# 1622B. Beulah 5 daughter of Benjamin 4 (Jonathan 3, Joshua 2, John1) and Elizabeth (COLMAN) BIGELOW, said to be the first child born in Fitzwilliam, Cheshire county, NH, on 23 May 1762, and allegedly born under a cart body, as they were so newly arrived that the cabin was not ready for occupancy. Her father died in 1771, and she went to live at Acton, MA, but not liking the treatrnent she received at the place where she was living, she went to Stow, Middlesex co, MA. There on 09 March 1794 she married Ezekiel Gates, son of Elisha Gates. He was born in Stow ___ . Beulah died 26 December 1832 Stow, MA.
Children of Ezekiel and Beulah (Bigelow) Gates:
1622B.1 Cata "Caty" Gates, b 23 Sept 1784 Stow, MA; d 24 Jan 1827 Plattsburgh, Clinton co, NY; m 17 Feb 1802 Jonas Randall (b 27 Feb 1780 Stow; d 27 Feb 1837 Plattsburgh, NY; (see below).
1622B.2 Benjamin Gates, b 12 Mar 1786 Stow; d 19 Mar 1822.
1622B.3 Ezekiel Gates, b 21 May 1788 Stow; d ____ ; m Sally ___ .
1622B.4 Francis Gates, b 08 May 1790
; m Mitte Tuttle.
1622B.5 Artemas Gates, b 04 May 1792 Stow; d____ ; m Abby Law.
1622B.6 Luke Gates, b 06 Oct 1794 Stow; d ____ IL; m 1822 Mary Conant. (see below)
1622B.7 Harriet Gates, b 04 Nov 1797 Stow; died unm.
1622B.8 Cyrus Gates, b 06 Apr l800 Stow; d
20 Nov 1801 Stow.
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, pg. 158;
Howe, Bigelow Family in America;
From: Bill House <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, February 22, 1999 10:03 AM
Subject: can you help
Hi I was following my family Tree and was wondering if you new anything about the Gates branch; ie: the children of Luke and Mary Gates family. Stories goes to a Marianne Gates (Allen). I followed the branch Back Gates to Allen to Macks to Sheffeld. Questions about Luke Gates, the Allens, and the Macks. If you know were on the internet I could go or if you have any information on the matter would be helpful. file attached office97 excel of what I have done. Thank you
William Mack Sheffeld jr. firstname.lastname@example.org
Luke Gates 6, born 1794; m 1822 Mary Conant (b 1800); Lived in Mass., Maine, and Aurora, ILL.
child: Marianne Gates 7, m Edward Richard Allen;
child: Lottie (Charotte) Gates Allen 8, m William Stuart Mack
child: Edward Mack 9, m Ann Lord
child: Marion Mack 9, m Charles A Sheffeld (son of Anton Sheffeld and __ Hill)
child: Emily Sheffeld 10
child: William Mack Sheffeld 10, m Rosalie Bertram ( dau of ___ Bertram and ___ Lum **)
child: Walter Bertram Sheffeld 11,
child: William Mack Sheffeld 11, m Kathleen Wiggins
** Rosalie Bertram had a sister named Norkolk Silver.
or Caty Gates is my 4th Great Grandmother. She married Jonas
Birth: 27 Feb 1780 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: 27 Feb 1837 in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York
Birth: 23 Sep 1784 in Stow, Massachusetts, USA
Death: 24 Jan 1827 in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York
Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850
about Caty Gates
Name: Caty Gates
Spouse: Jonas Randall
Marriage Date: 17 Feb 1802
Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0873749 item 2.
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