Stephen Gates

Male Abt 1634 - 1707  (~ 73 years)


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  • Born Abt 1634  Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Will 9 Jun 1662  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    He was mentioned in his father's will. 
    Married Abt 1664  [1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Sarah Woodward, the daughter of George and Mary (Hammond) Woodward. She was born on 3 February 1642/43 in Watertown, Massachusetts. Her birth is recorded as 3 (12) 1642. She deposed in 1678 giving his age as 44 years.2She deposed in 1691 giving his age as 57 years. She died on Thursday 21 October 1706 in Stow, Massachusetts.2,5 The estate of Sarah Woodward was administered on 15 September 1707 in Stow, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Stephen Gates (1665-1732)
    2. Simon Gates (1667-1752)
    3. Thomas Gates (1669-1752)
    4. Isaac Gates (1673-1748)
    5. Nathaniel Gates (c1675-____)
    6. Sarah Gates (1679-1724)
    7. Daniel Gates (1682-1759)
    8. Rebecca Gates (1682-1754) 
    • Gozzaldi (1930) gives the marriage date as February 1667. [9]
    Residence 17 Feb 1667  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Residence 1673  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Will 18 Aug 1682  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    He was mentioned in his mother's will. 
    Residence 1684  Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Will 5 Sep 1701  Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 10
    He mentions his wife, Sarah, and his children: Stephen, Simon, Thomas, Isaac, Nathaniel, Daniel, Sarah, and Rebecca. 
    Died 9 Jul 1707  Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Crane (1907) gives his death as 1706 in Acton, Massachusetts. [4]
    Probate/Proved 19 Sep 1707  Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6, 9
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Person ID I20329 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2019 

    Father Stephen Gates,   c. 26 Dec 1597, Coney Weston, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1662, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Ann Neave or Beare,   b. Abt 1603, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1682/83, Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 5 May 1628  Hingham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1634 - Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He was mentioned in his father's will. - 9 Jun 1662 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 Feb 1667 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1673 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He was mentioned in his mother's will. - 18 Aug 1682 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1684 - Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his wife, Sarah, and his children: Stephen, Simon, Thomas, Isaac, Nathaniel, Daniel, Sarah, and Rebecca. - 5 Sep 1701 - Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1707 - Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 19 Sep 1707 - Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S179] Torrey, Clarence Almon. "Stephen Gates of Hingham, Lancaster and Cambridge, Mass. and Some of His Descendants", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume CXX, 1966).

    2. [S1176] Horrocks, Lloyd A. Ancestors of Zebediah Gates , (Columbus, Ohio: manuscript, 11 March 1997).

    3. [S652] Davis, Walter Goodwin. Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis volume II, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995).

    4. [S74] Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, (New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907).

    5. [S1177] Fuller, Benjamin A. G. "The Gates Family", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XXXI, October 1877).

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

    7. [S1124] Lincoln, George. History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, (Hingham, Massachusetts: Town of Hingham, 1893).

    8. [S1178] Harrison, Edward J. "The English Origins of Stephen Gates, 1638 Immigrant to Massachusetts" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 160, January 2006).

    9. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).

    10. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877).

    11. [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).

    12. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    13. [S1168] Pulsifer, David. "Early Records of Boston" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VII, 1853).

    14. [S662] Spencer, H. Jay. Genealogy of the Woodward Family 1584-1926, (Youngsville, Pennsylvania: privately printed, 1926).



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