Eleanor GAY

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Eleanor GAY was born 17 Apr 1738, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut (daughter of John GAY and Lydia COLVER).

    Notes:

    Excerpt from "Slosson Genealogy":
    Her marriage record calls her name Eleanor; her father's family record, "Eleany" and the Stockbridge church record "Elona." They settled at Sharon, thence moved to Stockbridge, Mass., where they joined the church, Feb. 4, 1770, by letter from the church at Sharon. She joined the Shakers at New Lebanon, NY and it is said that she gave her husband no peace, until he and his children had also joined them.

    Eleanor married Elijah SLOSSON 09 Jun 1757, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA. Elijah (son of Nathaniel SLOSSON and Margaret BELDEN) was born 10 May 1735, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA; died 27 Oct 1809, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York, USA. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Stephen SLOSSON was born 04 Feb 1769.
    2. John SLOSSON was born 26 Sep 1762, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA; died 1855, Pompey Hill, Onondaga County, New York; was buried , Pompey Hill Cemetery, Pompey, Onondaga Co., New York.
    3. Eliphalet SLOSSON was born 27 Oct 1760, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Nathan SLOSSON was born 10 Mar 1765, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA; died 28 Dec 1843, Watervliet, Albany County, New York.
    5. James SLOSSON was born 08 Jun 1767, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA; died , Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.
    6. David SLOSSON was born 03 May 1759, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA; died 12 Aug 1840.
    7. Betsy SLOSSON was born 12 Jun 1774, Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
    8. Rebecca SLOSSON was born 1763, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA; died 30 Sep 1849, Hancock, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
    9. Jonathon SLOSSON was born 03 May 1759, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Apr 1845, Watervliet, Albany County, New York.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John GAY was born 08 Jul 1699, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts (son of John GAY and Mary FISHER); died 06 Aug 1792, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.

    John married Lydia COLVER 07 Dec 1720, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. Lydia (daughter of Edward J. COLVER and Sarah Gardner BACKUS) was born 10 Nov 1700, Lebanon, New London County Connecticut; died 19 May 1787, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Lydia COLVER was born 10 Nov 1700, Lebanon, New London County Connecticut (daughter of Edward J. COLVER and Sarah Gardner BACKUS); died 19 May 1787, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. Mary GAY was born 03 Oct 1722, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 09 Oct 1788.
    2. Lydia GAY was born 11 Mar 1724, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 23 Jun 1789.
    3. Ebenezer GAY was born 26 Dec 1725, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 16 Jul 1787, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.
    4. John GAY was born 28 Jan 1728, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 01 Jan 1776, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Ann GAY was born 03 Nov 1729, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 01 May 1823, Kirkland, Oneida County, New York.
    6. Sarah GAY was born 20 Jul 1731, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
    7. Fisher GAY was born 09 Oct 1733, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 1776.
    8. Perez GAY was born 05 Jan 1735/36, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 15 Dec 1784, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
    9. 1. Eleanor GAY was born 17 Apr 1738, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
    10. Lettice GAY was born 29 Jan 1739, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 26 Feb 1739/40, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
    11. David GAY was born 08 Sep 1741, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 02 Oct 1741, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John GAY was born 25 Jun 1668, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts (son of Samuel GAY and Mary BRIDGE); died 17 Jun 1758, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

    John married Mary FISHER 24 May 1692, Dedham, Massachusetts. Mary died 18 May 1748. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary FISHER died 18 May 1748.
    Children:
    1. 2. John GAY was born 08 Jul 1699, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; died 06 Aug 1792, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.

  3. 6.  Edward J. COLVER was born 12 Dec 1653/4, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA (son of Edward COLVER and Ann ELLIS); died 07 Apr 1732, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

    Edward married Sarah Gardner BACKUS 15 Jan 1681/2, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA. Sarah (daughter of William BUCKUS and Sarah CHARLES) was born 14 Jun 1664, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 7 Apr 1732, Litchfield, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Sarah Gardner BACKUS was born 14 Jun 1664, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA (daughter of William BUCKUS and Sarah CHARLES); died 7 Apr 1732, Litchfield, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. Edward COLVER was born 14 Oct 1682, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 01 Jan 1683, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Ephraim COLVER was born 14 Dec 1683, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA; died Between 10 Feb 1728 and 1729, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
    3. John COLVER was born 15 Nov 1685, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Sarah COLVER was born 1688, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 1688, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Edward COLVER was born Nov 1689, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Samuel COLVER was born 11 Feb 1691, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 1770, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
    7. Hezekiah COLVER was born Dec 1692, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 1769, Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.
    8. Sarah COLVER was born Aug 1694, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    9. Daniel COLVER was born 19 Dec 1698, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut; died 09 Apr 1734, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
    10. 3. Lydia COLVER was born 10 Nov 1700, Lebanon, New London County Connecticut; died 19 May 1787, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.
    11. Ann COLVER was born 06 Jan 1701/02, Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 05 Jun 1788, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
    12. Abigail COLVER was born 23 Dec 1704, Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Samuel GAY was born 10 Mar 1639, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts (son of John GAY and Joanna HOOKER); died 15 Apr 1718, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

    Samuel married Mary BRIDGE 23 Nov 1661, Dedham, Massachusetts. Mary was born 18 Nov 1637, Roxbury, Massachusetts; died 13 Apr 1718. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Mary BRIDGE was born 18 Nov 1637, Roxbury, Massachusetts; died 13 Apr 1718.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of Edward and Mary (Brooks?) Bridge

    Children:
    1. Samuel GAY was born 04 Jan 1662/63.
    2. 4. John GAY was born 25 Jun 1668, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; died 17 Jun 1758, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.
    3. Timothy GAY was born 15 Sep 1674.
    4. Edward GAY was born 13 Apr 1666.
    5. Hezekiah GAY was born 10 May 1670.

  3. 12.  Edward COLVEREdward COLVER was born Abt 1610, Suffolk, England; died 1685, Mystic, Town of Groton, New London Co., Connecticut; was buried , Wightman Burying Ground, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Name:
    Edward was a Puritan, who came to North America during the Pilgrim Migration between 1620 and 1640, and is considered the founder of the Colver/Culver family in North America. He was a millwright and wheelwright and took up farming when he arrived in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

    Edward — Ann ELLIS. Ann (daughter of John ELLIS) was born 1 Jul 1619, England; died Abt 1685, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Wightman Burying Ground, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  4. 13.  Ann ELLISAnn ELLIS was born 1 Jul 1619, England (daughter of John ELLIS); died Abt 1685, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Wightman Burying Ground, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. John COLVER was born 15 Apr 1640, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts; died 1725, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.
    2. Joshua COLVER was born 12 Jan 1642, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts; died 23 Apr 1713, Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut.
    3. 6. Edward J. COLVER was born 12 Dec 1653/4, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 07 Apr 1732, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
    4. Joseph COLVER was born 22 Jul 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died Between 1729 and 1730, Mystic, New London Co., Connecticut.
    5. Hannah COLVER
    6. Gershom COLVER died Between 25 Nov 1715 and 30 Mar 1716, Southampton, Long Island, Suffolk Co., New York.
    7. Ephraim COLVER was born Abt 1656, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died Bef 10 Apr 1716.
    8. Samuel COLVER was born 09 Jan 1644, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts.
    9. Daughter COLVER was born , Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 21 Jan 1650, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.

  5. 14.  William BUCKUS

    William — Sarah CHARLES. [Group Sheet]


  6. 15.  Sarah CHARLES
    Children:
    1. 7. Sarah Gardner BACKUS was born 14 Jun 1664, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 7 Apr 1732, Litchfield, Connecticut.