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  • ID: P7227
  • Name: Samuel Baldwin OLMSTEAD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1810 in Otsego County, NY
  • Death: 27 JAN 1878 in Lampasas, Burnet County, TX
  • Note:
    Samuel Baldwin Olmstead was born in Otsego Co. NY in 1810; he came to t
    he Northwest in early manhood, and resided in Minnesota and Iowa. He was e
    ngaged ingovernment contracts about Fort Ripley for a time. He moved to T
    exas at the close of the Civil War, and settled on a farm in Burnett Co. w
    here he died 27Jan. 1878. (From; Minnesota Place Names published b y t
    he MN. Historical Society.)
    1836 S.B. Olmstead & wife Lucy are liste d in Early Settlers of New York S
    tate, volume II, Sept. 1938, First Presbyteria n Church of Brighamton.
    Taken from the book Minnesota in Three Centuries
    The Sixth District, which comprised the territory west of the Miss
    issippi and north of the Osakis River to theBritish boundary line, had fo
    ur Representatives. (1) David Gilman, of Watab,of whom mention is made el
    sewhere. (2) S . Baldwin Olmstead; born in Otsego County, New York. In h
    is early manhood he emigrated to the Northwest and resided in Iowa and Min
    nesota. He became interested in Government contracts aboutFort Ripley, b
    ut afterwards engaged in farming at Belle Prairie. At the close of the Civ
    il War he moved to Texas and settled on a farm in Burnett County,in th
    at State, where he died January 27, 1878. (pag e452-453)
    The fifth sessionof the Territorial Legislature began Janua
    ry 4, 1854, in the new capital. Inthe Council S. Baldwin Olmstead was ele
    cted President. The first district was represented by John E. Mower and Al
    bert Stimson. The second district byWilliam P. Murry and Isaac Van Ette
    n. The latter was a native of Orange County, New York, studied law and w
    as admitted to the bar in 1851, and at once came toMinnesota. He was afte
    rwards a member of the first State Senate, and died atSt. Paul in 1873. (
    Page 475)
    The fifth district was represented by S. Baldwin Olmstead, the six
    th by Joseph R. Brown , and the seventh by Norman W.Kittson. (Page 476)
    The sixth session of the Legislature convened January 3, 1855. T
    he Minnesota Daily Pioneer of that date describes the personnel of themem
    bers as follows; Awe have never seen a better looking set of Legislato
    rs in attendance upon a Legislature, either of the Territory or of a Stat
    e. They appear like honest men-men who have come hither to reflect the wi
    ll of their constituents, and we doubt not their labors will l result in c
    redit to themseves and honor to those that have sent them here.@ A permane
    nt organizationwas noteffected until January 9, when S. Baldwin Olmste
    ad was elected President of the Council and James S. Norris, Speaker of t
    he House. The Speakerscolleaguesfrom the first district were James B. Di
    xon, William Willim, and Samuel M. Register. (Page 478)
    The Legislature of 1855 ..February 16, S. Baldwin Olmsteadresig
    ned as President of the Council and William P. Murry was elected to fill t
    he vacancy. (Page 481)
    Taken from the Minnesota History Society Scrapbookroll # 1 pg. 59 Vol.1
    Hon. Baldwin Olmstead
    His Death in Texas Last Month sketch of His life Formerly President of t
    he Territorial Senate of Minnesota.
    Anoke Republican, 21st.
    Mr. W. G. Randolph an old resident of this town, is inrecei
    pt of a letter from his son-in-law in Texas, announcing the death of Baldw
    in Olmstead, which occurred at the fa m of the latter in Burnett coun
    ty on the 27th . The mention of the name of Baldwin Olmstead will awa
    ke in the minds of old Minnesotians political memories reaching back in
    to territorial times when the subject of this sketch was a member of the T
    erritorial legislature, and a resident of Fort Ripley, where he for a whil
    e, we believe, was connected with government contracts. At the close of t
    he war he removed to Burnett county, Texas, where he has pursued the qui
    te life of a farmer up to the day of his death. Mr. Olmstead was born in O
    tsego County , N.Y. about the year 1810, and migrated West
    Samuel Baldwin Olmstead of Crawford County, PA married Lucy Howard of Eri
    e, PA
    On familySamuel Baldwin Olmstead was born in Otsego Co. NY in 1810; he came to t
    he Northwest in early manhood, and resided in Minnesota and Iowa. He was e
    ngaged ingovernment contracts about Fort Ripley for a time. He moved to T
    exas at the close of the Civil War, and settled on a farm in Burnett Co. w
    here he died 27Jan. 1878. (From; Minnesota Place Names published b y t
    he MN. Historical Society.)
