Henry Allen Wolcott

24 December 1879–8 December 1886 (Age 6)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Henry Allen

When Henry Allen Wolcott was born on 24 December 1879, in Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Anthony Wolcott, was 32 and his mother, Arabella Geer, was 31. He died on 8 December 1886, in Big Creek Township, Russell, Kansas, United States, at the age of 6, and was buried in Russell Township, Russell, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Anthony Wolcott
Arabella Geer
James Charles Wolcott
Grace Geer Wolcott
Henry Allen Wolcott
Edwin Pierce Wolcott
Julia Wolcott

Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 2

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Henry Wolcott in household of Charles A Wolcott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1880 United States Federal Census
  • Wolcott, Chandler, Wolcott Genealogy

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