The Orcutt Family

Orcutt Family


Generation 1

William Orcutt/Orchar had at least two children:
  1. Susanna Orcutt
  2. William Orcutt

Generation 2

Susanna Orcutt was born 20 February 1617/8 at Fillongley, Warwickshire, England and died 18 October 1699 or 20 February 1699/1700 at West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. She married Samuel Edson 1638 at Fillongley, Warwickshire, England. He was born 5 September 1613 at Fillongley, Warwickshire, England and died 19 or 20 July 1692 at West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. For information on his ancestry see the Edson Family. Both are buried at the Old Grave Yard (South St.), Bridgewater, MA. They immigrated from England to Salem, MA in June 1639 and removed from Salem to Bridgewater, MA c1648. They had the following children:
  1. Susanna Edson
  2. Sarah Edson
  3. Elizabeth Edson
  4. Samuel Edson
  5. Mary Edson
  6. Joseph Edson
  7. Josiah Edson
  8. Bethiah Edson
William Orcutt was born 18 December 1718 at Fillongley, Warwickshire, England and died 14 September 1693 at Plymouth or Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. He married first to Mary Lane 24 January 1662/3 at Hingham, Plymouth Colony (now Plymouth Co., MA). She was born 16 August 1640 at Hingham, Plymouth Colony (now Plymouth Co., MA.  For information on her ancestry see the Lane Family. He married second to Martha Lane c1668. She died 1712.

Children of William Orcutt and Mary Lane:

  1. William Orcutt II
  2. Anna Orcutt
  3. Susanah Orcutt
  4. Andrew Orcutt
Children of William Orcutt and Martha Lane:
  1. John Orcutt
  2. Martha Orcutt
  3. Joseph Orcutt
  4. Mary Orcutt (twin)
  5. Hannah Orcutt (twin)
  6. Thomas Orcutt
  7. Benjamin Orcutt
  8. Elizabeth Orcutt
  9. Deborah Orcutt
  10. Susannah Orcutt

Generation 3

William Orcutt II was born 1664 at Weymouth, Suffolk (now Norfolk) Co., MA and died 10 April 1739 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. He married Jane Washburn between 28 July 1690 - 10 September 1694. She was born c1666 at Duxbury, Plymouth Colony (now Plymouth Co., MA) and died before 1698. For information on her ancestry see the Washburn Family.  William Orcutt II married second to Hannah Smith 21 September 1698 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.  She was born c1680 and died 7 October 1751 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA.

Children of William Orcutt II probably by his first wife Jane Washburn:

  1. Joanna Orcutt
  2. Elizabeth Orcutt
Children of William Orcutt II and Hannah Smith:
  1. Jane Orcutt
  2. Martha Orcutt
  3. Deliverance Orcutt
  4. David Orcutt
  5. Moses Orcutt
  6. Caleb Orcutt
Joseph Orcutt was baptised 9 December 1672 at Scituate, Plymouth Colony (now Plymouth Co., MA). He resided at Stafford, Windham (now Tolland) Co., CT. He married Sarah Smith c1703? at Weymouth, Suffolk (now Norfolk) Co., MA. She was born 1672. They had the following children:
  1. Mercy Orcutt
  2. Ichabod Orcutt
  3. Sarah Orcutt
  4. Jerusha Orcutt
  5. Peter Orcutt
  6. Rachel Orcutt
  7. James Orcutt
  8. Joseph Orcutt
  9. Mary Orcutt

Generation 4

Joanna Orcutt was born c1694 probably at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA died 1758 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. She married Benjamin Edson (Reference # 1032) 14 July 1715 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. He was born 1686 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA and died 13 May 1758 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. For further information on his ancestry and their descendants see the Edson Family. They had the following children:
  1. Benjamin Edson, Jr.
  2. Nathan Edson
  3. Peter Edson
  4. Jacob Edson (possibly same Jacob listed as son of Benjamin Edson, Jr.)
  5. William Edson
  6. Seth Edson
  7. Ichabod Edson
  8. Ebenezer Edson
  9. Joanna Edson
  10. Abigail Edson
Ichabod Orcutt I was born 1 January 1701/2 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA and died 28 November 1769 at Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. He married first to Millicent, surname unknown, c1728 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. She died 11 May 1736. Both are buried at the Old Burying Ground, Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. He married second to Mary Burrell 15 June 1737 at First Church, North Precinct, Weymouth, Suffolk (now Norfolk) Co., MA.

