Thursday, January 28, 2016

Treasure Chest Thursday Post 298: 1766 Marriage Record of Simon Gates and Susanna Reed in Marlborough, Mass.

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the  1766 marriage record of Simon Gates and Susanna Reed in Marlbrough, Massachusetts:

The list is alphabetical; here is the record for Simon Gates and Susanna Reed:

The transcription of this record is:

"[GATES] Simon and Susanna Reed, May 27, 1766."

The source citation for this record is:

Franklin P. Rice (editor), Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year1849 (Boston, Mass. : Franklin P. Rice ,1908), Marriages, page 254, Simon Gates and Susannah Reed marriage entry.

Simon and Susanna (Reed) Gates are my 5th great-grandparents, the parents of Nathan Gates (1767-1830) and 10 other children, and settled in Westminster and then Gardner in Worcester County, 


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