John Haynes

John Haynes

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Death 1654 (aged 59–60)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 15029454 · View Source
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English Royal Colonial Governor. Born in Essex, England, he came to North America in 1633, and was elected to the General Court (legislature) of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634. He was then chosen its Governor the following year. After relocating to Hartford, Connecticut, John Haynes was elected as the first Royal Governor of Connecticut on April 11, 1639. He served in that capacity or as Deputy Governor almost continuously until his death.

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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 24 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15029454
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Haynes (1 May 1594–1654), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15029454, citing Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .