Edmund Gale1

d. before 10 March 1717/18
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Edmund Gale of Marblehead, married Sarah Dixey, daughter of Captain William Dixey and Ann or Hannah (—?—) (Dixey). He died before 10 March 1717/18 when his widow Sarah sold land to her son Azor.1
     Edmund Gale was a fisherman and seaman. He was made freeman in 1660.1

Additional Data
Edmund Gale was mentioned in his father-in-law Captain William Dixey's will dated 21 February 1684/85. He was left Capt. Dixey's musket. He was also named co-executor with his brother-in-law, John Stone, but a codicile made Stone the sole executor.2

Children of Edmund Gale and Sarah Dixey


  1. [S846] Walter Goodwin Davis, "Dixey, of Beverly," Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A Reprinting in Alphabetical Order by Surname, of the Sixteen Multi-Ancestor Compendia, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), Vol. 1, 424, originally published in The Ancestry of Sarah Stone (1930).
  2. [S848] "William Dixey", citing Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts, 1636-1686, 9 volumes (Salem 1911-1975), 49: 42, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, online http://www.newenglandancestors.org/, printout dated 2005. Previously published in hard copy (Boston: NEHGS, 1995).
  3. [S938] Unknown agency, The Register of Baptisms of the First Church in Beverly 1667-1710 (Boston: n.pub., 1903).