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Nicholas Olmsted

Male Bef 1613 - 1684  (> 71 years)


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  • Name Nicholas Olmsted 
    Born Bef 15 Feb 1613  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 15 Feb 1613  Fairsted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 31 Aug 1684  [2
    Person ID I19561  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2020 

    Father James Olmsted,   b. Bef 4 Dec 1580,   d. Bef 28 Sep 1640, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 59 years) 
    Mother Joyce Cornish,   d. Bef 21 Apr 1621 
    Married 26 Oct 1605  Great Leighs, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F11862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Loomis,   b. 1617,   d. 1667  (Age 50 years) 
    Married Bef 1645  [1
    Children 
    +1. Deacon Joseph Olmsted,   b. 1654, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1726  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F11861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Came in 1632 on the Lyon with his father James Olmstead and his brother Nehemiah. First at Cambridge, then Hartford in 1636. His name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford. He served in the Pequot War, 1637, and as a captain in King Philip's War, 1675.

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

    2. [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.