Abigail Gatchell1

b. 11 April 1700, d. 1784
Father*Elisha Gatchell2,3 b. c 1682
Mother*Rachel Wilcox2,3 b. 1685, d. 17 Feb 1760
Birth*11 April 1700Abigail Gatchell was born on 11 April 1700 at East Nottingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*6 May 1731She married, as her first husband, Enoch Job, son of Andrew Job and Elizabeth Vernon, on 6 May 1731 in East Nottingham, Chester County.1,4,3,5
(Wife) DeathFebruary 1731/32Abigail became a widow when Enoch Job died in February 1731/32 at age 31.1
Marriage*She married, as her second husband, John Price.6,3,7
Religion*1770Abigail was thought to have been a 7th Day Baptist, and meetings were held at her house in East Nottingham around 1770.3
(Wife) Death1777Abigail became a widow for the second time when John Price died in 1777.1
Relocation*After her husband's death, Abigail moved to Chester3
Death*1784 and died in 1784 in Chester.1

Family 1

Enoch Job b. 6 Jan 1700/1, d. Feb 1731/32

Family 2

John Price b. c 1701, d. 1777
Children1.David Price+3,1 b. c 1734, d. 7 Nov 1773
2.Elisha Price1,3 b. c 1736

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 22. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  2. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, pages 9-11.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 357-359. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Job, page 615. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Gatchell, pages 561-562, incorrectly noting the date of Abigail's marriage to Enoch Job as 24 October 1747.
  6. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, page 22, noting the date of Abigail's marriage to John Price as after 20 Oct 1733.
  7. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Gatchell, pages 561-562.

Dorothy Gatchell1

b. 23 February 1694/95
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell1 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Elizabeth Boude1 b. 20 Aug 1657
Birth*23 February 1694/95Dorothy Gatchell was born about 23 February 1694/95.1
Marriage*2 June 1715She married William Pote, son of William Pote and Ann Greenfield, on 2 June 1715 at Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

William Pote b. 1690

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  2. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, page 12.

Elisha Gatchell1

b. circa 1682
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell2 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Elizabeth Boude2 b. 20 Aug 1657
Birth*circa 1682Elisha Gatchell was born circa 1682 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*He married Rachel Wilcox, daughter of Barnabas Wilcox and Sarah ______, at Philadelphia.1,3
Residence*1704Elisha settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by 1704 and was, initially, a shoemaker there.1
Relocation*1715Elisha and Rachel moved from Philadelphia with their family in 1715, settling near the Pennsylvania-Maryland border at East Nottingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1
Religion*12 April 1722At about 40 years of age, Elisha joined the Society of Friends and became a Quaker. According to minutes of the meeting, Elisha Gatchell of Nottingham appeared at New Garden Monthly Meeting, Chester County, on 12 April 1722 signifying his sincere desire to be joined as a member to this meeting, he believing their beliefs to be the truth. His request was considered and accepted by the meeting. Our data is unclear as to whether or not his wife may previously have been a Quaker, or joined the Friends at the same time as her husband, or not been a member of the Society at all.4,5
Occupation*Elisha was a prominent magistrate, and an active participant in the border troubles between Pennsylvania and Maryland.3
Death*He died in the winter of 1753-4 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,6

Family

Rachel Wilcox b. 1685, d. 17 Feb 1760
Child1.Abigail Gatchell+1,3 b. 11 Apr 1700, d. 1784

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 9-11. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  2. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, pages 4-6.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 357-359. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, pages 9-11, the date written as "12 2 mo. 1722" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February.
  5. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Gatchell, pages 561-562, noting that both Elisha and his wife Rachel became Friends after their arrival in Chester County. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Gatchell, pages 561-562.

Elizabeth Gatchell1

b. 11 September 1687, d. before 17 April 1707
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell1 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Elizabeth Boude1 b. 20 Aug 1657
Birth*11 September 1687Elizabeth Gatchell was born about 11 September 1687 at Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*circa 1705She married Henry Nichols circa 1705 in Talbot County, Maryland.2
Death*before 17 April 1707She died before 17 April 1707, the date her parents named another daughter Elizabeth. She was not yet 20 years of age.2

Family

Henry Nichols

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  2. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, pages 11-12.

