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Nehemiah Olmstead

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Fairsted, Essex, England
Death: October 2, 1657 (38)
Fairfield, New Haven Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of James Olmstead and Joyce Cornish
Husband of Elizabeth Seeley
Father of Sarah Seeley
Brother of Faith Olmstead; Frances Olmstead; Mabel Olmstead; Capt. Nicholas Olmsted; Mary Olmstead and 3 others

Managed by: James Hutchison
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About Nehemiah Olmstead

NEHEMIAH OLMSTED, bap. at Fairsted, Nov. 10, 1618. Came to America with his father, and settled in Fairfield, Conn., in 1649. He married Elizabeth Burr, dau. of Jehu Burr, Sr. He was a sergeant in 1657. Died before Oct. 2, 1657. His widow was appointed administratrix Aug., 1658. Mrs. Olmsted m. (2) Obadiah Gilbert, of Fairfield, Conn. 17, Sarah; m. Robert Seeley, of Fairfield, Conn.

In the will of Joshua Unoas, son of Uncas, " Sachem of Monheag," dated Feb. 29, 1675, there is bequeathed to Nicholas Olmstead and some fourteen other Englishmen " to be equally divided amongst them into so many parts as they are persons " " all that traoke of land lying from the mountains, in sight of Hartford, northward, to a pond called Shemipipie East to Willimantucke river, south by said river, west by Hartford bounds." — ^A^^. E. Hist, and Gen. Reg., Vol. 13, p. 235.

(f/g) Nehemiah Olmstead Birth: 1618 Fairstead Essex, England Death: unknown

NEHEMIAH, 6th known child of James & Joyce (Cornish) Olmstead, was baptized 10 November 1618. He married by about 1655 Elizabeth Burr, daughter of JEHU BURR, as the first of her three husbands. Source: Great Migration Begins.

Family links:

 James Olmstead (1580 - 1640)
 Joyce Cornish Olmstead (____ - 1621) 
 Elizabeth Burr Olmstead Gilbert Seeley (1637 - ____) 
 Sarah Olmstead Seeley

Burial: Unknown Created by: Linda Mac Record added: Jul 18, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 55110336 -tcd

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Nehemiah Olmstead's Timeline

November 10, 1618
Fairsted, Essex, England
Age 37
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
October 2, 1657
Age 38
Fairfield, New Haven Colony