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Family: Joseph Gates / Sarah Galera Roper (F305)

m. 15 Feb 1789


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  • Father | Male
    Joseph Gates

    Born  7 Sep 1759  Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Sep 1830  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  15 Feb 1789  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Sarah Fiske | F306 
    Married  04 Jul 1814  Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Patty Richmond | F307 
    Married  1821   
    Father  Samuel Torry Gates | F110 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Abigail Blodgett | F110 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Sarah Galera Roper

    Born  4 Aug 1756  Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Mar 1813  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Daniel Roper | F308 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Greenwood | F308 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Lydia Gates

    Born  6 Dec 1789  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Feb 1861  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Rowland Wheeler, J.P. | F309 
    Married  10 Apr 1810  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Sarah Gates

    Born  11 Dec 1792  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    Joseph Gates, II

    Born  29 Jan 1794  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Jun 1848  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Samuel Gates

    Born  29 Aug 1797  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1859  Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

  • Notes  Married:
    • After their marriage, they lived with Joseph's parents for a while.

  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Roper, Kenneth L. The Ropers A Biographical Record from Circa 1300 to 1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1982).

    2. [S1101] Torrey, Clarence Almon. "Stephen Gates of Hingham, Lancaster and Cambridge, Mass. and Some of His Descendants", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volumes CXX & CXXI 1966 & 1967).

    3. [S978] Temple, Josiah Howard. A Genealogical Register of Framingham Families including All Who took up Residence in Town Before A.D. 1860 , (Framingham, Massachusetts: The Town of Framingham, 1887).

    4. [S1087] Read, Jonas. A History of Rutland; Worcester County, Massachusetts from its Earliest Settlement with a Biography of its First Settlers, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Mirick & Bartlett Printers, 1836).

    5. [S979] Barry, William. A History of Framingham, Massachusetts Including the Plantation, From 1640 to the Present Time , (Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1847).

    6. [S480] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Rutland, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1905).