Elizabeth Gatchell1

b. 17 April 1707
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell1 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Elizabeth Boude1 b. 20 Aug 1657
Birth*17 April 1707Elizabeth Gatchell was born in 17 April 1707.1

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Increase Gatchell1

b. before 26 March 1699
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell1 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Elizabeth Boude1 b. 20 Aug 1657
Birth*before 26 March 1699Increase Gatchell was born before 26 March 1699 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*19 October 1722He married Elizabeth Calfe on 19 October 1722 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  2. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, page 12.

Jeremiah Gatchell1

b. circa 1648, d. 22 October 1720
Birth*circa 1648Jeremiah Gatchell was born circa 1648 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*3 February 1671/72He married, as his first wife, Hannah Saith on 3 February 1671/72 at Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
(Husband) Deathbefore 1681Jeremiah became a widower when Hannah (Smith) Gatchell died, probably before 1681.1
Marriage*He married, as his second wife, Elizabeth Boude, daughter of Joseph Boude and Elizabeth ______.1
(Husband) DeathJeremiah became a widower for the second time when Elizabeth (Boude) Gatchell died.1
Marriage*He married, as his third wife, Katherine ______ in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1
Death*22 October 1720He died between 06 August and 22 October 1720 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1

Family 1

Hannah Saith d. b 1681
Child1.Jeremiah Gatchell Jr.1 b. 1679, d. 25 Feb 1748/49

Family 2

Elizabeth Boude b. 20 Aug 1657
Children1.Elisha Gatchell+1 b. c 1682
2.Nathan Gatchell1 b. 1685
3.Elizabeth Gatchell1 b. 11 Sep 1687, d. b 17 Apr 1707
4.Sarah Gatchell1 b. 19 May 1689
5.Lydia Gatchell1 b. 1692
6.Dorothy Gatchell1 b. 23 Feb 1694/95
7.Increase Gatchell1 b. b 26 Mar 1699
8.Elizabeth Gatchell1 b. 17 Apr 1707

Family 3

Katherine ______ d. May 1727

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Jeremiah Gatchell Jr.1

b. 1679, d. 25 February 1748/49
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell1 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Hannah Saith1 d. b 1681
Birth*1679Jeremiah Gatchell Jr. was born in 1679.1
Death*25 February 1748/49He died on 25 February 1748/49 at Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Lydia Gatchell1

b. 1692
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell1 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Elizabeth Boude1 b. 20 Aug 1657
Birth*1692Lydia Gatchell was born in 1692.1

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Nathan Gatchell1

b. 1685
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell1 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Elizabeth Boude1 b. 20 Aug 1657
Birth*1685Nathan Gatchell was born in 1685.1

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Sarah Gatchell1

b. 19 May 1689
Father*Jeremiah Gatchell1 b. c 1648, d. 22 Oct 1720
Mother*Elizabeth Boude1 b. 20 Aug 1657
Birth*19 May 1689Sarah Gatchell was born on 19 May 1689.1

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, pages 4-6. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Abiel Gay1,2

b. 23 April 1649, d. 17 June 1718
Father*John Gay2 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker2 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*23 April 1649Abiel Gay was born on 23 April 1649 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).3,2,4,5
Relationship Note*Abiel and Judith Gay were twins.4,3
Name VariationA variation of her name Abiel was Abigail.3
Marriage*23 January 1677/78She married, as his first wife, Daniel Hawes, son of Edward Hawes and Eliony Lumber, on 23 January 1677/78 in Dedham.6,3,7,8
Relocation*1680 About 1680 Abiel and Daniel Hawes moved to Wrentham, Suffolk County, where they were among the town's first settlers.5
Death*17 June 1718She died on 17 June 1718 in Wrentham at age 69.3,9,5

