Descendants of Capt. George Gates



First Generation


1. Capt. George Gates
1 was born in 1634 in Chelmsford, Essex, ENG 1, died on 12 Nov 1724 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 2 and was buried in Unmarked Grave In Cove Cemetery 3.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; 1651; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.

2. Witnessed Will; Mar 1677/78; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 4. Witnessed the will of Richard Piper

3. Took Inventory; After 3 Apr 1678; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 4. Along with James Bates, took inventory of the estate of Richard Piper of Haddam, who died 3 Apr 1678.

4. Witnessed Will; 30 Jun 1681; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 5. Witnessed the will of William Clark of Haddam

5. Took Inventory; 19 Aug 1681; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 5. Along with William Ventrus, took inventory of the estate of William Clark

6. Took Inventory; 7 Aug 1682; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 6. Along with Joseph Arnold, took inventory of the estate of John Spencer, who died 3 Aug 1682.

7. Took Inventory; After 8 Jul 1686; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 7. Along with Simon Smith, took inventory of the estate of John Parents of Haddam, who died 8 Jul 1686.

8. Took Inventory; After 11 Jan 1692/93; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 8. Along with Alexander Rollo, took inventory of the estate of James Cockshott of Machamoodas, who died 11 Jan 1692/3

9. Debt Owed To; 7 Sep 1693; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 8. Owed debt of unstated amount by the estate of James Cockshott of Machamoodas who died 11 Jan 1692/3.

10. Probate; 5 Jan 1724/25; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 2. Name: George Gates Location: East Haddam
He died 12 November, 1724. Inventory taken by John Booge, Sen., and Isaac Spencer.
Court Record, Page 62--5 January, 1724-5: Adms. to Capt. Thomas Gates, son of the decd. Exhibit of inventory.
Page 63--And whereas, several of the heirs haveing already received some portions of sd. estate by deeds of gift, this Court order such portions to be appraised at the value when given, and bring account to this Court, in order to have distribution made as the law directs. John Booge, Isaac Spencer and James Bates, of Haddam, appointed appraisers.
Page 75--22 March, 1724-5: The Court here reverse the former order to appraise gift lands at the value when given, to an order to appraise at the present value and at the same time with other estate.
Page 86--1st June, 1725: Adms. account exhibited: Paid in debts and charges, 55-06-06. The heirs had formerly received 986-17-02. Whereas, the inventory of the estate on record is 529-00-05, from which deduct 55-06-06, there remains 407-15-11 to be distributed, to which adding the sum of 986-14-02, will make the whole sum 1460-08-01 to be distributed, includeing what has already been given by deeds of gift. To the heirs of Thomas Gates, eldest son, deceased, 324-10-08; to Samuel Gates, to Thomas Gates, to Daniel Gates, to George Gates, to Sarah Shaylor, to Mary Cone, to each of them, 162-05-04. And appoint John Bogue, John Bates and Isaac Spencer, distributors.
Page 110--7 December, 1725: Adms. is granted a Quietus Est.

George married Sarah Olmstead 9 10 11, daughter of Nicholas Olmstead and Sarah Loomis, in 1662 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 1 9. (Sarah Olmstead was born in 1641 in Connecticut 9 and died on 7 Nov 1709 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 9 11 12.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 20 Aug 1683; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 13. Referred to as Sarah Gates; legacy of 20 shillings in her father's will.

2. VR - Death; 7 Nov 1709; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Joseph Gates 1 9 was born on 7 May 1662 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9 and died on 18 Mar 1710/11 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9.
+ 3 F    ii. Sarah Gates 10 was born on 16 Jan 1669/70 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 and died in 1712 10.
+ 4 F    iii. Mary Gates 1 10 was born on 16 Mar 1673/74 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 and died on 12 May 1742 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 11.
   5 M    iv. Thomas Gates 1 was born on 24 Jan 1663/64 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1, died on 20 Apr 1734 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 3 15 and was buried in Cove Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 24 Jan 1663/64; Haddam Twp., Middlesex Co., CT 16. Thomas Gates, son of George Gates

