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Elizur Wolcott

Male 1817 - 1901  (83 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elizur Wolcott 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. 2. 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: 2

  1. 2.  May Mattoon Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (1.Elizur1) 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. 3. Miriam Wolcott Clapp  Descendancy chart to this point was born 10 Nov 1890, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died 30 May 1973, Alameda, Alameda, California.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Miriam Wolcott Clapp Descendancy chart to this point (2.May2, 1.Elizur1) 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. 4. John Dyer-Bennet  Descendancy chart to this point was born 17 Apr 1915; died 19 Mar 2002.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  John Dyer-Bennet Descendancy chart to this point (3.Miriam3, 2.May2, 1.Elizur1) 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. 5. David Dyer-Bennet  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1954.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  David Dyer-Bennet Descendancy chart to this point (4.John4, 3.Miriam3, 2.May2, 1.Elizur1) was born 1954.

    Notes:

    Heir apparent to the Swinnerton-Dyer baronetcy, currently held by Peter Swinnerton-Dyer, 16th Baronet (b. 2 Aug 1927).

    David married Pamela Collins Dean 30 Dec 1982. [Group Sheet]