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Original Proprietors: Hartford, CT

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  • James Wakeley (bef.1600 - aft.1690)
    Not a known child of Andrew Wakelee . James1 Wakeley was born between 1600 and 1610. He died in 1690 in Providence, Providence Count y, RI.3. Also known as Wakelee.===FamilyChildren of James1 Wakelee (...
  • Jarvis Mudge (c.1608 - bef.1653)
    Biography From Mudge, Hartford FounderCompiled by Timothy Lester Jacobs, SDFH GenealogistJARVIS1 MUDGE, HARTFORD FOUNDER was born abt 1608 in England, and died bef. 17 Mar 1651/52 in New London, CT (pr...
  • Mary Betts (c.1598 - 1647)
    Not the same as Mary Betts Betts was an early member of the First Church of Hartford, where she occupied herself as the schooldame.Mary is one of only two women to be recognized as a Founder of Hartfor...
  • James Cole, of Hartford (c.1590 - 1652)
    James Cole (or Cowles) was born ABT 1590 in England, and died 1652 in Hartford, Connecticut. He married # unknown woman (seen as Mary Richards)# unknown woman (seen as Damaris Seabrook)# Anne Munter, w...
  • John Jennings, of Hartford (bef.1587 - bef.1646)
    John Gennings (Ginnings) was a proprietor “by courtesie of the town,” and his home-lot, m 1639, was on the brow of the hill now Asylum Hill, shutting on the highway on the west, on the west field on th...

Original Proprietors Of Hartford, CT., 1636 and History of Hartford

Profile Biographical Summaries:

The link below will open a document that contains fully cited profiles for all Hartford Original Proprietors formatted correct for profile "about me" sections. You should be able to simply copy and paste the citation into each profile :) [rstebbing]

Full Profiles of Original Proprietors

Finding Aids:

List of names of the Founders of Hartford, CT.

From an obelisk in the Center Church Burial Ground, erected 1837.