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Peter Olcott
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1733
Bolton
Tolland County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1808
Hanover
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA

Vermont Lieutenant Governor. He moved to Norwich, Vermont in the early 1770s and served in numerous local offices, including Overseer of the Poor, Justice of the Peace and County Judge. He served as Sequestration Commissioner for Tory Property in 1777 and was a member of the Vermont House of Representatives in 1778. He was a Colonel in the Vermont militia, and his regiment took part in the Battles of Bennington and Saratoga. From 1781 to 1788 Olcott was commander of the Vermont militia's Third Brigade with the rank of Brigadier General. Olcott served on the Vermont Supreme Court from 1782 to 1784, was Vermont's Lieutenant Governor from 1790 to 1794, and served in the Vermont House again in 1801. He was also a Trustee of Dartmouth College from 1788 until his death. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Mills Olcott (1736 - 1810)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Olcott*
  Pelatiah Mills Olcott (1763 - 1773)*
  Peter Olcott (1765 - 1773)*
  Martha Olcott Porter (1776 - 1825)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Meeting House Hill Cemetery
Norwich
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26842655
Peter Olcott
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