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John Cutt (c.1625 - 1681)

CUTT, John, colonial governor of New Hampshire, born in England in 1625; died in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 27 March 1681. Arrived in Strawberry Bank [now Portsmouth, NH] sometime prior to 1640. The ...

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George Burdett (1602 - 1671)

George Burdett (c. 1602-1671) was the second colonial governor of the Upper Plantation of New Hampshire, later to become the Province of New Hampshire, between 1637 and 1640. Born in England, Burdett...

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Governor Thomas Wiggin MP (1592 - 1666)

THOMAS WIGGIN (Governor and called Captain) was born about 1592, and died in Squamscott about 1667 being buried south of the railroad tracks, about 5 hundred yards west of the old depot, near the end o...

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Henry Josselyn (c.1606 - c.1683)

Henry Josselyn (also spelled Jocelyn; died ca. 1683) was an early settler of northern New England. He was first retained by John Mason, the proprietor of the territory that later became New Hampshire...

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Walter Neale (b. - c.1639)

) NEALE, WALTER, New England explorer, was grandson of William Neale, one of the auditors to Queen Elizabeth, of Warnford, Hampshire, by his first wife, Agnes, daughter of Robert Bowyer of Chichester...

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Gen. Thomas Gage, CIC, North America MP (1719 - 1787)

Thomas Gage (c.1719 – April 2, 1787) was a British general and commander-in-chief of the North American forces from 1763 to 1775 during the early days of the American Revolution. Thomas Gage...

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Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet MP (1712 - 1779)

Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet (bapt. 12 July 1712 – 16 June 1779) was a British colonial administrator who served as governor of the provinces of New Jersey and Massachusetts Bay. His polic...

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Thomas Hutchinson, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (1711 - 1780)

Governors of Massachusetts Thomas Hutchinson (1711-1780) Acting Royal Governor of Massachusetts (June through August 1760) Acting Royal Governor of Massachusetts (August 1769-November 1770) Royal G...

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Thomas Pownall, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1722 - 1805)

Governors of Massachusetts Thomas Pownall (1722-1805) Royal Governor of Massachusetts 1757-1760 Born and educated in England, Pownall worked as a clerk at the Board of Trade before coming to New ...

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Spencer Phips, Acting Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1685 - 1757)

Spencer Phips (June 6, 1685 – April 4, 1757) was a British politician in the Province of Massachusetts Bay. Born Spencer Bennett, he was adopted by Massachusetts Governor Sir William Phips, wh...

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William Shirley (1694 - 1771)

William Shirley (2 December 1694 – 24 March 1771) was a British colonial administrator who served twice as Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1741–1749 and 1753–1756)...

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Royal Gov. Jonathan Belcher MP (1682 - 1757)

Jonathan Belcher was born in Cambridge, Province of Massachusetts Bay, in 1682. His father Andrew was an adventurer and businessman, and his mother, Sarah Gilbert Belcher, was the daughter of a politic...

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William Burnet MP (1688 - 1729)

William Burnet was a British civil servant and colonial administrator who served as governor of New York and New Jersey (1720–1728) and Massachusetts (1728). Early life Burnet was the son of...

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William Dummer of Dummer's War MP (1677 - 1761)

Acting Governor of Massachusetts Bay 1723-1728 and 1729-1730. Governor Dummer Academy formed on his bequest on his property in Byfield. The towns of Dummer, NH and Dummerston, VT are named after his as...

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Samuel Shute, Governor of the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire (1662 - 1742)

Samuel Shute (January 12, 1662 – April 15, 1742) was a military officer and royal governor of the provinces of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. After serving in the Nine Years' War and the War...

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Gov. William Tailer MP (1676 - 1732)

William Tailer (February 25, 1675/6 – March 1, 1731/2) was a military officer and politician in the Province of Massachusetts Bay. Born into the wealthy and influential Stoughton family, he tw...

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Sir Richard Coote, 1st Earl of Bellomont MP (1636 - 1700)

Richard Coote, 1st Earl of Bellomont (sometimes spelled Bellamont, 1636 – 5 March 1700/1), known as The Lord Coote between 1683 and 1689, was a member of the English Parliament and a colonial ...

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William Stoughton (1631 - 1701)

William Stoughton (1631 - 1701) , son of Colonel Israel Stoughton and Elizabeth Knight, served as Chief Magistrate of the court that oversaw the infamous Salem witch trials of 1692. He later became Lie...

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Sir William Phips, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts MP (1651 - 1695)

Sir William Phips (or Phipps, February 2, 1650/1 – February 18, 1694/5[1]) was a shipwright, ship's captain, treasure hunter, military leader, and the first royally-appointed governor of the P...

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Joseph Dudley MP (1647 - 1720)

Descendants of Joseph Dudley, who married Rebecca Tyng: (all can be found by Wikipedia search) Paul Dudley Robert Charles Winthrop John Kerry Louis Auchincloss Burr Steers Charles Willi...

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Simon Bradstreet, Jr., Governor MP (c.1602 - 1697)

Gov. Simon Bradstreet. Born on 18 Mar 1603/4 in Horbling, Lincolnshire, Eng.5 Simon died in Salem, MA, on 27 Mar 1697; he was 93.5 Occupation: magistrate. Simon, of Cambridge, Ipswich, Boston, was a ...

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Gov John Leverett (1616 - 1679)

Commanders and leaders of King Philip's War: Metacomet, Metacom, or Pometacom known as "King Philip of Wampanoag", Canonchet, chief of Narragansett Muttawmp, chief of Nipmuck Gov. Josiah Winslow, Go...

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Richard Bellingham MP (1592 - 1672)

Richard Bellingham was the 8th governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He served three terms. Wives: Elizabeth Backhouse- Following the death of his first wife, Elizabeth, Richard married his w...

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Sir Henry Vane the Younger MP (1613 - 1662)

'Sir Henry Vane the Younger1 'M, #106844, b. 26 May 1613, d. 14 June 1662 Last Edited=16 Dec 2011 ' Sir Henry Vane the Younger was baptised on 26 May 1613.3 He was the son of Rt. Hon. Sir Henry V...

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John Winthrop, Gov. of Massachusetts Colony MP (1588 - 1649)

Reference Wikipedia:- Biography:- John Winthrop: America's forgotten founding father by Francis J Bremer John Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts, was born in 1587 at Edwardstone in S...

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John Endicott, Governor MP (c.1588 - 1665)

Married first Ann Gower (Gover) and second Elizabeth Cogan, widow of a Mr. Gibson. From Ted Sanford: She was born Elizabeth Cogan, one of the daughters of Philobert Cogan (1563-1641) and Ann Mars...

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Gov. Matthew Cradock MP (c.1590 - 1641)

Matthew Cradock (also spelled Craddock and Craddocke) (died 27 May 1641) was a London merchant, politician, and the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Company. Family Nothing is known of Matth...

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Robert Gorges, Governor-General of New England (1595 - c.1629)

Robert Gorges (1595–late 1620s) was a Captain in the English navy and briefly Governor-General of New England from 1623 to 1624. He was the son of Sir Ferdinando Gorges. After serving in the V...

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Thomas Hinckley, Governor of Plymouth Colony MP (c.1618 - 1706)

The well-known governor of Plymouth Colony -------------------- Thomas Hinckley (1618 - April 25, 1706) was the governor of the Plymouth Colony and held several other governmental positions durin...

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Josiah Winslow, Governor of Plymouth Colony MP (c.1629 - 1680)

Major Josiah Winslow: Wealthy and Harvard-educated, Josiah Winslow was a distinguished member of the "second generation." Winslow did not continue his father's good relationship with the Natives. H...

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Thomas Prence, Governor of Plymouth Colony MP (1600 - 1673)

Thomas Prence had 4 wives. 1) Patience Brewster 2) Mary Collier 3) Apphia (Quick) Freeman (divorced from Samuel Freeman) and 4) Mary (?) Howes (widow of Thomas Howes) Note: Thomas Prince, Senior, car...

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Gov. Edward Winslow, "Mayflower" Passenger MP (1595 - 1655)

Edward Winslow (1595-1655) Mayflower Passenger Edward Winslow (1595 – 1655) was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower. He served as the governor of Plymouth Colony in 1633, 1636, a...

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William Bradford, Governor of Plymouth Colony MP (1589 - 1657)

William Bradford Birth: on or before 19 March 1589/90 - Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Christened: 19 March 1589/90 - St. Helen's Chapel, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Parents: William Bradf...

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Governor John Carver, "Mayflower" Passenger MP (1576 - 1621)

Carver, John, c.1576–1621, first governor of Plymouth Colony. A wealthy London merchant, in 1609 he emigrated to Holland, where he soon joined the Pilgrims at Leiden. His excellent character and...

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Sir Robert Eden, 1st Baronet (c.1741 - 1784)

Sir Robert Eden, 1st Baronet, of Maryland, 23rd Proprietary Governor of Maryland (c. 1741 – 2 September 1784) was a British colonial administrator and the last Royal Governor of Maryland. Ed...

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Hon. Benjamin Tasker MP (c.1690 - 1768)

. Benjamin Tasker, Sr. (1690 – June 19, 1768) was the 21st Proprietary Governor of Maryland from 1752 to 1753.[1] He also occupied a number of other significant colonial offices, including, on...

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Thomas Bladen, Colonial Governor of Maryland (1698 - 1780)

Sir Thomas Bladen (1698 – 1780) was a politician and colonial governor. He served as the 19th Proprietary Governor of Maryland from 1742 to 1747. Early life and marriage Bladen was bor...

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Samuel Ogle, Proprietary Governor of Maryland MP (c.1694 - 1752)

From the English Wikipedia page on Samuel Ogle: Samuel Ogle (c. 1694 – May 3, 1752) was the 16th, 18th and 20th Proprietary Governor of Maryland from 1731 to 1732, 1733 to 1742, and 1746/174...

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Benedict Leonard Calvert, 15th Proprietary Governor of Maryland MP (1700 - 1732)

The Hon. Benedict Leonard Calvert (September 20, 1700 – June 1, 1732) was the 15th Proprietary Governor of Maryland from 1727 through 1731, appointed by his older brother, Charles Calvert, 5th...

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Major General Edward Lloyd, 11th Royal Governor of Maryland (1670 - 1718)

) Major General Edward Lloyd was the 11th Royal Governor of Maryland from 1709 to 1714. He succeeded John Seymour, being elected President of the Council when the senior member of the council, Colone...

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Colonel John Seymour, 10th Royal Governor of Maryland (1635 - 1709)

) Colonel John Seymour was the 10th Royal Governor of Maryland from 1704 to 1709. He succeeded Thomas Tench and was succeeded by Edward Lloyd. ------------------------------------------------------...

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Thomas Tench, 9th Royal Governor of Maryland (1655 - 1708)

Thomas Tench was the 9th Royal Governor of Maryland from 1702 to 1704. He was appointed by his predecessor, Nathaniel Blakiston, and was succeeded by Colonel John Seymour.

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Francis Nicholson (1655 - 1728)

Francis Nicholson was a British military officer and colonial administrator. His military service included time in Africa and Europe, after which he was sent as leader of the troops supporting Sir Edmu...

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Colonel Nicholas Greenberry, 4th Royal Governor of Maryland MP (1627 - 1697)

Colonel Nicholas Greenberry (December 1627 – December 17, 1697) was the 4th Royal Governor of Maryland, and Commander of the Military Forces of Anne Arundel and Baltimore Counties. Notice date o...

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Sir Edmund Andros (c.1637 - 1714)

Sir Edmund Andros was an early colonial English governor in North America, most notably as the head of the Dominion of New England for most of its three-year existence. He also governed at various time...

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Sir Lionel Copley, 1st Royal Governor of Maryland (1648 - 1693)

Sir Lionel Copley (1648 – 1693) was the 1st Royal Governor of Maryland from 1692 through his death in 1693. He was the first official royal governor appointed by the British crown after the co...

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Colonel Nathaniel Blakiston, Colonial Governor of Maryland (b. - 1722)

Colonel Nathaniel Blakiston was the 8th Royal Governor of Maryland from 1698 to 1702. He succeeded Francis Nicholson and was succeeded by Thomas Tench. He was related to Nehemiah Blakiston. -------...

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Col. Nehemiah Blakistone, Col. Gov. of the Maryland (1636 - 1693)

Nehemiah Blakiston was Governor of the Maryland colony from 1691 through 1692. He became Governor as the 2nd Leader of a group known as the Protestant Associators, succeeding John Coode, who has take...

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John Coode, Colonial Governor of Maryland (1648 - 1709)

) John Coode (c. 1648, Cornwall – February or March 1709) is best known for leading a rebellion that overthrew Maryland's colonial government in 1689. He participated in four separate uprising...

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Thomas Notley, 8th Proprietary Governor of Maryland (1634 - 1679)

Thomas Notley was the 8th Proprietary Governor of Maryland from 1676 through 1679. He was appointed to succeed Jesse Wharton by the colony's proprietor, Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore. Calvert ...

