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Jabez Olmstead

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Death: 1810 (74)
Dutchess County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jeremiah Olmsted and Elizabeth (Litten) Olmsted
Husband of Elizabeth "Miriam" Olmstead
Father of Aaron Olmstead; Jeremiah Olmstead; Elizabeth Olmstead; Gideon Olmstead; Richard Olmstead and 5 others
Brother of Jedediah Olmsted, Sr.; Job Olmstead; Elizabeth Olmstead; Gideon Olmstead; Abigail Olmstead and 4 others

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About Jabez Olmstead

JABEZ5 OLMSTEAD (JEREMIAH4, THANKFUL3 BARNES, THOMAS2, THOMAS1)3928,3929 was born 29 Jul 1735 in Brookfield, Worcester, MA3929, and died 1810 in Washington, NY. He married MIRIAM HUSSE3930 11 Jul 1758 in Sheffield, Berkshire, MA. She died Unknown.

More About JABEZ OLMSTEAD and MIRIAM HUSSE: Marriage: 11 Jul 1758, Sheffield, Berkshire, MA



	i.	 	ELIZABETH6 OLMSTEAD, b. 1764, Berkshire, MA; d. Unknown; m. DANIEL BULLIS; d. Unknown.
	ii.	 	JEZRIEL OLMSTEAD, d. Unknown.

384. iii. JOB OLMSTEAD, d. Unknown.

	iv.	 	AARON OLMSTEAD, b. 1758; d. Unknown.
	v.	 	JABEZ OLMSTEAD, b. 1760; d. Unknown.
	vi.	 	JEREMIAH OLMSTEAD, b. 1762, West Stockbridge, Berkshire, MA; d. 1846, Spafford, Onondago, NY; m. MERCY WELLS; d. Unknown.

385. vii. GIDEON OLMSTEAD, b. 1768, Woburn, Middlesex, MA; d. 14 May 1837, Hull, Quebec (Bellevue), Canada. 386. viii. RICHARD OLMSTEAD, b. 1770; d. 14 Sep 1837, Marlborough, Carleton, Ontario, Canada.

	ix.	 	ABIGAIL OLMSTEAD, d. Unknown; m. AARON CASE; d. Unknown.

Jabez Olmstead, born in 1735, actually died in 1810 in Washington, New York, where he and his family had moved some years earlier. WikiTree shows that he died in Washington, NY, in 1810:

Many people show that he died at Valley Forge, PA, in 1777, but that is INCORRECT. It was a different Jabez Olmstead, either from this family or a Jabez Olmstead from Delaware (wife was Elizabeth). It is NOT this Jabez Olmstead, despite misleading information provided to the Daughters of the American Revolution. (See: and

Here is drawing of land lots in Granville, Washington County,NY, as of 1789 and 1794:

Good grief!! -- More information about him dying at Valley Forge. I think it was the son or another Jabez Olmstead, possible from Delaware, with wife Elizabeth. There is much additional information about the family in New York and then in Canada. Mention of Jabez moving to Canada with Job may be incorrect; it may have been a younger brother, Jabus, who moved to Canada with Job. This was, of course, before Job left Canada for Ohio.

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Jabez Olmstead's Timeline

July 24, 1735
Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Age 19
Age 22
Berkshire, MA
January 6, 1762
Age 26
West Stockbridge, Berkshire, MA
Age 28
Alford, Berkshire, MA
Age 32
Woburn, Middlesex, MA
Age 34
Berkshire County, MA
Age 37
Hebron, Washington, New York
October 1776
Age 41
Richmond, Berkshire, MA