Sarah Olmsted

Female6 April 1795–24 September 1872

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Olmsted was born on 6 April 1795, in Millington, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Bates Olmsted, was 33 and her mother, Theodosia Lewis, was 30. She married Diodate Jones on 4 August 1814, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 September 1872, at the age of 77, and was buried in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Diodate Jones
Sarah Olmsted
Marriage: 4 August 1814
Abraham Bradley Jones
Eletcta Fuller Jones
about 1822–1899
Henry Warren Jones
about 1835–1945
Aurelia E. Janes
William Marsh Jones
Lewis Olmsted Jones

Sources (13)

  • Sarah Jones in household of Diodate Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Jones in household of Diodate Jones, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Olmstead, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1814Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 5

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 7

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 24

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Olmstead .

    History: James Olmsted was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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