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Richard Gildersleeve

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Birth  7 Apr 1695  Hempstead, Nassau, Long Island, New York 
Christened  18 Aug 1707  Hempstead, Nassau, Long Island, New York 
Sex  Male 
Died  Sep 1738  Hempstead, Long Island, Ny 
Person ID  I918  Default Tree 
Last Modified  17 Aug 2009 
 
Father  Thomas Gildersleeve, 'Ensign', b. 1661, Hempstead, Long Island, New York 
Mother  Mary Munn, b. Abt 1663, , New York 
Group Sheet  F459  Default Tree 
 
Father  Thomas Gildersleeve, 'Ensign', b. 1661, Hempstead, Long Island, New York 
Mother  Mary Munn, b. Abt 1663, , New York 
Group Sheet  F439  Default Tree 
 
Married  Bef 1720  Hempstead, Ny 
Group Sheet  F148  Default Tree 
 
Notes  Pages from Joan A. Griffis (Mrs. W.R.), Past Pres, IL State Gen Soc, Member
NGS, IGS, CGC, IGHS, "Illiana Ancestors" columnist, 105 Poland Road, Danville,
IL 68832, June 23, 1995: Richard Gildersleeve m. Elizabeth Rogers, daughter of
Jonathan Rogers and Deborah.
Richard Gildersleeve was born at Hempstead, New York 7 April, 1695.
He was baptised there in the Episcopal faith by the Rev. John Thomas,
1705.
He was a proprietor in Huntington, New York by purchase from Phillip
Ketcham, for thirty pounds, of a hundred pount right and a half and a lot of
land "containing 30 acres lying between Cow Harbor, Northport and the division
line between Smithtown and Huntington commonly called Crab Meadows; bounded
west by Old Purchase of the town or from the head of Jeremiah Smith's brook to
a marked tree by the common road a little to the east of Jeremiah Platt's south
by the hightway, east by Timothy Scudder, formerly Jeremiah Wood" (Huntington
Deed, vol. II, p. 547). He bought other land of John Wood the same day for
forty pounds.
In Hempstead, 17 April 1729 Richard with his brother Elisha bought land
from John Dusenborow for thirty pounds. the town of Hempstead voted, 21 July,
1730 to fence in the lanes following past the lane between the burying place at
the east end and on the west end as far as Searing's Corner. With eight
others, Richard protested against the vote. Richard Gildersleeve seems to have
been a resident for his lifetime his ownership of Huntington lands.
He died at hempstead, New York in the fall of 1738; his will, dated 18
September, 1738, was proved 26 October, 1738 and recorded at Liber 13, p. 190
ofnew York Wills. He was buried probably at Hempstead, New York.
Richard Gildersleeve married about 1717 to Elizabeth Rogers of Huntington,
New York, daughter of Jonathan Rogers of that place. She survived him.
Gildersleeve Pioneers, by Willard Harvey Gildersleeve, 1941.

Prominent Families of Huntington, Long Island (manuscript).

His will dated 18 September 1738.
 
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