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Deacon Joseph Olmsted

Male 1674 - 1762  (88 years)


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  • Name Deacon Joseph Olmsted  [1
    Born 1674  of East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Feb 1762  [4
    Person ID I18121  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 

    Father Deacon Joseph Olmsted,   b. 1654, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1726  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Butler,   b. Abt 1654,   d. 28 Apr 1729  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Bef 1674  [5
    Family ID F11858  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Marsh,   b. Bef 10 Apr 1681,   d. 22 Aug 1760  (Age > 79 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Naomi Olmsted,   b. 1 Mar 1721, East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1775, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F11074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Olmsted (1674-1762) = Hannah Marsh (1681-1760)
      Jonathan Olmsted (1706-1770) = Hannah Meakins (1717-1806)
      Benjamin Olmsted (b. 1751) = Content Pitkin (1752-1839)
      John Olmsted (1791-1873) = Charlotte Hull (1800-1826)
      Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) --

      -- Landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. With Calvert Vaux he designed Central Park in Manhattan and Prospect Park in Brooklyn, among many other public spaces he designed solo or in collaboration with others.

      Third cousin five times removed to DDB.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2420] Wolcott Immigrants and Their Early Descendants (The First Six Generations), by John Benjamin Wolcott and Charles V. Waid. Society of Descendants of Henry Wolcott, 2002.

    2. [S2545] Marsh Genealogy: Giving Several Thousand Descendants of John Marsh of Hartford, Ct., 1636-1895 by Dwight Whitney Marsh. Amherst, Massachusetts: Press of Carpenter & Morehouse, 1895.

    3. [S2419] Wolcott Genealogy: The Family of Henry Wolcott, One of the First Settlers of Windsor, Connecticut by Chandler Wolcott. Rochester, New York: The Genesee Press, 1912., place only.

    4. [S2544] Genealogy of the Olmsted Family in America by Henry King Olmsted. New York: A. T. de la Mare Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd., 1912.

    5. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.