Eleanor GAY

Female 1738 -


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  • Name Eleanor GAY  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 17 Apr 1738  Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    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.
    Person ID I24551  Main Tree
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 

    Father John GAY,   b. 08 Jul 1699, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Aug 1792, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lydia COLVER,   b. 10 Nov 1700, Lebanon, New London County Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1787, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 07 Dec 1720  Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F04456  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elijah SLOSSON,   b. 10 May 1735, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1809, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 09 Jun 1757  Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 9, 13
    Children 
     1. Stephen SLOSSON,   b. 04 Feb 1769  [Natural]
     2. John SLOSSON,   b. 26 Sep 1762, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855, Pompey Hill, Onondaga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     3. Eliphalet SLOSSON,   b. 27 Oct 1760, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     4. Nathan SLOSSON,   b. 10 Mar 1765, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1843, Watervliet, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Natural]
     5. James SLOSSON,   b. 08 Jun 1767, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     6. David SLOSSON,   b. 03 May 1759, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1840  (Age 81 years)  [Natural]
     7. Betsy SLOSSON,   b. 12 Jun 1774, Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     8. Rebecca SLOSSON,   b. 1763, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1849, Hancock, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Natural]
     9. Jonathon SLOSSON,   b. 03 May 1759, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1845, Watervliet, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F04455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S01649] A Genealogical Memoir of Nathaniel Slosson of Kent & His Descendants, 1696-1872.

    2. [S03336] Slason-Slauson-Slawson-Slosson Family by George C. Slawson dated 1946.

    3. [S03338] Slosson 11-20-00 Greene.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jan 6, 2001

    4. [S00025] "Descendants of George Slawson" Fairfield Co., Connecticut by Rootsweb.

    5. [S00043] "Descendants of Richard Slawson from familytreemaker".

    6. [S03146] RootsWeb: World Connect - Hunter, Byrd, Savage, McCutcheon, Berry and more by Bob Hunter.

    7. [S03256] RootsWeb: World Connect - Silvernale - Shook Genealogy by Steven R. Shook.

    8. [S03340] Slosson Genealogy by D. Williams Patterson.

    9. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.

    10. [S03418] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Litchfield.

    11. [S03271] RootsWeb: World Connect - The Ancestors of Andy & Mike Danicki, plus many descendants by Thomas J. Danicki.

    12. [S03417] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Lebanon, Vols. 1, 2 & 3.

    13. [S03426] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Sharon.