Daniel Olds

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Olds was born on 25 March 1744, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Caleb Olds, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Sanford, was 27. He married Abigail Granger on 11 April 1768, in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hancock, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1790. He died on 14 September 1806, at the age of 62.

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Daniel Olds
Abigail Granger
Marriage: 11 April 1768
William Olds
Hannah Olds
Caleb Olds
Catherine Olds
Abigail Olds
Daniel Granger Olds
Sally Olds

Sources (6)

  • Daniel Olds, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Daniel Oles, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • David Olas, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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Created on October 9, 1751 from Fairfield, New Haven and Hartford Counties


October 9, 1751, the town of Woodbury was transferred from Fairfield County at the formation of Litchfield County


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): nickname from Middle English old(e) ‘old’ (Old English eald), with post-medieval excrescent -s, used not always to imply old age but also to distinguish the older of two bearers of the same personal name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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