    1836 S.B. Olmstead & wife Lucy are liste d in Early Settlers of New York S
    tate, volume II, Sept. 1938, First Presbyteria n Church of Brighamton.
    Taken from the book Minnesota in Three Centuries
    The Sixth District, which comprised the territory west of the Miss
    issippi and north of the Osakis River to theBritish boundary line, had fo
    ur Representatives. (1) David Gilman, of Watab,of whom mention is made el
    sewhere. (2) S . Baldwin Olmstead; born in Otsego County, New York. In h
    is early manhood he emigrated to the Northwest and resided in Iowa and Min
    nesota. He became interested in Government contracts aboutFort Ripley, b
    ut afterwards engaged in farming at Belle Prairie. At the close of the Civ
    il War he moved to Texas and settled on a farm in Burnett County,in th
    at State, where he died January 27, 1878. (pag e452-453)
    The fifth sessionof the Territorial Legislature began Janua
    ry 4, 1854, in the new capital. Inthe Council S. Baldwin Olmstead was ele
    cted President. The first district was represented by John E. Mower and Al
    bert Stimson. The second district byWilliam P. Murry and Isaac Van Ette
    n. The latter was a native of Orange County, NewYork, studied law and w
    as admitted to the bar in 1851, and at once came toMinnesota. He was afte
    rwards a member of the first State Senate, and died atSt.Paul in 1873. (
    Page 475)
    The fifth district was represented by S. Baldwin Olmstead, the six
    th by Joseph R. Brown , and the seventh by Norman W.Kittson. (Page 476)
    The sixth session of the Legislature convened January 3, 1855. T
    he Minnesota Daily Pioneer of that date describes the personnel of themem
    bers asfollows; Awe have never seen a better looking set of Legislato
    rs in attendance upon a Legislature, either of the Territory or of a Stat
    e. They appear likehonest men-men who have come hither to reflect the wi
    ll of their constituents, and we doubt not their labors will l result in c
    redit to themseves and honor to those that have sent them here.@ A permane
    nt organizationwas noteffected until January 9, when S. Baldwin Olmste
    ad was elected President of the Council and James S. Norris, Speaker of t
    he House. The Speakerscolleaguesfrom thefirst district were James B. Di
    xon, William Willim, and Samuel M. Register.(Page 478)
    The Legislature of 1855 ..February 16, S. Baldwin Olmsteadresig
    nedas President of the Council and William P. Murry was elected to fill t
    hevacancy. (Page 481)
    Taken from the Minnesota History Society Scrapbookroll # 1 pg.59 Vol.1
    Hon. Baldwin Olmstead
    His Death in Texas Last Month sketch of Hislife Formerly President of t
    he Territorial Senate of Minnesota.
    Anoke Republican, 21st.
    Mr. W. G. Randolph an old resident of this town, is inrecei
    pt of aletter from his son-in-law in Texas, announcing the death of Baldw
    in Olmstead, which occurred at the fa m of the latter in Burnett coun
    ty on the 27th . The mention of the name of Baldwin Olmstead will awa
    ke in the minds of old Minnesotians political memories reaching back in
    to territorial times when thesubject of this sketch was a member of the T
    erritorial legislature, and aresident of Fort Ripley, where he for a whil
    e, we believe, was connected with government contracts. At the close of t
    he war he removed to Burnett county,Texas, where he has pursued the qui
    te life of a farmer up to the day of his death. Mr. Olmstead was born in O
    tsego County , N.Y. about the year 1810, andmigrated West
    Samuel Baldwin Olmstead of Crawford County, PA married Lucy Howard of Eri
    e, PA
    On family




    Marriage 1 Lucy HOWARD b: 1814 in Columbus, Chenango, New York, United States
    • Married: 1 OCT 1831 in Columbus, Warren County, PA
    Children
    1. Has No Children La Prelate OLMSTEAD b: 1831 in PA
    2. Has No Children Lafayette Howard OLMSTEAD b: 1833 in Clayton, IA
    3. Has Children Clara S. OLMSTEAD b: NOV 1839 in Clayton, IA
    4. Has No Children Etta OLMSTEAD b: 1844 in Iowa
    5. Has Children Samuel Baldwin OLMSTEAD b: 22 JUN 1851 in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA,
    6. Has No Children Lucy Ann OLMSTEAD b: 1857 in Minnesota
    7. Has No Children Emma W. OLMSTEAD b: 1859 in Minnesota

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