Person:Ichabod Olmsted (1)

Ichabod Allen Olmstead
Facts and Events
Name Ichabod Allen Olmstead
Gender Male
Birth[1] 3 Mar 1850 Watkins, New York, United States
Marriage 15 May 1878 Wayne, Steuben, New York, United Statesto Mary Christeen Griffith

Research Notes

  • spelled both Olmsted and Olmstead in sources - not sure which he preferred
  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.).

    p 318 -
    [son of Harvey Chapman Olmsted and Lydia McConnell]

    p 365 -
    (7432) ICHABOD ALLEN OLMSTED, b. near Watkins, N. Y., Mar. 3, 1850; m. May 15, 1878, Mary Christeen Griffith, in Wayne, Steuben County, N.Y.

    He was educated in the common schools and People's CoUege (now Cook Academy), Montour Falls, N. Y.; attended Starkey Seminary nearly three years; worked in a store in Watkins in 1865. When eighteen years of age he commenced teaching; taught about a dozen winters, working on the farm during the summer. After his marriage he lived in the towns of Tyrone and Wayne until Dec. 24, 1885, when he moved to Elmira, N. Y., and kept a grocery and provision store on the south-east comer of Park Place and Clinton Streets for three years. After this he traveled on the road for about ten years, selling flour, feed and grain. For the last ten years he has been, and still is, keeping a coal and wood yard cor. Seventh and Railroad Ave., Elmira, N. Y. His hobby is the collection of old coins, of which he has a very large and valuable cabinet.

    8464a, Grace Lucile; b. Apr. 13, 1879, at Pine Grove, N. Y., in the town of Tyrone, Schuyler County. She was educated in the schools of Elmira, prepared for college in Elmira Free Academy and was graduated from Elmira College with the degree B. S., in June, 1903. After her graduation she taught English and Ancient and Modern History for two years in the High School at Cambridge, N. Y. She also taught one year at Saranac Lake, N. Y. On account of ill health she did not teach the following two years and only part of the next year. She is now teaching at Spring Valley, N. Y., near New York City.
    8565, John Griffith +.

    Ichabod Allen Olmstead
  2.   Recorded, in Sons of the American Revolution. National year book (Sons of the American Revolution). (Sons of the American Revolution, 1895-)
    Vol 1919:247, 1889.

    ICHABOD ALLEN OLMSTEAD, Elmira, N. Y. (32098).
    Son of Harry C. and Lydia B. (McConnell) Olmstead;
    grandson of Eleazer and Clarissa (Roff) Olmstead;
    great-grandson of Eliphelet and Molly (Chapman) Olmstead;
    great 2 - grandson of Elijah Olmstead, Cavalryman, Capt. Joel Loomis' Conn. Light Horse.