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Elizur Wolcott

Male 1817 - 1901  (83 years)


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  • Name Elizur Wolcott 
    Born 7 Aug 1817  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1901  Berkeley, Alameda, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I738  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestors of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2018 

    Father Elihu Wolcott,   b. 12 Feb 1784,   d. 2 Dec 1858, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Rachel McClintock McClure,   b. 29 Oct 1783, North Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1822, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1806  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Family ID F501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Lyman Dwight,   b. 25 Dec 1824 
    Married 15 Jul 1846  [1, 2, 5
    Children 
    +1. May Mattoon Wolcott,   b. 14 May 1863, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1949, Alameda, Alameda, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Graduated from Yale in 1839, one of the early members of Skull and Bones. Studied medicine in Boston for a year, and eventually settled in Jacksonville, Illinois, where he was a member of the board of education. He planned and oversaw the construction of the city's water-works and laid out the Diamond Grove Cemetery, where he was buried.

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

    2. [S2530] Diary of David McClure, Doctor of Divinity by David McClure, with notes (including a genealogy of David McClure's descendants) by Franklin B. Dexter. New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1899.

    3. [S2525] History and Genealogy of the Pomeroy Family...Comprising the Ancestors and Descendants of Eltweed Pomeroy by Albert A. Pomeroy. 1912.

    4. [S2528] The McClure Family by James Alexander McClure. Petersburg, Virginia: Presses of Frank J. Owen, 1914.

    5. [S2430] The History of the Descendants of John Dwight of Dedham, Mass. by Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight. New York: John F. Trow, 1874.