Family

Daniel Hawes b. 10 Feb 1652/53, d. 16 Mar 1737/38
Children1.Mary Hawes+5 b. 17 Sep 1679, d. 2 Aug 1768
2.Abigail Hawes5 b. 15 Nov 1681, d. 5 Mar 1772
3.Daniel Hawes5 b. 3 Mar 1684, d. 15 Jan 1763
4.Josiah Hawes5 b. 6 Apr 1686, d. 18 Oct 1760
5.Hezekiah Hawes5 b. 22 Nov 1688, d. 2 Jul 1777
6.Ruth Hawes+5 b. 9 Jul 1691, d. 6 Oct 1721
7.Benjamin Hawes5 b. 14 Mar 1695/96, d. 1 Nov 1754

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation One, pages 1-7. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  3. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 4, the date written as "23 of the 2 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  5. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation Two, pages 9-13.
  6. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation Two, pages 9-13, date noted as "23 Jan 1677/8."
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 17, the date written as "ye 23 of ye 11th, 1677" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was January, not November.
  8. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts", date noted as "Feb. 23, 1677."
  9. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 461, her name spelled "Abial."

Dorcas Gay1

Marriage*4 December 1718She married Thomas Thurston, son of Thomas Thurston and Mehitable Mason, on 4 December 1718 in Boston.1

Family

Thomas Thurston b. 2 Nov 1689

Citations

  1. [S1321] Thurston Brown, Thurston Genealogies, 1635-1892, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Available as a download only from a computer in the Family History Library. Reprint. Originally published: 2nd ed. Portland, Me. : B. Thurston, 1892. Includes indexes. A record of the descendants of all branches of the Thurston family in the United States. (Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company, 199_?), Person No. 5608, Thomas Thurston, pages 365-366. Hereinafter cited as Thurston Genealogies, 1635-1892.

Eleazer Gay1

b. 25 June 1647, d. 13 April 1726
Father*John Gay2 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker2 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*25 June 1647Eliezer Gay was born on 25 June 1647 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,3,2,4,5
Name VariationHis name at birth was recorded as Eliezer Gay and was found more often in the records as "Eleazer". He was reported by the John Gay source to have been incorrectly called "Ebenezer" by Savage.4,5
Marriage*circa 1676He married Lydia Hawes, daughter of Edward Hawes and Eliony Lumber, circa 1676 in Dedham, Suffolk County.1,6,2,4
(Husband) Death16 November 1717Eleazer became a widower when Lydia (Hawes) Gay died on 16 November 1717.2,7,4
Death*13 April 1726He died on 13 April 1726 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 78.2,7,4,5

Family

Lydia Hawes b. 26 Jan 1648/49, d. 16 Nov 1717
Children1.Eleazer Gay2 b. 19 Aug 1677, d. 1738/39
2.Lydia Gay2 b. 20 May 1685, d. 2 Jun 1717
3.John Gay2 b. 25 Aug 1687, d. bt 18 Dec 1753 - 14 Jan 1754

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation One, pages 1-7. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation Two, pages 9-13.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 3, the date written as "25 of the 4 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was June, not April. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  5. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  6. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 297. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 449.

Eleazer Gay1

b. 19 August 1677, d. 1738/39
Father*Eleazer Gay1 b. 25 Jun 1647, d. 13 Apr 1726
Mother*Lydia Hawes1 b. 26 Jan 1648/49, d. 16 Nov 1717
Birth*19 August 1677Eleazer Gay was born on 19 August 1677 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*He married Mary Nutting.1
Death*1738/39He died in 1738/39.1
(Husband) Relationship NoteThe relationship, if any, between Mary Nutting and Sarah Nutting, the respective wives of Eleazer and his younger brother John, has not yet been determined.1

Family

Mary Nutting b. c 1690/91, d. 30 Jan 1744/45

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Two, pages 9-13. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 16 the date written as "19th 6th 77" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was August, not June. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Hannah Gay1

b. 16 October 1656, d. 26 January 1660/61
Father*John Gay1 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*16 October 1656Hannah Gay was born on 16 October 1656 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England),1,2,3
Death*26 January 1660/61 and died on 26 January 1660/61 in Dedham at age 4.1,4,5

Citations

  1. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 7, the date written as "16 of the 8 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 129, the date written as "26:11 mo, 60" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was January, not November.
  5. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts", noting her death date as "Feb. 26, 1660."

Hezekiah Gay1

b. 3 July 1640, d. 28 November 1669
Father*John Gay1 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*3 July 1640Hezekiah Gay was born on 3 July 1640 in Dedham, Massachusetts Bay Colony,1,2,3
Death*28 November 1669 and died unmarried on 28 November 1669 in Dedham at age 29.1,4,3

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 1a, the date written as "3 of the 5 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was July, not May. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 11, the date written as "28th of 9ber., 1669" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.

Joanna Gay1

b. 23 March 1644/45, d. 26 October 1708
Father*John Gay1 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*23 March 1644/45Joanna Gay was born on 23 March 1644/45 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,1,3
Marriage*29 March 1664She married first Nathaniel Whiting Jr., son of Nathaniel Whiting and Hannah Dwight, on 29 March 1664 in Dedham.1,4
(Wife) Deathbefore 31 October 1676Joanna became a widow when Nathaniel Whiting Jr. died before 31 October 1676.2
Marriage*24 March 1678/79She married second, as his second wife, John Ware of Wrentham, son of Robert Ware and Margaret Hunting, on 24 March 1678/79 in Dedham.5,6,2,7
Death*26 October 1708She died on 26 October 1708 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, at age 63.2

Family 1

Nathaniel Whiting Jr. b. 26 Sep 1644, d. b 31 Oct 1676

Family 2

John Ware b. 6 Oct 1646, d. 7 Apr 1718
Children1.Joseph Ware8 b. 2 Jun 1681, d. 20 Jan 1754
2.Hannah Ware+8 b. 24 Sep 1686, d. 8 Jun 1730

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 3, the date written as "23 of the 1 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 9.
  5. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts", with marriage date noted as "Jan. 1680."
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 17, the date written as "24, 1, 1678-9" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January.
  7. [S1249] Miss Emma F. Ware, "Genealogy of Robert Ware of Dedham, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 41, pages 21-52 (January 1887). Hereinafter cited as "Robert Ware of Dedham."
  8. [S1251] Miss Emma Forbes Ware, Ware Genealogy; Robert Ware, of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1642-1699, and his lineal descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1901), page 26. Hereinafter cited as Ware Genealogy.

John Gay1

d. 4 March 1688
Immigration*circa 1630John Gay immigrated to America circa 1630 and settled first at Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, where he was a grantee in the Great Dividends and in the Beaver Brook Plowlands, owning altogether forty acres.2
Freeman*6 May 1635John Gay was admitted a Freeman on 6 May 1635. This meant that he was legally recognized as a white male over 21 years of age holding full rights of citizenship, being free to engage in a trade or business, own land, and to vote.2
Biographical Info*6 September 1636With others of Watertown he was one of the founders of the plantation at Dedham, Massachusetts Bay Colony, his name appearing on the petition for incorporation dated 6 September 1636. He was among the original proprietors of lands and one of the selectmen in 1654.2
Marriage*before 1639He married Joanna (Hooker) Borden, daughter of Robert Hooker and Margaret Topley, before 1639 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony.3,4,5,6,7
Death*4 March 1688He died on 4 March 1688 in Dedham.2,8
Estate*17 December 1689John left a will dated 18 December 1686 and proved on 17 December 1689 in Suffolk County. His wife Joanna and son John were named as executors of his estate which the inventory valued at £91 5s 8d.2

Family

Joanna Hooker b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Children1.Samuel Gay2 b. 10 Mar 1639, d. 15 Apr 1718
2.Hezekiah Gay2 b. 3 Jul 1640, d. 28 Nov 1669
3.Nathaniel Gay+2 b. 11 Jan 1642/43, d. 20 Feb 1711/12
4.Joanna Gay+2 b. 23 Mar 1644/45, d. 26 Oct 1708
5.Eleazer Gay+9 b. 25 Jun 1647, d. 13 Apr 1726
6.Abiel Gay+2 b. 23 Apr 1649, d. 17 Jun 1718
7.Judith Gay2 b. 23 Apr 1649, d. 19 Nov 1718
8.John Gay+2 b. 6 May 1651, d. 19 Nov 1731
9.Jonathan Gay2 b. 1 Aug 1653, d. 12 Jul 1713
10.Hannah Gay10 b. 16 Oct 1656, d. 26 Jan 1660/61

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation One, pages 1-7. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  3. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation One, pages 1-7, her surname presented as "Baldwick" with no mention of a prior marriage.
  4. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 35, stating a first marriage to John "Balden" and a second to John Gay. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  5. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 297, the place of their marriage written as Watertown/Dedham and her surname as "?Balden/?Baldwick."
  6. [S1244] John Henry Edmonds, "Frederick Lewis Gay, A.B.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 71, pages 99-105 (April 1917): stating Joanna was said to have been a Widow "Baldwicke". Hereinafter cited as "Frederick Lewis Gay, A.B."
  7. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts", noting that Joanna, according to family tradition, was thought to have been "widow Baldwicke" before her marriage to John Gay.
  8. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 21. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  9. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation Two, pages 9-13.
  10. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."

John Gay1

b. 25 August 1687, d. between 18 December 1753 and 14 January 1754
Father*Eleazer Gay1 b. 25 Jun 1647, d. 13 Apr 1726
Mother*Lydia Hawes1 b. 26 Jan 1648/49, d. 16 Nov 1717
Birth*25 August 1687John Gay was born on 25 August 1687 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*7 December 1732He married Sarah Nutting, daughter of Jonathan Nutting and Elizabeth ______, on 7 December 1732 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3,4
Guardianship*30 November 1737 On 30 November 1737, after his brother-in-law Jonathan Nutting's death, John was appointed guardian of his niece, Elizabeth Nutting, who was described as being then in the twelfth year of her age.5
(Husband) Relationship NoteThe relationship, if any, between Sarah Nutting and Mary Nutting, the respective wives of John and his older brother Eleazer, has not yet been determined.1
Death*between 18 December 1753 and 14 January 1754He died between 18 December 1753 and 14 January 1754.4

Family

Sarah Nutting d. 1772

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Two, pages 9-13. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 97. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 302.
  4. [S1245] Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: H.O. Houghton and Company, 1877), John Gay of Wrentham, page 558. Hereinafter cited as History of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  5. [S1245] Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Nutting Family, pages 615-616.

John Gay1

b. 6 May 1651, d. 19 November 1731
Father*John Gay1 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*6 May 1651John Gay was born on 6 May 1651 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2,3
Marriage*13 February 1678/79He married Rebecca Bacon, daughter of John Bacon and Rebecca Hall, on 13 February 1678/79 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,4,3
(Son) Estate17 December 1689John's father left a will dated 18 December 1686 and proved on 17 December 1689 in Suffolk County. John and his mother Joanna were named as executors of the estate which the inventory valued at £91 5s 8d.1
Death*19 November 1731He died on 19 November 1731 in Dedham at age 80.1,5,3

Family

Rebecca Bacon b. 10 Nov 1658, d. 6 Mar 1731/32
Child1.Stephen Gay1 b. 5 May 1689

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 5, the date written as "6 of the 3 mo, 1651" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was May, not March. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 17, the date written as "13th of 12th, 78" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was February, not December.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 59.

Jonathan Gay1

b. 1 August 1653, d. 12 July 1713
Father*John Gay1 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*1 August 1653Jonathan Gay was born on 1 August 1653 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2,3
Marriage*29 August 1682He married Mary Bullard, daughter of Nathaniel Bullard and Mary Richards, on 29 August 1682 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,4,3
Death*12 July 1713He died on 12 July 1713 in Needham, Suffolk County, at age 59.3

Family

Mary Bullard b. 24 Dec 1659, d. 7 May 1757

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 6, the date written as "the 1 of the 6 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was August, not June. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 17, the date written as "29: 6: 82" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was August, not June.

