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Roger Wolcott

Roger Wolcott, American colonial governor.

Background

  • Wolcott, Roger was born on January 4, 1679 in Windsor, Connecticut, United States. Son of Simon and Martha (Pitkin) Wolcott.

  • Career

    • General Court, 1714-1717, 20-41. Chief justice Conn.

    Works

    • Author: (poetry) Poetical Meditations, Being the Improvement of Some Vacant Hours, 1725.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Drake, December 3, 1702, 15 children including Oliver, Roger.
    • father: Simon Wolcott
    • mother: Martha (Pitkin) Wolcott
    • spouse: Sarah Drake
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    Died March 17, 1767
    (aged 88)
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