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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Captain George Gates
Sarah Olmstead
Marriage: 1661
Joseph Gates
Thomas Gates
John Gates
Sarah Gates
Mary Gates
George Gates
Deacon Daniel Gates Sr.
Samuel Gates Sr

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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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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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