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Gov. Edward Digges MP (1621 - 1675)

He entered Greys' Inn 19 May, 1637, and came to Virginia in 1650, settling at "Belfield," on York River. He was a member of the Council in 1654, Auditor-General 1670-75, and Governor from 31 March, 1...

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Dr. Jesse Thomas Wharton II (c.1649 - 1676)

) Jesse Wharton (died 1676) was the 7th Proprietary Governor of Maryland during a brief period in 1676. He was appointed by the royally chartered proprietor of Maryland, Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Ba...

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Charles Calvert MP (1699 - 1751)

"Charles Calvert, 5th Baron Baltimore, 3rd Proprietor and 17th Proprietary Governor of Maryland, FRS (September 29, 1699 – April 24, 1751) was a British nobleman and Proprietary Governor of the ...

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Benedict Leonard Calvert, 4th Baron Baltimore MP (1679 - 1715)

another possible marriage year is 1699 another ponit to consider is a question about his mother's age while he was born since sources say she was born before/ or on 14 October 1633 which means she wa...

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Charles Calvert, Governor of Maryland MP (c.1686 - 1733)

born Charles Calvert Lazenby. His father has never been identified but has long been assumed to be Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, 2nd Proprietor Governor of Maryland (1637–1715). His moth...

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Gov. Thomas Dudley MP (1576 - 1653)

The current image is of his son Joseph Dudley, which is attributed to Sir Peter Lely. The former picture, of which there are several black & white copies in the Media Tab, is said to be a reverse of th...

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Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore MP (1637 - 1715)

Third Lord Baltimore Gov. of MD 1661 -------------------- Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, 2nd Proprietor Governor of Maryland (August 27, 1637 – February 21, 1715) was the second P...

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Philip Calvert, Esq. (1626 - c.1682)

) Phillip Calvert, also known as Philip Calvert, was the fifth Governor of Maryland during a brief period in 1660 or 1661. He was appointed by the royally chartered proprietor of Maryland, Charles Ca...

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Lieutenant-General Josias Fendall, 4th Proprietary Governor of Maryland (1628 - c.1687)

Lieutenant-General Josias Fendall, Esq. (c. 1628 – 1687), was the 4th Proprietary Governor of Maryland. He was born in England, and came to the Province of Maryland. He was the progenitor of t...

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William Stone, 3rd Provincial Governor of Maryland MP (1603 - 1660)

) Larry Overmire's page on Governor William Stone is probably the most thorough in its treatment of his biography (the web pages in which he collected the information, mostly verbatim, are in his lis...

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Thomas Greene, 2nd Provincial Governor of Maryland MP (1609 - 1651)

From his English Wikipedia page: Thomas Greene of Bobbing, Kent, 2nd Proprietary Governor of Maryland (1610, Bobbing, Kent, England - 20 Jan 1651 St. Mary's County, Maryland) was an early settler o...

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Hon. Leonard Calvert, 1st Governor of the Province of Maryland MP (1610 - 1647)

From the English Wikipedia page on Leonard Calvert: Leonard Calvert (1606 – June 9, 1647) was the first Governor of the Province of Maryland. He was the second son of George Calvert, 1st Bar...

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Deputy Pres. George Cleeve MP (c.1586 - 1666)

George Cleeve (ca. 1586- after 1666) was an early settler and "founder of Portland, Maine"; Deputy President of the Province of Lygonia from 1643 until the final submission of its Maine towns to Massac...

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Alexander Rigby (1594 - 1650)

Alexander Rigby (1594 – 18 August 1650) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1640 and 1650. He was a colonel in the Parliamentary army in the English Ci...

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Thomas "Salem Witch Trials" Danforth, Deputy Governor and Judge MP (c.1623 - 1699)

Thomas Danforth (1622 – November 5, 1699) was a judge for the 1692 Salem witch trials in early colonial America. As a character in the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller, and the 1996 movie by...

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Thomas Gorges, MP, Colonial Governor of Maine (c.1618 - 1670)

Family and Education b. c.1618, 1st s. of Henry Gorges of Batcombe by Barbara, da. of Thomas Baynard of Colerne, Wilts.; bro. of John Gorges. educ. L. Inn 1638, called 1647. m. (1) Mary, da. of Martin ...

