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Josiah Winslow MP (c.1606 - 1674)

NOT Josiah Winslow, Governor of Plymouth Colony. _______________ Links ) ____________________ Josiah Winslow: Robert Paine's ancestor.... (1606-1674) son of Edward Winslow (1560-16...

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Dep. Gov. Richard Ely MP (c.1610 - 1684)

Notes   The Honorable Richard Ely, Dep. Gov. of the Colony of Conn., married first Joane Phipps in about 1646 in England, and second he married Elizabeth Fenwick, widow of Capt. John Cullick,...

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Henry Darnall, Sr. MP (c.1645 - 1711)

Colonel Henry Darnall (1645–1711), was a wealthy Maryland Roman Catholic planter, the Proprietary Agent of Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore (1605–1675). He served for a time as Deputy...

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Dep. Gov. Col. William Digges (1652 - 1697)

William Digges began his career in Virginia, where he was appointed to a number of colonial offices. He became Justice of the Peace in 1671. He was captain of horse in 1674 and was appointed Sheriff of...

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Gov. Roger Conant MP (1592 - 1679)

Roger Conant (c. 1592 – 1679), son of Richard and Agnes (Clarke) Conant, Sailed 1623 on ship "Ann" from to the Plymouth Colony from London early in 1623/24, (SIC: may have been "The Charity") wi...

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Capt. William Braithewaite (1580 - 1649)

William Braithwaite was a member of the First Assembly of Md in 1637; Commander of the Isle of Kent, in 1633 which was the earliest seat of the Proprietary Government of Maryland. He was acting Governo...

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Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore MP (c.1605 - c.1675)

Cecil Calvert , 2nd Baron Baltimore was baptised on 2 March 1605/6 at Bexley, Kent, England. [2] He died circa December 1675. [3] He was buried on 7 December 1675 at St. Gile's-in-the-Fields Church, Lo...

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Alexander Lillington, Gov. (c.1643 - 1697)

Seventeenth Century Colonial Ancestors of members of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century 1915-1975 compiled by Mary Louise Marshall Hutton, notes birth/death years NC, spouse noted as Eliz...

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Lt. Nathan Gold, Jr., Governor of Connecticut MP (1663 - 1723)

Came from England in 1646. Nathan Gold (December 8, 1663 – October 3, 1723), was an American colonial leader and deputy governor of the Colony of Connecticut from 1708 until his death in 1723....

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Gov. William Harwood (deceased)

Governor of the Martin's Hundred settlement. The THURLBY-JAMESTOWN line of immigrant GOV. WILLIAM HARWOOD (c. 1598 -- aft. 1628), who sailed from England in August 1620 on the Francis Bonaventure to ...

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Capt William Pierce MP (c.1595 - 1622)

Capt. Peirce came to Virginia in 1609 on the ill-fated Sea Venture with Capt. Gates. Jone Pierce, his wife, and children : William, Jone, and Thomas, came to Virginia in 1611 on the Blessing. Jone al...

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Deputy Governor Matthew Gilbert MP (c.1599 - c.1680)

He was one of the founders of New Haven, Connecticut. -------------------- Husband of Jane(Baker) GILBERT. Arrived in Boston 26 Jan 1637 then migrated to New Haven Colony 1638. Was Deputy Governor ...

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Francis Moryson, Governor of Virginia MP (c.1601 - 1686)

Francis Moryson (bef. 1628–1680/81) was an English soldier and Virginia colonial official. He was a Royalist in the English Civil War. from Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography Moryson, Fr...

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John Nelson MP (1654 - 1734)

from John Nelson (1654–1734) was an English colonial merchant, trader, and statesman, active in New England. Land deals During 1690, John Nelson bought all of the property from the tenan...

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Governor Robert Daniell (1646 - 1718)

----------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Daniells (originally D'Anvers or Danyers) are of English descent. Their genealogy is directly traceable to the Knights ...

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Capt. William Fuller, Colonial Gov. of Maryland MP (c.1625 - 1695)

From EARLY SOUTHERN FULLERS by Theodore Albert Fuller... "Capt. William Fuller, ranking officer in Oliver Cromwell's roundhead army and subsequent Governor of Maryland, was one of five Puritans on co...

