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 John Haynes

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John Haynes

  • Birth 1 May 1594 Essex, England
  • Death 1 Mar 1654 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 15029454

Colonial Governor. Born in Essex, England, he came to America in 1633. Elected to the General Court (legislature) of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634, he was chosen its Governor the following year. After relocating to Hartford, Haynes was elected as the first 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 ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Haynes (1 May 1594–1 Mar 1654), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15029454, citing Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .