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Eleazar Holyoke

Male Abt 1616 - 1676  (~ 60 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Eleazar Holyoke was born about 1616; died on 6 Feb 1676 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.

    Eleazar married Mary Pynchon on 20 Nov 1640 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of William Pynchon and Anne Andrew) was born about 1622; died on 25 Oct 1657. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Hannah Holyoke  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 9 Jun 1644; died on 2 Feb 1678 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Eleazar married Editha Stebbing after 24 Feb 1658. Editha (daughter of William Stebbing) was born between 1610 and 1617 in Burrow-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire, England; died on 25 Oct 1688 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]



Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Hannah Holyoke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Eleazar1) was born on 9 Jun 1644; died on 2 Feb 1678 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Hannah married Samuel Talcott on 7 Nov 1661 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. Samuel (son of John Talcott and Dorothy Mott) was born about 1635 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 10 Nov 1691 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Rachel Talcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 2 Apr 1676 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 8 Jan 1726 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Rachel Talcott Descendancy chart to this point (2.Hannah2, 1.Eleazar1) was born on 2 Apr 1676 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 8 Jan 1726 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 8 Jan 1725, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

    Rachel married Peter Bulkeley on 21 Mar 1700 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. Peter (son of Rev. Gershom Bulkeley and Sarah Chauncy) was born about 1664; died on 22 Nov 1701 in At sea. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Rachel married Lt. Henry Wolcott after 22 Nov 1701. Henry (son of Simon Wolcott and Martha Pitkin) was born on 20 May 1670 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 17 Nov 1747 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Gideon Wolcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1712 in South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 5 Jun 1761 in South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Gideon Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (3.Rachel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Eleazar1) was born in 1712 in South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 5 Jun 1761 in South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    "Capt. Gideon Wolcott commanded one of the companies raised by the colonists in 1760 against the French and Indians." [Wolcott Genealogy, citation details below.]

    "Gideon commanded the 9th Co., 1st Connecticut Regt., under Maj. Gen. Phineas Lyman. He served in this unit from 1758 to 1760." [Wolcott Immigrants and Their Early Descendants, citation details below.]

    Gideon married Naomi Olmsted about 1748 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. Naomi (daughter of Deacon Joseph Olmsted and Hannah Marsh) was born on 1 Mar 1721 in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 7 Nov 1775 in South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Samuel Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (4.Gideon4, 3.Rachel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Eleazar1) was born on 4 Apr 1751 in North Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 7 Jun 1813 in North Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

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

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

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


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Elihu Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (5.Samuel5, 4.Gideon4, 3.Rachel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Eleazar1) was born on 12 Feb 1784; died on 2 Dec 1858 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

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

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


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Elizur Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (6.Elihu6, 5.Samuel5, 4.Gideon4, 3.Rachel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Eleazar1) was born on 7 Aug 1817; died in Mar 1901 in Berkeley, Alameda, California; was buried in 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 on 15 Jul 1846. Martha (daughter of Daniel Dwight and Mary Dickinson Mattoon) was born on 25 Dec 1824. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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


Generation: 8

  1. 8.  Mary Mattoon Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (7.Elizur7, 6.Elihu6, 5.Samuel5, 4.Gideon4, 3.Rachel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Eleazar1) was born on 14 May 1863 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died on 22 Aug 1949 in Alameda, Alameda, California; was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.

    Notes:

    Called in many sources May Matoon Wolcott. According to a letter from John Dyer-Bennet to his sister Miriam, 3 Dec 1975, her given name was actually Mary. She attended Wellesley as a member of the class of 1885, but did not graduate.

    Her ashes were interred with those of her father.

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

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