Children of Ichabod Orcutt and Millicent:

  1. Joseph Orcutt
  2. Nathan Orcutt
  3. Ichabod Orcutt II
Children of Ichabod Orcutt and Mary Burrell:
  1. Millicent Orcutt
  2. Lydia Orcutt
  3. Mary Orcutt
  4. Benjamin Orcutt
  5. Ephraim Orcutt
  6. Moses Orcutt


Generation 5

Ichabod Orcutt II was born 1 August 1734 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA and died 24 February 1810 at Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. He married Susanah Davenport 29 November 1757 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. She was born c1728 and died 23 May 1811 at Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. Both are buried at the Old Burying Ground, Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. They had the following children:
  1. Jacob Orcutt
  2. John Orcutt
  3. Millison Orcutt
  4. Lavinia Orcutt

Generation 6

Capt. John Orcutt I was born 20 August 1758 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA and died 25 November 1830 at Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. He served in the American Revolutionary War. He married first to _____ Heilford, further information unknown. He married second to Irena Wales (Reference # 133). She was born 20 August 1777 at Wales, Hampshire (now Hampden) Co., MA and died 23 August 1848 at Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. See the Wales Family for information on her ancestry. John Orcutt and Irena Wales are buried at the Old Burying Ground, Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. They had the following children:
  1. Roswell Orcutt
  2. Betsey Orcutt
  3. John Orcutt II
  4. Betsy Orcutt
  5. Irving Orcutt
  6. Sarah Orcutt

Generation 7

John Orcutt II (Reference # 66 was born 15 November 1803 at Stafford, Tolland Co., CT and died 2 September 1882 at Hampden, Hampden Co., MA. He married first to Luranna Griggs (Reference # 67) 21 November 1830 at Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. She was born 16 November 1811 at Union, Tolland Co., CT and died 15 August 1848 at Hampden, Hampden Co., MA. He married second to Persis Chapin 8 March 1853. She was born 6 February 1816 and died 25 November 1878 at Hampden, Hampden Co., MA. All three as well as all of the children of John Orcutt and Luranna Griggs are buried at the Old Cemetery, Hampden, Hampden Co., MA. Children of John Orcutt and Luranna Griggs:
  1. Rufus L. Orcutt
  2. Seneca E. Orcutt
  3. Janet L. Orcutt
  4. Luretta Luranna Orcutt

Generation 8

Luretta Luranna Orcutt (Reference # 33) was born 18 August 1844 at Stafford, Tolland Co., CT and died 24 December 1879 at Hampden, Hampden Co., MA. She married William Pease Frost (Reference # 32) 24 November 1864 at Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. He was born 4 April 1839 at Longmeadow (now East Longmeadow), Hampden Co., MA and died 23 October 1911 at Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. For information on his ancestry and their descendants see the Frost Family. They had the following children:
  1. Burton Warren Frost
  2. William Orcutt Frost
  3. Cora Luranna Frost

Sources

Interview with Burton Frost by Susan Frost Bennett and Cathleen Frost, 27 April 1996 - supplemented with his research notes

Cemetery visitation, Old Burying Ground, Stafford, Tolland Co., CT by Susan Frost Bennett, Fall 1995

Cemetery visitation, Old Cemetery, Hampden, Hampden Co., MA by Susan Frost Bennett and Cathleen Frost, 26 April 1996

A Genealogical Account of the Edsons, Early Settled in Bridgewater by Theodore Edson, Thomas P. James, Lowell, MA 1864

New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence Almon Torrey, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD 1985

Joel Orcutt via email, 24 August 1997

Robert Orcutt via email, 16 December 1997

Scott Furman via email, 29 January 1998

Francis Cooke of the Mayflower: the First Five Generations by Ralph Van Wood, Jr., Picton Press, Camden, ME 1996

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