Maj. Ezekiel GILMAN

Male 1706 - 1766  (42 years)


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  • Name Ezekiel GILMAN  [1, 2, 3
    Title Maj. 
    Born 15 Jan 1706  [3
    Gender Male 
    Birth 14 Feb 1706  Exeter, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death 1746  Louisburg, Canada at the Battle of Louisburg Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died Between 1749 and 1766  [3
    Notes 
    • Excerpt from "The Story of the Gilmans and a Gilman Geneaolgy....": did not die at the Louisburg Garrison as has been stated. In 1749 he deeded land in Exeter to his son Bradstreet and in 1748 to his sons Brastreet and Dudley. He was a Major in the expedition against Louisburg and distinguished himself by his original device for transporting artillery over swamps. The Major was a lumberman and had drawn masts over boggy ground on sleds, and adopted the same method with artillery with complete success, teams of men being used instead of oxen or horses. He m. Sarah Dudley. She died, a widow, in 1766...."
    Person ID I25145  Main Tree

    Father Jeremiah GILMAN,   b. 31 Aug 1660, Exeter, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary WIGGIN,   b. Between 22 Mar 1667 and 1668, Quampscott Farm, Hampton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 30 Jul 1685  Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F10959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah DUDLEY,   b. 15 Jan 1706, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1766, Exeter, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1725  Exeter, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Joanna GILMAN  [Natural]
     2. Jeremiah GILMAN,   b. Newmarket, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1760  [Natural]
     3. Mary GILMAN  [Natural]
     4. Sarah GILMAN  [Natural]
     5. Bradstreet GILMAN,   b. 1736, Newmarket, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815  (Age 79 years)  [Natural]
     6. Hannah GILMAN  [Birth]
    Family ID F06627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1725 - Exeter, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02736] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1856, Vol. 10.

    2. [S03310] Royal Families Americans of Royal and Noble Ancestry: Vol. One Governor Thomas Dudley and Desc. through 5 Generations by Marston Watson.

    3. [S00092] "The Story of the Gilmans and a Gilman Genealogy of the Descendants of Edward Gilman of Hingham, England 1550-1950", Constance Le Neve Gilman Ames.