James Hubert Olmsted

29 April 1845–22 October 1916 (Age 71)
East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of James Hubert

When James Hubert Olmsted was born on 29 April 1845, in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ralph Adams Olmsted, was 31 and his mother, Cornelia Cowles, was 34. He married Mary Langdon Melzeard on 12 April 1876. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 October 1916, in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hubert Olmsted
1845–1916
Mary Langdon Melzeard
1848–1938
Marriage: 12 April 1876
Bertha May Olmsted
1877–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1876
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Ralph Adams Olmsted

    Male1813–1888Male

    Cornelia Cowles

    Female1810–1892Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Slavery is Abolished

Age 3

In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.
1865

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Olmstead .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hubert J Olmsted in household of Ralph Olmsted, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Olmsted in household of Ralph A Olmsted, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James H Olmsted in household of Ralph A Olmsted, "United States Census, 1850"

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