Hezekiah Gay[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1640 - 1669  (29 years)


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  • Born 3 Jul 1640  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12
    • His birth date was recorded as 3 (5) 1640. [10]
    Birth Record of Hezekiah Gay
    Birth Record of Hezekiah Gay
    Christened 12 Jul 1640  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    History birth to death  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The will of Hezekiah Gay reads: "Hezekiah Gay the son of John Gay of Deadham late deceased being aged about 27 years or 28 in time of his sickness expressed his mind in reference to the disposing of his estate 25.8 mo.1669 [25 October 1669] as is here testified the deposition of Mary Wilson aged about 54 years & Hannah Hwtting aged about 28 years," bequeathing to ''my brother John Bord," clothing, "I think he have most need, they are hardest to be gotten there"; to my brother Nathaniell Gay my pair of bullocks"; to "my father my mare"; to "my brother John Gay my one-year-old colt"; "my brother Jonathan Gay shall have the first colt of the mare that I gave my father & then being interrupted by pain, he lay still a while & after a little time his mother told him he had forgotten his brother Samuell, then he said I give my brother Samuell that which I have in my pocket whereupon his mother felt in his pocket & not finding anything said to him is it in this pocket, he said no it is in my other pocket & we heard no more of that"; to "my mother Mr. Burrowes book"; to "my sister Whiting that new book concerning Thomas Savage"; to "my sisters Abigall & Judeth 5s. apiece"; to "Goodwife Wilson 5s." "Mary Wilson further saith that she heard him pray his father that every one of his brothers & sisters might have something of his though he had forgotten them." These depositions were sworn at court on 10 November 1669" [4]
    Died 28 Nov 1669  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 9
    Full Review Completed 3 Nov 2019 
    Buried Old Village Cemetery, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID I21135 
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2019 

    Father John Gay,   d. 4 Mar 1688, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Joanna,   d. 14 Aug 1691, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: Savage (1860) lists his birth date as 8 July 1640. [12]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jul 1640 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Jul 1640 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - birth to death - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 1669 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Village Cemetery, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2001] ----------- Primary Sources -------------.

    2. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Birth Record of Hezekiah Gay

    3. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    4. [S1160] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, volume III (G-H), (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 2003).

    5. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Memorial ID 116975793 Hezekiah Gay

    6. [S1226] Gay, Frederick Lewis. "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts, and Some of His Descendants" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XXXIII, January 1879).

    7. [S1582] Gay, Jesse Bishop. John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts, and Some of His Descendants in America, (San Francisco: manuscript, 1925).

    8. [S960] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 1: Births and Baptisms, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    9. [S1000] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 2: Deaths , (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    10. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    11. [S2003] ------------- Tertiary Sources -------------.

    12. [S1027] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume II , (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).



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