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Deacon Joseph Olmsted

Male 1674 - 1762  (88 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Deacon Joseph Olmsted was born 1674, of East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; died 25 Feb 1762.

    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.

    Deacon married Hannah Marsh. Hannah (daughter of John Marsh and Sarah Lyman) was born Bef 10 Apr 1681; died 22 Aug 1760. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Naomi Olmsted  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1 Mar 1721, East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; died 7 Nov 1775, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Naomi Olmsted Descendancy chart to this point (1.Deacon1) was born 1 Mar 1721, East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; died 7 Nov 1775, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Naomi married Gideon Wolcott Abt 1748, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. Gideon (son of Lt. Henry Wolcott and Rachel Talcott) was born 1712, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 5 Jun 1761, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. Samuel Wolcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born 4 Apr 1751, North Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 7 Jun 1813, North Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Samuel Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (2.Naomi2, 1.Deacon1) was born 4 Apr 1751, North Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 7 Jun 1813, North Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Served in the Commissary of the Connecticut line during the Revolution.

    Samuel married Jerusha Wolcott 29 Dec 1774, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Jerusha (daughter of Maj. Gen. Erastus Wolcott and Jerusha Wolcott) was born 29 Nov 1755, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 19 Mar 1844, East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 4. Elihu Wolcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born 12 Feb 1784; died 2 Dec 1858, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Elihu Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (3.Samuel3, 2.Naomi2, 1.Deacon1) was born 12 Feb 1784; died 2 Dec 1858, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

    Elihu married Rachel McClintock McClure 27 Nov 1806. Rachel (daughter of Rev. David McClure and Hannah Pomeroy) was born 29 Oct 1783, North Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire; died 2 Apr 1822, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 5. Elizur Wolcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born 7 Aug 1817; died Mar 1901, Berkeley, Alameda, California; was buried , Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Elizur Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (4.Elihu4, 3.Samuel3, 2.Naomi2, 1.Deacon1) was born 7 Aug 1817; died Mar 1901, Berkeley, Alameda, California; was buried , Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.

    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.

    Elizur married Martha Lyman Dwight 15 Jul 1846. Martha (daughter of Daniel Dwight and Mary Dickinson Mattoon) was born 25 Dec 1824. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. May Mattoon Wolcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born 14 May 1863, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died 22 Aug 1949, Alameda, Alameda, California; was buried , Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  May Mattoon Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (5.Elizur5, 4.Elihu4, 3.Samuel3, 2.Naomi2, 1.Deacon1) was born 14 May 1863, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died 22 Aug 1949, Alameda, Alameda, California; was buried , Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.

    Notes:

    Also called Mary Matoon Wolcott. Her ashes were interred with those of her father.

    May married Edward Bull Clapp 22 Dec 1886, Morgan, Illinois. Edward (son of Rev. Charles Wells Clapp and Jane Pray Bassett) was born 14 Apr 1856, Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut; died 6 Feb 1919, Berkeley, Alameda, California; was buried , Godfrey Cemetery, Godfrey, Madison, Illinois. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 7. Miriam Wolcott Clapp  Descendancy chart to this point was born 10 Nov 1890, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died 30 May 1973, Alameda, Alameda, California.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Miriam Wolcott Clapp Descendancy chart to this point (6.May6, 5.Elizur5, 4.Elihu4, 3.Samuel3, 2.Naomi2, 1.Deacon1) was born 10 Nov 1890, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died 30 May 1973, Alameda, Alameda, California.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 10 Oct 1890, Illinois

    Miriam married Maj. Richard Stewart Dyer-Bennet 17 Feb 1912, Christchurch, Hampshire, England; divorced 1955. Maj. (son of Frederick Stewart Hotham Dyer and Adelaide Taylor) was born 6 Oct 1886, The Lyons, Enville, Staffordshire, England; died 1983. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 8. John Dyer-Bennet  Descendancy chart to this point was born 17 Apr 1915; died 19 Mar 2002.


Generation: 8

  1. 8.  John Dyer-Bennet Descendancy chart to this point (7.Miriam7, 6.May6, 5.Elizur5, 4.Elihu4, 3.Samuel3, 2.Naomi2, 1.Deacon1) was born 17 Apr 1915; died 19 Mar 2002.

    John married Mary Abby Randall 14 Jun 1951, San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Mary (daughter of George B. Randall and Esther Worth) was born 24 Nov 1923, Los Angeles, California. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 9. David Dyer-Bennet  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1954.