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- Ahnentafel No:
- Jonathan Gillett
- Mary Dolbiar
- Birth Date:
- Birth Location:
- Christening Date:
- 25 Jul 1641
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 18 Sep 1675
- Death Location:
- Battle of Bloody Brook, South Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Spouse Name:
- Elizabeth Hawks
- Marriage Date:
- 24 Nov 1664
- Marriage Location:
- Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Nathaniel Gillett (Ahnentafel No:600 )
Joseph Gillette died at the Battle of Bloody Brook.
The marriage record for Joseph Gillett and Elizabeth Hawkes is dated 24 NOV 1664. This is the same month that the birth of their son Joseph Gillett, Jr. was entered into the Windsor, Connecticut, vital records. It is believed that the marriage date should read 1663 and not 1664.
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Sources for Joseph Gillett
- 1 Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870, Windsor, p. 118, Birth record for son Joseph Gillett.
- 2 Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850, Hadley, Vol. 1, p. 184, Marriage record for Joseph Gillit and Elizabeth Hawkes.
- 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1998, Vol. 152, p. 178.
- 4 Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol. 2, G-O, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1995), 768.
- 5 McGhan, Judith, Genealogies of Connecticut Families: From the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 1, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. (2006), 40-43.
- 6 McGuire, Joan S. Guilford, The Monroe Book: Being the History of the Munro Clan From Its Origins in Scotland to Settlement in New England and . . ., Franklin, North Carolina: Genealogy Publishing Service (1993), 292.
- 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd, "#74 Royal Descents, Notable Kin, and Printed Sources: The New England Ancestry of Actor Richard [Tiffany] Gere", (accessed 10/10/2014).
- 8 Stearns, Ezra S., ed., Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: A Record of the Achievements of Her People . . ., Vol. 3, New York and Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company (1908), 1404.