Winthrop Gove (1732 - 1808)

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at Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA,

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Laura Jane Allen Gove (adult)

Laura Jane Allen Gove (adult)

Larua Jane (Allen) Gove

Larua Jane (Allen) Gove

Harriet Kendall Gove

Harriet Kendall Gove

Sabin Pond Gove

Sabin Pond Gove

Ervin Allen and Family

Ervin Allen and Family

Albert Kendall Gove

Albert Kendall Gove

Helen Hamaker Gove

Helen Hamaker Gove

Albert Gove Family

Albert Gove Family

Albert & Hazel Gove

Albert & Hazel Gove

Carrie 'Hazel' Dutton Gove

Carrie 'Hazel' Dutton Gove

Albert Laurel Gove

Albert Laurel Gove

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1800 - He was 68 years old when on August 30th, educated blacksmith Gabriel Prosser organized a slave revolt. He wanted to capture Richmond and kill all whites - excluding Methodists, Quakers, Frenchmen, and the poor - and become king of a new black nation. The revolt failed, he was captured and hung. Slave laws were tightened in Virginia.

1802 - Winthrop was 70 years old when on May 22, 1802, the first First Lady of the United States, Martha (Dandridge) Custis Washington died of a severe fever at age 70. Martha was buried next to her husband George Washington, at Mt. Vernon.

1803 - By the time he was 71 years old, on October 20th, Congress ratified the Louisiana Purchase. The United States agreed to pay France $15 million for the Louisiana Territory - an area of about 830,000 sq miles. This one act doubled the size of the United States.

1805 - Winthrop was 73 years old when Joseph Smith Jr. was born on December 23rd in Sharon, Vermont. He grew up on a series of tenant farms in Vermont, New Hampshire, and New York and when he was 24, he published the Book of Mormon. By the time he died at the age of 38, he had tens of thousands of followers in his church - the Church of Latter Day saints.

1808 - In the year of Winthrop Gove's passing, in late November or early December, the "mystery volcano" erupted. The eruption was so large that it affected air temperatures, the color of the sun, and cloud formations. It is believed the volcano was located in the western Pacific Ocean, somewhere between Indonesia and Tonga. Scientists are still trying to figure out the (exact) where, when, and how.

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Winthrop Gove died on June 30, 1808 at 75 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on November 3, 1732 at Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA. There is no information about Winthrop's surviving family.

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