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Henry Wolcott, Esq.

Male 1610 - 1680  (70 years)


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  • Name Henry Wolcott 
    Suffix Esq. 
    Born 21 Jan 1610  Tolland, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1630  [1, 3
    Henry and his family first settled in Dorchester, Massachusetts. 
    Occupation say 1630 
    Henry was an importing merchant. 
    Moved to 1634  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He returned to England on business in 1634 and again in 1671. 
    Residence Oct 1636  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Married To 8 Nov 1640  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Sarah Newberry, the daughter of Thomas and Jane (Dabimott) Newberry. She was born in 1614 in England. After Henry's death, Sarah, married second, John or Walter Price. She died on Friday 16 June 1684 in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.

    Issue:
    1. Henry Wolcott (1643-1710)
    2. John Wolcott (1646-1695)
    3. Samuel Wolcott (1647-1695)
    4. Sarah Wolcott (1649-____)
    5. Mary Wolcott (1651-____)
    6. Hannah Wolcott (1654-____)
    7. Josiah Wolcott (1658-1729) 
    Office Held 1655 
    He was a representative in 1655, 1656,
    and 1661 
    History 1662 
    Henry was one of the nineteen prominent men whose names appear on the Charter of Connecticut.  
    Office Held 1662 
    He became a Magistrate in 1662 to the end of his life. 
    Will 21 Sep 1670 
    Office Held 1675 to 1676 
    Henry was a member of the council of war. 
    Probate/Proved His estate in Windsor was valued at £1550 and that in Wethersfield at £1234. He owned a servant, "Cyrus", valued at £30. Henry had inherited Galdon Manor from his father. 
    Died 12 Jul 1680  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 13 Jul 1680  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I16562  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2018 

    Father Henry Wolcott, Esq,   c. 6 Dec 1579, Bishops Lydeard, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1655, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Saunders,   c. 20 Dec 1584, Lydiard St Lawrence, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1655, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 19 Jan 1606  Lydeard St Lawrence, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Family ID F930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1610 - Tolland, Somersetshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - He returned to England on business in 1634 and again in 1671. - 1634 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1636 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Sarah Newberry, the daughter of Thomas and Jane (Dabimott) Newberry. She was born in 1614 in England. After Henry's death, Sarah, married second, John or Walter Price. She died on Friday 16 June 1684 in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut. Issue: 1. Henry Wolcott (1643-1710) 2. John Wolcott (1646-1695) 3. Samuel Wolcott (1647-1695) 4. Sarah Wolcott (1649-____) 5. Mary Wolcott (1651-____) 6. Hannah Wolcott (1654-____) 7. Josiah Wolcott (1658-1729) - 8 Nov 1640 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 1680 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Jul 1680 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1229] Wolcott, Frederick. "Genealogies - The Wolcott Family", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume I, July 1847).

    2. [S1193] Parsons, Samuel H. "Record of Marriages and Births in the Town of Windsor, in Connecticut" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume V, 1851).

    3. [S241] Griggs, Dan. McNall Genealogy, (manuscript, 2003).

    4. [S705] Keatley, Vivien Bulloch. The Cooley Genealogy, the Descendants of Ensign Benjamin Cooley, (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing Co., 1941).

    5. [S1231] Woodward, Ashbel. "Brief Memoirs and Notices of Prince's Subscribers" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume IX, 1855).