Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

American Colonial Governors

« Back to Projects Dashboard

view all

Profiles

  • 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...
  • Lieutnant Governor James Bishop (1625 - 1691)
    1625, England Death: Jan. 24, 1691 New Haven New Haven County Connecticut, USA The BISHOP progenitor. James Bishop came over from England with brothers Henry and Nathaniel ca 1646. He married first ...
  • Col. Alexander Rigby, MP (1594 - 1650)
    From Wikipedia, December 2014; 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 Parli...
  • John Smith, I (c.1595 - 1663)
    John SMITH alias BLAND, b. ca. 1590, of Watertown, Mass., d. after 2 November 1663, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., m. before 1615, Isabel DRAKE, b. ca. 1589, buried Watertown, Mass. 12 October 1639, ...
  • Israel Arnold (1649 - 1718)
    Find A Grave Memorial# 50712452

American Colonial Governors

This project is designed to capture pre-statehood Governors of entities that eventually became American States. (other than those designated as Territorial Governors)

Territorial Governors are included in a separate Geni project: http://www.geni.com/projects/United-States-Territorial-Governors/12944

Spanish and French colonial governors of Louisiana are included on pages 3 and 4 of the Geni project "Govenors of Louisiana": http://www.geni.com/projects/Govenors-of-Louisiana/404

List of colonial governors of Louisiana: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_colonial_governors_of_Louisiana

Lists of American colonial and other pre-statehood governors:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Lists_of_American_colonial_governors

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:American_colonial_governors