Thanks for the article. History of Early Hartford. With the arrival of warmer weather other settlers, many also from Watertown, arrived from Massachusetts Bay. Adapted from the foreword to Hinman’s First Puritan Settlers of Connecticut. It was organized on March 3, 1636 as a settlement for a Puritan congregation, and the English permanently gained control of the region in 1637 after struggles with the Dutch. On the fifth page of the first revision of the laws of the colony made in 1672, and published at Cambridge, Mass., in 1673, the seal has fifteen vines. The New Haven Colony was settled in 1638. By the time white settlers arrived in Connecticut in the early 17th century, Native Americans had inhabited the area for thousands of years; indeed, it was the Algonquin word for “long tidal river,” quinnetukut, that gave the colony (and later the state) its name. On the fifth page of the first revision of the laws of the colony made in 1672, and published at Cambridge, Mass., in 1673, the seal has fifteen vines. There are later settlers who lived in Hartford in the 17th century, but are not considered Founders of Hartford. State of Connecticut. Become Top Dog of Your Scholarly Generation fer shure. Let me second that kudo. Hinman, He is the first of the name found in the colony, and was probably the ancestor of those of the name in Connecticut. He has been a member of NEHGS since the age of eleven. Settlers establish the towns of Fairfield, Guilford, Milford, and Stratford. “Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center,” 2017. While generally focused on the seventeenth century, they mention occasional events in the eighteenth century. Just 15 years later, settlers began leaving the Massachusetts Bay Colony for a fresh start in Connecticut. Because sources are generally not given, the researcher needs to infer the primary records Hinman consulted – probably original state and town records that he had immediate access to, having lived in Hartford and served as the Secretary of State of Connecticut from 1835 to 1842. The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut were created in 1639. Will pay for itself. P.S. The New Haven Colony The Rev. 1636 - Thomas Hooker founded the Colony of Connecticut at the city of Hartford. Once you go to their home page, do a search and you will be taken to 1776 - Nathan Hale is hung by the British for spying. The gentry were the elite with the most powers and the slaves were on the bottom rung of society.1 Religion played a monumental role in the social structure of the colony.Puritanism was the dominant religion in Connecticut Colony. Hey, Brent, Ryan, Go For It. Beginning in 1643, other towns including Branford, Guilford, Milford, Stamford, and Southold, on Long Island joined the New HAven Colony. Connecticut State Library Digital Collections. 1775 - Connecticut militiamen fight at the Battle of Bunker Hill. “The Magus as Mediator: Witchcraft, Alchemy, and Authority in the Connecticut Witch-Hunt of the 1660s.” In, Woodward, Walter William. &c collected from the state and town records by R.R. Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. The Connecticut Colony was an English colony until 1776 when it joined the rest of the colonies in the rebellion to gain independence from Great Britain. In fact, I wear these colonial clothes to remind you of our proud past, and all that has gone into making our state what it is today. “Digitized Reprint - The Charter of Connecticut, 1662,” 2016. “A Map of Connecticut and Rhode Island, with Long Island Sound, &C.” London: Gentleman’s Magazine, 1776. View Interactive 1640 Hartford Map. With them came their Puritan background. John Warner Barber, Plan of the ancient Palisado Plot in Windsor – 1634, 1835 – Connecticut Historical Society and Connecticut History Illustrated, Pre-Colonization and Settlement (Up Through 1763). But the earlier work, his first attempt, with lists for the entire alphabet, is our best general reference for early Connecticut genealogy. “LARGE FOLIO VOLUMES” of material that Himan collected and Titus organized and likely amended in areas, too. Ripley, (see also Samuel Abbe). So he wanted to set up a colony with strict limitations on government. The General Court of Connecticut Colony, gave Nathaniel, Eli, and others, an order of settlement, in 1650, and in Sept., 1651, incorporated the town. The first permanent settlers in Connecticut were English colonists who moved with Thomas Hooker from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1633. But they disliked the decidedly undemocratic ways of the colony's government and decided to investigate for themselves reports of fertile land in the Connecticut River Valley. The towns of Wethersfield, Hartford, and Windsor adopt the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut. After their arrival, several colonies were established including the Colony of Connecticut, Old Saybrooke, Windsor, Hartford, and New Haven. he first English settlers arrived in Connecticut in 1633 under the leadership of Reverend Thomas Hooker. Two overall lists are given in this volume, “First Settlers of the Colony,” from pages 12 to 109 (going from A–Y), with an appendix (pages 110 to 159) containing additions and corrections. I see from the just-arrived-to-my-mailbox copy American Ancestors that the Society is developing Scott Bartley’s Early Vermont Settlers to 1784 as a proprietary database. Connecticut State Library. A second list, with surnames from A to W, follows the appendix, on pages 182–247. The remainder of this volume includes lists