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Charter By-Laws Officers Members 
List of Colonial Governors 



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OFFICERS. 



Governor. 
SAMUEL DAVIS PAGE. 

Deputy Governor. 
JOSEPH INGERSOLL DORAN. 

Secretary. 
EDWIN JAQUETT SELLERS. 

Treasurer. 
ROBERT HARE DAVIS. 

Councillors. 

ERNEST LAW, CARTER BERKELEY TAYLOR, 

HENRY MORRIS, M.D., ELIHU SPENCER MILLER, 

GEORGE MCCALL, GEORGE QUINTARD HORWITZ, 

THOMAS WILLING BALCH, SYDNEY EMLEN HUTCHINSON, 
JOHN REDMAN COXE, HENRY BRINTON COXE, 

S.TACEY, EAR|:i j*T LLOYD. 



Committee on Member snip. 

HENRY MORRIS, M.D., CARTER BERKELEY TAYLOR, 

EDWIN JAQUETT SELLERS. 



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CHARTER 



"PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY OF COLONIAL 
GOVERNORS." 



IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, No. 4, FOR THE COUNTY 
OF PHILADELPHIA. 



Of June Term, 1910. No. 1237. 



BE IT KNOWN, that the subscribers, citizens of the Com 
monwealth of Pennsylvania, having associated themselves 
together for the purpose of organizing the "Pennsylvania 
Society of Colonial Governors," and being desirous of be 
coming incorporated agreeably to the provisions of the Act 
of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, en 
titled "An Act to provide for the Incorporation and Regu 
lation of certain Corporations," approved the Twenty- 
ninth day of April, A. D. 1874, an d its supplements, do 
hereby declare, set forth and certify that the following are 
the purposes, objects, articles and conditions of their said 
association for and upon which they desire to be incorpor 
ated. 

First. The name of the corporation shall be "PENN 
SYLVANIA SOCIETY OF COLONIAL GOVERNORS." 

Second. The purpose for which the corporation is formed 
is to promote interest in the history of the settlement and 

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government of the American Colonies and the establishment 
of their Independence. 

Third. The place where the business of the said corpora 
tion is to be transacted is in the City of Philadelphia, State 
of Pennsylvania. 

Fourth. The corporation shall have perpetual succes 
sion by its corporate name. 

Fijth. The names and residences of subscribers are as 
follows: 

Samuel Davis Page, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. 

Joseph Ingersoll Doran, 120 South Nineteenth Street, 
Philadelphia. 

Edwin Jaquett Sellers, 1830 Pine Street, Philadelphia. 

William Innes Forbes, 1336 Walnut Street, Phila 
delphia. 

Ernest Law, St. Davids, Pennsylvania. 

Henry Morris, M.D., 313 South Sixteenth Street, Phila 
delphia. 

George McCall, 1106 Spruce Street, Philadelphia. 

Thomas Willing Balch, 1412 Spruce Street, Phila 
delphia. 

John Redman Coxe, 1314 Pine Street, Philadelphia. 

Carter Berkeley Taylor, 2129 Pine Street, Philadel 
phia. 

Elihu Spencer Miller, 312 South Tenth Street, Philadel 
phia. 

Edwin Swift Balch, 1412 Spruce Street, Philadelphia. 

George Quintard Horwitz, Strafford, Pennsylvania. 

Sydney Emlen Hutchinson, 1718 Walnut Street, Phila 
delphia. 

Henry Brinton Coxe, 109 South Twenty-first Street, 
Philadelphia. 



Sixth. The officers of the corporation shall be a Gov 
ernor, a Deputy Governor, a Secretary, a Treasurer, who, 
together with eleven Councillors, shall compose the Council, 
and the names and residences of the Officers and Councillors 
chosen for the ensuing year are: 

Governor SAMUEL DAVIS PAGE, Chestnut Hill, Philadel 
phia. 

Deputy Governor JOSEPH INGERSOLL DORAN, 120 South 
Nineteenth Street, Philadelphia. 

Secretary EDWIN JAQUETT SELLERS, 1830 Pine Street, 
Philadelphia. 

