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- Ahnentafel No:
- Richard Olmstead
- Frances Slaney
- Birth Date:
- Birth Location:
- Christening Date:
- 20 Feb 1612
- Christening Location:
- Great Leighs, Essex, England
- Death Date:
- from 05 SEP 1684 to 23 FEB 1686/1687
- Death Location:
- prob. Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Spouse Name:
- Marriage Date:
- Marriage Location:
James Olmstead (Ahnentafel No:2420 )
Richard Olmstead's first wife is unknown. There is no evidence that she was Elizabeth Haugh, daughter of Atherton Haugh.
Additional marriages for Richard Olmstead
- Magdalen - - - - - -
- Marriage Date:
- BEF 5 Sep 1670
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Sources for Richard Olmstead
- 1 Fairfield, CT: Families of Old Fairfield, Vol. 1, pp. 452-453.
- 2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1905, Vol. 59, pp. 355-356.
- 3 The American Genealogist, 1948, Vol. 25, p. 70.
- 4 The American Genealogist, 2007, Vol. 82, pp. 36-37.
- 5 Abbott, Susan Woodruff, Families of Early Milford, Connecticut, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. (1979), 675.
- 6 Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol. 2, G-O, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1995), 1359.
- 7 Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Directory: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1640, A Concise Compendium, Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2015), 246.
- 8 Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Vol. VI, R-S, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2009), 410.
- 9 Olmsted, Henry King and Rev. George K. Ward, Genealogy of the Olmsted Family in America: Embracing the Descendants of James and Richard Olmsted and . . ., New York: A.T. De La Mare Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd. (1912), 187-191.