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George Wyllys, Governor of Connecticut

Male Abt 1590 - 1645  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name George Wyllys  [1
    Suffix Governor of Connecticut 
    Born Abt 1590  of Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1591  of Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 9 Mar 1645  Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I15481  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2018 

    Father Richard Wyllys,   b. of Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 10 Jun 1597 
    Mother Hester Chambers 
    Family ID F10210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Smith 
    Children 
    +1. Samuel Wyllys,   b. 1632,   d. 1709  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F9758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bridget Yonge,   d. Bef 11 Mar 1629 
    Children 
     1. Amy Wyllys,   b. Abt 1625,   d. 9 Jan 1698, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F11720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Member of the Massachusetts general court, 1634; one of the framers of the Connecticut constitution, 1639; assistant governor of Connecticut, 1639-40; deputy governor of Connecticut, 1641; governor of Connecticut, 1642.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1511] Genealogies of the Lymans of Middlefield, of the Dickinsons of Montreal, and of the Partridges of Hatfield, by Jas. T. Dickinson. Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1865.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.