generally relating to Connecticut: for example, a short piece on chimney viewers; town-centric lists relating to first settlers of Windsor, Hartford, Wethersfield, and Enfield; a list of Mayflower passengers; a transcription of the tobacco law of Connecticut in 1647; and a list of officers of the first general court. https://connecticuthistory.org/eras/colonization-and-settlement Hinman, 1639 - The first written democratic constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted; 1662 - The Connecticut Colony receives the Royal Charter from the King of England. A catalogue of the names of the first Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut; with the time of their arrival in the colony and their standing in society, together with their place of residence, as far as can be discovered by the records. In 1638, New Haven was founded as an independent colony. In 1662, Governor John Winthrop Jr. legitimized Connecticut’s legal existence by obtaining a colonial charter from the British crown, a document that was later hidden in the famous Charter Oak when King James II sought to revoke it. Some of the early records call the town Norrwake, and some early records call Norwich, Norridge. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Yale University, Yale Indian Papers Project. All of this occurred as America drew inspiration for reform from the Great Awakening and committed greater resources to education and religious instruction through the founding of such institutions as Yale College. In late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, “genealogical dictionaries” were produced for the states of Rhode Island,[1] Massachusetts,[2] and Maine and New Hampshire (together). 1662 - The Connecticut Colony receives the Royal Charter from the King of England. “The Indian & Colonial Research Center,” 2016. In the spring of 1636, several waves of settlers from Massachusetts Bay returned to populate what became the three river towns of Windsor, Hartford, and Wethersfield that joined together to form a colony. Chris holds a B.A. “Research Guide to Colonial Witchcraft Trial Materials,” 2016. Colonization and Settlement (Up Through 1763) The arrival of Europeans to Connecticut shores drastically altered the region’s physical and cultural landscape. Proof of descent from any of these people permits admission to the Society of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford, an American hereditary society established in 1931. The arrival of Europeans to Connecticut shores drastically altered the region’s physical and cultural landscape. The Connecticut Colony grew over the years and by the middle of the 17th century incorporated Fairfield, Farmington, Middletown, New London, Norwalk, Saybrook and Stratford. And also a valuable addition to the NEW ENGLAND GHSociety’s proprietary databases. Museum of Connecticut History, Connecticut State Library. Now there’s a best-seller, a real “good for 100 years” of being THE reference point in Connecticut history and genealogy. Great post as always Chris – many congrats to you on the award! In 1664 the New Haven Colony, then comprising the various settlements along the coast, was forced to unite with those in the Connecticut valley, thus forming one commonwealth thereafter known as Connecticut. He moved from Hartford to New York City and died in 1868. Connecticut State Library. History of Early Hartford. Take the alphabetical sections of the published Hinman, meld them into one alpha format, then add-on and add-in EVERYTHING Titus has in those volumes. 1788 - Connecticut adopts the U.S. Constitution and becomes the fifth state. And it is all to hand as: The Society has eleven (11!!!!!) 5.” Then Hinman abandoned the second catalogue project. The New Haven Colony The Rev. He has written several articles in American Ancestors, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, and The Mayflower Descendant. It was published serially in five numbers beginning in 1846 and ending before 1852. Chris Child has worked for various departments at NEHGS since 1997 and became a full-time employee in July 2003. This, in turn, created a good relationship between the two. Records of the State of Connecticut, 1776-1820. The First Puritan Settlers of Connecticut in a New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) publication. The New Haven colonists protested their incorporation into the more liberal Connecticut until 1665 when they reluctantly agreed to the merge. The Saybrook Colony was an English colony established in late 1635 at the mouth of the Connecticut River in present-day Old Saybrook, Connecticut by John Winthrop, the Younger, son of John Winthrop, the Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.Winthrop the Younger was designated Governor by the original settlers, including Colonel George Fenwick and Captain Lion Gardiner. Do the corrections as necessary as sub-sections in smaller font. It was published serially in five numbers beginning in 1846 and ending before 1852. 