR 683]
d 10 Aug 1726 [Geer 18]
d. 6 Jan 1768 died at Preston, New London, Connecticut age 78 [Weekly Oracle]
Children: Zebediah 4 (1699), Robert Gates (1696), Prudence Gates (1703), Daniel Gates (1707), Thomas Gates (1709), Margaret Gates (1715) [CO Gates 15]



Zebadiah Gates4 (Thomas3 Stephen2, Stephen1)
b. 4 Sept 1699 in Preston, [ New London County ], Connecticut [CO Gates 25, Torrey NEGHS 683. Geer 18]
marriage 1. Jerusha Geer June 12, 1737 [CO Gates 25, Bailey; Geer 18] Jerusha Geer is daughter of Jeremiah and Esther Geer [Blackman 76]
marriage 2 Mehitable Downing June 13, 1737 [CO Gates 25, Blackman 76]
Children:
Jerusha (b. 14 May 1747) m. Thomas Kiegwin [Blackman 76] Jerusha and Thomas had one child. Andrew born 29 March 1727 married Olive Starkweather.
Zebadiah Gates5
On 24 May 1739 Zebadiah Gates4 buys Stone Hill from Hezekiah Lord [Blackman 76]
Zebadiah Gates4 dies in on Feb 12 [Blackman 76], 1759 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut [CO Gates 25]


Zebadiah Gates5 (Zebadiah4 Thomas3 Stephen2, Stephen1)
b. 1720 [Cook, Mystic Journal 1859]
note: not listed as child of Zebediah4 Gates and neither is Peter in CO Gates 25] although they are listed in Barbour Collection index.
m. Sarah Woodmansay Nov. 9, 1742 [Barbour Collection 130; Mystic Journal 1859]: spelling variations on surname: Woodmansy, Woodmansee. Sarah’s death was 16 Jan 1798 age 77. [Mystic Journal 1859] (My Direct Line)
[note that the farm that belonged to “Judge Zebadiah Gates” of Groton was sold to Denison Woodmancy whose son was Edward Woodmancy who was age 15 on 29 Oct 1859. An article appears about them in “An American Eagle” in which Edward captures an young bald eagle in Groton and tames it to eat out of his hand. [Mystic Journal 1859]
Children:
Easter 15 Nov 175[ ] [Barbour 129]
Elisha 28 Feb 1768 [Barbour 129]
John 13 Dec 174[ ]) [Barbour 130] Advertisement in 1777 for general store goods by John Gates in Groton.[Connecticut Gazette 1777 and 1783.]
Mary 1 Sept 174[ ] [Barbour 130]
Mary 1759 [1 Sept 1759]
Abigail Gates b. 5 Feb 1762 [Barbour 130] possibly Abby Gates [Connecticut Courant Matrimony notice dated 25 Sept 1826] who married Sylvester Clark [Burgess 75] and possibly later John Edgecomb at Stonington [Connecticut Courant Matrimony notice dated 25 Sept 1826]
Anna Gates b. 2 May 1757 [Barbour 130] married Squire Phillips
David Gates b. 4 Feb 1749 [Barbour 130] “ran away from the Subscriber in August last an apprentice boy named DAVID GATES, between 20 and21 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches high, and will made, has red hair, and a black spot on the back part of his Head and a sear on one of his insteps, occasioned by a cut with an ax. Who ever will return said apprentice to his Master in Groton shall receive One Dollar reward. Joseph Lewis, Groton April 6, 1769” [Connecticut Gazette 1769]
Peter Gates6. Peter, s. Zeb [ediah] and Sarah b. Feb. 15, 175 [ ] [Barbour 130]
Zebediah5 Gates died 14 July 1783. He was age 63. [Cook; Mystic Journal]

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