Person:John Wolcott (2)

m. 8 Nov 1641
  1. Henry Wolcott1642/43 - 1709/10
  2. John Wolcott1644/45 - 1711/12
  3. Sarah Wolcott1649 -
  • HJohn Wolcott1644/45 - 1711/12
  • WMary Chester1654 - 1689
m. 13 Feb 1676/77
  1. John Wolcott1677 - 1750
  • HJohn Wolcott1644/45 - 1711/12
  • WHannah Hawley1657 - Aft 1726
m. 22 Jun 1692
Facts and Events
Name[1] John Wolcott
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 28 Feb 1644/45 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Christening[1][2][3] 2 Mar 1644/45 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 13 Feb 1676/77 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (probably)Recorded at both Wethersfield and Windsor.
to Mary Chester
Alt Marriage 14 Feb 1676/77 to Mary Chester
Marriage 22 Jun 1692 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Hannah Hawley
Death[1][2] 23 Jan 1711/12 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Probate[4] 5 Feb 1711/12 Administration to the widow, a son and a son-in-law.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Fam. 2. Henry2 Wolcott, Fam. 6. John3 Wolcott, in Stiles, Henry R. History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut (1892): including East Windsor, South Windsor, Bloomfield, Windsor Locks and Ellington, 1635-1891. (Hartford, Connecticut: Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1892)
    2:800, 01-02.

    "John (Wolcott), b. 28 Feb., 1644[5]; bp. same mo."
    "John3 (Wolcott) (Henry2 Henry1), sett. at Wethersfield, Conn., where he was townsman, 1679; rem. to W., and was dep. to Gen. Ct. in 1698 and afterwards. He m. (1) 13 Feb., 1677, Mary (dau. of Capt. John) Chester, and gd.-dau. of Gov. Thos. Wells, b. 23 Dec, 1654, and d. 10 July, 1689; (2) 22 June, 1693, Mrs. Hannah Nicholas of Stamford. — W. Bec. He d. 23 Jan., 1711/12; est. invent., £1,300."

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Windsor Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records

    "Wolcott, … John, s. [Henery & Sara], b. [Feb. __]; bp. [____], 1644 [MG]"
    "Wolcott, … John, s. Henery, bp. Mar. 2, 1644 [Col. 2:156]"
    "Wolcott, … John, s. Henry, bp. Mar. 2, 1644 [1:37]"
    "Wolcott, … John, Sr., d. Jan. 23, 1711/12 [2:276]"

  3. Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Records of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1638-1925
    Bk I p. 37.

    "John Wolcott son of Henry Wolcott was baptized March 2nd 1644"

  4. Wolcott, John, Sr., Windsor, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06)

    "Probate Records. Vol. VIII, 1710 to 1715. Inventory on File.

    Wolcott, John, Sen., Windsor. Invt £910-03-05. Taken by Return Strong, Nathaniel Loomis and Daniel Loomis.

    Court Record, Page 52—5 February, 1711-12: Adms. granted to Mrs. Hannah Wolcott, widow relict, and John Eliot, Esq., and John Wolcott, son of sd. decd.

    Page 85—4 August, 1712: Mrs. Hannah Wolcott, widow, John Eliot, Esq., and John Wolcott, Adms., exhibit an account of their Adms. Allowed. Order to dist. the estate as followeth:

    To Hannah Wolcott, widow, £150-16s-08d
    To Tohn Wolcott, eldest son, 445-01-04
    To Charles Wolcott, 222-10-08
    To Benjamin Wolcott, 222-10-08
    To John Eliot, Esq., in right of his wife Mary, 222-10-08

    And appoint Capt. Aaron Cooke, Deacon John Sheldon of Hartford and Lt. Daniel Heydon of Windsor, distributors.

    Page 119—2 March, 1712-13: Mrs. Hannah Wolcott, widow, and John Wolcott, two of the Adms., exhibit now in this Court a writing said to be a will of sd. John Wolcott, and moved the Court to approve the same, which for sundry reasons was deferred.

    Page 130—6 April, 1713: John and Charles Wolcott appear in Court to plead for the acceptance of an alleged will of their late father John Wolcott decd. Not allowed. An appeal to the Superior Court was then taken by John Wolcott, Charles Wolcott and Widow Hannah Wolcott. They gave bond of £10.

    Page 103 (Vol. IX) 30 April, 1719: Whereas, this Court, holden 20 October, 1712, did appoint Col. William Whiting one of the distributors, and information being now made that the estate is not yet distributed, and that the rest of the distributors appointed cannot have the assistance of Col. Whiting, he being absent, in distributing sd. estate, it is moved that some other person may be appointed in his stead. This Court appoint Sergt. James Enno of Windsor to supply his place and join with Capt. Aaron Cooke and Deacon John Sheldon, formerly appointed.

    Page 131 (Vol. X) 3 June, 1726: Hannah Porter, formerly widow of sd. decd., moves this Court that the estate may be distributed. The Court had appointed Aaron Cooke, John Sheldon and Sergt. James Enno to distribute it, and they are now directed to perfect the same and make return thereof.

    Page 132—5 July, 1726: Capt. Aaron Cooke being now deceased, Col. Matthew Allyn is appointed distributor in his place."

  5.   John Wolcott, Sr, in Find A Grave.

    This burial is not documented in the Hale Collection. There appears to be no evidence of the actual place of burial.