Joel Gates was born on 9 May1788, in Dummerston, Windham, Vermont. He was the son of Daniel Gates and Sarah Moore. Joel married Susan Dutton on 06 Mar 1828, in Dummerston, Vermont. Together, Joel and wife Susan had two children. Joel passed away on 5 Mar1869, in Dummerston, Windham, Vermont. Joel was 80 years old.
David Lufkin Mansfield, "The History of the Town of Dummerston (Ludlow, Vermont: Miss A. M. Hemenway, 1884), 56, 55.
Charles Otis Gates, " Stephen Gates of Hingham and Lancaster Massachusetts and His Descendants" (New York, New York: Willis McDonald & Co, 18980, 179.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Joel by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Joel: