Sarah Olmstead

1641–7 November 1709 (Age 68)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Olmstead was born in 1641, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Capt. Nicholas Olmsted, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Loomis, was 24. She married Captain George Gates in 1661. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 November 1709, in East Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 68, and was buried in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Captain George Gates
1634–1724
Sarah Olmstead
1641–1709
Marriage: 1661
Joseph Gates
1662–1712
Thomas Gates
1664–1734
John Gates
1668–1742
Sarah Gates
1670–1712
Mary Gates
1674–1742
George Gates
1677–1725
Deacon Daniel Gates Sr.
1680–1761
Samuel Gates Sr
1681–1737

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1661
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (1)

1666 · Founded

Age 25

May 10, 1666

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Olmstead Green in Cambridgeshire.

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

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Story Highlight

Memorial Originally Created by: Dave Rame Maintained by: Becky G

Birth: 1634 Essex, England Death: Nov. 12, 1724 East Haddam Middlesex County Connecticut, USA George Gates was born about 1634 in England, came to New England as a youth and settled in Hartford, Conn …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Olmsted Gates, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Olmsted Gates, "Find A Grave Index"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current

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