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Wolcott, Betsey Huntington, 1774-1812

 Person

Elizabeth "Betsey" Huntington was born in 1774 to Colonel Joshua Huntington of Norwich, CT. On October 12, 1800, she married Frederick Wolcott. According to Joseph C. Jackson, the author of The British and American Wolcotts, described Betsey as "beautiful" and "highly accomplished." She died on April 2, 1812 leaving behind six children.

Citation

Author: Jessica Wolcott Luther

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Wolcott family collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1906-04-0
Scope and Contents Correspondence chiefly between Frederick Wolcott (1767-1837), his wife Elizabeth (Betsey) Huntington  Wolcott (1774-1812), his brother Oliver Wolcott (1760-1833) who served as Secretary of the Treasury and Governor of Connecticut, and Jabez W. Huntington (1788-1847) who served as a U.S. Senator from Connecticut.  Topics include domestic news, local, state, regional and national politics, business affairs, church activities, trade with China and the merchant vessel Trident, raising merino sheep,...
Dates: Created: 1740-1844; Other: Majority of material found in 1790-1837; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1906