Treasurer WILLIAM INNES FORBES, 1336 Walnut Street, 
Philadelphia. 

Councillors ERNEST LAW, St. Davids, Pennsylvania; 
HENRY MORRIS, M.D., 313 South Sixteenth Street, 
Philadelphia; THOMAS WILLING BALCH, 1412 Spruce 
Street, Philadelphia; CARTER BERKELEY TAYLOR, 2129 
Pine Street, Philadelphia; EDWIN SWIFT BALCH, 1412 
Spruce Street, Philadelphia; SYDNEY EMLEN HUTCH- 
INSON, 718 Walnut Street, Philadelphia; GEORGE Mc- 
CALL, 1106 Spruce Street, Philadelphia; JOHN REDMAN 
COXE, 1314 Pine Street, Philadelphia; ELIHU SPENCER 
Miller, 312 South Tenth Street, Philadelphia; GEORGE 
QUINT ARD HORWITZ, Strafford, Pennsylvania; HENRY 
BRINTON COXE, 109 South Twenty-first Street, Phila 
delphia. 

Seventh. The corporation has no capital stock and the 
annual dues and life membership dues of members shall 
be assessed as the corporation by its by-laws may determine 
and shall be applied to promoting the purposes for which 
the corporation is formed. 



Witness our hands and seals this ninth day of June, 
A. D. One thousand nine hundred and ten (1910). 

SAMUEL DAVIS PAGE [SEAL] 

JOSEPH INGERSOLL DORAN [SEAL! 

EDWIN JAQUETT SELLERS [SEAL] 

WILLIAM INNES FORBES [SEAL] 

ERNEST LAW [SEAL] 

HENRY MORRIS [SEAL] 

GEORGE McCALL [SEAL] 

THOMAS WILLING BALCH [SEAL] 

GEORGE QUINTARD HORWITZ [SEAL] 

CARTER BERKELEY TAYLOR [SEAL] 

JOHN REDMAN COXE [SEAL] 

EDWIN SWIFT BALCH [SEAL] 

ELIHU SPENCER MILLER [SEAL] 

SYDNEY EMLEN HUTCHINSON [SEAL] 

HENRY BRINTON COXE [SEAL] 



COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, \ 
CITY AND COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA. / 5> 

Before me, the subscriber, Recorder of Deeds of the City 
and County of Philadelphia, personally appeared Edwin 
Jaquett Sellers, William Innes Forbes and George Quin- 
tard Horwitz, three of the subscribers of the above and 
foregoing certificate, and in due form of law acknowledged 
the same to be their act and deed, and the act and deed of 
their associates, according to the Act of Assembly in such 
case made and provided. 

Witness my hand and official seal this Thirteenth day of 
June, A. D. One thousand nine hundred and ten 1910). 

Jos. K. FLETCHER, 
[SEAL] Deputy Recorder of Deeds. 



DECREE. 
CITY AND COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA, ss: 

AND Now, this Sixth (6th) day of July, A. D. 1910, the 
within Certificate of Incorporation, having been presented 
to me, a Law Judge of said County, accompanied by due 
proof of publication of notice of this application as required 
by the Act of Assembly and rule of this Court in such cases 
made and provided, I certify that I have examined and 
perused the said writing, and have found the same to be in 
proper form and within the purposes named in the First 
Class specified in Section Second of the Act of the General 
Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, entitled 
"An Act to Provide for the Incorporation and Regulation 
of Certain Corporations," approved the twenty-ninth day 
of April, 1874, an d the supplements thereto; and the same 
appearing to be lawful and not injurious to the community, 
I do hereby on motion of Edwin Jaquett Sellers, Esq., on 
behalf of the Petitioners, order and direct that the said 
Charter of the "Pennsylvania Society of Colonial Govern 
ors" aforesaid be and the same is hereby approved, and 
that upon the recording of the same and of this order, the 
subscribers thereto and their associates shall be a corpora 
tion by the name of "PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY OF COLONIAL 
GOVERNORS" for the purposes and upon the terms therein 

WM. WILKINS CARR, 

[SEAL] Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, No. 4. 

