Anson Jonathan Olds

31 October 1863–1953 (Age 89)
Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Anson Jonathan

When Anson Jonathan Olds was born on 31 October 1863, in Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jonathan Olds, was 32 and his mother, Sarah A. Wyman, was 29. He married Sarah Swift Fenton in August 1896. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Willimantic, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years and Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1953. He died in 1953, at the age of 90, and was buried in Willimantic, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Anson Jonathan Olds
Sarah Swift Fenton
Marriage: August 1896
Vera A Olds
Raymond F Olds
Willard S Olds

Spouse and Children

August 1896


    Vera A Olds


    Raymond F Olds


    Willard S Olds


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 5

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Old .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hanson J Olds, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anson J Olda, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anson J Olds in household of Jonathan Olds, "Massachusetts, State Census, 1865"

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