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Joseph Whipple (1725 - d.)

Served as deputy governor of Rhode Island 1749-1754.

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Joseph Whipple (1687 - 1750)

Served as deputy governor of Rhode Island 1743-1746.

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Edward Nott, Governor MP (1657 - 1706)

Edward Nott, lieutenant-governor of Virginia under the Earl of Orkney, from August 18, 1705, to August 23, 1706, was born in England in 1657. He served very gallantly in the West Indies as major and co...

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John Mason, l MP (c.1586 - c.1635)

name: John Mason born c. 1586 Kings Linn, Norfolkshire, England, d. c.1635 England title: captain occupation: sailor colonizer appointed second Proprietary Governor of Newfoundland's Cuper'...

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George Mercer (1733 - 1784)

) Eldest son of John Mercer, of "Marlborough," was born June 23, 1733, was educated at William and Mary College; was lieutenant and captain in Washington's First Virginia Regiment in the French and I...

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Governor Thomas Mayhew MP (1593 - 1682)

The following was obtained from a Mayhew Family Tree, published in 1855, covering all generations from 1631 to 1855: "Thomas Mayhew, Governor and Patentee of Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Elizabe...

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Gov. Andrew Bowne (1638 - c.1707)

William and his sons John, James, and Andrew emigrated to Middletown, Monmouth Co, New Jersey in 1664. In 1691, Capt. Andrew Bowne, son of William, sold a "fifteen acre lot, No. 11 in town of Gravese...

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Samuel Cranston, Governor of Rhode Island MP (1659 - 1727)

Samuel Cranston (1659–1727) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations during the first quarter of the 18th century. He held office from 1698 to 1727, being elected ...

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Edward Hopkins MP (c.1600 - 1657)

Governor of the Connecticut Colony. See An Original Proprietor of Hartford, Connecticut Governor Edward Hopkins (1600-1657) was born at Shrewsbury, Co. Salop, in England, in 1600; son of Edward, ...

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Col. George Reade, Acting Gov. MP (1608 - 1674)

George Reade Birth: Oct. 25, 1608 Hampshire, England Death: Oct., 1674 Yorktown York County Virginia, USA Born in Linkenholt, England to Robert & Mildred (Windebank) Reade. He married Elizabe...

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Anson Jones ("Architect of Annexation"), 4th President of Texas MP (1798 - 1858)

Anson Jones (January 20, 1798 – January 9, 1858) was a doctor, businessman, congressman, the fourth and last President of Republic of Texas, sometimes called the "Architect of Annexation." E...

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Mirabeau B. Lamar, 2nd Pres., Republic of Texas (1798 - 1859)

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (1798–1859) was a Texas politician, diplomat and soldier who was a leading Texas political figure during the Texas Republic era. He was the second President of the Re...

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Sam Houston, President of Texas MP (1793 - 1863)

Sam Houston lived twice among the Cherokees, who first nicknamed him "The Raven,' then, during a low point in his life, "Big Drunk." HE HAD A CHEROKEE WIFE! And she is buried at Fort Gibson National Ce...

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David G. Burnet, Interim President, 2nd Vice President & Secty.of State of Texas (1788 - 1870)

David Gouverneur Burnet (April 14, 1788 – December 5, 1870) was an early politician within the Republic of Texas, serving as interim President of Texas (1836 and again in 1841), second Vice Pr...

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James W. Robinson (c.1791 - 1857)

James W. Robinson (c. 1791–October 27, 1857) was a politician in what became the U.S. states of Texas and California. Early years J. W. Robinson was born in what is now Hamilton Coun...

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Henry Smith (1788 - 1851)

) Henry Smith (May 20, 1788 – March 4, 1851) was first American-born Governor of the Mexican territory of Texas and briefly presided over the revolution there. Early life Smith was b...

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Gov William Nelson MP (c.1711 - 1772)

) William Nelson (1711 – November, 1772 ) was an American planter and colonial leader from Yorktown, Virginia. In the interim between the royal governors Norborne Berkeley and Lord Dunmore (Jo...

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Norborne Berkeley, Baron Botetourt, Gov. of Virginia (c.1717 - 1770)

Family and Education b. ?1717, o.s. of John Symes Berkeley of Stoke Gifford, Glos. by his 2nd w. Elizabeth, da. and coh. of Walter Norborne of Calne, Wilts., wid. of Edward Devereux, 8th Visct. Herefor...

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John Blair (1689 - 1771)

John Blair, I was an acting royal governor of the colony of Virginia in 1768. For a short time, he owned the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg, Virginia. His son, Jonn Blair, Jr., was an Associate Justi...

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Field Marshal Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst KCB MP (1717 - 1797)

Field Marshal Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst KCB (sometimes spelled Geoffrey, or Jeffrey, he himself spelled his name as Jeffery) (29 January 1717 – 3 August 1797) served as an officer in ...

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Gov. Francis Fauquier (1703 - 1768)

Francis Fauquier (1703 – 3 March 1768) was a Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony (in what is today the United States), and served as acting governor from 1758 until his death in 1768. He was ...

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Major-General John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun (1705 - 1782)

Major-General John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun (5 May 1705 – 27 April 1782) was a British nobleman and army officer. Early career Campbell inherited the peerage on the death of his f...

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Robert Dinwiddie of Airdrie (1692 - 1770)

ROBERT DINWIDDIE OF AIRDRIE (1692-1770) Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia, 1751-58 is the fifth child and second son of Robert Dinwiddie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, and his wife, Elizabeth Cumming...

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Lewis Burwell, I/II (c.1711 - 1756)

Lewis Burwell, often referred to as President Lewis Burwell (because he served as president/acting Governor of Virginia for a year November 1750-1751). His mother was Elizabeth Carter (making King Ca...

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Hon. Thomas Lee of Stratford Hall MP (1690 - 1750)

Wife: Hannah Harrison Ludwell (1710 - 1750). Children: Richard , b. 1723; d. prior to 1750; unmarried Thomas Ludwell , of "Bell Vieu," Stafford Co., Va., b. 1724; d. 1778. He married Mary Aylett,...

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Rev. James Blair MP (1656 - 1743)

) Rev. James Blair was a Scottish born clergyman in the Church of England, best known as the founder and first president of the College of William and Mary. He was the uncle of U.S. Constitution sign...

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Willem van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle MP (1702 - 1754)

"Lieutenant-General Willem Anne van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle KG, KB, PC, ADC (5 June 1702 – 22 December 1754) was a British diplomat and an American colonist." ===========================...

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Maj. General Sir William Gooch, 1st Baronet (1681 - 1751)

He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia in 1727. He gained the rank of Colonel in 1740 in the service of the American Regiment. He was created 1st Baronet Gooch, of Benacre Hall, Su...

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Col. Robert "King" Carter MP (1663 - 1732)

Robert Carter also known as King Carter (1663 – August 4, 1732) of Lancaster County was a colonist in Virginia and became one of the wealthiest men in the colonies. As President of the Gover...

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Hugh Drysdale (1680 - 1726)

Colonel Hugh Drysdale (died 22 July 1726)[2] was a British governor of colonial Virginia. More officially, his title was Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virgini...

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Gov. Alexander Spotswood (1676 - 1740)

Find A Grave Memorial# 17413275 Genealogy Alexander Spotswood was born in the Tangier Garrison, Morocco, Africa about 1676 to Catharine Maxwell (c. 1638 - December 1709) and her second husband, Dr Ro...

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Edmund Jennings, Gov. MP (1659 - 1727)

Edmund Jenings was a Virginian politician. He was President of the Council of Virginia and later became the acting governor from August 23, 1706, to June 10, 1708. His father Sir Edmund Jenings...

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Field Marshal George Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney MP (c.1666 - 1737)

The title 'Earl of Orkney' was created for the distinguished soldier, General Lord George Hamilton, but in reality the ennoblement was at least as much in honour of his wife, Elizabeth Villiers, who wa...

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Col. Joseph Bridger MP (1627 - 1686)

Joseph Bridger of Virginia Joseph was brought to Virginia in 1652 by Colonel Nathaniel Bacon with whom he later served as a 'Councillor of State in Virginia to King Charles II '. He soon became one...

