Frank Devillon Wolcott

22 May 1856–7 March 1937 (Age 80)
Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Frank Devillon

When Frank Devillon Wolcott was born on 22 May 1856, in Greene, New York, United States, his father, Edwin Wolcott, was 28 and his mother, Mary Jane Sanford, was 19. He married Sarah Diana Dee on 3 February 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Tama, Tama, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Tama, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 7 March 1937, in Toledo, Tama, Iowa, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Frank Devillon Wolcott
1856–1937
Sarah Diana Dee
1863–1934
Marriage: 3 February 1885
Wolcott
1886–
Emmeline Wolcott
1888–1902
Gertrude Miah Wolcott
1889–1978
Dorothy Wolcott
1895–1972
Sarah Jane Wolcott
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 February 1885
Sheridan, Poweshiek, Iowa
children

(5)

    Wolcott

    Male1886–Male

    Emmeline Wolcott

    Female1888–1902Female

    Female1889–1978Female

    Female1895–1972Female

    Sarah Jane Wolcott

    Female1903–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1827–1900Male

    Mary Jane Sanford

    Female1837–1861Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 1

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Woolcot in Somerset, possibly so named from Middle English wolle ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • F D Wolcott, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Frank Woolcott in household of Edwin Woolcott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank D Wolcott in household of Edward Wolcott, "United States Census, 1860"

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