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"Queries," NEHGR, Volume CXX (1966), pp. 79-80, 238-240.

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Seeking information concerning: 1. Augustus Allen, Boston, son of Henry Allen, born in 1821. 2. Elizabeth Flucker, confirmed in 1777, Cambridge, married in 1801 Samuel Child. 3. Sally ----- (1788-1866), wife of Humphrey Whitney of Cumberland, Maine. 4. Deborah Emery of Biddeford, died in 1803, married in 1760 Samuel Murch of Gorham, Maine. - Mrs. Wilbur Thompson, 6515 Marsh Avenue, Huntsville, Ala. 35806
Wanted: Information on Jacob Gould and wife Apphia Whitney Godfrey, born in 1810. Mercy Hinckley of Brunswick, Maine, born 23 Oct. 1734, wife of Benjamin Whitney. Noah Purington Godfrey, born 6 Aug. 1819; attended Bowdoin College, 1841-1844. Jonathan Pickard, born in Rowley, Mass., in 1746; wife Mary Kilbourne. - Marcia Godfrey Boudreau, 2400 Jefferson Avenue, New Orleans, La.

[p. 238]

Wanted: Information on Godfreys of Lisbon Falls and Topsham, Maine. Sarah married in 1792 Nathan Whitney. Bathsheba married in 1807 Robert Sawyer. Caroline Cowing married in 1828 Jonathan E. Tedford. Sarah married in 1837 Sewall Baker. Thankful married in 1837 John Leighton, Jr. Benjamin and Abner Godfrey? - Marcia Godfrey Boudreau, 2400 Jefferson Avenue, New Orleans, La. 70115.

Torrey, Clarence Almon, "Stephen Gates of Hingham, Lancaster And Cambridge, Mass., and Some of His Descendants," NEHGR, Volume CXX (1966), pp. 161-170, 260-272.

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12. Amos3 Gates (Simon2, Stephen1), born presumably in Cambridge probably about 1680, died probably shortly before July 1754.
He married there, 19 May 1703, Hannah Oldham, born 10 Oct. 1781, died before 24 Jan. 1763, when administration on her estate was granted to her son Amos Gates
After the birth of their first child they became residents of Brookline, Mass. They returned to Cambridge before 4 Nov. 1729, when he bought one hundred acres of land in Framingham, Mass., of Edward Wilson. He settled on this farm. He was a tithingham in 1735, overseer of the poor in 1741, and selectman in 1740, and probably two years more, later. Amos Gates is described as weaver and yeoman in deeds.
His will, dated in Framingham 26 Dec. 1743, was proved 22 July 1754. He mentioned his wife Hannah: sons Amos, Oldham and Samuel; daughters Hannah Edmunds of Newton, Margaret Spring of Weston, Abigail Pierson of Andover, Mary Wright of Framingham, and Sarah Gates.
  1. Margaret, b. in Brookline 23 April 1708, bapt. in Cambridge 25 April 1708; d. in Weston, Mass., 15 Oct. 1761; m. (1) in Cambridge, 31 Dec. 1729, Thomas Spring of Weston, d. there 7 June 1753; m. (2), 12 Aug. 1756, as his third wife, William Whitney.

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