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Simon Wolcott

Male 1624 - 1687  (63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Simon Wolcott was born on 11 Sep 1624 in Somerset, England (son of Henry Wolcott and Elizabeth Saunders); died on 11 Sep 1687 in South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in 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 on 17 Oct 1661 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Martha (daughter of Rev. William Pitkin and Elizabeth) was born before 12 Dec 1639 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England; died on 13 Oct 1719 in South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Old South Windsor Churchyard, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

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

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Henry Wolcott was born before 6 Sep 1578 in Tolland, Somerset, England (son of John Wolcott and Agnes Crosse); died on 30 May 1655 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in 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 on 19 Jan 1606 in Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England. Elizabeth (daughter of Thomas Saunders and Ann Blake) was born in 1584 in Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England; died on 5 Jul 1655 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Saunders was born in 1584 in Lidyard St. Lawrence, Somerset, England (daughter of Thomas Saunders and Ann Blake); died on 5 Jul 1655 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in 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 on 21 Nov 1610 in Somerset, England; died on 12 Jul 1680 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried on 13 Jul 1680.
    2. Mary Wolcott was born about 1622 in Somerset, England; died on 16 Sep 1689 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    3. 1. Simon Wolcott was born on 11 Sep 1624 in Somerset, England; died on 11 Sep 1687 in South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

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

    Notes:

    He was the miller at Tolland.

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


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

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

    Thomas married Ann Blake. [Group Sheet]


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


Generation: 4

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

    John married Agnes. Agnes died before 6 Nov 1606; was buried on 6 Nov 1606 in Tolland, Somerset, England. [Group Sheet]


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