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  • Reverend Samuel Angier (1653 - 1718)
    Samuel Angier was President of Havard College, and Pastor of Cambridge Parents: Edmund & Ruth (Ames) Angier (his first wife) He married Hannah Oakes on 2 Sep 1680 in Watertown, Massachusetts Will o...
  • Colonial Deputy Governor Patrick Gordon (c.1644 - 1736)
    ~• not technically a governor of Pennsylvania Province rather a Penn family representative leader ~• in addition to living in Philadelphia, Gordon had a family estate across the river from what is now ...
  • José Ramón de Azlor y Virto de Vera (c.1668 - 1734)
    AGUAYO, MARQUÉS DE SAN MIGUEL DE (unknown–1734).José de Azlor y Virto de Vera, soldier and governor, the son of Artal de Azlor, was born in Spain, a member of a family long distinguished in the service...
  • Gov. Joseph Morton, Sr. (1630 - 1688)
    scencyclopedia Landgrave Joseph Morton b 1630 Wells Somerset Eng immigrated to SC c 1680/1 d Jan 1686 SC m Elinor Blake dau of Benjamin Blake of Bridgewater. Governor of South Carolina of that part of...
  • Sir John Harvey (1582 - bef.1650)
    Crown Governor of Virginia 24 Mar 1629/30 to 28 Apr 1635, and 18 Jan 1636/7 to Nov 1639.* He owned three shares of stock in the Virginia Company.* He was Knighted after 26 Mar 1628 by Charles I, King o...

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: