Samuel Wolcott (1656 - 1695) MP

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Birthplace: Windsor, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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About Samuel Wolcott

(3) Hon. Samuel Wolcott, b. 1656 Windsor CT, d. 1695 Wethersfield CT. He was a merchant, settled at Wethersfield, constable there in 1679, representative to the General Court in 1685; in 1681 his Negro servant, Jack, was executed for burning a house down. Samuel owned a large piece of land a mile west of Wethersfield where he built a one room house on a hill, his sons built nearby and the hill became known as Wolcott Hill; on the site of Samuel's first house, George Webb built a large home, incorporating Samuel's earlier house into the rear wing; General Washington used Webb's house for his Wethersfield headquarters; his estate valued at 1,137 pounds; m. Judith Appleton 1678 Ipswich MA.

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Reg. v.20 p.204 Records of Wethersfield: Woolcott, Samuel and Judeth Appleton m. March 6, 1678

Stiles Anc. Wethersfield p. 841: mcht in Windsor, rem. to Wethersfield, Wolcott Hill, dep. to Gen.Ct 1685

Wethersfield, CT V.R. show marriage

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Hon. Samuel Wolcott's Timeline

1656
April 16, 1656
Windsor, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
1678
March 6, 1678
Age 21
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1679
April 11, 1679
Age 22
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1680
November 14, 1680
Age 24
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1681
February 27, 1681
Age 24
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1684
March 19, 1684
Age 27
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
1686
August 14, 1686
Age 30
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1688
October 16, 1688
Age 32
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Dominion of New England (Present Connecticut)
1690
September 23, 1690
Age 34
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
1692
May 31, 1692
Age 36
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut