When Mary Westgate was born in 1770, in Plainfield, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Westgate, was 40 and her mother, Grace Church, was 34. She married David Stevens on 2 March 1797. She died on 3 November 1839, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 69.
English: habitational name from minor places so called in Durham, Kent, Northumberland, or Wiltshire, the evidence being strongest for Kent, each of which are named from Middle English west ‘west’ + gate ‘gate’, or, in northern and eastern areas, ‘street’ (from Old Norse gata).
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