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Olds Early Origins



The surname Olds was first found in Northampton where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Olds Spelling Variations


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Olds Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Old, Olds, Oldes, Olde and others.

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Olds Early History


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Olds Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olds research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 160 and 1602 are included under the topic Early Olds History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olds Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Olds Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Olds Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olds In Ireland


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Olds In Ireland



Some of the Olds family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Olds Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Olds, who arrived in Connecticut in 1667 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Olds Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Olds, who landed in Canada in 1828
  • James Olds, who landed in Canada in 1834

Olds Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Charles Olds, aged 23, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874
  • Rebecca Olds, aged 22, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874
  • Frederick J. Olds, aged 1, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Olds (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Olds (post 1700)



  • T. F. Olds, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 10th District, 1874
  • Ransom Eli Olds (1864-1950), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908
  • Mortimer Willis Olds (1876-1949), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Branch County, 1933; Postmaster at Coldwater, Michigan, 1933-48 (acting, 1933-34)
  • Milford H. Olds, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1938
  • Loren B. Olds, American Republican politician, Member of Montana State Senate 2nd District, 1889-90
  • Martin Olds (1798-1872), American politician, Delegate to Oregon State Constitutional Convention from Yamhill County, 1857
  • Joseph Olds, American politician, Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1844
  • Herbert V. Olds, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Havana, 1938; Rotterdam, 1939; Buenos Aires, 1941-46
  • Glenn Olds, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1986
  • Frederick Taft Olds, American politician, Mayor of Rochester, Minnesota, 1870-71
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Olds


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Suggested Readings for the name Olds



  • Letters to Sarah Ann Olds by Mary Chalfant Ormsbee.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  11. ...

The Olds Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olds Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 2 December 2016 at 20:16.

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