2. VR - Birth of Child; 3 Oct 1693; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Thomas, son of Thomas Gates.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 26 May 1695; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Danniel, the second son of Thomas Gates.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Mar 1696/97; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Jeremiah, ye third son of Thomas Gates.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Jun 1699; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Hannah, the oldest daughter of Thomas Gates.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 24 Feb 1700/01; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Esther, the 2nd daughter of Thomas Gates.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 29 Aug 1703; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Mary, the 3rd daughtter of Thomas Gates.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Nov 1705; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Georg, the 4th son of Thomas Gates.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Apr 1708; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Joshua, the fifth son of Thomas Gates.

10. Took Inventory; After 18 Mar 1711/12; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 17. Along with Daniel Brainerd & Daniel Cone, took inventory of the estate of his brother, Joseph Gates.

11. VR - Death of Child; Oct 1713; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Death of Mary, age 10.

12. Guardian; 2 Jul 1717; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 17. This Court appoint Capt. Thomas Gates guardian to John Gates, 19 years of age, and Sarah Gates, 17 years of age, children of Joseph Gates decd.

13. VR - Death of Child; 1 Dec 1720; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Death of Easter [Esther], age 19

14. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Jun 1725; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 2. Although deceased by the time of his father's death, his children were remember in the distribution of the estate: To the heirs of Thomas Gates, eldest son, deceased, 324-10-08

15. VR - Burial; 20 Apr 1734; Old Cove Burial Ground, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 18. Gates , Thomas, d. 20 Apr 1734, age: 70 yrs, Justice of the Peace, Brownstone tablestone

16. Probate; 10 Sep 1734; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 15. Name: Capt. Thomas Gates Location: Haddam East
Invt. 780-08-01. Taken 13 May, 1734, by Isaac Spencer, Matthew Smith and Jabez Chapman.
Court Record, Page 10--10 September, 1734: Adms. granted to Thomas Gates, son of the decd. Recog., 1500, with his brother Daniel Gates.
See File: An agreement, dated at Haddam, 7 September, 1734, made by and between the surviving heirs for the dividing and full settlement of the estate of Capt. Thomas Gates, was by us the heirs, who acknowledge it to be our free act and deed, signed and sealed in presence of
Hannah Gates, The Relict, ls. Thomas Gates, ls. Jeremiah Gates, ls. Bezaleel Brainard, ls.
David Gates, ls. Mary Brainard, only daughter, ls. Joshua Gates, ls.
Witness: Samuel Olmsted, Dorothy Olmsted.
Page 9--10 September, 1734: Agreement exhibited in Court and accepted.

Thomas married Hannah Brainerd 19 20 21, daughter of Daniel Brainerd and Hannah Spencer. (Hannah Brainerd was born on 20 Nov 1667 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 19 20 21 and died on 7 Sep 1750 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 22.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 20 Nov 1667; Haddam Twp., Middlesex Co., CT 19. Hannah Brainerd, dau of Daniel Brainerd

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 2 May 1715; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 23. Reached an agreement with her siblings to a distribution of his father's estate. Identified as the wife of Thomas Gates. Thomas received 50 acres of land with a total worth of 45-10-00.

3. Gravestone; 7 Sep 1750; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 18 24. Gates, Hannah, d. 7 Sep 1759, age: 83 yrs, Relict of Thomas Gate Esq'r

   6 M    v. John Gates 1 9 was born on 5 Apr 1668 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9 and died on 4 Oct 1742 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9.
   7 M    vi. George Gates 1 9 was born on 16 Aug 1677 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9 and died on 16 Aug 1677 9.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 16 Aug 1677; Haddam Twp., Middlesex Co., CT 16. George Gates, son of George Gates

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Jun 1625; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 2. In the distribution of his father's estate received 162-05-04

