Elizabeth Olmsted1

F, b. 1690, d. after 26 April 1728
FatherLieut. John Olmsted b. b 30 Dec 1649, d. b 22 Dec 1704
MotherMary Benedict b. c 1653
     Elizabeth was born in 1690 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Elizabeth married Henry Whitney, son of John Whitney and Elizabeth Smith, on 14 June 1710 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Henry sold his property in Norwalk to his brother, John on 8 July 1712. He removed to Ridgefield, Connecticut where he was one of the earliest settlers. He owned one of the choice homelosts. He was a weaver. He and his wife spent their life there. Elizabeth's husband, Henry, died on 26 April 1728 in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, leaving her a widow. Elizabeth departed this life after 26 April 1728 in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut. It is said that she died at Ridgefield and lived to a great old age but no record of her death can be found.


Henry Whitney b. 21 Feb 1680/81, d. 26 Apr 1728


  1. [S100] Henry King Olmsted, A.M. revised & completed by George K. Ward and Right Rev. Charles T. Olmsted, Mrs. Henry S. Stearns, Prof. Everett Ward Olmsted, Ex-off. Advisory Committee: John Bartow Olmsted, Genealogy of the Olmsted Family In America - Embracing the Descendants of James and Richard Olmsted and covering a period of nearly Three Centuries 1632-1912, page 192 - Elizabeth b. at Norwalk, Conn., 1690 m. June 14, 1710 Henry Whitney b. at Norwalk, Conn. Feb 21, 1680 d. Apr. 26, 1728, s/o John & Elizabeth [Smith] Whitney. He removed among the early settlers to Ridgefield, Conn., with his brother-in-laws Richard & Daniel Olmsted. Mrs. Whitney lived to a great age.