Family:Whitney, Mary (1715-a1773)

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Mary5 Whitney (Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), daughter of Richard and Hannah (Whitcomb) Whitney, was born 24 Nov 1715, Stow, MA,[1] and died after 26 Jan 1773, when she was mentioned in the will of her father.

Mary married, circa 1736, John Gates, son of John and Mary (Bowker) Gates. He was born 15 Oct 1713, Stow, MA, and died 24 May 179o, Stow, MA, in his 77th year.

Children of John and Mary5 (Whitney) Gates, all born Stow, MA:

i. Hannah Gates, b. 6 Sep 1737; d. 19 Nov 1814, Stow, MA.
ii. Josiah Gates, b. 24 Mar 1739; d. 30 Mar 1757, Stow, MA.
iii. Dorothy Gates, b. 11 Dec 1740; d. Aug 1813, Stow, MA.
iv. Damaris Gates, b. 9 Jan 1744/5.
v. John Gates, b. 12 Sep 1748; m. Catherine Wetherbee.
vi. Caleb Gates, b. 14 Jul 1751; d. 14 Aug 1827; m. 10 Mar 1776, Bolton, MA, Mindwell Oakes.
vii. Mary Gates, b. 25 Apr 1753; d. 1 May 1831, Rindge, NH; m.(1) 19 Jan 1780, Stow, MA, Thomas Wetherbee; m.(2) 14 Dec 1808, Charles Lawrence.
viii. Thomas Gates, b. 5 Jun 1755; d. 14 Feb 1833; m. 4 Jun 1778, Stow, MA, Lydia Hale.


  • Bolton Vital Records

1.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Richard and Hannah, [born] Nov. 24, 1715," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

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