   8 M    vii. Daniel Gates 1 9 was born on 4 May 1680 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 1 9 and died on 24 Nov 1761 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 6 May 1680; Haddam Twp., Middlesex Co., CT 16. Daniell Gates, son of George Gates

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Jun 1725; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 2. In the distribution of his father's estate received 162-05-04

   9 M    viii. Samuel Gates 16 was born on 8 Nov 1683 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16, died on 31 Jul 1737 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9 and was buried in Cove Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 25.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 8 Nov 1683; Haddam Twp., Middlesex Co., CT 16. Samuel Gates, son of George Gates

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Jun 1725; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 2. In the distribution of his father's estate received 162-05-04

3. Inventory Taken; 12 Oct 1737; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 26. 838-12-06

4. Gravestone; 31 Jul 1737; Cove Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 25. In his 56th year

Samuel married Esther Hungerford 14 27, daughter of Thomas Hungerford and Mary Green. (Esther Hungerford was born about 1687 in Niantic, New London Co., CT 14 and died on 15 May 1749 14.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 Jan 1713/14; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 27. Received legacy in father's will.

2. Gravestone; 15 May 1749; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 24.


Second Generation (Children)


2. Joseph Gates 1 9 (Capt. George1) was born on 7 May 1662 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9 and died on 18 Mar 1710/11 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 9.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Probate; 2 Jun 1712; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 17. Name: Joseph Gates Location: Haddam
Died 18 March, 1711-12. Invt. 332-14-00. Taken by Thomas Gates, Daniel Brainard and Daniel Cone.
Court Record, Page 78--2 June, 1712: Adms. granted to Elizabeth Gates, widow.
Page 35 (Vol. IX) 2 July, 1717: Elizabeth Gates, Adms., exhibited now an account of her Adms. Allowed. Order to distribute the estate: To Elizabeth Gates, widow, 1-3 part of the real estate; to Joseph Gates, eldest son, his double portion of sd. estate; to Elizabeth, John, Sarah, Jonathan, Susannah, Jacob, Samuel and Patience Gates, the rest of the children, to each of them their single portion of sd. estate. And appoint Capt. Thomas Gates, Mr. Daniel Brainard and Daniel Cone distributors. Also, this Court appoint Capt. Thomas Gates guardian to John Gates, 19 years of age, and Sarah Gates, 17 years of age, children of Joseph Gates decd. And this Court appoint Elizabeth Gates of Hartford to be guardian unto Jonathan 14 years, Sarah 12, Jacob 9, Samuel 7, and Patience 5 years, all children of Joseph Gates. Recog., 70.

Joseph married Elizabeth Hungerford 14 27 28, daughter of Thomas Hungerford and Mary Green, in 1694 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 9 14. (Elizabeth Hungerford was born about 1671 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 14 and died on 17 Nov 1758 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 14.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 Jan 1713/14; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 27. Received legacy in father's will.

2. Administrator of Will / Estate; 2 Jun 1712; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 17. Granted administration of the estate of her husband, Joseph Gates.

3. Guardian; 2 Jul 1717; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 17. And this Court appoint Elizabeth Gates of Hartford to be guardian unto Jonathan 14 years, Sarah 12, Jacob 9, Samuel 7, and Patience 5 years, all children of Joseph Gates

4. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 2 Jul 1717; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 17. To Elizabeth Gates, widow, 1-3 part of the real estate [of her husband, Joseph Gates.]


Children from this marriage were:

+ 10 F    i. Susannah Gates 28 was born on 21 Sep 1705 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 28.
   11 M    ii. Joseph Gates 29 was born on 28 Dec 1696 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 12 29, died about 1 Nov 1770 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 25 and was buried in Cove Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 25.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 28 Dec 1696; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16. Joseph Gates, son of Joseph Gates

Joseph married Hannah Brainerd 11 19 21, daughter of Daniel Brainerd and Susannah Ventres. (Hannah Brainerd was born on 12 Jun 1694 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 19 21, died on 17 Feb 1726/27 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 12 25 and was buried in Cone Graveyard, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 25.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 12 Jun 1694; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 19.