1635 – 1675 The Pilgrims arrived in the “new world” in 1620. “Treaty of Hartford,” September 21, 1638. From 1636 to 1637, the Pequot War was fought between the settlers in Connecticut and the Pequot people. “Founding Documents of Connecticut - Warwick Patent Copy by John Winthrop, Jr., 1662, with Transcript,” 2016. Parents and Teachers: While MrNussbaum.com and its 10,000+ activities are always free, if you wish to subscribe to MrN 365, enter the coupon code "winterbreak" to receive 60 (YES 60!) “Guide to Connecticut’s Colonial Censuses,” 2017. Many early Connecticut settlers left Massachusetts in search of political and religious freedom. The first four numbered sections go only through the surname Danielson, however, and in 1856 he jumped ahead to the letter H with A Family Record of the Descendants of Sergt. Connecticut’s 169 towns didn’t happen all at once. [4] Proceedings of the New England Historic Genealogical Society at the Annual Meeting, January 4, 1888, p. 26. The colony was later the scene of a … Some of the early records call the town Norrwake, and some early records call Norwich, Norridge. Hartford, CT: Connecticut State Library, 1662. Though some of its settlers were there in 1650. “Map - Plan of the Pequot Country and Testimony of Uncas, Casasinomon, and Wesawegun.” Manuscript Map - Photostatic Copy. However, the colony was not chartered and many of the competing colonies tried to absorb New Haven. Learn more about the programs of CT Humanities! Otherwise, I would not have known about the Pioneers of MA. It took more than 250 years for all of Connecticut’s towns to be establish ed! Keep at it! And the Society has done nothing with this? In 1852, Hinman started publishing a similarly-titled volume, A Catalogue of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut (the only difference being his replacement of the word First with Early). Here’s a positive idea for more hard work, rather than being engaged in one more re-packaging of something that should have been superseded a long time ago, which is derived from what you wrote above: “The Hinman-Titus-Child Genealogical Dictionary of Settlers of Connecticut to 1775,” citiable in Anderson-fashion as GDSC. It took more than 250 years for all of Connecticut’s towns to be establish ed! From 1656 Connecticut placed upon her common seal, vines to represent her towns. [3] By Charles Thornton Libby, Sibyl Noyes, and Walter Goodwin Davis. Collections at the Connecticut State Library also include original records, in the "Connecticut Archives," pertaining to Susquehanna Settlers (Series I and II), 1750-1820. View all posts by Christopher C. Child →, The first settlers of Connecticut, although probably an interesting read when I have time, did not pertain to my immediate research. Connecticut’s 169 towns didn’t happen all at once. A Catalogue of the Names of the First Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut is Hinman’s “first attempt” at such a catalogue. A catalogue of the names of the first Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut; with the time of their arrival in the colony and their standing in society, together with their place of residence, as far as can be discovered by the records. If you are interested in the Pioneers of Massachusetts by Charles Henry Pope, you can find a copy at the Digital Public Library. Church, Benjamin, Thomas Church, and Samuel Gardner Drake. Records of the Colony of Connecticut, 1636-1776. University of Connecticut Libraries, Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC. In 1639, the colony adopted a set of laws called the Fundamental Orders, based on the idea that government should be rooted in the consent of the people being governed. The Connecticut Colony was founded in 1636 by a colonist named Thomas Hooker. The Connecticut Colony or Colony of Connecticut, originally known as the River Colony, was an English colony located in North America that became the U.S. state of Connecticut. Early Connecticut History Abstract: Connecticut HistoryA Robin's Eye View of Colonial Connecticut History Hi, I'm the ConneCT Kids Colonial Robin, and I'm going to tell you about the colonial history of our great state of Connecticut as seen by the robins. Other than Vermont, the five New England states had significant European-derived settlements in the early colonial period. 1701 - Yale University is founded in New Haven. View Interactive 1640 Hartford Map. Initially, settlers from Plymouth Colony bought land on the west side of the Connecticut River from the local Podunk Indians, and had a small group establish a settlement (in the area that would later become Windsor) in September 1633, at the junction of the Farmington and Connecticut Rivers. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t5q81ng7b;view=1up;seq=1. Woodward, Walter William. Thanks! On May 31, 1638, exactly two years after he had set out from Newtown, Hooker delivered a sermon containing his vision of how the recently named Hartford should govern itself. Which led to the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, which was one of the first democratic constitutions that established a representative government. In 1633 John Oldham from Watertown in the Massachusetts Bay Colony explored the Connecticut River. At first there were three for the original towns. From 1656 Connecticut placed upon her common seal, vines to represent her towns. Tinker, John. Hey, Ralph and Brent bought my 2000 idea to turn the manuscript collection guidebook into a saleable publication, so why not this? The first permanent settlers in Connecticut were English colonists who moved with Thomas Hooker from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1633. Had Hinman continued with his “second attempt,” the result would be a more standard Connecticut genealogical dictionary. A Catalogue of the Names of the First Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut is Hinman’s “first attempt” at such a catalogue. The Connecticut Colony or Colony of Connecticut, originally known as the Connecticut River Colony or simply the River Colony, was an English colony in New