Bill Gates

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Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft


    Simon Gates

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandfather of Bill Gates
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 64 
    • Birth Date:
    • 15 Sep 1724 
    • Birth Location:
    • Preston, New London, Connecticut 
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    • Death Date:
    • AFT 1774 
    • Death Location:
    • prob. West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island 
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    • Notes: 
    • Simon Gates may have had a wife named Olive.

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  • Sources for Simon Gates

    • 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1967, Vol. 121, pp. 258-259.
    • 2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1966, Vol. 120, p. 264.
    • 3 Bollenbach, Willard M., Jr., The New England Ancestry of Alice Everett Johnson 1899-1986, Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc. (2003), 149-151, Internet Archive (Digital Library).

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