2. Gravestone; Feb 1726/27; Cone Graveyard, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT. In her 9th year

   12 F    iii. Elizabeth Gates 29 was born on 23 May 1697 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 29.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 23 May 1697; Haddam Twp., Middlesex Co., CT 16. Elizabeth Gates, dau. of Joseph Gates

   13 M    iv. John Gates 16 was born on 20 Sep 1698 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 20 Sep 1698; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16. John Gates, son of Joseph Gates

   14 F    v. Sarah Gates 29 was born on 20 Aug 1700 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 29.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 20 Aug 1700; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16. Sarah Gates, dau. of Joseph Gates

   15 M    vi. Jonathan Gates 29 was born on 17 Dec 1703 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 29.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 17 Dec 1703; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16. Jonathan Gates, son of Joseph Gates

   16 M    vii. Jacob Gates 29 was born on 10 Jul 1708 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 29 and died on 20 Jun 1709 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 29.
   17 M    viii. Samuel Gates 16 was born on 21 Mar 1711/12 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16 and died on 25 Aug 1801 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 29.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 21 Mar 1711/12; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16. Samuell Gates, son of Joseph Gates

2. Gravestone; 25 Aug 1801; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 24. Ackley Graveyard

   18 F    ix. Patience Gates 29 was born on 31 Mar 1711-1712 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 12.
3. Sarah Gates 10 (Capt. George1) was born on 16 Jan 1669/70 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 and died in 1712 10.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Something doesn't add up. I have Sarah as the wife of Timothy Fuller, who did marry a Sarah Gates in about 1694, according to the Mayflower Families #4, but her father's probate in 1725 lists her as Sarah Shaylor. Timothy Fuller was still alive at that time, not dying until 1748. [MF#4]

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Mar 1677/78; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 4. In the will of Richard Piper of Haddam, who died 3 Apr 1678: I give to Sarah Gates Jr., a one year old Heifer.

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Jun 1725; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 2. In the distribution of her father's estate received 162-05-04; listed as Sarah Shaylor.

Sarah married Timothy Fuller 10, son of Samuel Fuller and Mary Unknown (Fuller), about 1694 10. (Timothy Fuller was born about 1670 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA 10, died on 30 Nov 1748 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 24 and was buried in Cove Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 25.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Took Inventory; 20 Nov 1725; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 30. Along with Daniel Brainard & Thomas Cone, took inventory of the estate of Ensign Thomas Robinson of Haddam.

2. Took Inventory; 29 Nov 1728; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 31. Along with Daniel & Jerimiah Gates, took inventory of the estate of James Persivall, of Haddam.

3. Gravestone; 30 Nov 1748; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 25.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 19 M    i. Matthias Fuller 10 was born on 24 Mar 1698/99 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 and died before 11 Oct 1768 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10.
   20 M    ii. Timothy Fuller 10 11 33 34 was born on 29 Aug 1695 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 33 34 and died in 1714 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 33.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 29 Aug 1695; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 34.

   21 F    iii. Mary Fuller 11 34 was born on 19 Dec 1697 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 33 34 and died before 1717 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 19 Dec 1697; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 34.

She never married.

   22 F    iv. Sarah Fuller 10 34 was born on 7 Aug 1702 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 34.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 7 Aug 1702; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 34.

   23 F    v. Abigail Fuller 10 33 34 was born on 5 Jul 1704 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 33 34 and died in 1714 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 33.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 5 Jul 1704; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 34.

She never married.

   24 F    vi. Ann Fuller 10 11 33 34 was born on 29 Aug 1707 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 33 34 and died on 27 Dec 1793 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 33.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 29 Aug 1707; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 34.

   25 M    vii. Samuel Fuller 10 11 33 was born on 1 Sep 1711 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 33.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 1 Sep 1711; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 33.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 2 Dec 1741; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 35. Birth of Zipporah, daughter of Samuel Fuller & Mercy his wife.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 8 Nov 1743; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 35. Birth of Thaddeus, son of Samuel Fuller & Mercy his wife.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 13 Nov 1745; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 35. Birth of Elizabeth, daughterr of Samuel Fuller & Mercy his wife.

