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Simon Wolcott

Male 1624 - 1687  (63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Simon Wolcott was born 11 Sep 1624, Somerset, England (son of Henry Wolcott and Elizabeth Saunders); died 11 Sep 1687, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 11 Sep 1624 and 11 Sep 1625
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1630

    Notes:

    Came to New England with his sisters around 1635.

    Simon married Martha Pitkin 17 Oct 1661, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Martha (daughter of Rev. William Pitkin and Elizabeth) was born Bef 12 Dec 1639, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England; died 13 Oct 1719, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Old South Windsor Churchyard, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Lt. Henry Wolcott was born 20 May 1670, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 17 Nov 1747, South Wellington, Tolland, Connecticut.
    2. Roger Wolcott, Governor of Connecticut was born 4 Jan 1679, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 17 May 1767, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Henry Wolcott was born Bef 6 Sep 1578, Tolland, Somerset, England (son of John Wolcott and Agnes Crosse); died 30 May 1655, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 6 Sep 1578, Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England

    Notes:

    Emigrated to New England in 1630 on the Mary and John. First at Dorchester, then at Windsor. Inherited property in England in 1639; the following year he travelled back to England to deal with it, returning in 1641.

    He was one of the first twelve men elected to the lower house of Connecticut's first General Assembly in 1637, and in 1643 he was elected to the Magistrates, the upper house of that assembly where he was a member until his death.

    Henry married Elizabeth Saunders 19 Jan 1606, Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England. Elizabeth (daughter of Thomas Saunders and Ann Blake) was born 1584, Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England; died 5 Jul 1655, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Saunders was born 1584, Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England (daughter of Thomas Saunders and Ann Blake); died 5 Jul 1655, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 20 Dec 1584, Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England
    • Alternate death: 7 Jul 1655, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

    Children:
    1. Henry Wolcott was born 21 Nov 1610, Somerset, England; died 12 Jul 1680, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried 13 Jul 1680.
    2. Mary Wolcott was born Abt 1622, Somerset, England; died 16 Sep 1689, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    3. 1. Simon Wolcott was born 11 Sep 1624, Somerset, England; died 11 Sep 1687, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Wolcott was born Abt 1547, of Tolland, Somerset, England (son of John Wolcott and Agnes); died 1623.

    Notes:

    He was the miller at Tolland.

    John married Agnes Crosse 1579, Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Agnes Crosse
    Children:
    1. 2. Henry Wolcott was born Bef 6 Sep 1578, Tolland, Somerset, England; died 30 May 1655, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  Thomas Saunders was born , of Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England.

    Thomas — Ann Blake. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Ann Blake
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Saunders was born 1584, Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England; died 5 Jul 1655, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Wolcott was born Abt 1525, of Tolland, Somerset, England (son of Thomas Wolcott); died 1571.

    John — Agnes. Agnes died Bef 6 Nov 1606; was buried 6 Nov 1606, Tolland, Somerset, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Agnes died Bef 6 Nov 1606; was buried 6 Nov 1606, Tolland, Somerset, England.
    Children:
    1. 4. John Wolcott was born Abt 1547, of Tolland, Somerset, England; died 1623.