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Nicholas Jennings was the son of John Jennings, a founder of Hartford, & an unknown woman. Married Margaret Poore, alias Bedford. biography From Three hundred, seventy-six years ago my Jennings a...

5/11/2013 11/6/2016

James Cole MP (1600 - 1678)

"Innkeeper of Plymouth Colony"

Listed as a passenger with the Winthrop Fleet. James and Mary Cole came to Saco, Maine, in 1632, and the following year, 1633, locate in Plymouth, MA, where he was admitted as freeman the same year. He...

2/2/2007 9/11/2016

Lion Gardiner MP (1599 - 1663)

Lion Gardiner (1599-1663), an early English settler in the New World, founded the first English settlement in what became the state of New York. His legacy includes Gardiners Island which remains in th...

10/28/2007 8/28/2016

Samuel Gorton, 5th President of Providence and Warwick MP (1593 - 1677)

"Forgotten founder of liberty"

grave From: 5th President of Providence and Warwick In office: 1651–1652 Preceded by: Nicholas Easton (as President of all four towns of Rhode Island Colony) Succeeded by: John Smith Pers...

2/25/2007 5/7/2016

Capt. Joseph Weld MP (1599 - 1646)

"NOT a husband of Elizabeth Shatswell. Do not add her as a partner."

See the profile of Elizabeth (Wise) Weld, his first wife, for sources and a discussion of the surname of his first wife. Married (1) Elizabeth Wise (NOT Elizabeth Shatswell, that has been disproven) an...

7/8/2007 12/6/2015

Rev. Samuel Stone MP (1602 - 1683)

Biographical Summary: Reverend Samuel Stone , son of John Stone, a freeholder of that place, was born in Hertford, County, Herts (usually at that time sounded Hartford); baptized July 30,1602, in the...

6/26/2007 11/25/2015

Biography Robert Chapman died 10/13/1687 in Saybrook, CT. Family tradition states that he originated in Yorkshire, England. He married Ann Bliss 4/29/1642 in Saybrook, CT. Disputed Parents His ...

2/27/2007 11/4/2015

Captain Thomas Bull MP (1610 - 1684)

"Captain Thomas Bull"

Thomas Bull was one of the founders of Hartford, Connecticut in 1636. He was twenty-five when he arrived on the ship 'Hopewell' from England on September 11, 1635, according to the passenger list. Hi...

7/26/2007 10/8/2015

William Comstock MP (1595 - 1683)

Immigrated from England to Wethersfield, CT and subsequently removed to New London, CT. Immigrated from England to Wethersfield, CT and subsequently removed to New London, CT. The History of Ancien...

4/17/2007 10/8/2015

1. Sgt. THOMAS1 BARBER (JohnA) baptised at St George Parish, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England 25 Dec 1612; b probably 21 Dec 1612 (St Thomas’s Day); d Windsor CT 11 Sep 1662; m Windsor 7 Oct 1640 Jane ‑...

7/3/2007 10/8/2015

Edward Culver, Sr. MP (1600 - 1685)


Edward Colver was the son of John Colver. Edward Colver was born circa 1599 at Of, Dedham, Norfolk, England. Edward Colver was born circa 1610 at England. He married Ann Ellis, daughter of John Ellis...

8/7/2007 10/8/2015

Nathaniel Merriman MP (1613 - 1694)


grave 1. NATHANIEL1 MERRIMAN (GEORGEa, GREGORYb, THOMASc) was born 1613 in London, Eng, and died 1693 in Wallingford, CT He married (1) ABIGAIL OLNEY 1649 in Wallingford, CT, daughter of WILLIAM OLNE...

6/14/2007 10/8/2015

John Clark born 1600 in Great Munden, Hertfordshire, England died 5 Feb 1674 in Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut. Married 1 Elizabeth (1601-1662) in 1622 in Great Munden, Hertfordsh...

2/17/2007 7/18/2015

Sgt. John Clark, of the New Haven Colony MP (c.1612 - 1648)

"John Clark (Senior)"

Sgt John Clark Born (abt 1610-15) in England Died before May 13, 1648 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Parents Unknown Spouse Mary (abt 1615-8) m. unknown. Name seen as Mary ...