RECORDED in the Office for the Recording of Deeds, etc., 
in and for the City and County of Philadelphia, in Charter 
Book No. 41, Page 440, etc. 

Witness my hand and seal of office this 6th day of July 
A. D. One thousand nine hundred and ten (1910). 

WM. S. VARE, 

[SEAL] Recorder of Deeds. 



BY-LAWS. 



ARTICLE I. 

NAME. 

The name of the corporation shall be "Pennsylvania 
Society of Colonial Governors." 

ARTICLE II. 

PURPOSE. 

The purpose for which the corporation is formed is to 
promote interest in the history of the settlement and gov 
ernment of the American Colonies and the establishment of 
their Independence. 

ARTICLE III. 

PLACE OF BUSINESS. 

The place where the business of the said corporation is to 
be transacted is in the City of Philadelphia, State of Penn 
sylvania. 

ARTICLE IV. 

OFFICERS. 

The officers of the corporation shall be a Governor, a 
Deputy Governor, a Secretary and a Treasurer, who, to 
gether with eleven Councillors, shall compose the Council, 
all of whom shall be elected at the Annual Meeting of the 
Society and hold office for one year or until their successors 
be duly qualified. 

The Governor, or in his absence the Deputy Governor, 
shall preside at the meetings of the Society and Council, 
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sign the certificates of membership and execute all contracts 
or obligations of the Society, unless otherwise ordered. 

The Secretary shall send notices of meetings of the So 
ciety and Council; record the minutes of meetings of the 
Society and Council; be the custodian of the corporate 
seal, records and property of the Society, unless otherwise 
ordered; conduct the correspondence of the Society; issue 
proposal and application forms for membership; notify 
those elected members and also the Treasurer of such elec 
tions; sign the certificates of membership, affix the cor 
porate seal thereto and issue orders for insignas and rosettes. 

The Treasurer shall collect the dues; have charge of the 
funds and securities of the Society and deposit and invest 
the same in the name of the Society and himself as Treasurer, 
unless otherwise ordered by the Society or Council; keep 
full accounts of all receipts and disbursements and make 
report thereof at stated meetings of the Society and Council. 

The Council shall hold stated meetings the first Monday 
of the months of October, December, February, April and 
June at such time and place as the Council may decide. 
Special meetings of the Council shall be called by the Secre 
tary at the written request of three members of the Council. 
The Council may request the Secretary to call special 
meetings of the Society. The Council shall have manage 
ment of the affairs of the Society, unless otherwise ordered 
by the Society, make report at the Annual Meeting of the 
Society, fill vacancies in the offices and may accept resigna 
tions of officers and members. 

ARTICLE V. 

COMMITTEE ON MEMBERSHIP. 

The Governor shall appoint three members of the Council 
as a Committee on Membership whose duty shall be the 
examination and approval of applications for membership 
and report thereon to the Council. 



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ARTICLE VI. 

MEMBERS. 

Adult male American citizens lineally descended from a 
Governor, Deputy or Lieutenant Governor, or one acting 
as a Governor, shall be eligible for membership. Nomina 
tions for membership shall be made in writing by two mem 
bers who shall send such proposal to the Secretary and he 
shall present the same to the Council who may authorize 
the Secretary to issue application form to the applicant and 
upon the same being duly executed and returned to the 
Secretary he shall deliver the same to the Committee on 
Membership and upon their approval and report of the same 
to the Council the latter may elect such applicant a mem 
ber, a unanimous vote being required. New members shall 
pay dues for the ensuing year. Any member may be ex 
pelled by a two-thirds vote of the Council for any cause 
deemed derogatory to the interests of the Society. 

ARTICLE VII. 

The annual dues shall be five dollars and shall be due the 
first of October. Should a member be in arrears two 
months such fact shall be reported by the Treasurer to the 
Council who may thereupon order said delinquent s name 
dropped from the rolls of the Society. 

ARTICLE VIII. 

MEETINGS. 

The annual meeting of the Society shall be held Decem 
ber fifteenth, unless said date should fall on Sunday when 
the meeting shall be held the succeeding day, at such place 
and time as the Council may decide. 

