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Thomas Gates, Corporal

Thomas Gates, Corporal

Male 1720 - 1797  (77 years)

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  • Name Thomas Gates 
    Suffix Corporal 
    Born 16 Aug 1720  Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1797 
    Person ID I30184  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Caleb Gates,   b. Abt 1693, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1774  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Forbes or Fobes,   b. Abt 1697 
    Married 1716 
    Family ID F15089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Mitchell,   b. 1724, of, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Eunice Gates,   b. Abt 1745, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Lydia Gates,   b. Abt 1761, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1795, Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
    +3. Hepzibah Gates,   b. 24 Dec 1765, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1822, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F6040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Aug 1720 - Preston, New London, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Clara Hammond McGuigan, The Antecedents and Descendants of Noah Whipple of the Rogerene Community at Quakertown, Connecticut (Ithaca, N.Y.: J.M. Kingsbury, 1971), p. 44.

      !SOURCE: "The First Whipple Farm," document attached to email from Carol Jeffery (emj576@ameritech.net), received by the Whipple Website 11 May 2000. Reportedly found the attachment in a "copy of The History of the Town of Roxbury by Irma Mae Griffin and Linda Norris."

      !SOURCE: Email from Chuck Shelby (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 4 Jun 2001. Identifies Thomas as a Corporal.

      !SOURCE: Email from Chuck Shelby (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 17 Jun 2001. Cites "List of Qualified Jurors - 1798-1800; Delaware County, New York"

      !MILITARY: A member of "Capt. Erastus Sergeant's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; entered service Dec. 16, 1776; discharged March 22, 1777; service, 97 days, travel included, at Ticonderoga; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; also, Capt. Oliver Belding's co., Maj. Caleb Hyde's detachment of militia; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 26, 1777; service, 19 days, in Northern department; also, Capt. Oliver Belding's co., Col. John Brown's regt.; entered service Sept. 21, 1777; discharged Oct. 1, 1777; service, 11 days, at the Northward; also, Private, Capt. William Wells's detachment of militia, 3d Berkshire Co. regt.; enlisted Oct. 30, 1781; discharged Nov. 7, 1781; service, 8 days, on the alarm at Saratoga of Oct. 29, 1781." --C. Shelby, 4 Jun 2001, quoting from Vol. 6, p. 324 of Revolutionary War Service Records, 1775-83.


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