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Robert Gates (b. Abt. 1664, d. Bef. June 06, 1698)Robert Gates was born Abt. 1664 in St. Mary's County, Maryland, and died Bef. June 06, 1698 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.He married Dorothy Hunt on Abt. 1680, daughter of John Hunt and Dorothy.
Notes for Robert Gates:
Information from the will of Robert Gates of St. Marys County, Maryland, signed 5 Feb 1694 and probated 6 Jun 1698, shows names of wife Dorothy, children with birthdates: John 1681, Robert 1686, Catherine 1687, Susanna 1688, Joseph 1689, and Ann Gates born 23 Jul 1690.He willed 80 acres, part of "Maidstone" to Ann. To his wife Dorothy, he bequest 100 acres called Gate's Hope, 60 acres calledGate's Purchase, 170 acres called New Branford, and 20 acre part of "Maidstone" which was purchased from Thomas Hunt. To his sons John and Robert, he equally gave them two lots at Newport Town, 275 acres called St. Michael's, 200 acres called St. Mary's, and 193 acres called Gate's Swamp.To his daughter Catherine and her heirs he bequethed 200 acres, part of Poppleton, near Patuxent River. To his daughter Susannah and her heirs he left the residue of Branford, and to Ann he left 80 acres, part of Maidstone. (Maryland Calendar of Wills, Baldwin, Vol II pg 148, Maryland Historical Society)These properties owned by Robert Gates was in Charles County, Maryland. Further ancestry of Robert is not known.
More About Robert Gates:
Record Change: December 31, 2003
More About Robert Gates and Dorothy Hunt:
Marriage: Abt. 1680
Children of Robert Gates and Dorothy Hunt are:
- +Ann Gates, b. July 23, 1690, St. Mary's County, Maryland, d. Abt. 1737, Bryantown Hundred, Charles County, Maryland.