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John Gay

Male Abt 1613 - 1689  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name John Gay  [1
    Born Abt 1613  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Mar 1689  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I30677  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of EK
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2020 

    Family Joanna Hooker,   b. Bef 12 Apr 1612,   d. 14 Aug 1691, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 79 years) 
    Married Bef 1638  [2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Eleazar Gay,   b. 25 Jun 1647, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1726, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F7214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arrived in New England in 1634. First at Watertown; removed to Dedham in 1637. He was literate and held many public offices.

  • Sources 
    1. [S562] Bassett-Preston Ancestors: A History of the Ancestors in America of Marion Bassett Luitweiler, Howard Murray Bassett, Preston Rogers Bassett, Isabel Bassett Watson, and Helen Bassett Hauser, Children of Edward M. and Annie (Preston) Bassett, by Howard Murray Bassett Preston. New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930.

    2. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    3. [S4785] Eldon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, Wife of John1 Borden and John1 Gay." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 164:114, 2010.