Special meetings of the Society may be called by the 
Council or upon the written request to the Secretary of 
nine members. 



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Twelve members shall constitute a quorum for the 
transaction of business at meetings of the Society and five 
members of the Council shall constitute a quorum for the 
transaction of business at meetings of the Council. 

ARTICLE IX. 

ORDER OF BUSINESS. 

The Order of Business at meetings of the Society and 
Council shall be: 

1. Reading of the minutes. 

2. Reports of officers. 

3. Reports of committees. 

4. Reading of communications. 

5. Election of members (at meetings of the Council only). 

6. Election of officers. 

7. Unfinished business. 

8. New business. 

9. Motion to adjourn. 

ARTICLE X. 

SEAL. 

The corporate seal of the Society shall be the name of the 
Society inscribed within a circle near the edge and in the 
center thereof the date of incorporation. 

ARTICLE XL 

INSIGNA, ROSETTE AND STANDARD. 

The insigna of the Society shall be a gold star of thirteen 
points upon which shall be placed the shield of the Great 
Seal of the United States enameled in colors proper encir 
cled by the name of the Society in gold letters upon a blue 
enameled band edged with gold; through a staple affixed 



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to the back of the top point of the star shall pass a gold 
ring by means of which the insigna shall be suspended by a 
watered ribbon of red, orange and light blue equally pro 
portioned, bordered on the edges by red, white and blue. 
A hidden gold pin shall be fastened to the ribbon as the means 
of wearing the insigna upon the left lapel of the coat. 

The star of thirteen points represents the American 
Colonies; the shield the establishment of their Independ 
ence; the colors of the ribbon indicate the countries by 
whom the Colonies were settled and governed, red for Eng 
land, orange for Holland, and light blue for Sweden, and 
the red, white and blue borders the estab 1 isbment of Inde 
pendence, the insigna being intended to represent the sub 
jects mentioned in the Purpose of the Society. 

The Rosette shall conform to the ribbon of the insigra. 

The Standard or Flag of the Society shall be the insigna, 
without the ribbon, upon a field of the colors of the ribbon. 

ARTICLE XII. 

AMENDMENTS. 

These By-Laws may be amended or repealed by a major 
ity vote at any meeting of the Society called for the purpose. 



MEMBERS. 



BALCH, EDWIN SWIFT 1412 Spruce Street. 

Descendant oj 

Robert Brooke, Acting Governor of Maryland, 1652. 
Thomas Brooke, Colonel, Governor of Maryland, 1720. 
Edward Shippen, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1701, 1703-4- 

BALCH, THOMAS WILLING 1412 Spruce Street. 

Descendant of 

Robert Brooke, Acting Governor of Maryland, 1652. 
Thomas Brooke, Acting Governor of Maryland, 1720. 
Edward Shippen, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1701, 1703-4- 

BRINTON, HOWARD FUTHEY, 332 South Thirteenth Street. 
Descendant of 

Samuel Jennings, Deputy Governor of West Jersey, 
1681-3, Governor, 1683. 

BRINTON, WARD 1423 Spruce Street. 

Descendant of 
Edward Shippen, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 

1701, 1703-4- 

Andrew Ward, Commissioner to govern on the Con 
necticut River, 1635-6. 

BROWN, THOMAS WISTAR, 30. School Lane, Germantown. 
Descendant of 
Daniel Coxe, Governor of East Jersey, 1687-92. 

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Cox, JOHN LYMAN 1219 Locust Street. 

Descendant oj 

William Pynchon, Commissioner to govern on the Con 
necticut River, 1635-6. 

Henry Smith, Commissioner to govern on the Con 
necticut River, 1635-6. 

Thomas Welles, Deputy Governor of Connecticut, 
1654, 6, 7, 9, Governor, 1655, 1658. 

COXE, ECKLY BRINTON, JR. Drifton, Pa. 

Descendant oj 
Daniel Coxe, Governor of East Jersey, 1687-92. 

COXE, HENRY BRINTON Penllyn, Pa. 

Descendant oj 
Daniel Coxe, Governor of East Jersey, 1687-92. 

COXE, JOHN REDMAN 1314 Pine Street. 

Descendant oj 
Daniel Coxe, Governor of East Jersey, 1687-92. 

DAVIS, ROBERT HARE 1623 Spruce Street. 

Descendant oj 

Edward Shippen, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1701, 1703-4. 

DAVIS, SAMUEL BOYER 2134 Locust Street. 

Descendant oj 

Edward Shippen, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1701, 1703-4- 

DORAN, JOSEPH INGERSOLL, 120 South Nineteenth Street. 
Descendant oj 

Sir George Yeardley, Governor of Virginia, 1618-21, 
1626-27. 



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GODWIN, JOSEPH BROWN 9 11 Pine Street. 

Descendant of 
Simon Bradstreet, Governor of Massachusetts Bay 

Colony, 1679-1686, 1689-92. 
Thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay 

Colony, 1634, 1640, 1645, 1650; Deputy Governor, 

1630-4, 1637-40, 1646-50, 1651-3. 
Thomas Wiggin, Governor of Dover (New Hampshire), 

1633-37. 

GRISCOM, CLEMENT ACTON Haverford, Pa. 

Descendant oj 
Thomas Lloyd, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 

1684-93. 

HALE, ARTHUR 25 Church Street, New York. 

Descendant oj 
William Bradford, Governor of Plymouth Colony, 

1621-33, 1635, 1637, 1639-1644, 1645-57. 
William Bradford, Jr., Deputy Governor of Plymouth 

Colony, 1682-6, 1689-92. 
Thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay 

Colony, 1634, 1640, 1645, 1650. 
John Haynes, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 

1635, and of Connecticut Colony, 1639, 1640, 1641, 

1644, 1646, 1650, 1652. 
William Pitkin, Governor of Connecticut Colony, 

1766-69. 
George Wyllis, Governor of Connecticut Colony, 

1641-42. 

HARE, HOB ART AMORY, M.D. 1801 Spruce Street. 

Descendant of 

Edward Shippen, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1701, 1703-4- 



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HOFFMAN, EDWARD FENNO 4057 Spruce Street. 

Descendant of 

Jacob Leisler, Lieutenant Governor of New York, 
1689-91. 

HORWITZ, GEORGE QUINTARD Strafford, Pa. 

Descendant of 

Thomas Lloyd, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1684-93. 

HUTCHINSON, SYDNEY EMLEN 1718 Walnut Street. 

Descendant of 

Edward Shippen, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1701, 1703-4- 

LAW, ERNEST St. Davids, Pa. 

Descendant of 

Jonathan Law, Governor of Connecticut, 1742-51, 
Deputy Governor, 1725-42, 

LEE, EDMUND JENNINGS, M.D., 1812 Rittenhouse Square. 
Descendant of 
Thomas Lee, Acting Governor of Virginia, 1749-50. 

LITTLE, WILLIAM Towanda, Pa. 

Descendant of 

John Alden, Governor pro tempore of Plymouth Col 
ony, 1664-5, 1677. 

Thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Col 
ony, 1634, 1640, 1645, 1650, Deputy Governor, 
1630-4, 1637-40, 1646-50, 1651-3. 

John Haynes, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 
1635, Governor of Connecticut Colony, 1639-41, 
1644, 1646, 1650, 1652. 

George Wyllis, Governor of Connecticut Colony, 
1641-42. 



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LLOYD, FRANCIS VERNON, 620 South Washington Square. 
Descendant of 
Thomas Lloyd, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 

1684-93- 

LLOYD, MALCOLM, JR. 329 South Seventeenth Street. 

Descendant of 
Thomas Lloyd, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 

1684-93- 

LLOYD, STACY BARCROFT Ardmore, Pa. 

Descendant of 
Thomas Lloyd, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 

1684-93. 

MEIGS, SAMUEL EMLEN 1824 Chestnut Street. 

Descendant of 
William Bradford, Governor of Plymouth Colony, 

1621-33, 1637, 1639-57. 

William Bradford, Jr., Deputy Governor of Plymouth 
Colony, 1682-6, 1689-92. 

MILLER, ELIHU SPENCER 312 South Tenth Street. 

Descendant of 

John Alden, Governor pro tempore of Plymouth Col 
ony, 1664-5, 1677. 

MILLER, SELDEN 312 South Tenth Street. 

Descendant of 

John Alden, Governor pro tempore of Plymouth Col 
ony, 1664-5, 1667. 

MORRIS, HENRY, M.D. 313 South Sixteenth Street. 

Descendant of 

Thomas Lloyd, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1684-93. 



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McC ALL, GEORGE n 06 Spruce Street 

Descendant of 

Daniel Coxe, Governor of East Jersey, 1687-92. 
Edward Lloyd, Acting Governor of Maryland, 1709-14 

NORRIS, JOSEPH PARKER, JR. 2122 Pine Street. 

Descendant of 

Thomas Lloyd, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1684-93. 

PAGE, SAMUEL DAVIS 281 South Fourth Street. 

Descendant of 

Caleb Carr, Sr., Governor of Rhode Island, 1695. 
Robert Carter, Acting Governor of Virginia, 1726-7. 
John Greene, Deputy Governor of Rhode Island, 1690- 

1700. 

William Nelson, Governor of Virginia, 1770-1. 
Edward Shippen, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 

1701, 1703-4- 
Roger Williams, President of Rhode Island, 1654-7. 

SCOTT, ALEXANDER HARVEY, 

1806 South Rittenhouse Square. 
Descendant of 

Samuel Carpenter, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1694-8. 

SCOTT, JOHN MORIN 118 South Eighteenth Street. 

Descendant of 

Samuel Carpenter, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1694-8. 

SCOTT, LEWIS ALLAIRE 1806 South Rittenhouse Square. 
Descendant of 

Samuel Carpenter, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania, 
1694-8. 



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SELLERS, EDWIN JAQUETT 1830 Pine Street. 

Descendant of 

Jean Paul Jaquet, Vice-Director and Chief Magistrate 
on the Southriver of New Netherland, 1655-7. 

TAYLOR, CARTER BERKELEY 2129 Pine Street. 

Descendant of 

Robert Carter, Acting Governor of Virginia, 1726-7. 
Alexander Spottswood, Lieutenant Governor of Vir 
ginia, 1710-1723. 

TOWER, CHARLEMAGNE 1313 Locust Street. 

Descendant of 

John Alden, Governor pro tempore of Plymouth Colony, 
1664-5, 1677. 

TURNER, CHARLES HENRY BLOCK, REV. Lewes, Del. 

Descendant of 

Jean Paul Jaquet, Vice-Director and Chief Magistrate 
on the Southriver of New Netherland, 1655-7. 

WALBRIDGE, THOMAS CHESTER, 

136 West Tulpehocken Street. 
Descendant of 

John Haynes, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 
!635, Governor of Connecticut Colony, 1639-41, 
1644, 1646, 1650, 1652. 

Thomas Welles, Deputy Governor of Connecticut, 
1654, 6, 7, 9, Governor, 1655, 1658. 

WHARTON, HENRY Chestnut Hill, Pa. 

Descendant of 

Jeremiah Clarke, President, Regent of Rhode Island, 

1648. 
Walter Clarke, Governor of Rhode Island, 1676-7, 

1686, 1696-8. 






COLONIAL GOVERNORS 



MAINE * 

WILLIAM GORGES Deputy-Governor 1635-1636 

CHARTER OF SIR F. GORGES 1639 

THOMAS GORGES Deputy-Governor 1640 

RICHARD VINES Deputy-Governor 1644 

EDWARD GODFREY Governor of West Division 1646-1658 

GEORGE CLEAVES Deputy-President of the East Division 

or Lygonia 1646-1658 
THOMAS DANFORTH President 1680-1886 
BRIAN PENDLETON Deputy-President 1680 
JOHN DAVIS Deputy-President 1681 

EASTERN SAGADOHOCK 

Governors 

M. D AULNEY Lieutenant-Governor and Commander at 

Penobscot 1635 
M. DE LA TOUR 1651 
SIR THOMAS TEMPLE 1655 
M. DENYS 1670 
SIR EDMUND ANDROS 1688 

COLONY OF MARTHA S VINEYARD 

THOMAS MAYHEW Governor and Lord Proprietor 1641- 

1664 1664-1673 

TRISTRAM COFFYN Chief Magistrate 1671-1673 
RICHARD GARDNER Chief Magistrate 1673-1675 
THOMAS MACY Chief Magistrate 1675-1677 
TRISTRAM COFFYN Chief Magistrate 1678-1681 
JOHN GARDNER Chief Magistrate 1681-1693 

* Williamson s History of Maine, Vol. II., page 710. 