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Francis Howard, 6th Baron Howard of Effingham MP (1643 - 1695)

other possible 2nd marriages year is 1689 "Francis Howard, 5th Baron Howard of Effingham (c. 1643 – 30 March 1694 O.S./ 95 N.S.) was a member of the Howard Family, descended from noted naval c...

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Col. Nicholas Spencer MP (1633 - 1689)

Col. Nicholas Spencer (1633–1689) was a London merchant who emigrated to Westmoreland County, Virginia, where he became a planter and which he represented in the Virginia House of Burgesses. S...

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Gov. Samuel Mathews MP (1630 - c.1660)

Samuel Mathews (1630–1660), of Warwick County in the English Colony of Virginia, was a member of the House of Burgesses, the Governor's Council, and served as Commonwealth Governor of Virginia f...

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Gov. Richard Bennett, I MP (1609 - 1675)

Richard Bennett (6 August 1609 – 12 April 1675) was an English Governor of the Colony of Virginia. Born in Wiveliscombe, Somerset, Bennett served as governor from 30 April 1652, until 2 March ...

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Richard Kemp (c.1600 - c.1650)

Richard Kemp (also spelled Kempe) served as the secretary of the colony and as a member of the governor's Council from 1634 to 1649. He also served as acting governor of Virginia in Sir William Berke...

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Sir Samuel Argall MP (1580 - 1626)

Samuel Argall went to the Colonies in 1609 as a trader. Brief Biography Samuel Argall was a longtime resident of Jamestown and the deputy governor of Virginia (1617–1619). He pioneered a f...

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Governor Sir George Yeardley MP (1588 - 1627)

Temperance Flowerdew is documented as a wife of Governor Sir George Yeardley. Alice Bradley and Sarah NN are not. Sir George Yeardley (1587 - 1627) was a plantation owner and three time colonial Gove...

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Governor Sir Thomas Dale (c.1540 - 1619)

Sir Thomas Dale (died 19 August 1619) was an English naval commander and deputy-governor of the Virginia Colony in 1611 and from 1614 to 1616. Governor Dale is best remembered for the energy and the ...

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Thomas West, 3rd Baron de la Warre MP (1577 - 1618)

Thomas West, 3rd (or 12th) Baron De La Warr (July 9, 1577 – June 7, 1618) was the Englishman after whom the bay, the river, and, consequently, an American Indian people and U.S. state, all l...

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Matthew Scrivener (1580 - 1609)

Matthew Scrivener (born 1580, died January 7, 1609) was an English colonist in Virginia. He served briefly as acting governor of Jamestown, when he was succeeded by Captain John Smith. Scrivener drow...

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John Ratcliffe (c.1549 - 1609)

) John Ratcliffe (died in December 1609) was captain of the Discovery, one of three ships that sailed from England on December 19, 1606, to Virginia, to found a colony, arriving May 13, 1607. He late...

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Capt. Francis West, Governor MP (c.1586 - 1634)

Individual Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19 Search Results | Print -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Francis WEST (AFN: 3038...

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Gov. John West of Virginia MP (c.1590 - 1659)

The colonial Governor of Virginia from 1635 to 1637, the third West brother to serve in that position. He was the fourth son and twelfth child of Thomas West, 2nd Baron De La Warr, of Wherwell Abbey ...

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Sir George Percy, Colonial Governor of Virginia MP (1580 - 1632)

George Percy (September 4, 1580 – 1632) was an English explorer, author, and early Colonial Governor of Virginia. George Percy was born in England, the youngest son of Henry Percy, 2nd/8th E...

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Capt. John Smith (Colonial Governor of Virginia) MP (1579 - 1631)

Regarding John Smith and Pocahontas' marriage: This is only a rumor, but someone has done "genealogy" for this "couple." There is truth to John Smith's existence and that he did encounter Pocahontas....

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Sir Thomas Gates, Colonial Governor of Virginia (Jamestown) MP (1582 - 1660)

Thomas Gates Sir Thomas Gates (fl. 1585–1621), followed George Percy as governor of Jamestown, the English colony of Virginia (now the Commonwealth of Virginia, part of the United States of ...

