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James OLMSTED III
Joyce CORNISH
Note:  several descendants of our subject have been Y-DNA tested, and they are Haplogroup R1b1.
Husband:  James OLMSTED III
Baptism:  4 Dec 1580, Great Leighs, ESS
Death:  8 Sep 1640, Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 
Migration:  1632, London to Boston on the Lyon (same crossing as John & Abigail (EDDY) BENJAMIN
Office:  1634, Constable
Father:  James OLMSTED II, s/o James OLMSTED I
Mother:  Jane BRISTOW
Marriage:  26 Oct 1605, Great Leighs, ESS
Wife:  Joyce CORNISH
Death:  21 Apr 1621, Fairsted, ESS
Children baptized in Fairsted, ESS:
1.  Faith OLMSTED, bap. 7 Jan 1605/6; buried 3 Mar 1627, Fairsted, ESS
2.  Frances OLMSTED, bap. 14 Feb 1608/9; buried 14 Feb 1608/9, Fairsted, ESS
3.  Mabel OLMSTED, bap. 30 Sep 1610, buried 18 Feb 1621, Fairsted, ESS 
4.  Nicholas OLMSTED, bap. 15 Feb 1611/2 
5.  James OLMSTED IV, bap. 22 Jan 1614/5; apparently d. bef. 1632
6.  Nehemiah OLMSTED, bap. 10 Nov 1618
7.  Mary OLMSTED, bap. 18 Apr 1621; buried 24 Apr 1621, Fairsted, ESS
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; UK, United Kingdom, ENG, England, Essex; USA, US, United States, Connecticut

Sources:

1.  Henry King Olmsted & George K. Ward.  1912. Genealogy of the Olmsted family in America:  Embracing the Descendants of James and Richard Olmsted and Covering a Period of Nearly Three Centuries, 1631-1912.  A.T. de la Mare Printing & Publ. Co. Ltd., NY (available in facsimile from Higginsons Books).

2.  The Olmsted Family in America by Steven M. Lawson. [link died]

3.  Stanley R. Belden & Elvera Belden.  1980.  The Family History of Judge Ellsworth D. Belden and Collateral Famlies.  Rev. ed.  (self-published, Racine, WI):
When James left his home at Fairsted, he left in its burying place his wife and four of their seven children.  James Olmsted, together with two sons, Nicholas and Nehemiah, two nephews, Richard and John, and a niece, Rebecca, came to New England in the ship 'Lyon,' under Capt. Pierce, arrive at Boston on the Lord's Day 16 September 1632, after a voyage of twelve weeks from Braintree, England.  There were 123 passengers, of whom 50 were children.  They soon settled at Mount Wollaston, now Quincy, near Boston, but in the course of a year, they removed to New Town, now known as Cambridge, Massachusetts. James was made a freeman 6 November 1632 and was chosen by a popular vote 3 November 1634 to be the Constable.

4.  Gary Boyd Roberts.  1995.  Ancestors of American Presidents.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston.  On p. 28:
236.  James Olmstead (1580-1640), Great Leighs, Essex to Hartford, Ct., = 
237.  Joyce Cornish, d. 1621.

5.  Charles Edward Banks.  1930.  The Planters of the Commonwealth.  Houghton-Mifflin, Boston.
p. 99 LYON, William Peirce, Master, sailed from London June 22 and arrived September 16 at Boston.  'He brought one hundred and twenty three passengers, whereof fifty children, all in health.  They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land's End.'1
1Winthrop:  Journal, I, 92.
p. 101 JAMES OLMSTEAD
Mrs. Joyce Olmstead
Nehemiah Olmstead
Nicholas Olmstead
Richard Olmstead
John Olmstead
Rebecca Olmstead
of Fairstead, county Essex Cambridge
Be aware that Banks is not a primary source and these are not necessarily actual passenger lists.  They are probable or possible lists compiled by Banks based on circumstantial evidence.

6.  John Matthews.  1991.  Complete American Armoury and Blue Book, combining 1903, 1907 and 1911-13 Editions.  Clearfield/Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-368).  In Armorial Addenda, Part II, p. 57, including illustration
OLMSTEAD.
JAMES OLMSTEAD, b. 1580, of New Eng., 1632, son of James Olmsted of Leighs Magna, Essex, Eng.
Arms--Sable, a pheon between three cresents argent.
Crest--A stag's head gules, armed or.

7.  Elijah L. Thomas.  1869.  An Abridged Genealogy of the Olmstead Family of New England. Munsell, Albany, NY (online at GenealogyLibrary.com).  Follows a line of descent from Richard OLMSTEAD, nephew of our subject, James OLMSTEAD (i.e., no particular use for this line).

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