6/15/2007 6/8/2015

Richard Church, of Hingham MP (c.1608 - 1668)

"Richard Church of the Plymouth Colony"

Richard Church ; b. 1608 at England, carpenter. He died 27 Dec 1668 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts and his will was presented for probate 26 January 1669. His parents are unknown. He came over as a ...

12/31/2008 4/19/2015

Lieut. Thomas Hurlbut MP (c.1610 - 1671)

Thomas Hurlburt Sex: M Birth: 26 MAR 1610 in Chippenham,Wiltshire,England Death: 12 OCT 1671 in Wethersfield,Hartford,CT Burial: Old Burying Ground Notes for Thomas Hurlbut As the gener...

3/22/2008 11/23/2014

Parents unknown Page 27 STANDISH 10. THOMAS1 STANDISH was born about 1612, in England. He was probably a son of Myles Standish and his first wife Rose, and was left in England, ( see comments below...

7/7/2007 6/18/2014

James Rogers, of New London MP (c.1615 - 1688)

James Rogers was born in 1614/1615 in England and died in 1687 in New London, New London, Connecticut. His ancestry is unknown. No known relation to Thomas Rogers (d 1621), "Mayflower" pilgrim. Biogr...

2/23/2007 5/3/2014

John Wild, of Topsfield MP (1618 - 1705)

John Wild aka John Wildes (1618-1705), parentage unknown, was born in 1618 in Furness, Lancashire, England; and died 14 May 1705 at the age of 87 in Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married (...

9/13/2007 4/4/2014

Capt. Thomas Munson MP (1612 - 1685)


See at p. 1757 The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, som...

2/11/2007 1/11/2014

Matthew Mitchell MP (1590 - 1646)

Matthew Mitchell arrived in America in 1633 on the ship Francis [SIC: in 1635 on the ship James] from Bristol, England, with a wife and five children. He settled first in Charlestown, Ma. and then move...

8/16/2007 10/3/2013

Sgt. William Cornwall MP (1609 - 1678)

Myth of Mary Hyanno Bearse-Hyanno DNA Project proposal [ ] Mary (Unknown) aka Hyanno / Hyannos Wife of William Cornwall (disproved) The issue here is whether or not Mary 'Hyanno' is the same Mary...

1/22/2007 8/5/2013

William Blumfield MP (c.1604 - 1663)

Biographical Summary: William Blumfield probably came in the "Elizabeth" from Ipswich, in Suffolk, in 1634, aged 30, with wife, Sarah, aged 25, and daughter Sarah, aged 1; freeman, Massachusetts, Sep...

5/12/2011 8/5/2013

Hon. Thomas Stanton, III MP (c.1616 - 1677)

"Thom", "Stanton", "Indian Trader", "Farmer"

An Original Proprietor of Hartford, Connecticut Source: Thomas Stanton came from Virginia, whither in 1635 lie had gone from London, age 20 ; an original proprietor of Hartford; his home-lot, in 16...

2/23/2007 7/29/2013

Benjamin Burr MP (1602 - 1681)

Biographical Summary #1: Benjamin Burr was one of the proprietors "by courtesie of the town," receiving six acres in the distribution of 1639-40; his home-lot was on the east side of the road to the ...

6/12/2007 7/27/2013

Thomas "The Immigrant" Tibbals MP (c.1615 - 1703)

"Thomas "The Immigrant" Tibbals"

Early Families of Milford, Connecticut by Susan Emma Woodruff Abbott page 751. Parents unknown accorded to Early Families of Milford, Connecticut. His will was admitted to probate on June 1, 1703. A ...

6/22/2007 6/3/2013

Captain John Underhill MP (1597 - 1672)

"Captain John Underhill"

John Underhill (7 October 1597 – 21 July 1672) was an early English settler and soldier in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the Province of New Hampshire, the New Haven Colony, New Netherland, and later...

9/7/2007 6/3/2013

John Purchase MP (1612 - 1645)

John Purchase was a soldier in the Pequot War under Captain Mason and received a soldier's grant in the Soldiers' Field, Hartford, for services rendered there. [Town Records, Hartford. Stuart's History...