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Sir Francis Wyatt, first English Royal Governor of Virginia MP (1588 - 1644)

When Sir Francis Wyatt arrived in Jamestown in October 1621 on "The George," he brought with him a new constitution for the Colony. This famous ordinance furnished the model of every subsequent form of...

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Sir William Berkeley, Colonial Governor of Virginia MP (1605 - 1677)

Sir William Berkeley (pronounced "bark-lee") (Hanworth Manor, Middlesex 1605–Berkeley House, Mayfair, London 9 July 1677) was a governor of Virginia, appointed by King Charles I, of whom he wa...

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Edward Maria Wingfield, MP, 1st Governor of Virginia (c.1550 - c.1614)

Family and Education b. c.1550, 1st s. of Thomas Maria Wingfield† of Stoneley by Margaret, da. of Edward Kaye of Woodsome, Yorks. unm. suc. fa. 15 Aug. 1557. Offices Held Capt. in Ireland an...

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Sir Walter Raleigh MP (1552 - 1618)

'Sir Walter Raleigh1 'M, #146602, b. 1552, d. 1618 Last Edited=9 Feb 2010 'Sir Walter Raleigh was born in 1552.1 He married Elizabeth Throckmorton, daughter of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton and Anne ...

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Henry Laurens, 5th President of the Continental Congress MP (c.1724 - 1792)

Henry Laurens (March 6, 1724 [O.S. February 24, 1723] – December 8, 1792) was an American merchant and planter who was the 5th President of the Continental Congress. Parents: Henry was the chi...

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Lord William Campbell (1731 - 1778)

) Lord William Campbell (ca. 1731 – 4 September 1778) was from a Scottish family loyal to the British Crown. His father was John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll. From 1752 to 1760, he serve...

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Lord Charles Greville Montagu, MP (1741 - 1784)

Family and Education b. 29 May 1741, 2nd s. of Robert, 3rd Duke of Manchester, by Harriet, da. and coh. of Edmund Dunch of Little Wittenham, Berks.; bro. of George, Visct. Mandeville. educ. Ch. Ch. Oxf...

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William Henry Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton of Frankley MP (1724 - 1808)

Family and Education b. 24 Dec. 1724, 6th s. of Sir Thomas Lyttelton, 4th Bt., and bro. of George and Richard Lyttelton. educ. Eton c.1740, St. Mary Hall Oxf. 1742; Grand Tour; M. Temple 1743, called 1...

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James Glen (1701 - 1777)

James Glen (1701 - July 18, 1777) was a politician in the Province of South Carolina. He was appointed Royal Governor of South Carolina in 1738, but did not arrive in the province until December 17, ...

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William Bull, II (1710 - 1791)

William Bull II (September 24, 1710 – July 4, 1791 ) was a landowner, military officer, and politician in the Province of South Carolina. A son of Governor William Bull, he was for many years ...

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Royal Gov. William Bull MP (1683 - 1755)

Lt Governour June 3 1734; acting governor from 1738 to 1744. ) William Bull (1683 – March 21, 1755) was a landowner and politician in the Province of South Carolina. He served on the governo...

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Arthur Middleton MP (1681 - 1737)

Arthur Middleton Royal Governor of South Carolina Province 1724 to 1729 -------------------- In 1678, Edward Middleton emigrated from England to Barbados and from there to South Carolina,...

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Col. James Moore, Jr. (c.1667 - 1740)

James Moore, Jr. Governor of South Carolina Province 1719 to 1721 Colonel James Moore, Jr. , soldier, born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1667; died near Cape Fear. N. C., 10 November, 1740, e...

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Charles Craven (1682 - 1754)

Charles Craven (6 May 1682 Coombe Abbey – 27 December 1754 Benham Park) was governor of colonial South Carolina from 19 March 1712 to 23 April 1716. He held the office during the end of the Tu...

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James Colleton, Colonial Governor of South Carolina (b. - 1706)

James Colleton (d. c. 1706) was a governor of the English proprietary Province of Carolina from 1686 to 1690. Son of Sir John Colleton, one of the colony's founders, he took over some of the family's...

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Gov. Joseph Morton, II (c.1664 - 1721)

Joseph Morton (died September 1721) was an early colonist and governor of the Province of Carolina. Although he was not one of Carolina's Lords Proprietors, Morton was influential in the recruitment ...

