Abigail Marion Olmsted

6 May 1763–28 February 1842 (Age 78)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Abigail Marion

When Abigail Marion Olmsted was born on 6 May 1763, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Sgt. Jabez Olmsted, was 27 and her mother, Miriam Elizabeth Huse, was 18. She married Aaron Case in 1788, in Hebron, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 28 February 1842, in her hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Aaron Case
Abigail Marion Olmsted
Marriage: 1788
Moses Case
William Case
Philip Case
Martha Case
Abraham Case
Miriam Case
Abigale Case
Elizabeth Case
Lucinda Marion Case
Eunice Case
Aaron Case
Nancy Case

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Hebron, Washington, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 18

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 23

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Olmstead .

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

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  • Abigail Case, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Abigail Case, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Abigail Case, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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