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Lieutenant Henry Wolcott

Male 1670 - 1747


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  • Title  Lieutenant 
    Born  20 May 1670  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  17 Nov 1747 
    Person ID  I18238  Killmer Family
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2012 

    Father  Simon Wolcott, Sr,   b. 11 Sep 1625, Tolland, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1687, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Martha Pitkin,   b. 12 Dec 1639, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1719, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  17 Oct 1661  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F06354  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Jane Allyn,   b. 22 Jul 1670, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1702, Tolland Tollland Co. Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  01 Apr 1696  Windsor, Hartford Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Henry Wolcott, IV,   b. 28 Feb 1697
    >2. Thomas Wolcott,   b. 01 Apr 1702, Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1762, Taghanic, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Peter Wolcott,   b. 1706
    Family ID  F06407  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Rachel Talcott,   b. 02 Apr 1676, Weathersfield Hartford Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jan 1726, Weathersfield Hartford Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1704  Windsor Hartford Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F06406  Group Sheet

  • Notes 


    • Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. Volume IV Davis

      Lieutenant Henry Wolcott , son of Simon Wolcott , was born May 20, 1670 , and died November 17, 1747 .

      He was one of the original proprietors of Tolland and Wellington, Connecticut , a man of affairs in town, and like most of the family tall of stature.

      He married,

      (first) April 1, 1696 , Jane Allyn , born July 22, 1670 , died April 11, 1702 , daughter of Thomas Allyn ;

      (second) Rachel Talcott , who died January 8, 1725-26 . He lived at South Windsor , a mile from the present church.
      Children: Henry , born February 28, 1697 ; Thomas , April 1, 1702 ; Peter ; Rachel ; Jane , October 20, 1710 ; Gideon ,

      Lt. Henry Wolcott, b. 1670 Windsor CT, d. 1747 South Wellington CT. He built a home at Windsor, still occupied by his descendants in 1810, and was one of the original proprietors of Tolland CT in 1713; m. Jane Allyn 1696, Windsor CT m. (2) Rachel Talcott c. 1704 Windsor CT, m. (3) Hannah Hawley Nichols 1727. Hannah m. (1) Josiah Nichols 1678, m. (2) John Wolcott 1692, m. (3) Henry Wolcott 1726.

      A DIGEST OF THE EARLY CONNECTICUT PROBATE RECORDS.
      1745 to 1750.

      Page 136-7 Name: Henry Wolcott Location: Windsor
      Invt. ?447-17-10. Taken 1st January, 1747-8, by Matthew Rockwell, Joshua Loomis and Moses Loomis, Jr.

      Will dated 14 November, 1740.

      I, Henry Wolcott of Windsor, do make this my last will and testament: I give to my son Henry Wolcott all my lands in Colebrook, and all my lands in Willingtown, and all my lands and rights to common and undivided lands in the Township of Windsor, and the lands called the Equivalent, to him and his heirs forever. I give to my grandsons, Thomas Wolcott and Luke Wolcott, 2-3 parts of my 400-acre farm in Tolland that is bounded south on Coventry, as also my three rights or lotts in the Cedar Swamp in Tolland, share and share alike, to them and their heirs forever. I give to my son Thomas his four daughters 1-3 part of my 400-acre farm in Tolland, to them and their heirs forever. And my will is that my son Thomas shall have the improvement of what land he hath before this time enclosed at any time within fence of my 400-acre farm in Tolland during his natural life. I give to my son Gideon Wolcott that lott of land in Windsor I bought of my brother Simon Wolcott, whereon I now live, from the river to the end of the three-mile lotts, bounded east on the commons, with the appurtenances, to him and his heirs forever. I give to my grandson Giles Wolcott about 300 acres of land more or less, lying in Windsor, bounded east upon Bolton, north upon land belonging to Gideon Wolcott, south upon land laid out to Joseph Barbour, and west upon a highway, or however the same may be otherwise bounded, to him and to his heirs forever. I give to my daughter Rachel my two black servants, Philehas and Scipio, and ?50 more to be paid out of my personal estate at inventory price. And all the rest and residue of my estate I give to my sons, Henry, Thomas and Gideon, and to my daughter Rachel and to my grandson Giles, share and share alike, in five equal parts, my grandson Giles his part to remain in the hands of my executors until he attain the age of 21 years. I appoint my son Gideon Wolcott and my kinsman Roger Wolcott, Jr., executors.
      Witness: Roger Wolcott, James Wolcott, Simon Wolcott.

      Henry Wolcott, ls.
      Court Record, Page 54--5 January, 1747-8: The last will and testament of Henry Wolcott, late of Windsor, was now exhibited in Court by Roger Wolcott, Jr., Esq., and Gideon Wolcott, executors. Will proven and exhibit of an inventory of the moveable estate. Accepted, and both ordered to be recorded and kept on file.

      Page 1 (Vol. XVII) 26 November, 1753: Luke Wolcott, one of the grandsons of Mr. Henry Wolcott, now moves to this Court for a distribution of a 400-acre farm in Tolland and three rights of land in the Cedar Swamp in sd. Tolland, to be divided, viz., 2-3 to Thomas Wolcott and the sd. Luke, and 1-3 part of sd. 400-acre farm to the four daughters of the deceased, agreeable to the last will and testament of the deceased: Whereupon this Court appoint Zebulon West, Joseph West and Amasa West, of Tolland, distributors.
      Dist. File: Distribution of land in Tolland: To Thomas and Luke Wolcott, grandsons (sons of Thomas Wolcott, son of the decd.) Also, four daughters of sd. Thomas Wolcott, late decd.: Miriam Wolcott, the wife of Stone Mills; Jane Katharine Wolcott, the wife of Ellis Russell; Redexalena and Rachel Wolcott. 2 May, 1754. By Joseph West, Amasa West and Zebulon West.

      Colonial Families of the United States of America: Volume 7
      ISSUE

      V. Henry, b. 20th May, 1670; d. November, 1746; m. (firstly) 1st April, 1696, Jane ALLYN, dau. of Thomas ALLYN; m. (secondly) Rachel TALCOTT; m. (thirdly) Hannah WOLCOTT, widow of John WOLCOTT