5/19/2008 6/2/2013

John Warner of Fairfield MP (1615 - 1679)

Immigration 1635, Watertown, Massachusetts, an indentured servant of Matthew Marvin. Military Service Pequot Indian Wars. Service during the Pequot Indian Wars John Warner of Farming...

11/4/2007 6/2/2013

Thomas Blatchley MP (1615 - 1674)

"Thomas Blackley", "Thomas Blacksley", "Thomas Blachly"

Biographical Summary: Thomas Blackley (Blatchley, Blacksley) embarked for New England in the "Hopewell," July 28,1635, age 20; was granted a lot in Hartford conditionally, Jan. 7, 1639-40; removed to...

12/20/2007 5/7/2013

Nicholas Disborough MP (1612 - 1683)

"Disbro", "Desbrough", "Disbrow", "Desbrow"

Nicholas Disborough Birth: June 16 1612 / Abt 1613 - Saffron Waldon, Essex, England Death: Aug 31 1683 - Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Parents: Nicholas Disbrowe, Mary Gylbye Married: Mary...

7/3/2008 5/2/2013

William Hayden, of Hartford MP (1608 - 1669)

William Hayden, original proprietor of the Hartford Colony. Parents unknown. Possibly the brother of John Hayden , of Dorchester & Braintree. NOT the son of Gideon Hayden , Esq., of Ebford & Cadhay. ...

7/4/2008 4/24/2013

John "Mad Jack" Oldham MP (1598 - 1636)

John Oldham (1592–1636) was an early Puritan settler in Massachusetts. He was a captain, merchant, and Indian trader. His death at the hands of the Indians was one of the causes of the Pequot War of 16...

7/11/2008 4/18/2013

Rev. Henry Smith MP (1588 - 1648)

The following is the work of Dale Smith. Generation One Rev. Henry Smith was born in 1600 in Norwich, Norfolk, England and died August 09, 1648, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, aged 48. H...

2/20/2007 4/11/2013

Thomas Barnes, of Marlboro MP (1636 - 1679)


biography From The first BARNES in the colonies was Thomas BARNES (BARENCE), who was born in Barkling, Essex, England, about 1636. He came to America at the age of twenty, on the Speedwell, arrivin...

9/21/2007 5/3/2012

Caleb Hopkins MP (c.1622 - 1651)

Birth: Circa 1623 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Death: After June 6 1644 - Barbados Parents: Stephen Hopkins, Elizabeth Hopkins Giles Hopkins volunteered to fight the Pequo...

11/11/2007 4/6/2012

Giles Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger MP (1607 - 1690)


'Giles Hopkins Baptized: 30 January 1606/7 - Hursley, Hampshire, England Died: 16 April 1690 - Eastham, (current day) Barnstable county, Massachusetts Father: Stephen Hopkins (1581 - 1644) Mo...

2/18/2007 4/6/2012

Benjamin Munn MP (1700 - 1775)

"Benjamin Munn, b. 12th August, 1700; in 1715 the new settlement of Brimfield was opened up and he, Benjamin, together with ten others, became the original proprietors of the new township. In 1760 the ...

11/2/2010 3/26/2012

Capt. Benjamin Munn MP (1620 - 1675)

BIOGRAPHY: He started Hartford, Connecticut and then moved on to startthe community of Monson, Massachusetts. It appears Benjamin may have born in England, but there are others researching the Munn con...

4/19/2008 3/26/2012

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

"First Governer of the American Colonies", "Govenor - Arrived Plymonth 11 09 1621 on ship Fortune"

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...

1/28/2007 3/15/2012

Robert Rose, Indian Fighter MP (c.1619 - 1683)

Robert2 Rose (Robert1), b. ca 1619, was aged 15 when he came with his parents on the Francis in 1634. He d. sometime between 1 Nov. 1679 (deed) and 9 Mar. 1682/83 (inventory), in Stratford, Fairfield C...

