Person:George Olmsted (11)

George Henry Olmsted
m. 2 May 1832
  1. Allen Sheldon Olmsted1834 - 1836
  2. George Henry Olmsted1843 -
  3. Harriet Amelia Olmsted1847 -
  4. Mary Adelaide Olmsted1849 -
m. 24 Oct 1871
  1. Grace S Olmsted1878 - 1904
  2. Howard Olmsted1880 -
Facts and Events
Name George Henry Olmsted
Gender Male
Birth[1] 21 Sep 1843 Lagrange, Lorain, Ohio, United States
Marriage 24 Oct 1871 to Ella L Kelley
  1. Family Recorded, in Olmsted, Henry King (1824-1896), and George Kemp Ward (1848-1937). Genealogy of the Olmsted family in America: embracing the descendants of James and Richard Olmstead and covering a period of nearly three centuries, 1632-1912. (New York: A. T. DeLaMare, 1912.).

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    (986) JONATHAN OLMSTED, La Grange, Lorain County, Ohio. b. at Kinderhook, Rensselaer County, N. Y., July 26, 1808; d. Jan. 15, 1877; m. May 2, 1832, Harriet Abigail Sheldon; b. at Worcester, Otsego County, N. Y., Aug. 5, 1813; d. Feb. 16, 1890; dau. of Allen and Ann Maria (Dernier) Sheldon.

    In 1837 he moved to Hamilton, N. Y., and engaged in business with his great uncle of the same name, as a carriage manufacturer. In 1843, moved to La Grange, 111., and became a farmer.

    2069, Allen Sheldon; b. Jan., 1834; d. 1836.
    2070, Nelson Oscar +.
    2071, Samuel Crane +.
    2072, Helen Amanda +.
    2073, George Henry +.
    2074, Harriet Amelia; b. Jan. 17, 1847; m. Jan. 1, 1873, Charles M. Bartlett, of Eaton Rapids, Mich.; b. May 17, 1849; d. Feb. 3, 1902; son of Benjamin and Eunice (Hunt) Bartlett.
    2075, Mary Adelaide; b. Jan. 7, 1849; m. Nov. 26, 1868, George A. Klink, of Cleveland, Ohio; b. Nov. 13, 1847; son of Charles McClure and Julia (Black) Klink.

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    (2073) GEORGE HENRY OLMSTED, Cleveland, Ohio. b. Sept. 21, 1843; m. Oct. 24, 1872, Ella L. Kelley; b. July 14, 1847; dau. of David H. and Lucy Ann (Webster) Kelley. (See Appendix.)

    3176, Grace S.; b. Aug. 26, 1878; d. Dec. 11, 1904; m. Sept. 4, 1901, Alexander P. Grigor; b. Jan. 9, 1857. 3177, Howard; b. Oct. 19, 1880; m. Nov. 20, 1907, Zella G. Bishop; b. Mar. 23, 1880.

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    (No. 2073) Page 144 - GEORGE HENRY OLMSTED
    Mr. Olmsted is at the head of one of the largest insurance agencies in Ohio and is one of Cleveland's most prominent and progressive citizens; he is a native of LaGrange, Ohio, where he was born September 21, 1843. His father, Jonathan Olmsted, was a farmer and a native of Lorain County, Ohio. His ancestors were of an old Connecticut family, settled in the "Nutmeg State" in 1632 and were all prominent in business and civic affairs in their time.

    His mother was also of an old New England family for generations back. He was educated in the district schools and High School of Elyria, Ohio, and graduated from the Commercial School of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., in 1865. He then taught school in Ohio and Wisconsin and subsequently went into the insurance business in Cleveland, in 1867, and has been thus engaged up to the present day, having built up by close attention to business, strict integrity and honorable business methods, one of the largest and most important insurance agencies in the State. He has been the State Agent for The National Life Insurance Company of Vermont since 1879.

    Mr. Olmsted is a Director and Treasurer of The National Safe and Lock Company of Cleveland, is a Director in the Central National Bank, Director in the Woodland Avenue Savings and Trust Company, Director in The Land Title and Abstract Company, and a Member of The Chamber of Commerce. President National Land Co., Director National Life Insurance Company of Montpelier, Vt., Director and Treasurer Union Savings & Loan Co., Director of Cleveland Homeopathic Medical College. In politics he is a Republican.

    Mr. Olmsted is a member of The Union Club and prominent in civic and business affairs of Cleveland.

    George Henry Olmsted