Thomas GATES, Sr.

Thomas GATES, Sr.

Male 1776 - 1851  (75 years)

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  • Name Thomas GATES  [1, 2
    • Comments: In 1835 in Kirtland, Thomas was assistant president of the Deacon's quorum. He was called in 1835 in Kirtland to testify to the truthfulness of the soon-to-be published D&C. Comments: 2 On March 7, 1835, Thomas received many blessings for his efforts in building the Kirtland Temple. On August 17, 1835 the D&C was presented to general assembly. Due to the crowds, several men were assigned as presidents of the day. Thomas was chosen as one of these men to keep order in the assembly. Thomas bore record of the truthfulness of the D&C and acknowledged it as scripture in the church in front of the congregation. Thomas also made a covenant to help move the saints from Missouri on January 29, 1839 in Far West. [1]
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 07 May 1776  Henniker, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Living with daughter, Lucinda Bingham, in Weber Co., Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 22 Jun 1851  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I24473  Main Tree
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2020 

    Father Isaac GATES,   b. 22 Oct 1746, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1831, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary WHEELER,   b. 04 Jun 1754, Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1819, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 15 Dec 1769  Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F01956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patty PLUMLY,   b. 27 Aug 1776, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1796  Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Lucinda GATES,   b. 19 Sep 1797, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1874, Ogden, Weber Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
     2. Sally GATES,   b. 31 Jul 1799, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1835, Kirtland, Lake Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [Birth]
    +3. John GATES,   b. 16 Dec 1800, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1880, Marlborough, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Betsy GATES,   b. 8 Mar 1803, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. poss Bef 1870  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Thomas GATES, Jr.,   b. 13 Aug 1805, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1887, Hancock Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Martha GATES,   b. 5 Mar 1807, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1892, Dowagiac, Cass Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     7. Almira GATES,   b. 9 Feb 1810, Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. Maria GATES,   b. 9 Feb 1810, Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +9. Jacob GATES,   b. 19 Mar 1811, Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1892, Provo, Utah County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     10. Lucy GATES,   b. 7 Jun 1813, Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1877, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
     11. Cynthia GATES,   b. 19 Dec 1816, Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1877  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F08882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 May 1776 - Henniker, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Dec 1796 - Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Thomas Gates Sr. Headstone
    Thomas Gates Sr. Headstone
    Thomas, son of Isaac Gates and Mary Wheeler, is the husband of Patty Plumly. He is buried in the Oden City Cemetery in Ogden, Weber Co., Utah.

    Created by: Nathan Bingham
    Photo added by: Jason O'Driscoll

  • Sources 
    1. [S11053] Ancestry.com: Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848.

    2. [S03384] Stephen Gates of Hingham and Lancaster, Massachusetts, and His Descendants, Charles Otis Gates, (Name: Name: New York: Willis McDonald & Co;;).

    3. [S11054] Ancestry.com: Sons of Utah Pioneers - Card Index, 1847-1850.

    4. [S11062] 1850 Census Weber County, Utah Territory.

    5. [S02768] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1966, Vol. 120.

    6. [S03020] RootsWeb: World Connect - #17796.