5/18/2008 3/1/2012

Deacon Richard Goodman MP (1609 - 1676)

Richard's parents are unknown. Civil War General Joseph Hooker and educator John Dewey are descendants. IMMIGRANT, 1632/3 FREEMAN, 14 MAY 1634 PEQUOT WAR VETERAN, 1637 CONSTABLE, 1656 KILLE...

1/17/2007 2/28/2012

Nathaniel Gillette MP (c.1610 - 1689)

"Nathan", "Gillette", "Gylette"

Pequot War "GlI,LETT, NATHAN--Service mentioned. (C. R,, Vol. II,p. 161) Enlisted from Windsor. ('l'arhox, Tuttle, Bodge and Stiles' Win.) He was a brother of Jonathan Gillett and was of Dorchester, ...

4/26/2008 2/28/2012

Benedictus Alford MP (1619 - 1683)

"Benedict Alford", ""Sergeant Alvord""

From: Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Vital Records, Windsor Marriages - 1640s to early 1700s First Book Windsor Births Marriages and Deaths 1638-1704, Page Fifty-Three Benedictus Alford and Jane...

2/10/2008 2/28/2012

Captain John Gallup MP (c.1620 - 1675)

Local, colonial, and military leader who, as a captain, was killed in the Great Swamp Battle against the Rhode Island Narragansetts. Winthrop Fleet of 1630, passenger on the ship “Mary & John” Lineag...

9/24/2007 2/28/2012

Samuel Hale MP (deceased)

I-IALE, SAMUEL-Service mentioned. (C. R., Vol. IT., p. 151 ; Vol. IV., p. 423, and Savage.) Enlisted from Hartford. ('Tarbox, 'Talcott, liodge, Stuart ant1 Parker.) T;rorn Wethersheld. (Atlanl.; ant1...

2/28/2012 2/28/2012

Thomas Hale MP (c.1613 - 1678)

FIALE, THOMAS-Service mentioned. (C. R., Vol. II., p. 162, Vol. IV., p. 423, and Savage.) Enlisted from Hartford. (Tarhox, Talcott, nodge, Stuart and Parlcer.) I-Iatl a lot in Soltliers' Ficl(!. Of I...

5/12/2011 2/28/2012

Thomas Barnes Birth: Circa 1623 - England Death: June 10 1691 - Middletown, Connecticut Wife: Mary, Elizabeth Thomas is referred to as the Thomas Barnes of Hartford, Hartford County, CT. ...

6/14/2007 2/28/2012

Richard Osborn MP (1618 - 1685)

Pilgrim father who came from London England in 1634 and settled at Windsor CT. Founder of the New England branch of the family and was in the Pequot war and for his service received a grant of land in ...

10/7/2009 2/28/2012

Richard Olmstead, Immigrant MP (1612 - 1687)

Richard Olmstead (1612-1687) immigrated from England to New England with his Uncle James Olmstead (1580-1640, widowed in 1621) in 1632. On this 1632 voyage of the "Lyon" were Richard Olmstead (1612-168...

8/4/2007 2/28/2012

Sgt Edward (Immigrant) Riggs II MP (1619 - 1667)

"Sergeant Edward Riggs"

Military rank of Sgt. Name: Sgt. Edward (Immigrant, 1633) Riggs Sex: M Birth: Abt 1614-1619 in Lincolnshire, England Death: 1668 in Derby, New Haven Co., CT Note: First Lady Mamie Doud ...

3/5/2007 2/28/2012

John Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger MP (1606 - 1695)


John Cooke was born in 1607 in Leyden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He was christened on 1 Jan 1607 in Leyden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He died on 9 Nov 1694 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA. He was...

1/22/2007 2/26/2012

The Notorious Captain John Stone MP (c.1580 - c.1634)

The most authoritative biography on John Stone is perhaps compiled by the Stone Family Association: The Notorious Captain John Stone John Stone was the son of another John Stone of Bretherton, La...

5/14/2008 2/26/2012

John Nott was born in Nottingham, England in 1618 and died abt 1681 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. He was a talented joiner and a Sergeant in the Pequot War of 1637. Married Ann Bellows ...

5/6/2008 1/11/2012