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John Haynes, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony; Governor of Connecticut

Male 1594 - Bef 1654  (< 59 years)


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  • Name John Haynes  [1
    Suffix Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony; Governor of Connecticut 
    Born 1 May 1594  Messing, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptised Messing, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died Bef 9 Jan 1654  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Alternate death 9 Jan 1654  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I15483  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 

    Father John Haynes,   b. of Great Haddam, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1605 
    Mother Mary Mitchell,   d. 1608 
    Family ID F5403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Thornton,   b. Bef 30 Nov 1598,   d. Aft 1624  (Age > 27 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1616  Hingham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Haynes,   b. Bef 19 Oct 1624,   d. Aft Jan 1659  (Age > 35 years)
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mabel Harlakenden,   b. Bef 27 Dec 1614,   d. Jul 1655, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1636  [2, 7, 8
    Children 
    +1. Ruth Haynes,   b. Abt 1636,   d. Bef 28 Nov 1688  (Age ~ 52 years)
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F9759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Immigrated to New England in 1633 and settled at Cambridge. He was Assistant Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634 and 1636, and Governor in 1635. Removed to Hartford in 1637, where, among other offices, he was Deputy Governor in 1640, 1644, 1646, and 1650, and Governor in 1639, 1641, 1643, 1645, 1647, 1649, 1651, and 1653. His name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford.

  • 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: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    3. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011., date only.

    4. [S4969] Douglas Richardson, "A Royal Ancestry for Mary (Cooke) Talcott of Hartford, Connecticut." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 148:225, 1994., year only.

    5. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    6. [S4968] Douglas Richardson, "Evidence for Four Generations of a Matrilineal Line: Mary Cooke, Second Wife of Lt. Col. John Talcott; Elizabeth Haynes, Wife of Mr. Joseph Cooke; Mary Thornton, First Wife of Gov. John Haynes; Anne Smith, Wife of Robert Thornton, Gentleman." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 148:240, 1994.

    7. [S2173] Anthony Wagner, "A New Harlakanden Line." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 120:243, 1966.

    8. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011., says "by about 1636".