When John Wingate was born in 1625, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Wingate, was 26 and his mother, Annabell Boyle, was 20. He married Isobel Martine on 4 May 1648, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 13 September 1648, in his hometown, at the age of 23.
English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old English wind‐geat ‘windy gap, wind-swept pass’ (literally ‘wind-gate’), such as Wingate (Devon, Durham), Wingates (Lancashire), and Winnats (Derbyshire).
History: Charles Wyngate (born 1613) came to VA in 1635. John Wingate (born 1636) came to Dover, NH, c. 1658. — The British general Orde Wingate (1903–44) was from a well-known Stirlingshire family in Scotland.