Samuel Oviatt, Sr. (1672 - 1750) MP

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Birthplace: Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Managed by: Lizzie Keitel
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About Samuel Oviatt, Sr.

•Birth: 25 Nov 1672 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

•Death: 1750

Father: Thomas Oviatt c: 16 Jul 1626 in , Tring, Hertford, England

Mother: Frances Bryan c: 14 Sep 1634 in , Aylesbury, Buckingham, England

Marriage 1 Mary Baldwin b: 14 Sep 1670 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

•Married: 1696

Children

1. Samuel Oviatt b: 1695 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut c: 24 Jun 1711 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

2. John Oviatt b: ABT 1701 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut c: 24 Jun 1711

3. Alexander Oviatt b: ABT 1702 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut c: 24 Jun 1711 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

4. Esther Oviatt b: 10 Oct 1703 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

5. Mary Oviatt b: 1 Apr 1706 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

6. Giles Oviatt b: 8 Jan 1709/1710 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

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1672: Samuel Oviatt was born.

"New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 545; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)

1672, November 24: Samuel, son of Thomas and Frances (Bryan) Oviatt was born at Milford, Connecticut.

"Ancestors and Descendants of Clarence Elisha Oviatt and Julia Frances of Medina, Ohio"; by Thomas E. Viall; unpublished; Cleveland, Ohio (Oviatt Archives)

and

"The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley and his wife Emma Arabella Bowworth" compiled by N. Grier Parke, II; edited by Donald Lines Jacobus; p. 208; Elm Tree Press; Woodstock, Vermont; 1960 (929.2 AC58P ACPL)

and

"The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Milford" by Lucius Barnes Barbour; VIII:137; Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland (974.6 CT/Vitals SCGS)

1673, February 16: Samuel Oviatt was baptized at Milford, Connecticut and was a soap boiler by trade.

"The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley and his wife Emma Arabella Bowworth" compiled by N. Grier Parke, II; edited by Donald Lines Jacobus; p. 208; Elm Tree Press; Woodstock, Vermont; 1960 (929.2 AC58P ACPL)

1749: December 18: The Last Will and Testament of Samuel Oviatt was dated.

"We John Oviatt, principal and Jacob Baldwin surety, both of Milford, find ourselves to the Administration of Samuel Oviatt late of Milford".

To either of the constables of Milford and also either of the constables of New Milford all within County of New Haven, John Oviatt of said Milford, grandson of Mr. Samuel Oviatt late of said Milford, deceased intending to move to the court of Probate to be held January next in and for the estate of said Samuel Oviatt deceased". "Those are in his majesties name to require you to give notice to Samuel Oviatt, Alexander Oviatt both of Milford, and Giles Oviatt of said New Milford sons to said Samuel Oviatt deceased, they may appear before said court of probate and give reason if any why they should not be granted to the said John Oviatt. Fail not, and make return of this with your doings thereon as the law directs; dated Milford 18th day of December Anno Dom 1749 signed Roger Newton." New Milford, Conn. December ye 26th 1749, "From the above writer notification served upon ye above named Giles Oviatt by reading of same in his hearing in New Milford by me Samuel Bostwick." To the Judge of ye Probate for the District of New Haven,

"Sir, we ye Subscribers Do Depose yet of our cousin; John Oviatt of Milford, grandson to Mr. Samuel Oviatt late of Said Milford dec'd might take administration on ye Estate of our father Samuel Oviatt Dec'd, aforsd, Certified by us, Josiah Smith, John Davis."

"New Haven County Probate Records" VII:569, New Haven Probate; January 1, 1749/50

1749: Samuel Oviatt died.

"Ancestors and Descendants of Clarence Elisha Oviatt and Julia Frances of Medina, Ohio" by Thomas E. Viall; unpublished; Cleveland, Ohio (Oviatt Archives)

and

"New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 545; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)

1750, January 1: The administration of his estate was granted to his grandson John Oviatt.

"New Haven County Probate Records" VII:569, New Haven Probate; January 1, 1749/50

Burial Note: Thomas Oviatt is buried in the Old Milford Cemetery in Milford, Connecticut, but is not locatable.

(Milford Historical Society)

"Families of Early Milford, Connecticut" by Susan Woodruff Abbott; pp. 16, 497-8; Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1979 (974.6 CT/New Haven SCGS)

"Oviatt Family: Oviatts in England and Milford, Connecticut" by Mary Elizabeth (Oviatt) Browning; Genealogical Society of Utah; 1933

"Baldwin Genealogy" by Charles Candee Baldwin; p. 302; The Leader Publishing Company; Cleveland, Ohio; 1881 (929.2 Bi8-6 LAPL) (FH B13.0 SR)

1694c: Samuel, son of Thomas and Frances (Bryan) Oviatt married Mary Baldwin. Children, born at Milford, Connecticut, were: 1) Samuel, Jr. (see below); 2) John, born 1701, married January 16, 1723, Susannah Hine, died July 17, 1748; 3) Alexander (see below); 4) Esther, born October 10, 1703; 5) Mary, born April 1, 1706 and 6) Giles, born January 8, 1710.

"Ancestors and Descendants of Clarence Elisha Oviatt and Julia Frances of Medina, Ohio" by Thomas E. Viall; unpublished; Cleveland, Ohio (Oviatt Archives)

Marriage Note: Samuel Oviatt married Mary (unknown) at Milford, Massachusetts.

"New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 545; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)

"Oviatt Family: Oviatts in England and Milford, Connecticut" by Mary Elizabeth (Oviatt) Browning; Genealogical Society of Utah; 1933 (Internet)

"The Connecticut Nutmegger" XVII:3:417; Query # 1791-62; The Connecticut Genealogical Society, Inc.; Glastonbury, Connecticut (CT Per SCGS)

-------------------- Birth: Nov. 24, 1672 New Haven New Haven County Connecticut, USA Death: 1750 Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA

The son of Thomas & Frances Oviat, he married Mary Baldwin about 1700 in Milford.

He was a soap boiler. His grandson, John Oviatt of Milford was appointed administrator of his estate in January, 1749/50.


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 John Oviat (1700 - 1748)*
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Burial: Milford Cemetery Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA

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Samuel Oviatt, Sr.'s Timeline

1672
November 25, 1672
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1695
1695
Age 22
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1696
1696
Age 23
Milford, Middlesex, Connecticut
1701
1701
Age 28
1702
1702
Age 29
1703
October 10, 1703
Age 30
1706
April 1, 1706
Age 33
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1709
January 8, 1709
Age 36
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
1750
1750
Age 77
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1938
June 11, 1938
Age 78