Person:Johnson Olmstead (1)

Johnson Chase Olmstead, M.D.
m. 9 May 1807
  1. George Olmsted1810 - 1811
  2. Jane Olmsted1813 - 1815
  3. Charles Olmsted1814 - 1814
  4. Harriet Olmsted1815 - 1892
  5. Jane Olmsted1817 - 1818
  6. Johnson Chase Olmstead, M.D.1819 - 1887
  7. Edward Mortimer Olmsted1821 - 1822
  8. Eleanor Olmsted1824 - 1826
  9. Judson Price Olmsted1826 - 1828
  10. Alfred Hubbard Olmsted1830 - 1843
m. 30 Sep 1846
  1. William Hawley Olmstead, M.D.1862 -
m. 1868
Facts and Events
Name Johnson Chase Olmstead, M.D.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 Feb 1819 New York, United States
Marriage 30 Sep 1846 Pennsylvania, United States[1st wife]
to Dency Caroline Woodward
Marriage 1868 [2nd wife]
to Emeline Brownell
Death[3] 1887 Dundaff, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

Research Notes

  • 13 Mar 1882 - suit was brought against Dr. Olmsted to recover damages for alleged malpractice in the treatment of a broken leg - see Olmsted v. Gere (Pennsylvania State Reports, Volume 100, p 128, By Pennsylvania. Supreme Court)
  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 264 -

    p 333 -
    (6029) JOHNSON CHASE OLMSTED (M. D.), Dundaff, Pa. b. Feb. 23, 1819; m. (1) 1846, Dency C. Woodward; b. Oct. 14, 1823; d. Dec. 11, 1864; dau. of John K. and Mary (Kellogg) Woodward; (2) 1868, EmeHne Brownell; dau. of George and Amy Brownell, of Dundaff, Pa.

    1st marriage:
    7825, William Hawley +.

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    (No. 6029) Page 333 - JOHNSON CHASE OLMSTED, M.D.
    Dr. Olmsted graduated in Medicine at the College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City in 1844. He settled at Dundaff, Pa., and continued in active practice until his death.

    Johnson Chase Olmsted, M.D.
  2.   Family Recorded, in Mathews, Alfred F. History of Wayne, Pike and Monroe Counties, Pennsylvania. (Monroe County, PA: R.T. Peck & Company, 1886)
  3. Family Recorded, in Hayden, Horace Edwin; John W. (John Woolf) Jordan; and Alfred Hand. Genealogical and family history of the Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys, Pennsylvania. (New York, New York: Lewis Pub. Co., 1906)

    ... Dr. W. H. Olmstead was born in Dundaff, Susquehanna county, Pennsylvania, August 22, 1862, a son of Dr. Johnson C. and Dency (Woodward) Olmstead, and grandson of Osborn and Violette Olmstead, natives of Connecticut, who migrated to Wayne county, Pennsylvania, about the beginning of the nineteenth century, where Osborn Olmstead divided his attention between agricultural pursuits and the operation of a tannery. Of thirteen children, nine of whom attained years of maturity.

    Dr. Johnson C. Olmstead (father) was born in New York in 1819. He was a graduate of the University of New York, and for the long period of forty six years was successfully engaged in the practice of medicine, in Susquehanna county. He was a prominent member of the Masonic fraternity. In 1846 he married Dency Woodward. daughter of Jonathan K. Woodward, and the sister of Warren J. Woodward. judge of the supreme court of Pennsylvania. Four children were the issue of this union, Dr. W. H. Olmstead being the only surviving member at the present time (1905). Dr. Johnson C. Olmstead died in 1887, aged sixty.eight years. He survived his wife many years, her death occurring in 1864. ...

  4.   Family Recorded, in Centennial History of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

    Dr. Johnson C. Olmstead, son of Osborn and Violetta Raymond Olmstead, was born in New York City in 1819. In early life his parents moved to Bethany, then the county-seat of Wayne. He received his education at Bethany Academy. Among his school mates were R. B. Little, Wm. Little, R. R. Little, David Wilmot, G. B. Eldred, Ira Adakin and Jonathan Langdon, all since residents of Montrose. In 1841 he entered the office of Dr. Edwin Graves of Bethany. He attended lectures at Castleton Medical College, Vermont in 1844—45, and in the following year commenced practice with his preceptor at Honesdale.

    In 1846 he married Dency C. Woodward, sister of Hon. W. J. Woodward, who died in 1864. He remarried to Emelyn Brownel of Dundaff, in 1868. In the latter part of 1846 he settled at Clifford, and in 1849 removed to Dundaff, Pa., where he remained in continuous practice except the year 1856, which he spent in taking lectures at University of New York and Bellevue Hospital Medical College (his brother, Dr. J. H. Olmstead, occupying his place in his absence), until his death after a short illness, in 1887, leaving his widow and one son. Drs. James L. Reed, Wm. Alexander, J. H. Olmstead and D. L. Bailey were his partners at different times.