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New Haven, New Haven Colony, American Colonies



 

Notes: Town established in 1638 as Quinnipiac. In 1640 the town was renamed Newhaven from Quinnipiac

New Haven County was constituted by an act of the Connecticut General Court on May 10, 1666

After Adriaen Block explored this region in 1614, Dutch fur traders sailed up the Connecticut River and built a fort at Dutch Point in what is present-day Hartford.

John Winthrop, then of Massachusetts, received permission to create a new colony at Old Saybrook at the mouth of the Connecticut River in 1635, In 1644, the Saybrook Colony merged itself into the Connecticut Colony.

The first English settlers came in 1633 and settled at Windsor, and then at Wethersfield the following year. the main body of settlers came in one large group in 1636. The settlers were Puritans from Massachusetts, led by Thomas Hooker. They broke with the political leadership in Massachusetts and established the Connecticut Colony at Hartford in 1636

The third colony was founded in March 1638. New Haven Colony (originally known as the Quinnipiack Colony)

In 1662 the colonies of Connecticut and Quinnipiack were united


Birth

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID 
1 Allerton, Elizabeth  27 Sep 1653New Haven, New Haven Colony, American Colonies I550

Died

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 Allerton, Isaac  Between 1 and 12 Feb 1659New Haven, New Haven Colony, American Colonies I249

Buried

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Buried    Person ID 
1 Allerton, Isaac  Between 1 and 12 Feb 1659New Haven, New Haven Colony, American Colonies I249