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American Colonial Governors

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  • 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 ...
  • John Smith, I (c.1595 - 1663)
    John Smith (the mason) was President of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in 1649. The colony then consisted of four towns: Portsmouth, Newport, Providence, and Warwick. In 1652, he...
  • Israel Arnold (1649 - 1718)
    Find A Grave Memorial# 50712452
  • Stephen Arnold (1622 - 1699)
    Stephen Arnold Find A Grave Memorial# 24291426 Stephen Arnold was baptised in Ilchester, England in Somerset. Bob and Claudia visited here in 2002 on their trip to England and stayed at the Northov...
  • Mary Sergeant (1655 - 1706)
    Dame Mary Sergeant was a daughter of Roger Spencer. She married first, John Hull of Boston, not the mint-master; 2nd, Sir William Phips, the first governor of Massachusetts; 3rd and lastly, Peter Serge...

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:

Spanish and French colonial governors of Louisiana are included on pages 3 and 4 of the Geni project "Govenors of Louisiana":

List of colonial governors of Louisiana:

Lists of American colonial and other pre-statehood governors: