Born: 1575 in Norwich, Norfolk, England
Married: about 1599 in Hingham, Norfolk, England
Died: about 1634 in Hingham, Norfolk, England
Wife: Rose (3)
Born: 1584 in Hingham, Norfolk, England
Died: about 1635 in Hingham, Norfolk, England
HEAD OF GATES IN AMERICA
comment Author Added bymystic1842_1 on 1 Oct 2007
IMMIGRATED IN THE SHIP "DILIGENT" IN 1638
"THE GATES BLOOD SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN OF A TROPICAL NATURE. THE DAUGHTER, MARY, BOLDLY CONTRIDICTED THE MINISTER IN THE PUBLIC ASSEMBLY. STEPHEN GATES QUARRELED WITH HIS NEIGHBORS, THE WHITCOMBS, WAS DEPRIVED OF HIS CONSTABLE'S STAFF, AND MOVED AWAY FROM LANCASTER AFTER LESS THEN THREE YEARS RESIDENCE. HE DIED AT CAMBRIDGE IN 1662 AND HIS SONS, ATTEMPTED, WITHOUT SUCCESS, TO BREAK HIS WILL, ALLEGING THAT THEIR FATHER WAS NOT OF DISPOSING MIND.", GATES IN AMERICA.
Stephen emigrated with his wife Ann (___) and two daughters Elizabeth and Mary. The family moved to Cambridge in 1652 and the year after that to Lancaster, then back to Cambridge before 1662. Stephen died in Cambridge in 1662 (will made 9 Jun 1662, proved 7 Oct 1662). Ann married in 1663 to Richard Woodward and she died 5 Feb 1683 at Stow MA. Stephen and Ann had seven children, all but the first two were baptized in Hingham MA:
Elizabeth b. in Eng.; d. 3 Aug 1704 in Hingham. She married on 29 Nov 1647 in Hingham to John Lasell and they had eleven children.
Mary b. in Eng.. She married John Maynard in Hingham on 5 Apr 1658.
Stephen b. ?. He moved to Boston and then to Stow where he died about 1707. The name of his wife was Sarah and they had eight children.
Simon bt. 3 May 1646; d. before 21 Apr 1693 "of Boston". He lived in Cambridge, next at Lancaster then back to Boston. Simon married and had at least seven children.
Thomas bt. 3 May 1646. He lived at Marlboro, Sudbury and Stow and finally Norwich (CT?). He married in 1670 to Elizabeth Freeman of Sudbury and they had at least eight children.
Isaac bt. 3 May 1646; d. 3 Sep 1651
Rebecca bt. 3 May 1646; d. Jan 1650
Revised: February 19, 2018