Judith Gay1

b. 23 April 1649, d. 19 November 1718
Father*John Gay1 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*23 April 1649Judith Gay was born on 23 April 1649 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2,3
Relationship Note*Judith and Abiel Gay were twins.2,3
Marriage*8 January 1672/73She married John Fuller, son of Thomas Fuller and Hannah Flower, on 8 January 1672/73 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).3,4,5
Death*19 November 1718She died on 19 November 1718 in Dedham at age 69.6

Family

John Fuller b. 28 Dec 1645, d. 15 Jan 1718/19

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 4, the date written as "23 of the 2 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 12, the date written as "ye 8th: 11: 72" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was January, not November.
  5. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts", noting their marriage date as "Feb. 8, 1672."
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 44.

Lydia Gay1

b. 20 May 1685, d. 2 June 1717
Father*Eleazer Gay1 b. 25 Jun 1647, d. 13 Apr 1726
Mother*Lydia Hawes1 b. 26 Jan 1648/49, d. 16 Nov 1717
Birth*20 May 1685Lydia Gay was born on 20 May 1685 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*24 December 1706She married George Fairbanks of Sherborn, Middlesex County on 24 December 1706 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3,4
Death*2 June 1717She died on 2 June 1717 in Sherborn, Middlesex County, at age 32.1,5

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Two, pages 9-13. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 94. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 287.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Sherborn Marriages, Volume 1, page 127.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Sherborn Deaths, Volume 1, page 201.

Mary Gay1,2

b. 30 March 1677, d. 11 June 1731
Father*Nathaniel Gay2 b. 11 Jan 1642/43, d. 20 Feb 1711/12
Mother*Lydia Starr2 b. c 1652, d. 16 Aug 1744
Birth*30 March 1677Mary Gay was born on 30 March 1677 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3
Marriage*11 January 1698/99She married, as his first wife, Jabez Pond, son of Daniel Pond and Ann Edwards, on 11 January 1698/99 in Dedham.2,4,5
Death*11 June 1731She died on 11 June 1731 in Dedham at age 54.4,6

Family

Jabez Pond b. 6 Mar 1677, d. 6 Nov 1749
Child1.Eliphalet Pond7,8 b. 17 May 1704, d. 19 Jan 1795

Citations

  1. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., The Wright Family. Memoir of Thomas Wight, of Dedham, Mass., with genealogical notices of his descendants, from 1637 to 1840, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848), page 62. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.
  2. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 14. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1293] Edward Doubleday Harris, A Genealogical Record of Daniel Pond, and his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: William Parsons Lunt, 1873), Jabez Pond, pages 16-18. Hereinafter cited as Daniel Pond and his descendants.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 28.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 58.
  7. [S1293] Edward Doubleday Harris, Daniel Pond and his descendants, Eliphalet Pond, pages 30-31.
  8. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 32.

Nathaniel Gay1

b. 11 January 1642/43, d. 20 February 1711/12
Father*John Gay1 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*11 January 1642/43Nathaniel Gay was born on 11 January 1642/43 in Dedham, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,2,3
Marriage*He married Lydia Starr, daughter of John Starr and Martha Bunker.4,1
Death*20 February 1711/12He died on 20 February 1711/12 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 69.1,5,3

Family

Lydia Starr b. c 1652, d. 16 Aug 1744
Child1.Mary Gay+1 b. 30 Mar 1677, d. 11 Jun 1731

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 2, the date written as "11 of the 11 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was January, not November. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  4. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", noting marriage date as "before 1675."
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 37.