4. Mary Gates 1 10 (Capt. George1) was born on 16 Mar 1673/74 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 and died on 12 May 1742 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 11.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 16 Mar 1673/74; Haddam Twp., Middlesex Co., CT 16. Mary Gates, dau. of George Gates

2. Administrator of Will / Estate; 7 Sep 1725; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Granted administration of the estate of her late husband, Deacon Daniel Cone.

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received 90-05-07, with dower, from the estate of her late husband.

4. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Jun 1725; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 2. In the distribution of her father's estate received 162-05-04; listed as Mary Cone.

5. Guardian; 5 May 1726; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 37. 5 May, 1726: This Court do appoint Mrs. Mary Cone to be guardian to George, 17 years, Joseph 14 years, and Jared 12 years of age. Recog., 300

6. VR - Death; 12 May 1742; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. In ye Sixty Eighth year of her age.

Mary married Deacon Daniel Cone 1 10 38, son of Daniel Cone and Mehitable Spencer, on 14 Feb 1692/93 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 11 12. (Deacon Daniel Cone was born on 21 Jan 1666/67 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 and died on 15 Jun 1725 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 11.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 21 Jan 1666/67; Haddam Twp., Middlesex Co., CT 38. Daniell Cone, son of Daniell Cone

2. Took Inventory; After 18 Mar 1711/12; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 17. Along with Thomas Gates & Daniel Brainard, took inventory of the estate of Joseph Gates of Haddam, who died 18 Mar 1711/12

3. VR - Death; 15 Jun 1725; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. In ye Sixtieth year of his age.

4. Probate; 7 Sep 1725; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Name: Daniel Deacon Cone Location: East Haddam
Died 16 June, 1725. Invt. 858-17-10. Taken 16 July, 1725, by Daniel Brainard, John Bate and Thomas Robbinson.
Court Record, Page 99--7 September, 1725: Adms. to Mary Cone, widow of the sd. deceased. Exhibit of inventory.
Page 119--1st March, 1725-6: Adms. account exhibited: Paid in debts and charges, 42-07-11; invt. 1101-14-08; subtracting 42-07-11, there remains 1059-06-09 to be distributed. Order to Mary Cone, widow, 90-05-07, with dower; to Daniel Cone, eldest son, 211-19-04, he having received 9-11-06, which is his double portion of sd. estate; to the rest of the children, to George, Joseph and Jared Cone, to each of them, 110-15-05; to Sarah Gates, 89-16-03, she having received 20-19-02; to Mehetabell Williams, 82-03-03, she having received 28-12-02; to Mary Fuller, 79-09-01, she having received 31-06-09; to Dorothy Gates, 89-09-11, she having received 21-05-06; to Abigail Rowley, 83-17-00, she having received 26-18-09. And appoint Joshua Brainard, John Bates and Isaac Spencer, of Haddam, distributors.
Page 128--5 May, 1726: This Court do appoint Mrs. Mary Cone to be guardian to George, 17 years, Joseph 14 years, and Jared 12 years of age. Recog., 300.


Children from this marriage were:

   26 F    i. Mary Cone 10 11 32 38 was born on 6 Jan 1700/01 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 32 38 and died on 15 Nov 1739 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 32.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 6 Jan 1700/01; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38. Mary Cone, dau. of Daniell Cone

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received distribution of the estate of her father: to Mary Fuller, 79-09-01, she having received 31-06-09

Mary married Matthias Fuller 10, son of Timothy Fuller and Sarah Gates, on 16 Jun 1722 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 32. (Matthias Fuller was born on 24 Mar 1698/99 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 and died before 11 Oct 1768 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 24 Mar 1698/99; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11.

