Seth Olmstead, from Norwalk, Conn., came to Elmore in 1790, and located upon the farm now owned by his grandson, Samuel N. Olmstead, on road 25, where he built and kept the first hotel in the town, opening the same in 1813, Harry, son of Seth, born in this town, died here in 1854, aged sixty-two years. Samuel N. is the only one of his ten children now living in the town.