Aaron GATES

Male 1744 - 1816  (71 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Aaron GATES was born 02 Oct 1744, Worcester, Massachusetts (son of Benjamin GATES and Bethulia RICE); died 17 Jan 1816, intestate in Barre, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: 19 Apr 1775, Marched from Hutchinson (Barre) on the Alarm and served 11 days.

    Aaron married Ruth CLEMENS 25 May 1768, Upton, Mass.. Ruth was born Abt 1747; died Apr 1830, Barre, Mass.. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Benjamin GATES was born Abt 1698, Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts (son of Simon GATES and Hannah BENJAMIN); died Bef 12 May 1758, Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Excerpt from "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register": From Massachusetts military records it appears that he served inplace of his son William, probable in 1748, from 8 Aug. to 26 Aug., under Major Daniel Heywood. The company marched on an alarm to the defence of the Western frontiers by order of Col. J. Chandler. William Gates, Benjamin's son, described as a servant of James Goodwin, had probably been bound out, in accordance with the cutom at that time. In 1757 he was in service as a soldier in Col. Frye's Regiment. After Benjamin's death his widow petitioned for an allowance on account of his sickness while serving as a soldier.

    Benjamin married Bethulia RICE 05 Apr 1727, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Bethulia (daughter of Jonas Or Jonathan RICE and Anne DERBY) was born 24 Mar 1704, Sudbury, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Bethulia RICE was born 24 Mar 1704, Sudbury, Massachusetts (daughter of Jonas Or Jonathan RICE and Anne DERBY).
    Children:
    1. Benjamin GATES was born 27 Nov 1737, Worcester, Massachusetts; died 11 Feb 1797, intestate in Barre, Massachusetts.
    2. Jonathan GATES was born 27 Jul 1742, Worcester, Massachusetts; died 1815, Whitingham, Vermont.
    3. Israel GATES was born Between 25 Jan 1727 and 1728, Worcester, Massachusetts; died 31 Aug 1807, Conway, Massachusetts.
    4. 1. Aaron GATES was born 02 Oct 1744, Worcester, Massachusetts; died 17 Jan 1816, intestate in Barre, Massachusetts.
    5. Thomas GATES was born 27 Jun 1732, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    6. Bethulia GATES died , Probably young..
    7. William GATES was born Between 14 Mar 1729 and 1730, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    8. Esther GATES was born 20 Apr 1739, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    9. Makepeace GATES was born 12 May 1735, Worcester, Massachusetts; died 09 Sep 1817, testate in Barre.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Simon GATES was born 05 Jun 1667, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (son of Stephen GATES and Sarah WOODWARD); died 1752, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Will: 22 Jul 1743, Stow, Mass
    • Fact: 25 May 1747, Codicil added to the will
    • Will Proved: 22 Jun 1752

    Simon married Hannah BENJAMIN 04 May 1688, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Hannah (daughter of Joseph BENJAMIN and Sarah CLARK) was born Between 03 Feb 1667 and 1668, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died Aft 1752, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Hannah BENJAMIN was born Between 03 Feb 1667 and 1668, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts (daughter of Joseph BENJAMIN and Sarah CLARK); died Aft 1752, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth GATES was born Abt 1701, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 23 Jul 1741, Harvard, Worchester Co., Massachusetts.
    2. Elisha GATES was born Abt 1704, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died Bef 20 Aug 1762, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    3. Joseph GATES was born 1702, Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    4. Amos GATES was born Abt 1706, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died Bef 12 Mar 1783, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    5. Hannah GATES was born 13 Feb 1688, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died Aft 01 May 1755, Stowe, Lamoille Co., Vermont.
    6. 2. Benjamin GATES was born Abt 1698, Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts; died Bef 12 May 1758, Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    7. Mary GATES was born Abt 1700, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    8. Israel GATES was born Abt 1703, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 31 Jul 1726, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    9. Joseph GATES was born Abt 1691, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died Bef 04 Apr 1748, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    10. Simon GATES was born Abt 1694, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 21 Jul 1736.
    11. Susannah GATES was born Between 1710 and 1711, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 24 Dec 1748.

  3. 6.  Jonas Or Jonathan RICE was born 06 Mar 1672, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Thomas RICE and Mary KING); died 20 Sep 1753, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, Massachusetts; was buried , Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • AFN: 2FQK-6L

    Jonas married Anne DERBY 25 Mar 1702. Anne was born Abt 1681, Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts; died 23 Dec 1773, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Anne DERBY was born Abt 1681, Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts; died 23 Dec 1773, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 3. Bethulia RICE was born 24 Mar 1704, Sudbury, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Stephen GATES was born Abt 1634, Norfolk, England (son of Stephen GATES and Ann BEARE); died 09 Jul 1707, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration: 1638, From England with parents
    • Will: 05 Sep 1701, Stow, Middlesex Co., Mass
    • Will Proved: 15 Sep 1707, Stow, Middlesex Co., Mass

    Notes:

    Stephen came to this country with his parents, locating in the town of Hingham, Massachusetts. Later he removed to Boston. But in 1673 bought a tract of 300 acres of land on the Assabet river, in the town of Stow, and ws one of the first proprietors of that town. His brother Thomas also located at Stow, and the name of Gates has been numerous there. He was one of the early proprietors of the town of Preston, Connecticut, and some of his children settled there. He remained in Stow. His will was dated September 5, 1701, and proved in 1707.

    Stephen married Sarah WOODWARD Abt 1664, Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Sarah (daughter of George WOODWARD and Mary GIBSON) was born Between 03 Feb 1642 and 1643, Watertown, Middlesex, Mass.; died Aft 15 Sep 1707, Stow, Middlesex, Mass.. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Sarah WOODWARD was born Between 03 Feb 1642 and 1643, Watertown, Middlesex, Mass. (daughter of George WOODWARD and Mary GIBSON); died Aft 15 Sep 1707, Stow, Middlesex, Mass..
    Children:
    1. Stephen GATES was born 17 Jul 1665, Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts; died 04 Nov 1732, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. 4. Simon GATES was born 05 Jun 1667, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 1752, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    3. Thomas GATES was born 31 Dec 1669, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died Bef 26 Aug 1752, Preston, New London, Connecticut; was buried , Cove Burial Grounds.
    4. Isaac GATES was born 1673, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 22 Nov 1748, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    5. Sarah GATES was born 27 Apr 1679, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 21 Jan 1724, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    6. Nathaniel GATES was born Abt 1675, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 06 Dec 1731, Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    7. Rebecca GATES was born 23 Jul 1682, Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 21 Jan 1754, Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried , Lower Vilage C., Stow, Massachusetts.
    8. Daniel GATES was born 25 Apr 1685, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 22 Mar 1759, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  3. 10.  Joseph BENJAMIN was born 16 Sep 1633, Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (son of John BENJAMIN and Abigail EDDYE); died Abt Apr 1704, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Joseph married Sarah CLARK Abt 1665, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. Sarah (daughter of Arthur CLARK and Sarah ?) was born Abt 1646, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died Aft 02 Aug 1716, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Sarah CLARK was born Abt 1646, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts (daughter of Arthur CLARK and Sarah ?); died Aft 02 Aug 1716, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. Mary BENJAMIN was born Apr 1670, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died Between Feb 1722 and 1723, Ispwich, Barnstable, Mass.
    2. Elizabeth BENJAMIN was born Between 14 Jan 1679 and 1680, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died 1703.
    3. Joseph BENJAMIN was born 29 Apr 1673, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died May 1738, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Sarah BENJAMIN was born Bef 1684, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. 5. Hannah BENJAMIN was born Between 03 Feb 1667 and 1668, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died Aft 1752, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    6. Jemima BENJAMIN was born Between 1664 and 1667, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died , Preston, New London, Ct..
    7. Kesiah BENJAMIN was born 1688.
    8. John BENJAMIN was born Between 1677 and 1682, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died 02 Aug 1716, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    9. Mercy BENJAMIN was born Between 12 Mar 1673 and 1674, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died Abt 1732, Concord, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  5. 12.  Thomas RICE was born 1625; was christened 26 Jan 1625, St. Mary's Church, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England (son of Edmund RICE and Thomasine FROST); died 16 Nov 1681, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried , Marlboro, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • AFN: 2FQJ-KC
    • Christening: 26 Jan 1626, St. Mary's Ch., Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England

    Thomas married Mary KING 1651, Sudbury, , Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of Thomas KING and Ann COLLINS) was born 12 Feb 1630, Shaston, Dorset, England; was christened 21 Mar 1629, Stanstead, Herts., England; died 22 May 1714, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Mary KING was born 12 Feb 1630, Shaston, Dorset, England; was christened 21 Mar 1629, Stanstead, Herts., England (daughter of Thomas KING and Ann COLLINS); died 22 May 1714, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • AFN: 2FQJ-LJ

    Children:
    1. Peter RICE was born 24 Oct 1658, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 28 Nov 1753, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried , Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    2. 6. Jonas Or Jonathan RICE was born 06 Mar 1672, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 20 Sep 1753, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, Massachusetts; was buried , Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    3. Thomas RICE was born 24 Jun 1688, St. Peter's, New Kent, Virginia; was christened 24 Jun 1688, St.peters Parish, New Kent Co, Va; died 28 Jan 1745.
    4. James RICE was born 31 Mar 1669, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was christened 31 Mar 1669; died 14 Oct 1730, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    5. Mary RICE was born 04 Sep 1656, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was christened Abt 1736; died 22 Aug 1733, Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts; was buried , Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    6. Grace RICE was born 15 Jan 1675, Sudbury, (Marlborough), Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 03 Jan 1768, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts; was buried 1768.
    7. Grace RICE was born 13 Jan 1653, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 03 Jan 1653, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried 03 Jan 1653.
    8. Nathaniel RICE was born 03 Jan 1660, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 13 Nov 1726, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    9. Elisha RICE was born 11 Dec 1679, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 19 Oct 1761, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    10. Sarah RICE was born 15 Jan 1662, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died , Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    11. Remnant RICE was born Abt 1681, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    12. Thomas RICE was born 30 Jun 1654, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 26 Dec 1768, Westborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    13. Ephraim RICE was born 15 Apr 1665, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 25 Oct 1732, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    14. Frances RICE was born 03 Feb 1670, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 12 Aug 1721, Lincoln, Middlesex, Ma.
    15. Gershom RICE was born 09 May 1667, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 19 Dec 1768, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts; was buried , Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    16. David RICE, Sr. was born 1680, N. Kent Co., (hanover), Virginia.