   27 M    ii. Daniel Cone 11 38 was born on 26 Dec 1693 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 38 and died on 27 May 1776.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 26 Dec 1693; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38. Daniell Cone, son of Daniell Cone

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received from the estate of his late father: to Daniel Cone, eldest son, 211-19-04, he having received 9-11-06, which is his double portion of sd. estate

   28 F    iii. Sarah Cone 11 38 was born on 27 Jun 1697 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 38, died on 24 Jun 1759 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT and was buried in Modus Graveyard, E Haddam, Middlesex, CT.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 27 Jun 1697; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38. Sarah Cone, dau. of Daniel Cone

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received distribution of the estate of her father: to Sarah Gates, 89-16-03, she having received 20-19-02

   29 F    iv. Mehitable Cone 38 was born on 27 Jun 1699 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38 and died on 16 Dec 1742 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 27 Jun 1699; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38. Mehittabell Cone, dau. of Daniell Cone

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received distribution of the estate of her father: to Mehetabell Williams, 82-03-03, she having received 28-12-02

   30 F    v. Dorothy Cone 11 38 was born on 29 Apr 1704 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 38, died on 27 Jun 1774 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT and was buried in Modus Graveyard, E Haddam, Middlesex, CT.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 29 Apr 1704; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38. Dorithy Cone, dau of Daniell Cone

2. VR - Marriage; 17 Aug 1722; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Married Thomas Gates, Jr.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Dec 1724; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Thomas, son of Thomas Gates, Jr., & Dorothy Cone, his wife.

4. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received distribution of the estate of her father: to Dorothy Gates, 89-09-11, she having received 21-05-06

5. VR - Birth of Child; 27 Jul 1727; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Easter, daughter of Thomas Gates, Jr., & Dorothy Cone, his wife.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 29 Apr 1730; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Timothy, son of Thomas Gates, Jr., & Dorothy Cone, his wife.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Jan 1732/33; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Dorothy, daughter of Thomas Gates, Jr., & Dorothy Cone, his wife.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 3 Jun 1735; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Zechariah, son of Thomas Gates, Jr., & Dorothy Cone, his wife.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 22 Mar 1737/38; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Caleb, son of Thomas Gates, Jr., & Dorothy Cone, his wife.

10. VR - Birth of Child; 18 Dec 1740; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Obidah, son of Thomas Gates, Jr., & Dorothy Cone, his wife.

11. VR - Birth of Child; 3 Feb 1743/44; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11. Birth of Dorothy, the second of that name, daughter of Thomas Gates, Jr., & Dorothy Cone, his wife.

   31 F    vi. Abigail Cone 38 was born on 27 Jun 1706 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38 and died on 8 Dec 1735 in Cheshire, CT.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 27 Jun 1706; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38. Abigail Cone, dau of Daniell Cone

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received distribution of the estate of her father: to Abigail Rowley, 83-17-00, she having received 26-18-09

   32 M    vii. George Cone 1 was born on 16 Jul 1709 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11, was baptized on 16 Jul 1709 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT and died on 8 Aug 1793 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received 110-15-05 in the distribution of his father's estate

   33 F    viii. Deborah Cone 1 was born about 1709 1 and died in Young 1.
   34 M    ix. Joseph Cone 11 38 was born on 20 Mar 1710/11 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 38 and died on 1 Feb 1804 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 20 Mar 1711/12; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38. Joseph Cone, son of Daniell Cone

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received 110-15-05 in the distribution of his father's estate

   35 M    x. Jared Cone 1 was born on 20 Jan 1714/15 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 and died on 10 Oct 1781.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received 110-15-05 in the distribution of his father's estate


Third Generation (Grandchildren)


10. Susannah Gates 28 (Joseph2, Capt. George1) was born on 21 Sep 1705 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 21 Sep 1705; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 16. Susanah Gates, dau of Joseph Gates

Susannah married Stephen Brainerd 11 19, son of Daniel Brainerd and Susannah Ventres, on 24 Dec 1730. (Stephen Brainerd was born on 27 Feb 1698/99 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 19 and died on 30 Mar 1794 39.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 27 Feb 1698/99; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 19.


