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Sarah Drake

Female 1686 - 1748  (61 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sarah Drake was born 10 May 1686, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 20 Jan 1748, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Sarah married Roger Wolcott, Governor of Connecticut 3 Dec 1702, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Roger (son of Simon Wolcott and Martha Pitkin) was born 4 Jan 1679, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 17 May 1767, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Maj. Gen. Erastus Wolcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born 21 Sep 1722, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 14 Sep 1793, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    2. 3. Oliver Wolcott, Governor of Connecticut  Descendancy chart to this point was born 20 Nov 1726, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 1 Dec 1797, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Maj. Gen. Erastus Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (1.Sarah1) was born 21 Sep 1722, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 14 Sep 1793, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    He was a representative to the Connecticut general assembly for many terms, and a speaker of the assembly. Also a justice of the peace, probate judge, and chief judge of the county court.

    He commanded a regiment of Connecticut militia in 1776, helping to raise the siege of Boston. In 1777 he led troops guarding the Hudson. He was appointed by Washington to the court-martial conducting the trial of Major Andre. After the war, he was a judge of the Connecticut supreme court. Yale College, it is said, gave him an honorary degree.

    Maj. married Jerusha Wolcott 10 Feb 1746. Jerusha (daughter of John Wolcott and Hannah Newberry) was born 18 Jan 1719, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 2 Jun 1789, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 4. Jerusha Wolcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born 29 Nov 1755, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 19 Mar 1844, East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

  2. 3.  Oliver Wolcott, Governor of Connecticut Descendancy chart to this point (1.Sarah1) was born 20 Nov 1726, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 1 Dec 1797, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Governor of Connecticut, 1796-97. Signer of the Declaration of Independence and of the Articles of Confederation.

    Oliver married . Unknown [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 5. Oliver Wolcott, United States Secretary of the Treasury  Descendancy chart to this point was born 11 Jan 1760, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut; died 1 Jun 1833, New York, New York.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Jerusha Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (2.Maj.2, 1.Sarah1) was born 29 Nov 1755, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 19 Mar 1844, East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Jerusha married Samuel Wolcott 29 Dec 1774, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Samuel (son of Gideon Wolcott and Naomi Olmsted) was born 4 Apr 1751, North Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 7 Jun 1813, North Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

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

  2. 5.  Oliver Wolcott, United States Secretary of the Treasury Descendancy chart to this point (3.Oliver2, 1.Sarah1) was born 11 Jan 1760, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut; died 1 Jun 1833, New York, New York.

    Notes:

    2nd United States Secretary of the Treasury. Governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827.



Generation: 4

  1. 6.  Elihu Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (4.Jerusha3, 2.Maj.2, 1.Sarah1) 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. 7. 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. 7.  Elizur Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (6.Elihu4, 4.Jerusha3, 2.Maj.2, 1.Sarah1) 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. 8. 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. 8.  May Mattoon Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (7.Elizur5, 6.Elihu4, 4.Jerusha3, 2.Maj.2, 1.Sarah1) 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. 9. 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. 9.  Miriam Wolcott Clapp Descendancy chart to this point (8.May6, 7.Elizur5, 6.Elihu4, 4.Jerusha3, 2.Maj.2, 1.Sarah1) 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. 10. John Dyer-Bennet  Descendancy chart to this point was born 17 Apr 1915; died 19 Mar 2002.


Generation: 8

  1. 10.  John Dyer-Bennet Descendancy chart to this point (9.Miriam7, 8.May6, 7.Elizur5, 6.Elihu4, 4.Jerusha3, 2.Maj.2, 1.Sarah1) 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. 11. David Dyer-Bennet  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1954.