England which became the state of Connecticut. Just 15 years later, settlers began leaving the Massachusetts Bay Colony for a fresh start in Connecticut. John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton, an English merchant, visited Massachusetts in … Many believe that this written Constitution would become the basis for the later United States Constitution. By the end of the war, the Pequots were decimated. Along with Windsor and Hartford, Wethersfield is thought by some to be represented by one of the three grapevines on the Connecticut state flag signifying the state's three oldest settlements. News. His papers were given to NEHGS and organized by Anson Titus into eleven large folio volumes, which contain valuable information “obtained from manuscripts since lost, and some of it from the recollection of persons now dead.”[4]. “Colonial Connecticut Records 1636-1776,” 2016. This work was certainly Hinman’s attempt at a more straightforward dictionary of families in Connecticut, with many families being brought down nearly to the present time (although with no sources). (That there IS such a collection is actually real news to me. …… but of course the first European settlers in what is now Connecticut were Dutch. And congratulations on your well-deserved Award of Excellence!!! The records may be consulted on microfilm in the History and Genealogy Reading Room, although most of these papers throw relatively little light on family history or genealogical questions. In fact, I wear these colonial clothes to remind you of our proud past, and all that has gone into making our state what it is today. A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut : with the time of their arrival in the country and colony : their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record collected from records by Hinman, R. R. (Royal Ralph), 1785-1868 Haynes, John, Roger Ludlow, Hopkins, Edward, Sachem of the Narragansetts Miantonomo, and Chief of the Mohegans Uncas. Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t5q81ng7b;view=1up;seq=1, Friday Finds – 06/05/15 Julie's Genealogy & History Hub. Learn more about the Public Records of Connecticut, and read about the ongoing effort to publish Connecticut's historical records. “Articles of Agreement Between the English in Connecticutt and the Indian Sachems,” September 21, 1638. I assume that many of these migrated closer to the present New York area to exercise those freedoms that were denied to these Connecticut Puritan settlers —- such as religious freedom or even to dress without strict oversight. A Connecticut Home That Dates Back to the 1600s! Together, these lists serve as a reference to all of Connecticut. So if actual hard-copy publication is considered too pricey (and given how the GM stuff sells, I can’t believe that), then go this route, using, perhaps, Anderson’s GM Directory format as detailed in the same Spring 2015 issue. The General Court of Connecticut Colony, gave Nathaniel, Eli, and others, an order of settlement, in 1650, and in Sept., 1651, incorporated the town. 1636 - The Pequot War begins. The name Connecticut was derived from an Indian word meaning 'river whose water is driven by tides or winds'. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. [3] Such a dictionary was not completed for Connecticut, but Royal Ralph Hinman had made an earlier attempt in the mid-nineteenth century which can serve as an initial reference when researching seventeenth-century families of Connecticut. “The Avalon Project: Fundamental Agreement, or Original Constitution of the Colony of New Haven, June 4, 1639.” Yale Law School, 2016. In 1662 John Winthrop, Jr., governor of the Connecticut Colony since 1657, obtained a royal charter from King Charles II that gave the colony considerable self-government and control of New Haven Colony. The founders of the Connecticut colony were Thomas Hooker and Governor John Haynes of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Under the influence of Thomas Hooker, who was a Puritan minister, the settlers passed the “Fundamental Orders of Connecticut”. Thomas Hooker’s venture into the lower Connecticut River Valley facilitated the founding of the Connecticut Colony, and two years later, inspired the drafting of the Fundamental Orders (which established civil government in the colony). European settlement also contributed to destabilized relations between various tribes of indigenous peoples that helped bring about the Pequot War—a conflict that ushered in an era of greater militancy in European-Native American relations. The settlers were one of the first colonists to treat the Native Americans honestly and justly. He was a leading man, and well educated. Definitely a collection in which at least background to a New Haven 1831 marriage (between Charlotte Wallis Tucker and Henry Newton Quiner) I will need to review.). The Connecticut Colony or Colony of Connecticut, originally known as the Connecticut River Colony or simply the River Colony, was an English colony in New England which became the state of Connecticut.It was organized on March 3, 1636 as a settlement for a Puritan congregation, and the English permanently gained control of the region in 1637 after struggles with the Dutch. Adams, Jeremy; Allyn, Matthew; Andrews, Francis; Bliss, Thomas In May of 1636, he led 100 settlers to Hartford, Connecticut. With them came their Puritan background. By the British for spying Research Guide to Connecticut shores drastically altered region... 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