Olds, Reuben

Birth Name Olds, Reuben
Gender male
Age at Death 79 years, 9 months, 20 days


see a Reuben Olds in 1790 Massachusetts > Worcester > Sturbridge with 3 women


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1760-10-20 Brookfield, Worcester, MA    
Event Note

From pension applied for in 1832

Military Service     veteran of American Revolutionary War. 1a
Event Note

as noted by 1840 census Brookfield, Worcester, MA

DAR entry says, "Reuben Olds, 1776, served at the siege of Boston in Capt. Barnabas Sear's company. In 1778 he enlisted from Brookfield under Capt. John Cutler, Col. Nathaniel Wade's regiment for service in Rhode Island."

Appears in the The Pension Roll of 1835, Vol. I Massachusetts

Death 1840-08-09 Brookfield, Worcester, MA   2
Event Note

last appearance in 1840 in Mass. Census in Brookfield, MA. 79 years old. source "MA 1840 Pensioners List"
and 1840 US Census Brookfield, MA living with man 40-50 and boy 10-15


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Old, Joseph1702/3-02-07 (Julian)1760-10-10
Mother Billings, Hannah1736-02-271813-04-18
         Olds, Reuben 1760-10-20 1840-08-09


Family of Olds, Reuben and Hayward, Elizabeth

Married Wife Hayward, Elizabeth ( * 1759 + 1781-12-00 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1781-01-23 Brookfield, Worcester, MA Marriage of Reuben Olds and Elizabeth Haywood 3a 4a
Event Note

Bloomfield Marriages and Martha's birthdate say married in 1781; Mass. Marriages says 1782.


No idea if related, but these are the Olds in 1840 Brookfield, Worcester Co, MA:
William B Olds b. 1800-1810
George Olds b. 1800-1810 (neighbor)
Gilbert Olds b. 1790-1800
Joshua Olds b. 1770-1780
In 1830, add
Barnius Olds b. 1790-1800
in 1810 add
Araph, Ezekiel, Hannah, Johana, Jonathan, & Joseph
In 1800 add
Dorothy, Luke, Nathan, Silas, & Simas
In 1790
Comfort, Josiah, Simeon

Name Birth Date Death Date
Olds, Martha B.1781-12-131859-03-21

Family of Olds, Reuben and Walker, Azubah

Married Wife Walker, Azubah ( * + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1785-03-17 Brookfield, Worcester, MA   4
Name Birth Date Death Date
Olds, Experience1785-10-15

Source References

  1. National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
      • Page: Volume 12 page 26
      • Source text:

        entry by Miss Effie May Wilcox DAR ID Number: 11068

  2. Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988
  3. Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. of LDS records: Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850
      • Page: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0547195.
  4. Vital records of Brookfield, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849
      • Source Reference Note:

        marriage of Elizabeth Haywood and Reuben Olds, Jan 23, 1781, Brookfield, MA