Gene Notes

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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Sympathy Saturday - Timothy Gates

From the Connecticut Gazette, New London, Connecticut, obituary, 20 October 1819, p3:

Died - At East Haddam on the 6th inst. Timothy Gates Esq. aged 80 years; a man of the purest morals, and most exemplary life, a man of piety, a Christian by profession and a Christian in deed.

You really have to appreciate these old death notices. Timothy was married to Hannah Percival, daughter of John Percival and Hannah Whitmore and therefore, was my fifth great grand-uncle by marriage.

His Find-A-Grave memorial can be found here.

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