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Sir John Yeamans, 1st Baronet MP (c.1611 - c.1674)

Sir John Yeamans, 1st Baronet (1611–1674) was an English colonial administrator described in his day as "a pirate ashore". He was an early leader and governor of the Province of Carolina. ...

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Nicholas Cooke (1716 - 1782)

Rhode Island Governor. Nicholas was born to Daniel Cooke and his wife Mary Power. Early in his life he became a very prominent and prosperous sea captain and later a successful merchant. On September...

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Josias Lyndon, Colonial Governor of Rhode Island (1704 - 1778)

LYNDON served as colonial Governor of Rhode Island from 1768-1769. He supported the movement to defend the rights of the colony against royal aggression and wrote King George III, denying that Rhode ...

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Gov. Stephen Hopkins, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1707 - 1785)

Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a Chief Justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the De...

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Governor Richard Ward (1689 - 1763)

Richard Ward was born 15 Apr 1689 at Newport, Rhode Island, a son of Thomas Ward and Amy Billings. His father Thomas, from Gloucester, England, served as an officer in one of Cromwell's cavalry regimen...

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Gideon Wanton (1693 - 1767)

Governor of RI 1745, 1747, and 1756 Gideon Wanton (20 October 1693 - 12 September 1767) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations who served for two separate one-year ...

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John Wanton (1672 - 1740)

John Wanton (24 December 1672 - 5 July 1740) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, serving for six consecutive terms from 1734 to 1740. He was the son of Edward Wan...

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Joseph Wanton, Gov. (1705 - 1780)

Children of MARY WINTHROP and JOSEPH WANTON are: 21. i. RUTH8 WANTON, b. Abt. 1741, probably Newport, RI; d. October 19, 1799, London, Middlesex, England. ii. CATHERINE WANTON, b. April 28, 1745,...

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William Wanton (c.1670 - 1733)

William Wanton (15 September 1670 – December 1733) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, serving a short term prior to his death. He spent most of his adult ...

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Joseph Jenckes, Governor of Rhode Island MP (1656 - 1740)

) He was the Royal Governor of Rhode Island. 1727 to 1732 Joseph married (1) Martha Browne . Joseph married (2) Alice Whipple . Joseph married (3) Alice Smith daughter of John Smith Jr and Sara...

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Governor Caleb Carr MP (c.1616 - 1695)

) CALEB CARR, immigrant ancestor and progenitor, was born in London, England, December 9, 1616, the son of Benjamin and Martha (Hardington) Carr; he embarked in the ship 'Elizabeth and Ann', at Londo...

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Gov. John Easton (c.1624 - 1705)

1634, March 25- Nicholas Easton with sons Peter and John boarded the ship "Mary and John" at Southampton, England, bound for New England. This and other events were recorded by Peter Easton in a jour...

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Henry Bull, Governor MP (c.1610 - 1694)

) Assistant, RI 1674-1675 Governor 1685,1686,1690 Corporal 1638 Sergeant 1639 Birth: 1608 Death: Jan. 22, 1694 American Colonial Governor. He emigrated to America in 1635 and settle...

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William Coddington, Jr. (1650 - 1689)

. William Coddington Jr. (18 Jan 1651 - 5 Feb 1689) was an early governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, serving two consecutive terms from 1683 to 1685. Coddington was the...

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John Cranston, Governor of Rhode Island MP (1625 - 1680)

John Cranston (1625–1680) was a colonial physician, military leader, legislator, Deputy Governor and Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations during the 17th century. Be...

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William Brenton (c.1610 - 1674)

William Brenton (c. 1610–1674) was a colonial President, Deputy Governor, and Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, and an early settler of Portsmouth and Newport ...

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Gov. Benedict Arnold MP (1615 - 1678)

Arnold Family History ) Early Records of the Arnold Family. [2 ] 8. Thomas Arnold myBrother, my Mother in lawes Sonne, was Bap­ tized the 18�...

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Governor Samuel Ward MP (1725 - 1776)

Samuel Ward was an American farmer, shop keeper, and statesman from Westerly, Rhode Island. He served as a colonial Governor of Rhode Island and later as a delegate to the Continental Congress. In 1764...

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