Nathan Gold

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Nathan Gold
Deputy Governor
In office
1708–1723
Preceded by Robert Treat
Succeeded by Joseph Talcott
Personal details
Born (1663-12-08)December 8, 1663
Fairfield, Connecticut
Died October 3, 1723(1723-10-03) (aged 59)
Fairfield, Connecticut
Spouse(s) Hannah Talcott Gold

Sarah Burr Cook

Children Abigail

John

Nathan

Samuel

Hezekiah

Sarah(l)

Sarah(2)

Onesimus

David

Martha

Joseph

Occupation politician

Nathan Gold (December 8, 1663 – October 3, 1723), was an American colonial leader and deputy governor of the Colony of Connecticut from 1708 until his death in 1723.[1]

Biography[edit]

Gold was the only son of Major Nathan and Sarah Phippen Gold and succeeded to the paternal estate in Fairfield, Connecticut. On October 29, 1650, he married Hannah Talcott, daughter of Major John and Helena Wakeman Talcott, who were early founders of Hartfodrd, Connecticut. He and Hannah had six children, Abigail, John, Nathan, Samuel, Hezekiah, and Sarah. Hannah died on March 28, 1696. He married Sarah Burr Cook about 1698. He and Sarah had five children, Sarah, Onesimus, David, Martha, and Joseph. His wife, Sarah, died on October 17, 1711.[2]

Career[edit]

Gold served the Colony in various offices. He was Ensign of the Fairfield trainband in April, 1690 and Capt. in Oct., 1695. He was Deputy Governor from 1708 to 1723. He also served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1712.

Death[edit]

Gold died on October 3, 1723, and is interred at the Old Burying Ground, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, David O. (2008-04-08). "Gurdon Saltonstall, Governor of the Colony of Connecticut 1708-1724". Connecticut State Library. Retrieved 2008-10-27. 
  2. ^ "Nathan Gold". Familytreemaker.genealogy. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Nathan Gold". Find A Grave. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 

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