Person:Naomi Wolcott (2)

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Naomi Wolcott
d.1 Mar 1831
Facts and Events
Name Naomi Wolcott
Married Name _____ Wadsworth
Gender Female
Birth[1] 10 Oct 1777 East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 1 Oct 1804 to James Wadsworth
Death[1] 1 Mar 1831
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 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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    (231) SAMUEL WOLCOTT. b. at S. Windsor, Mass. [Connecticut], Apr. 4, 1751: d. June 2, 1813; m. Dec. 29, 1774, Jerusha Wolcott; b. Nov. 29, 1755; d. Mar. 19, 1844; dau. of (Judge) Erastus and Jerusha (Wolcott) Wolcott, of S. Windsor, Conn. Samuel Wolcott was a commissary in the Revolutionary War.

    600, Jerusha +.
    601, Naomi +.
    602, Samuel; b. Dec. 12, 1781; d. Feb. 17, 1795.
    603, Elihu +.
    604, Sophia +.
    605, Ursula; b. Nov. 17, 1788; m. (Rev.) Newton Skinner.
    606, Elizabeth +.
    607, Horace; b. Mar. 25, 1794; d. in Illinois in 1838.

  2.   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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    (601) NAOMI WOLCOTT. b. at E. Windsor, Conn., Oct. 10, 1777; d. Mar. 1, 1831; m. Oct. 1, 1804, James Wadsworth, Geneseo, N. Y.; b. 1768; d. June 7, 1844; son of John Noyes and Esther (Parsons) Wadsworth.

    "James Wadsworth grad. Yale, 1787, and in 1790 moved to the Genesee country of western New York. He purchased a large tract of land in what is now the town of Geneseo, N. Y. Was one of the wealthiest land proprietors in the State. He printed and circulated at his own expense, publications on the subject of education; employed persons to lecture upon that topic, and offered premiums to the towns which first established school libraries. As early as 1811, he proposed the instituting of Normal schools. He procured the enactment of the school library law in 1838; founded a library and institution for scientific lectures at Geneseo, and endowed it with $10,000, and in his sales of land always stipulated that a tract of 125 acres in each township should be granted free for a church, and another of the same size for a school. His donations to the causes of education and religion exceeded $90,000." — Appleton's New Encyclopedia.

    1259, Harriet; b. Sept. 13, 1805; d. Jan. 1, 1833; m. Jan. 15, 1829, Hon. Martin Brimmer, of Boston, Mass.
    1260, (Major-Gen.) James Samuel +.
    1261, William Wolcott +.
    1262, Cornelia; b. Dec. 25, 1812; d. Mar. 28, 1831.
    1263, Elizabeth; b. July 26, 1815; d. 1851; m. Hon. Charles Augustus Murray; second son of the Earl of Dunmore and grandson of Lord Dunmore, Gov. of Virginia 1775-1776; author of Travels in North America and The Prairie Bird. He was Merriber of Parliament for Hastings, Eng., and British Consul General in Egypt.