Children from this marriage were:

   36 M    i. Stephen Brainerd 19 40 41 was born on 24 Mar 1741/42 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT 19 41 and died on 9 Dec 1820 41 42.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 24 Mar 1741/42; Colchester, New London Co., CT 19. Stephen Brainard, son of Stephen Brainard

2. Revolutionary War Service. He was a Capt. of a company of militia called to White Plains, N.Y., and to New London, Conn., in the Revolutionary War.

Stephen married Rachel Day 28 43 44 45, daughter of Joseph Day and Esther Hungerford, on 31 Oct 1765 28. (Rachel Day was born on 22 Nov 1746 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 28 43 45 and died on 14 Jul 1839 42 44.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 22 Nov 1745; Colchester, New London Co., CT 45.

   37 F    ii. Susanna Brainerd 19 was born on 24 Sep 1731 19.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 24 Sep 1731; Colchester, New London Co., CT 19. Susannah Brainerd, dau of Stephen Brainerd & Susannah

Susanna married Joseph Day 43 45, son of Joseph Day and Esther Hungerford, on 24 Nov 1754. (Joseph Day was born on 6 May 1731 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 43 45.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 6 May 1731; Colchester, New London Co., CT 45.

19. Matthias Fuller 10 (Sarah Gates3, Capt. George1) was born on 24 Mar 1698/99 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 and died before 11 Oct 1768 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 24 Mar 1698/99; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11.

Matthias married Mary Cone 10 11 32 38, daughter of Deacon Daniel Cone and Mary Gates, on 16 Jun 1722 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 32. (Mary Cone was born on 6 Jan 1700/01 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 11 32 38 and died on 15 Nov 1739 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 32.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 6 Jan 1700/01; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38. Mary Cone, dau. of Daniell Cone

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Mar 1725/26; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received distribution of the estate of her father: to Mary Fuller, 79-09-01, she having received 31-06-09


Children from this marriage were:

   38 M    i. Elisha Fuller 10 34 was born on 4 Mar 1726/27 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 10 34 46 and died on 3 Nov 1811 in Richmond, MA.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 4 Mar 1727/28; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 34. Elisha Fuller, son of Matthias Fuller

Elisha married Esther Hungerford 48 49, daughter of Green Hungerford and Jemima Richardson, on 5 May 1748 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 47. (Esther Hungerford was born on 22 May 1728 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 49.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 22 May 1728; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 11 49. Listed as Hesther in Barbour.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 29 Apr 1735; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 48. Legacy of 40 in her father's will.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 5 May 1748; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 47. Elisha Fuller & Esther Hungerford were married in the Millington Church.

   39 M    ii. Matthias Fuller 32 was born on 15 Jan 1724/25 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 32.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Marriage; 27 Jun 1754; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 47. Married Mary Griswold at the Millington Church

   40 M    iii. Noadiah Fuller 32 34 was born on 3 Sep 1729 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 32 34.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 3 Sep 1729; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 34. Noadiah Fuller, son of Matthias Fuller & Mary

   41 M    iv. Daniel Fuller 32 was born on 5 Feb 1731/32 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 32.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Marriage; 5 May 1756; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 47. Married Mehetabel Cone

2. VR - Marriage; 25 May 1758; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 47. Married Eunice Andrews in the Millington Church

   42 M    v. Ezra Fuller 32 34 was born on 24 Aug 1734 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 32 34 and died in Jul 1736 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 32.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 24 Aug 1734; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 34. Ezra Fuller, son of Matthias Fuller & Mary

He never married.

   43 F    vi. Anne Fuller 32 was born on 17 Feb 1736/37 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 32 and died on 9 Sep 1821 in Millington, CT 32.
   44 F    vii. Mary Fuller 32 34 was born on 29 Oct 1739 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 32 34 and died on 2 Feb 1739/40 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 32.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 29 Oct 1739; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 34. Mary Fuller, dau of Matthias Fuller & Mary

He never married.



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