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flag male ancestor  Stephen  GARY

  (b. abt. 1691 Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony*   d. abt. February 1749/50 Taunton, Province of Massachusetts Bay )  

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Stephen GARY was born abt. 1691 in Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony*. Stephen GARY was the child of Stephen GARY   and   Patience UNKNOWN

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Mary (Mercy) GILBERT 9 November 1711 in Taunton, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Mary (Mercy) GILBERT  was born abt. 1691 in Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton).  She died abt. 1782 in Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton). 

Stephen GARY died abt. February 1749/50 in Taunton, Province of Massachusetts Bay .

"Gary Genealogy The Descendants of Arthur Gary of Roxbury, Massachusetts with an Account of the Posterity of Stephen Gary of Charlestown, Massachusetts and also of a South Carolina Family of this Name" by Lawrence Brainerd, Boston, Massachusetts, 1918, Page 163

He died between February 2, (the date of his will) and February 12, (the presentation of it) 1749/ 1750. His will mentions all his children; his eldest son being left one-fourth of his farm. His widow was appointed guardian of her sons, Ebenezer and Seth, minors. "above the age of 14 years", in January 1750/ 1751. In 1771, the aged widow of Stephen Gary, then residing in Rehoboth, Massachusetts was declared "non compos mentis," and a guardian was appointed over her estate. Her death record mentions her as "Mrs. Mary Gary, the mother of Major Elijah."

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1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

  • 1711 Marriage / Partner
    Stephen GARY and Mary (Mercy) GILBERT 9 November 1711, Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton)

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Added: 12/11/2012 3:34:14 PM - Updated: 12/11/2012 6:35:28 PM

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