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Thomas OLMSTEAD

Thomas OLMSTEAD

Male 1745 - 1821  (76 years)

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  • Name Thomas OLMSTEAD 
    Born 1745  Wilton, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Sep 1821 
    Person ID I42972  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2014 

    Father James Small OLMSTEAD 
    Mother Mary PATCHEN 
    Married 8 Apr 1754  Wilton, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920
      Name: James Olmsted
      Marriage Date: 8 Apr 1754
      Marriage Place: Wilton, Connecticut, USA
      Spouse Name: Mary Patchen
      Volume Title: Volume 128 Wilton
    • Early Connecticut Marriages
      Name: James Olmsted
      Gender: Male
      Spouse's Name: Mary Patchen
      Spouse Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 8 Apr 1754
      Marriage Place: Wilton, Fairfield
    Family ID F12783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth WEEKS 
    Children 
     1. James OLMSTEAD,   b. 1776,   d. 1783  (Age 7 years)
     2. Elizabeth OLMSTEAD,   b. 24 Jun 1777
     3. Dephania OLMSTEAD,   b. 4 Apr 1780,   d. 4 Jul 1797  (Age 17 years)
     4. Alexander Weeks OLMSTEAD,   b. 9 Apr 1781,   d. 28 Oct 1828  (Age 47 years)
     5. Thomas OLMSTEAD,   b. 9 Aug 1782,   d. 3 Oct 1874  (Age 92 years)
     6. Ruth OLMSTEAD,   b. 20 May 1783,   d. 12 Sep 1843  (Age 60 years)
     7. Mary OLMSTEAD,   b. 10 Jan 1785,   d. 3 Nov 1827  (Age 42 years)
     8. Sarah OLMSTEAD,   b. 6 May 1788,   d. 11 Mar 1868  (Age 79 years)
     9. Hannah OLMSTEAD,   b. 7 Jun 1795,   d. 7 May 1866  (Age 70 years)
     10. William OLMSTEAD,   b. 25 Jan 1797,   d. 20 Dec 1858  (Age 61 years)
    Family ID F12782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Olmstead deeds in Queens until Ephraim Seelye sold his land in 1798

      Volume D Page 443 No 844
      Canning
      12 July 1802
      David Burlock & Ux Mary yeoman Waterborough
      Thomas Olmstead Queens
      300 pounds
      David Burlock [SS]
      Mary Burlock [Her mark]
      Wit: Zebulon Esty, John Nash
    • Esther Clark Wright
      Loyalists of New Brunswick
      Aaron Olmstead blacksmith 85 Connecticut Corporal, Queens Rangers Parrtown 758
      Eliphalet (Levy) Olstead Connecticut Oromocto, Sunbury, NB
      Thomas Olmstead Connecticut 2 Delancey Grand Lake
    • First Families

      OLMSTEAD: Thomas Olmstead born about 1745 or 1756 at Wilton, CT, d. 15 Sep1821, s/o James Small Olmstead and Mary Patchen: m. c1775 Ruth Weeks orWicks b. c1761 in USA, d. 23 Apr 1835: came from Wilton, CT to NB in 1783 asLoyalists: they eventually settled on Grand Lake at Scotchtown in Canning Parish,Queens County:
      Children:
      1) James Olmstead b. c 1776, d. c1783
      2) Elizabeth Olmstead b. 24 Jun 1777
      3) Zephaniah Olmstead born 4 Apr 1780, d. 4 Jul 1797
      4) Alexander W. Olmstead b. 9 Apr 1781
      5) Ruth Olmstead born 20 May 1783 probably in NY, died 12 Sep 1843, m. 5 Oct 1810 or 18 Nov 1813 Joseph Finney Stone of Scotchtown, born 14 Aug 1788, d. 20 Feb 1868, s/o Eber Stone and Diana Finney
      6) Mary Olmstead b. 10 Jan 1785, d. 3 Nov 1827, m. William Mills probably of Saint John
      7) Sarah Olmstead b. 6 May 1788, d. 11 Mar 1868, married 15 Nov 1810 in Waterborough Parish, Henry Mills probably of Saint John, brother of William
      8)Thomas Olmstead born 9 Aug 1792, d. 3 Oct 1874 in NY
      9) Hannah Olmstead born 7 Jun 1795, died 15 Feb 1866, married on 12 Oct 1812 or26 Feb 1814 Dow Vandine s/o Arthur Vandine and Rachel Stone
      10) William Olmstead b. 25 Jan 1797 or 25 Jan 1798, d. 2 Dec 1858, married JuliaAnn Easton born 5 Aug 1799 at Washademoak, youngest d/o James Easton and Eleanor Babcock, died 27 Dec 1846: settled at Scotchtown, NB and had ten children.
      Sources: MC80/1483 William J. Olmstead?s Genealogy of the lineal maledescendants of Thomas Olmstead, Loyalist to the fourth generation: seeMC1/Olmstead, 50 pages: James Easton and Eleanor Babcock were Scots who wentto NY then came to NB in 1783 as Loyalists: see also MC80/1285 Loyalist lineages ofCanada 1783-1983, pages 477-478: see also MC80/1397 Daniel F. Johnson?s NewBrunswick lineages, page 180: see MC80/1790 Ken Kanner?s Early familiesrevisited, page 226: see also MC80/2348 Cleadie B. Barnett et. al. Loyalist families,page 32