Gazaille Genealogy - Généalogie

Abner WolcottAge: 88 years17451833

Name
Abner Wolcott
Given names
Abner
Surname
Wolcott

Abner Wilscot

Name
Abner Wilscot
Type
also known as
Given names
Abner
Surname
Wilscot

Abner Villest

Name
Abner Villest
Type
also known as
Given names
Abner
Surname
Villest
Birth 1745 12 12
Baptism 1745
Marriage of parentsJoseph WolcottContent BlakeleyView this family
1749 (Age 4 years)
MarriageCatherine GriffinView this family
January 8, 1772 (Age 27 years)
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Oxford Congregational Church
Description
Loyaliste
1778 (Age 33 years)

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Il a acheté 150 acres de terres à New Haven, Vermont en 1775. Pendant la révolution américaine il se range au côté des britaniques loyaux au roi d'angleterre. Peu après la bataille de Saratoga, il est fait prisonnier et ses terres sont saisies. Il était à Bennington, New Jersey en 1778. Il s'y est échappé pour se réfugier à « William Henry » (aujourd'hui Sorel, QC), où il est compensé par le gouvernement pour ses pertes. Il y épouse en secondes noces Dorothy Redman le 2 août 1821 à la paroisse Christ Church de « William Henry ». Il décède à la maison de son fils.
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http://www.wolcottfamily.com/watertown.html (6) Abner Wolcott, b. 1749, d. 1833 Sorrel, Quebec. He purchased 150 acres of land at New Haven VT in 1775, was a Loyalist, and hauled provisions for the British. He was taken prisoner in 1777 and his property declared forfeited in 1778. In 1778 he escaped to Canada where he was given compensation for his losses by the British government in 1783 at Sorel, Quebec. By 1787 he had settled on Isle St. Bouchard in the St. Lawrence River, in Vercheres parish. He and son, John, returned to Vergennes, Vermont, about 1800, and soon after he returned to Canada where they took the Oath of Allegiance to the Crown in 1803. During this visit to Vermont he is said to have visited a Charlotte Wolcott, b. c.1773, who married Hosea Bridges 1797 at Western MA, the marriage also recorded at Brookfield MA; m. (1) Catherine Griffen 1772 Oxford, CT, m. (2) Mrs. Dorothy Redman 1821. NOTE: Members of this family usually spelled their name Wilcott or Willcott in Canada, but some later changed to Wolcott when they returned to the United States.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Marie Wilcot
October 24, 1788 (Age 43 years)
Source: PRDH
Baptism of a daughterMarie Wilcot
October 31, 1788 (Age 43 years)
Source: PRDH
Birth of a daughter
#2
Charlotte Wilcott
June 10, 1792 (Age 47 years)
Source: PRDH
Baptism of a daughterCharlotte Wilcott
June 10, 1792 (Age 47 years)
Source: PRDH
Marriage of a childFrancois DansereauMarie WilcotView this family
October 2, 1809 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a childFrancois Amable GazailleCharlotte WilcottView this family
January 30, 1815 (Age 70 years)
Death of a wifeCatherine Griffin
April 12, 1821 (Age 76 years)
Citation details: Registre de Sorel
Death of a fatherJoseph Wolcott
1833 (Age 88 years)
Death August 1, 1833 (Age 88 years)
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3. ABNER WILCOTT NOTE: Abner was placed in the family of Joseph and Content Blakely Wolcott in the 1786 Wolcott Genealogy. There is no data that supports this, other than that Abner was married at Oxford CT which is near New Haven CT where Joseph lived. Abner was born before Joseph married. DNA evidence now shows him to be closely related to the Wolcotts of Pennsylvania, above, possibly an elder son of John Wilcott. (1) Abner Wolcott, b. 1749 New Haven CT, d. 1833 Sorrel, Quebec. He purchased 150 acres of land at New Haven VT in 1775, was a Loyalist, hauled provisions for the British, was taken prisoner in 1777 and his property declared forfieted, an Abner Woolcott was at Bennington NJ in 1778, perhaps this or another person, in 1778 he escaped to Canada where he was given compensation for his losses by the British government, 1783 at Sorel, Quebec, settled at Saint. Sulpice on the Saint. Lawrence River in 1787, possibly on an island in the river as most of his children were married at Vercheres on the other side of the river; m. (1) Catherine Griffen 1772 Oxford, CT, m. (2) Mrs. Dorothy Redman 1821. NOTE: Members of this family usually spelled their name Wilcott in Canada. (2) John Wilcott, b. 1775 Oxford CT, d. 1847 Vercheres, Quebec. Ontario a legal document dated 1803, Vercheres: "land ceded by Abner Woolcott and Catherine to their son, John", resided at Vercheres 1830; m. Marie Helene Hebert; on his death certificate his wife's name is given as Helene Simon and on birth certificate of dau. it is given as M. Helen Pennon. (2) Louis Abner Wilcott, b. 1774 or 1780, d. 1853 Saint. Damase, Quebec; m. Josephte Langevin 1803 Vercheres, Quebec. (2) Solomon Wilcott, b. 1778 New Haven VT, d. 1815 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec; m. Anne Simon 1803 Saint. Suplice, Quebec. (2) Catherine Wilcott, b. 1780 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec, d. 1834 Vercheres, Quebec; m. Joseph Milot dit Champaigne 1789 Verchers, Quebec. (2) Therese Wilcott, b. 1784 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec; m. Emanuel Ledouz 1802 Vercheres, Quebec. (2) Elizabeth Wilcott, b. 1786 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec; m. Joseph Meunier 1807 Saint. Hyacinthe, Quebec. (2) Louise Wilcott, b. 1788 Saint. Sulpice, Canada, d. 1867 Vercheres, Quebec; m. Francois Dansereau 1809 Vercheres , Quebec. (2) Andre Wilcott, b. 1790 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec, d.y. (2) Charlotte Wilcott, b. 1792 Vercheres, Canada; m. Francios Gazaille 1815 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec. (2) Anne Wilcott, b. 1795 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec; m. Louis Burque 1814 Vercheres, Quebec. (2) Andre Wilcott, b. 1796 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec, d. 1871 Keesville NY. he was a farmer at Masquinonge, Quebec, in 1830, and was at Vercheres, Quebec, in 1833; m. Louise Petit Bruneau 1812 Maskinonge, Quebec.
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Marriage: 1749New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Marriage: January 8, 1772Oxford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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BirthConnecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
BaptismConnecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
MarriageConnecticut, Marriage Index, 1620-1926
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Oxford Congregational Church
DescriptionWolcott family.com
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Il a acheté 150 acres de terres à New Haven, Vermont en 1775. Pendant la révolution américaine il se range au côté des britaniques loyaux au roi d'angleterre. Peu après la bataille de Saratoga, il est fait prisonnier et ses terres sont saisies. Il était à Bennington, New Jersey en 1778. Il s'y est échappé pour se réfugier à « William Henry » (aujourd'hui Sorel, QC), où il est compensé par le gouvernement pour ses pertes. Il y épouse en secondes noces Dorothy Redman le 2 août 1821 à la paroisse Christ Church de « William Henry ». Il décède à la maison de son fils.
DeathHistory of Oxford
DeathWolcott family.com
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3. ABNER WILCOTT NOTE: Abner was placed in the family of Joseph and Content Blakely Wolcott in the 1786 Wolcott Genealogy. There is no data that supports this, other than that Abner was married at Oxford CT which is near New Haven CT where Joseph lived. Abner was born before Joseph married. DNA evidence now shows him to be closely related to the Wolcotts of Pennsylvania, above, possibly an elder son of John Wilcott. (1) Abner Wolcott, b. 1749 New Haven CT, d. 1833 Sorrel, Quebec. He purchased 150 acres of land at New Haven VT in 1775, was a Loyalist, hauled provisions for the British, was taken prisoner in 1777 and his property declared forfieted, an Abner Woolcott was at Bennington NJ in 1778, perhaps this or another person, in 1778 he escaped to Canada where he was given compensation for his losses by the British government, 1783 at Sorel, Quebec, settled at Saint. Sulpice on the Saint. Lawrence River in 1787, possibly on an island in the river as most of his children were married at Vercheres on the other side of the river; m. (1) Catherine Griffen 1772 Oxford, CT, m. (2) Mrs. Dorothy Redman 1821. NOTE: Members of this family usually spelled their name Wilcott in Canada. (2) John Wilcott, b. 1775 Oxford CT, d. 1847 Vercheres, Quebec. Ontario a legal document dated 1803, Vercheres: "land ceded by Abner Woolcott and Catherine to their son, John", resided at Vercheres 1830; m. Marie Helene Hebert; on his death certificate his wife's name is given as Helene Simon and on birth certificate of dau. it is given as M. Helen Pennon. (2) Louis Abner Wilcott, b. 1774 or 1780, d. 1853 Saint. Damase, Quebec; m. Josephte Langevin 1803 Vercheres, Quebec. (2) Solomon Wilcott, b. 1778 New Haven VT, d. 1815 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec; m. Anne Simon 1803 Saint. Suplice, Quebec. (2) Catherine Wilcott, b. 1780 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec, d. 1834 Vercheres, Quebec; m. Joseph Milot dit Champaigne 1789 Verchers, Quebec. (2) Therese Wilcott, b. 1784 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec; m. Emanuel Ledouz 1802 Vercheres, Quebec. (2) Elizabeth Wilcott, b. 1786 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec; m. Joseph Meunier 1807 Saint. Hyacinthe, Quebec. (2) Louise Wilcott, b. 1788 Saint. Sulpice, Canada, d. 1867 Vercheres, Quebec; m. Francois Dansereau 1809 Vercheres , Quebec. (2) Andre Wilcott, b. 1790 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec, d.y. (2) Charlotte Wilcott, b. 1792 Vercheres, Canada; m. Francios Gazaille 1815 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec. (2) Anne Wilcott, b. 1795 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec; m. Louis Burque 1814 Vercheres, Quebec. (2) Andre Wilcott, b. 1796 Saint. Sulpice, Quebec, d. 1871 Keesville NY. he was a farmer at Masquinonge, Quebec, in 1830, and was at Vercheres, Quebec, in 1833; m. Louise Petit Bruneau 1812 Maskinonge, Quebec.
Description
http://www.wolcottfamily.com/watertown.html (6) Abner Wolcott, b. 1749, d. 1833 Sorrel, Quebec. He purchased 150 acres of land at New Haven VT in 1775, was a Loyalist, and hauled provisions for the British. He was taken prisoner in 1777 and his property declared forfeited in 1778. In 1778 he escaped to Canada where he was given compensation for his losses by the British government in 1783 at Sorel, Quebec. By 1787 he had settled on Isle St. Bouchard in the St. Lawrence River, in Vercheres parish. He and son, John, returned to Vergennes, Vermont, about 1800, and soon after he returned to Canada where they took the Oath of Allegiance to the Crown in 1803. During this visit to Vermont he is said to have visited a Charlotte Wolcott, b. c.1773, who married Hosea Bridges 1797 at Western MA, the marriage also recorded at Brookfield MA; m. (1) Catherine Griffen 1772 Oxford, CT, m. (2) Mrs. Dorothy Redman 1821. NOTE: Members of this family usually spelled their name Wilcott or Willcott in Canada, but some later changed to Wolcott when they returned to the United States.