Samuel Gay1

b. 10 March 1639, d. 15 April 1718
Father*John Gay1 d. 4 Mar 1688
Mother*Joanna Hooker1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691
Birth*10 March 1639Samuel Gay was born on 10 March 1639 in Dedham, Massachusetts Bay Colony,1,2
Baptism8 August 1639 and was baptized as "Samuel Gay, the son of our sister Gay by her 2d husband," on 8 August 1639 in the Dedham Church. His brother John Borden, "the son of our sister Gay by her first husband", was baptized as "John Balducke" the same day.3,4
Marriage*23 November 1661He married Mary Bridge, daughter of Edward Bridge and Mary Brooks, on 23 November 1661 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).5
(Husband) Death13 April 1718Samuel became a widower when Mary (Bridge) Gay died on 13 April 1718.6
Death*15 April 1718He died on 15 April 1718 in Dedham, two days after his wife's death. The record of their deaths stated the two were aged 80 years and had lived in a married condition together for 56 years.1,6,7

Family

Mary Bridge b. 18 Nov 1637, d. 13 Apr 1718

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 1a, the date written as "10th of the 1 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1247] Robert C. Anderson, "A Note on the Gay-Borden Families in Early New England", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 130, pages 35-59 (January 1976). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines previously published conflicting information and guides the reader to a much more accurate understanding of the integrated families of John Borden and John Gay of Dedham. Hereinafter cited as "The Gay-Borden Families in Early New England."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 1a, the date written as "24th of the 4 mo" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was June, not April.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 127.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 44.
  7. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."

Stephen Gay1

b. 5 May 1689
Father*John Gay1 b. 6 May 1651, d. 19 Nov 1731
Mother*Rebecca Bacon1 b. 10 Nov 1658, d. 6 Mar 1731/32
Birth*5 May 1689Stephen Gay was born on 5 May 1689 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2
Marriage*He married Sarah Pond, daughter of Robert Pond and Joanna ______.3,1
(Husband) Death11 November 1761Stephen became a widower when Sarah (Pond) Gay died on 11 November 1761.1,4

Family

Sarah Pond b. 30 Sep 1692, d. 11 Nov 1761

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 23. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1293] Edward Doubleday Harris, A Genealogical Record of Daniel Pond, and his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: William Parsons Lunt, 1873), Robert Pond, pages 13-15. Hereinafter cited as Daniel Pond and his descendants.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 97.

Joshua Gee1,2

b. circa 1667, d. before 11 March 1722/23
Father*Peter Gee1
Mother*Grace ______1
Birth*circa 1667Joshua Gee was born circa 1667 in Boston.1
Marriage*25 September 1688He married first Elizabeth Harris, daughter of John Harris and Elizabeth ______, on 25 September 1688 in Boston.1
Occupation*Joshua was a mariner in early life and was held in slavery in Morocco by the Moors for sometime before 20 September 1687. Upon his return to Boston he was a shipwright and owned and operated a shipyard on the southwest side of Prince Street, Boston.1
(Husband) Deathafter 25 January 1693/94Joshua became a widower when Elizabeth (Harris) Gee died after 25 January 1693/94.1
Marriage*before 10 September 1696He married second, probably in Boston as her first husband, Elizabeth Thacher, daughter of Judah Thacher and Mary Thornton, before 10 September 1696.1,2
Will*15 January 1722/23He wrote his will on 15 January 1722/231
Death*before 11 March 1722/23 and died in Boston before 11 March 1722/23 when the will was probated.1

Family 1

Elizabeth Harris b. 7 Sep 1669, d. a 25 Jan 1693/94

Family 2

Elizabeth Thacher b. Oct 1667

Citations

  1. [S1213] John R. Totten, Thacher - Thatcher Genealogy, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (New York, New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1910-1915), pages 144-153. Hereinafter cited as Thacher - Thatcher Genealogy.
  2. [S1208] William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts. In 4 volumes, with a surname index in Volume 4; downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908), Thacher, Volume IV, pages 1941-1942, reporting his name as Reverend Jonathan Gee. Hereinafter cited as Memoirs of the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts.

Peter Gee1

Marriage*He married, probably not for the first time, Grace ______.1
Occupation*Peter was a fisherman in Boston.1

Family

Grace ______
Child1.Joshua Gee1 b. c 1667, d. b 11 Mar 1722/23

Citations

  1. [S1213] John R. Totten, Thacher - Thatcher Genealogy, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (New York, New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1910-1915), pages 144-153. Hereinafter cited as Thacher - Thatcher Genealogy.