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GATES Stephen

Male Abt 1600 - 1662  (~ 62 years)Deceased


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  • Name  GATES Stephen  [1
    Born  Abt 1600  , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1638  Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Hingham, Norfolk, England 
    • Stephen sailed with his wife and small children aboard the Diligent of Ipswich, England. John Martin was the captain of the ship.
    Land Grant  Bef 1647  Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He received a grant of three acres for a house lot, twelve acres for a "greate Lott," and three acres for a planting lot (18 acres total). Hit house lot was on Town (later called North) Street and was bounded on the north by the street, on the east by William Buckland's land, and upon the west by the town swamp.
    Land Grant  1647  Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He received 1/2 acre of salt marsh.
    Land Sale  26 Jun 1648  Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    William Hersey 
    Residence  3 Apr 1654  Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Stephen was one of the early settlers of this town.
    Elected  Abt 1656  Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    constable 
    Freeman  14 May 1656  Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Fined  1657  Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    10 
    • Stephen was fined for failing to notify the voters of a town meeting. The fine was later remitted when he informed the court that his failure was due to being sick. It was about this time that he was removed from the position of town constable.
    Party to a Legal Contract  1658  Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Three sons of John Whitcomb killed three swine belonging to Stephen. Whitcomb agreed to pay for the pigs, but afterward sought to be released from paying by claiming that he was "aged & weak and mean in estate." The court decided that Whitcomb should still be responsible for the payment of the slaughtered swine.
    Will  9 Jun 1662  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • It was proven on 29 Sep 1662, when the inventory of his estate was taken.
    Died  Between 9 Jun 1662 and 29 Sep 1662 
    Age  ~ 62 years 
    Person ID  I18693  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 

    Family  VEARE Ann,   b. Abt 1603,   d. 19 Feb 1681/82  Age: ~ 79 years 
    Married  5 May 1628  Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. GATES Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1630, , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1704, Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: ~ 74 years
     2. GATES Stephen,   b. Abt 1634, , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1707, Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: ~ 73 years
     3. GATES Simon,   c. 3 May 1646, Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. GATES Thomas,   c. 3 May 1646,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. GATES Isaac,   c. 3 May 1646,   d. 3 Sep 1651  Age: ~ 5 years
     6. GATES Rebecca,   c. 3 May 1646,   d. Jan 1649/50  Age: ~ 3 years
     7. GATES Mary,   c. 15 Nov 1736, Hingham, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F6776  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1600 - , , , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 May 1628 - Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Hingham, Norfolk, England - 1638 - Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - Bef 1647 - Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 1647 - Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Sale - William Hersey - 26 Jun 1648 - Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 3 Apr 1654 - Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - constable - Abt 1656 - Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 14 May 1656 - Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFined - 10 - 1657 - Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsParty to a Legal Contract - 1658 - Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 9 Jun 1662 - Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S149] Genealogies of Connecticut Families, Judith McGhan, (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2006.), p. 677. (Reliability: 3), 27 Mar 2011.

    2. [S149] Genealogies of Connecticut Families, Judith McGhan, (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2006.), p. 678. (Reliability: 3), 27 Mar 2011.