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Sir Ferdinando Gorges, MP MP (c.1566 - 1647)

Sir Ferdinando Gorges (1565–1647), the "Father of English Colonization in North America", was an early English colonial entrepreneur and founder of the Province of Maine in 1622. Curiously, he...

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Raleigh Gilbert (1577 - 1634)

Ralegh Gilbert continued the colonizing efforts of the family and in 1606 was one of eight grantees who received Letters Patent from King James I. This grant provided for two colonies — the Lond...

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George Popham (1550 - 1608)

George Popham (1550–1608) was a pioneering colonist from Maine, born in the southwestern regions of England. He was an associate of English Colonizer Sir Ferdinando Gorges in a colonization sc...

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Lieutenant-Colonel Jacques Marcus Prevost, Colonial Governor of Georgia (1736 - 1781)

Jacques Marc, Jacques-Marc, James Marcus or Mark Prevost (1736, Geneva – 1781) was a British Army officer of Swiss origin. Early Life He was born in Switzerland to a family originating...

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Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell KB, Provisional Governor of Georgia (1739 - 1791)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell KB (21 August 1739 – 31 March 1791) served as Governor of Jamaica and Madras. He was a major Scottish landowner, Heritable U...

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Sir James Wright, Colonial Governor of Georgia (1716 - 1785)

) James Wright (May 8, 1716 – November 20, 1785) was an American colonial lawyer and jurist who was the last British Royal Governor of the Province of Georgia. He was the only Royal Governor o...

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Robert Johnson, Col. Gov. of South Carolina (c.1676 - c.1735)

) Robert Johnson (1682–1735) was the British colonial Governor of the Province of South Carolina in 1717-1719, and again from 1729-1735. Governor Johnson ordered Colonel William Rhett to eng...

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Henry Ellis, Colonial Governor of Georgia (1721 - 1805)

) Henry Ellis (1721–1805) was an explorer, author, and a colonial governor of Georgia. Ellis was born in County Monaghan, Ireland. He was educated in law at the Temple Church in London. In M...

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Henry Parker, Colonial Governor of Georgia (c.1690 - c.1778)

) Henry Parker (born near Savannah, Georgia, about 1690; died Isle of Hope, Georgia, after 1777) was president (governor) of Georgia 1750-1754. Biography He was bailiff of Savannah in 1734, w...

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William Stevens, Colonial Governor of Georgia (1671 - 1753)

) William Stephens (January 28, 1671 - 1753) was the governor of the Province of Georgia between the years 1743-1751. William Stephens was born on the Isle of Wight, England, where his father was...

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Hon. Colonel Thomas Brooke, Jr. MP (1659 - 1731)

Maryland State Archives Brooke, Thomas ( 1659 - 1731 ) Wife: 1. Ann, 2. by 1689, Barbara, daughter of Thomas Dent and Rebecca Dent Addsion. Parents: Thomas Brook (SM#565) and Ellinor Brooke Darnall, da...

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Robert Brooke, Sr. MP (1602 - 1655)

Of royal descent; B.A. Oxford 1620, M.A. 1624; from England in his own ship with his family and 28 servants June 30, 1634. Settled at de la Brooke Manor on the Patuxent River, Charles County, Maryland;...

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James Oglethorpe, 1st Colonial Governor of Georgia MP (1696 - 1785)

James Edward Oglethorpe (22 December 1696 – 30 June 1785) was a British general, Member of Parliament, philanthropist, and founder of the colony of Georgia. As a social reformer, he hoped to r...

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Captain John Eliot, Colonial Governor of West Florida (1742 - 1769)

) John Eliot (2 June 1742 – 2 May 1769) was a Royal Navy captain. He was appointed Governor of West Florida in 1767, and committed suicide shortly after his arrival in Pensacola in 1769. L...

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Commodore George Johnstone (RN), Colonial Governor of West Florida (1730 - 1787)

) George Johnstone (1730 – 24 May 1787) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence, r...

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General Patrick Tonyn, Colonial Governor of East Florida (1725 - 1804)

Patrick Tonyn (1725–1804) was a British General who served as the second colonial governor of East Florida from 1775 to 1783. Tonyn was from a military background. His father, Charles Tony...

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John Moultrie MP (1729 - 1798)

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Maj. General James Grant, Laird of Ballindalloch (1720 - 1806)

) James Grant, Laird of Ballindalloch (1720–1806) was a major general in the British Army during the American War of Independence. He served as Governor of East Florida from 1763 to 1771. ...

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Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., Gov. MP (1710 - 1785)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT. DAR Ancestor # A116490 Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 statesJjohathan Trumbul...

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William Pitkin, Colonial Governor of Connecticut (c.1694 - 1769)

William Pitkin (April 30, 1694 - October 1, 1769) was a colonial governor of the Connecticut Colony. Born to a politically prominent family in Hartford, he was first elected to the colonial assembl...

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Thomas Fitch, IV, Gov. of Connecticut MP (1699 - 1774)

Thomas Fitch IV (c. 1700 – July 18, 1774) was governor of the Connecticut Colony from 1754 to 1766. Fitch was born, probably at Norwalk, Connecticut, the son of Thomas3 Fitch and his wife,...

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Gov. Roger Wolcott MP (1679 - 1767)

Birth: Jan. 4, 1679 Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA Death: May 17, 1767 Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA Colonial Governor. He was the Royal Governor of Connecticut from 1750 to 1754...

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Jonathan Law, Jr. MP (1672 - 1750)

'Jonathan Law (August 6, 1674 – November 6, 1750) was the 27th Governor of the Colony of Connecticut, serving in that office from 1741 until 1750. His term followed that of Joseph Talcott, gover...

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Joseph Talcott, 27th Colonial Gov. of Connecticut MP (1669 - 1741)

Governor of the Colony of Connecticut, 1724-1741 Born: November 16, 1669, Hartford, Connecticut College: None Political Party: None Offices: Various Offices, Town of Hartford, 1692-1705 Jus...

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Gurdon Saltonstall, Colonial Governor of Connecticut MP (1666 - 1724)

Gurdon Saltonstall (27 March 1666, Haverhill, Massachusetts, – 20 September 1724, New London, Connecticut) was governor of the Colony of Connecticut from 1708 to 1724. Born into a distinguishe...

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Fitz-John Winthrop, Colonial Governor of Connecticut MP (1638 - 1707)

Fitz-John Winthrop (14 March 1637, Ipswich, Massachusetts, – 27 November 1707, Boston) was the governor of the Colony of Connecticut from 1698 to 1707. Winthrop's parents were John Winthro...

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Robert Treat, Governor of Connecticut MP (c.1625 - 1710)

Robert Treat- a founder of Milford, Connecticut Robert Treat was baptized February 25, 1624/5 at Pitminster, Somerset, England, the son of Richard and Alice (Gaylord) Treat, and was one of ten childr...

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John Webster, 5th Gov. of Connecticut Colony MP (1590 - 1661)

Honorable John Webster was born 16 August 1590 in Cossington, Leicestershire, England and died 5 April 1661 in Hadley, Massachusetts of a fever. He was buried April 1661 in Hadley, Massachusetts in The...

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Colonial Gov. Thomas Welles MP (c.1594 - 1660)

Birth: 1590 Willenhall, England Death: Jan. 14, 1659 Wethersfield Hartford County Connecticut, USA ~MY ANCESTOR~ GOVERNOR THOMAS WELLES, the son of ROBERT WELLES and his wife, ALICE (HUNT) WELLES o...

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Gov. George Wyllys MP (1590 - 1645)

Biographical Summary #1: Governor George Wyllys , born at Fenny Compton, County Warwick, son of Richard Wyllys, Esquire, and Hester, daughter of George Chambers, of Williamscote, County Oxford. His p...

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Governor John Haynes, Esq. MP (1594 - 1653)

With wife Mabel, moved to Hartford CT in May 1637. From Wikipedia: John Haynes (May 1, 1594 - January 1653 or 1654) was a colonial magistrate, one time governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, a...

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Gov. Francis Newman MP (1600 - 1660)

Francis Newman Francis Newman (died November 18,1660) was an English colonist in America, Governor of the New Haven Colony in 1658-59. He was born in England and emigrated to New Hampshire in 1634,...

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Theophilus Eaton, Esq., First Governor of New Haven Colony MP (1591 - 1658)

"Also with them came Theophilus Eaton, a prosperous merchant, Deputy Governor of the East Land Company, and who for several years had resided in Denmark as an agent of King Charles I. On his return t...

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Col. George Fenwick, MP (c.1603 - 1657)

From Wikipedia, April 2014: George Fenwick (1603?–1657), was an English Parliamentarian, and a leading colonist in the short-lived Saybrook Colony. Contents [show] 1 Early life2 Settlement i...

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