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  • ID: I36785
  • Name: John GAY
  • Surname: Gay
  • Given Name: John
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 8 Jul 1699 in Dedham,norfolk county,Mass
  • Death: 6 Aug 1792 in Sharon,Litchfield county,ct
  • _UID: 5CCFC960A583D711A0D8EDB34362EA545F6A
  • Note: Sharon Conn.R. 41, another scenic highway, running northeast to Lakeville and Salisbury, pass es the small Beardsley Pond, and north of this are several old houses. The John Williams Hous e stands on the right. Farther, on the left, is an old house of red brick, built in 1775 by A mos Marchant, later acquired by the Gay family and still owned by their descendants. Directl y across the road, a clump of trees on a mound indicates the site of the original John Gay ho use. About ,1/4 mile back of this, on a dirt road, is a charming old building of rough stone , with gambrel roof, known as the *Old Stone House, probably built by John Gay for his son Pe rez Gay and his bride Margaret. A date stone in the west wall reads "M. G. 1765." Prisoners w ere kept here during the Revolution, and it was used as a storehouse for ammunition. Nearby i s a large tree known as the Sentinel Elm.
  • Change Date: 14 May 2003 at 01:00:00

    Father: John GAY b: 10 Mar 1668 in Dedham,norfolk county,Mass
    Mother: Mary FISHER b: 17 Sep 1668 in Dedham,norfolk,mass

    Marriage 1 Lydia COLVER b: 10 Nov 1700 in Lebanon, New London county, Conn.
      1. Has No Children Mary GAY b: 3 Oct 1722 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      2. Has No Children Lydia GAY b: 11 Mar 1724 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      3. Has Children Ebenezer GAY Colonel b: 26 Dec 1725 in Litchfield, Conn..
      4. Has No Children John GAY b: 28 Jan 1727 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      5. Has No Children Anne GAY b: 3 Nov 1729 in Sharon,Litchfield county,ct
      6. Has No Children Sarah GAY b: 20 Jul 1731 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      7. Has No Children Fisher GAY b: 9 Oct 1733 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      8. Has No Children Perez GAY b: 5 Jan 1735 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      9. Has No Children Eleanor GAY b: 17 Apr 1738 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      10. Has No Children Lettice GAY b: 29 Jan 1739 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      11. Has No Children David GAY b: 8 Sep 1741 in Litchfield,litchfield county,ct.
      12. Has No Children Thomas GAY b: ABT 1747 in Sharon,Litchfield county,ct
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