Henry Wolcott1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

#2169, b. 6 December 1578, d. 30 May 1655


Elizabeth Saunders b. c 1584, d. 7 Jul 1655


     Henry Wolcott was baptized on 6 December 1578 at England.9 He married Elizabeth Saunders on 19 January 1606 at Somersetshire, England.10 Henry Wolcott died on 30 May 1655 at Windsor, Hartford, Conn, at age 76; Per grave marker.11,9 He was buried on 1 June 1655 at Palisado Cemetery Windsor, Hartford, Conn.12

Other Events

     Elizabeth and Henry Wolcott emigrated from England to Dorchester, Suffolk, Mass., in 1630 on the Mary and John.8 Henry Wolcott became a Freeman on 1 April 1634.13 In 1636, Elizabeth and Henry Wolcott and their family moved from Dorchester, Suffolk, MA, to Windsor, Hartford, Conn.4,8 His estate was probated on 30 June 1655 at Windsor, Hartford, Conn.14 Henry Wolcott is listed on the Founders of Windsor monument.

Time Line

Baptism1578, England9
Marriage1606, Somersetshire, EnglandElizabeth Saunders10
Birth of Sonc 1616, EnglandHenry Wolcott10
Birth of Daughter1624, EnglandAnna Wolcott10
Birth of Sonc 1628, EnglandSimon Wolcott
Emigration1630, Dorchester, Suffolk, MassElizabeth Saunders8
Freeman1634, Mass13
Move-to1636, Windsor, Hartford, ConnElizabeth Saunders4,8
Death1655, Windsor, Hartford, Conn11,9
Burial1655, Palisado Cemetery Windsor, Hartford, Conn12
Probate1655, Windsor, Hartford, Conn14
ChartsDescendants of Henry Wolcott
Pedigree of Daugherty Collins
Pedigree of Robert Frank Collins
Pedigree of Rodney Arthur Collins
Pedigree of Thaddeus Collins
Pedigree of Sarah Josephine Gardner
Pedigree of Samuel Russell


Probate Found
F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), 4:620.
  2. Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 2011), 3:1705.
  3. Martin E. Hollick, New Englanders in the 1600s (Boston: NEHGS, 2012), 261.
  4. Meredith B. Colket, Jr, Founders of Early American Families, 2nd rev. ed. (Cleveland: Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, 2002), 375.
  5. Donald Lines Jacobus, Index to Genealogical Periodicals, Together with "My Own Index", 3 vols in 1 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2010), 3:72.
  6. Chandler Wolcott, Wolcott Genealogy, The Family of Henry Wolcott, one of the first settlers of Windsor, Conn. (Rochester: The Genesee Press, 1912), 034.
  7. Henry R. Styles, The History of Ancient Wethersfield, Connecticut, 2 vols. (New York: The Grafton Press, 1904), 2:838-39.
  8. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 1996), 3:2049.
  9. Anderson, GMB, 3:2050.
  10. Anderson, GMB, 3:2051.
  11. Barbour Collection, citing Vital Records of Windsor, Col.2:160.
  12. Find A Grave Memorial.
  13. Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, 1628-1686, 5 vols. in 6 (Boston: The Legislature, 1853-1854), 1:368.
  14. Charles Williams Manwaring, A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, 3 vols. (Hartford: RS Peck & Company, 1904-1906), 1:167.