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Mary Pemberton (Lord)

Also Known As: "Olmstead"
Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Death: September 14, 1736 (87)
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Cove Cemetery, East Haddam, CT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Lord, Sr. and Harriet Lord
Wife of Joseph Pemberton and Samuel Joseph Olmstead, Sr.
Mother of Elizabeth Rogers; Sarah Haughton; Sarah Cone; Capt. Samuel Olmstead; John Olmstead and 2 others
Sister of William Lord, Jr.; Thomas Lord, Sr.; Lt. Richard Lord; Robert Lord, Sr.; John Lord and 2 others
Half sister of Benjamin Lord; James Lord, Sr., Ensign; Samuel Lord, Sr.; Dorothy Hopson; Daniel Lord and 2 others

Occupation: widow of Dr. Thomas Lord
Managed by: Brian Dean Olmstead
Last Updated:

About Mary Pemberton

Samuel - b. 1653, Hartford, Hartford Co., CT; d. Jan. 13, 1726, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT; bur. there in Old Cove Burial Ground. Married Mary LORD (b. May 1649, Saybrook, CT; d. Sep. 14, 1736), daughter of William LORD and Dorothy, and granddaughter of Thomas LORD and Dorothy BIRD. Children of Samuel and Mary OLMSTED: Samuel married Mary ROWLEY; John married Susannah BRAINERD; Sarah married Jared CONE; and Elizabeth married John CHURCH.

Mary Lord Olmstead's Will Page 146-7 Name: Mary Olmstead Location: East Haddam Invt. œ102-12-10. Taken 29 October, 1739, by John Spencer, Jabez Chapman and John Willey, Jr. Will dated 23 April, 1734. I, Mary Olmstead of East Haddam, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: I give to my son Samuel Olmstead all my estate after my just debts are paid, except what is hereafter in this my will otherwise bequeathed. I give to my son John Olmstead my Bible. I give to my daughter Sarah Cone 1 Duroy suit of aparrel and 20 shillings in money. I give to my daughter Elizabeth Church my bed and bedstead with the furniture; also I give to her my trunk and all that is therein; also I give to her my box and all that is in it. I give to her my warming pan, my brass kettle, two pewter platters, one basin and one porringer; also I give 9 sheets and two pillow beers, also my linen wheel. I give to my above-named children and their heirs and assigns in manner as above sd. I constitute my son-in-law John Church to be sole executor. Witness: John X Spencer, Isaac Spencer, Jabez Chapman. Mary X Olmsted, ls. Court Record, Page 57--6 November, 1739: Will proven. A DIGEST OF THE EARLY CONNECTICUT PROBATE RECORDS. 1737 to 1742.

In 1646 Nicholas Olmstead was chosen "Surveyor of Highways" and for nine years between 1653 and 1683 he was "townsman" for the north side of Hartford. In 1672 and 1673 he was a deputy to the General Court.

His wife, Sarah Loomis, died in 1667. Nicholas then married Mary Lord, the widow of Dr. Thomas Lord who had lived in Wethersfield, Connecticut.

From the Geneology of the Olmsted Family in America, Cornell University Library

The original of this book is in the Cornell University Library.

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NICHOLAS OLMSTED, b. in England; bap. at Fairsted, Eng., Feb. 15, 1612; d. Aug. 31, 1684; m. (1) Sept. 28, 1640, Sarah Loomis, of Windsor, Conn.; b. 1617; dau. of Joseph and Mary (White) Loomis; d. 1667; (2) Mrs. Mary Lord, of Wethersfield, Conn., widow of Dr. Thomas Lord.

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Mary Pemberton's Timeline

May 6, 1649
Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
January 7, 1668
Age 18
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
December 30, 1676
Age 27
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
December 31, 1677
Age 28
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut
September 4, 1681
Age 32
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Age 38
Hartford, Hartford County, Dominion of New England
Age 51
Norwich, New London, CT, USA
April 23, 1734
Age 84
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut