Capt Nathan OLMSTED

Male 1744 - 1827  (83 years)


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  • Name Nathan OLMSTED  [1, 2
    • The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

      Nathan enlisted in the 7th Military Company, Col. John Mead's 9th regiment of Connecticut Militia, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, 15 May 1777. Capt. Nathan Olmsted was captured in the Battle of White Plains, and imprisoned in the "Sugar House" in New York City. Lorina and Nathan had three known children: Nathan, Catherine, and Mary Olmsted. [1]
    • He was a captain in Col. Thomas Thomas's 2d Regt., Westcheser militia, served at the Battle of White Plains and later was a British prisoner in the sugar house, New York City. He was moderator of the Ridgefield meeting called to approve the Articles of Confederation of Congress on 8 Jan. 1778, and was an important man in the Ridgefield-Westchester section throughout his life. It is tradition that while Sarah Ambler Olmsted's body lay in their house at Pound Ridge after her death 27 Sept., 1782, cowboys raided he farm and drove away the stock which, however, was recovered by Sheldon's Dragoons. [2]
    Prefix Capt 
    Born 8 May 1744  [1
    Gender Male 
    Fact Son of Deacon Nathan Olmsted and Millicent Goodrich Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 7 Dec 1827  Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Pound Ridge Cemetery, Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I74535  Main Tree
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2017 

    Family 1 Sarah AMBLER,   b. 25 Aug 1752, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1782  (Age 30 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F31583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lorina/Lorinah BRUSH,   b. abt. 1755/56,   d. 21 Feb 1810  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1783  [1
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F30201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S6104] The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 2014 Vol. 145 No. 2 April.

    2. [S03472] The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 1933 Vol. 64 No. 2 April.

    3. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.