WOLCOTT, Roger [1679-1767] -- American colonial administrator, Major general
Wolcott, Roger (1679-1767) of Windsor, Hartford County, Conn.
First cousin once removed of William Pitkin;
father-in-law of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799);
father of Oliver Wolcott, Sr.;
granduncle by marriage of Oliver Ellsworth;
grandfather of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Roger Griswold;
great-granduncle of William Wolcott Ellsworth;
great-great- grandfather of Matthew Griswold (1833-1919).
Born January 4, 1679. Colonial Governor of Connecticut, 1750-54.
Died May 17, 1767. Burial location unknown.
| First volume of verse published in CT: Poetical Meditations |
| Deputy governor of CT |
| Second in command of troops that captured Louisbourg from the French |
| Governor of CT |