Anna GATES

Female 1746 - 1805  (59 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Anna GATES was born 27 Mar 1746, Stow, Massachusetts (daughter of Silas GATES and Mary WHITCOMB); died 08 Sep 1805, New Braintree, Massachusetts.

    Anna married Jonathan WOOD 19 Jun 1766. Jonathan died 19 Sep 1807, New Braintree, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Silas GATES was born 10 Jul 1718, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (son of Daniel GATES and Anna ?); died 16 Jun 1779, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Silas made his home at the old Gates homestead, where he followed farming and spent his life. During the revolutionary war he did his part in the ranks of the patriots, it being recorded in the records of the Massachusetts soldiers and sailors in the Revolution that Silas Gates was among the men belonging to the alarm list of Captain Benjamin Monroe's Sixth Company, Fourth Middlesex County Regiment, indorsed a few years before the close of that great struggle.

    Silas married Mary WHITCOMB Abt 1744. Mary (daughter of Jonathan WHITCOMB and Rachel WOODS) was born , Massachusetts, USA; was christened 4 Oct 1724; died Bef 25 Jul 1756, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary WHITCOMB was born , Massachusetts, USA; was christened 4 Oct 1724 (daughter of Jonathan WHITCOMB and Rachel WOODS); died Bef 25 Jul 1756, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: 04 Oct 1724, Lancaster, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 1. Anna GATES was born 27 Mar 1746, Stow, Massachusetts; died 08 Sep 1805, New Braintree, Massachusetts.
    2. Daniel GATES was born 28 Oct 1747; died 20 Jan 1778.
    3. Oliver GATES was born 20 Apr 1753; died 26 May 1839, Stow, Massachusetts.
    4. Silas GATES was born Between 19 Feb 1750 and 1751; died , young.
    5. Jonathan GATES was born 25 Jul 1749; died 06 Feb 1827, Westminster, Massachusetts; was buried 08 Feb 1827.
    6. Elizabeth GATES was born 16 Jul 1744, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 23 Nov 1826, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Daniel GATES was born 25 Apr 1685, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (son of Stephen GATES and Sarah WOODWARD); died 22 Mar 1759, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Daniel settled on a farm in Stow, on land which was purchased from Indians in 1684 by his father. Here Daniel Gates made his home all his lfie, and took quite an active part in town affairs.

    Excerpt from "New England Historical and Genealogical Register": Daniel lived on a farm at Sprindle Hill, Stow, which was part of the farm owned by his father. By a deed, made 25 March 1741 and recorded 20 May 1757, he conveyed the farm to his son Silas. He searved as selectman in 1724, 1738, 1747, 1751 and 1752; also served on town committees and as tithingman and fence viewer.

    Daniel married Anna ? Abt 1714. Anna was born Abt 1684; died 09 Aug 1759, Stow, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Anna ? was born Abt 1684; died 09 Aug 1759, Stow, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 2. Silas GATES was born 10 Jul 1718, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 16 Jun 1779, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    2. Margaret GATES was born 23 Mar 1721.
    3. Paul GATES was born 10 Jul 1718, Stow, Massachusetts.
    4. Elizabeth GATES was born 30 May 1724; died 16 Jun 1791.
    5. Thomas GATES was born 20 May 1715, Stow, Massachusetts; died 20 Apr 1740.
    6. Reuben GATES was born 12 Dec 1716, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 15 Dec 1787, Leominster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.
    7. Anna GATES was born 05 Jul 1722.

  3. 6.  Jonathan WHITCOMB was born 1700, Lancaster, Massachusetts (son of David WHITCOMB and Mary HAYWARD); died 7 Oct 1743.

    Jonathan married Rachel WOODS 12 Dec 1722. Rachel was born 1698, Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; died , Lancaster, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Rachel WOODS was born 1698, Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; died , Lancaster, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 3. Mary WHITCOMB was born , Massachusetts, USA; was christened 4 Oct 1724; died Bef 25 Jul 1756, Stow, Middlesex Co., 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. 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. 4. Daniel GATES was born 25 Apr 1685, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 22 Mar 1759, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  3. 12.  David WHITCOMB was born 20 Feb 1668 (son of Josiah WHITCOMB and Rebecca WATERS); died 11 Apr 1730, Intestate.

    David married Mary HAYWARD 31 May 1700, Concord, Massachusetts. Mary was born abt. 1667; died 5 Jan 1734. [Group Sheet]


  4. 13.  Mary HAYWARD was born abt. 1667; died 5 Jan 1734.

    Notes:

    Name:
    "Whitcomb Family": Married the widow Mary (Hayward) Fairbanks, who was descended from Resolve White who came over in the Mayflower. Her husband, Jonathan Fairbanks, was killed by Indians at Lancaster, mass., September 4, 1697; she was taken captive, but was returned January 17, 1699, on the Province Galley from Casco Bay. While in captivity she acquired a knowledge of herbs which resulted in her afterwards dispensing medicine and being called "Doctress." They lived in the Southeastern corner of bolton, Mass., where they kept a tavern....

    Children:
    1. 6. Jonathan WHITCOMB was born 1700, Lancaster, Massachusetts; died 7 Oct 1743.