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NEW HAMPSHIRE * 

THOMAS WIGGIN Governor of Dover N. H. 1633-1637 

JOHN CUTTS President 1679-1680 

RICHARD WALDRON President 1681 Vice-President 1680 

ELI AS STILEMAN Vice-President 1681 

EDWARD CRANFIELD Governor 1682-1685 

WALTER BAREFOOTE Deputy-Governor 1683-1686 Gover 
nor 1686 

JOSEPH DUDLEY President 1686 

JOHN USHER Lieutenant-Governor Acting Governor 1692 
1697 

JOHN HINCKES Acting-Governor 1693-1694 1697 during 
absence of Lieutenant-Governor 

SAMUEL ALLEN Commissioned Governor 1692 Assumed 
Government 1698-1699 

WILLIAM PARTRIDGE Lieutenant-Governor 1697-1701 Act 
ing-Governor 1698. 

RICHARD EARL OF BELLOMONT Governor 1699 

JOSEPH DUDLEY Governor 1702-1715 

WILLIAM PARTRIDGE Acting-Governor 1701-1703 

JOHN USHER Lieutenant-Governor 1703-1715 

GEORGE VAUGHN Lieutenant-Governor 1715-1717 Acting- 
Governor 1715-1716 

PETER COFFIN Acting-Governor (during temporary absence 
of Lieutenant-Governor Usher) 

ELISEUS BURGESS Governor 1715-1716 (never assumed gov 
ernment which was administered by George Vaughan 
Lieutenant-Governor) 

SAMUEL SHUTE Governor 1716-1728 

JOHN WENTWORTH Lieutenant-Governor 1717-1730 Acting 
Governor 1723-1728 

WILLAIM BURNETT Governor 1728-1729 

* New Hampshire Manual of the General Court. Palfrey s History 
of New England, Vols. I., II.. III.. IV., V. (Appendices). Richard 
Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to Vol. III.). New 
Hampshire Provincial Papers Vol. I page 119 



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JONATHAN BELCHER Governor 1730-1741 
DAVID DUNBAR Lieutenant-Governor 1731-1740 
SHADRACH WALTON (many times Acting-Governor in ab 

sence of Governor or Lieutenant-Governor) 
BENNING WENTWORTH Governor 1741-1766 
JOHN WENTWORTH Governor 1767-1775 
MESHECK WEARE Governor 1775 

MASSACHUSETTS* 
PLYMOUTH COLONY 

Governors 

JOHN CARVER 1620 
WILLIAM BRADFORD 1621-1633 1635 1637 1639-1644 1645- 

1657 

EDWARD WINSLOW 1633-1634 1636-1637 1644-1645 
THOMAS PRINCE 1634-1635 1638 1657-1673 
JOSIAH WINSLOW 1673-1680 
THOMAS HINCKLEY 1680-1686 1689-1692 
ISAAC ALLERTON Governor pro tern 1621 
JOHN ALDEN Governor pro tern 1664-1665 1677 
THOMAS HINCKLEY Deputy-Governor 1680 
JAMES CAD WORTH Deputy-Governor 1681 
WILLIAM BRADFORD Deputy-Governor 1682-1686 1689- 

1692 

DORCHESTER COLONY 
ROGER CONANT Governor 1625-1628 

THE PLANTATION IN NEW ENGLAND 
JOHN ENDICOTT Governor 1629-1630 



* Palfrey s History of New England, Vols. I., II., III., IV., V. (Appen 
dices). Richard Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to 
Vol. III.). 



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MASSACHUSETTS BAY 

Governors 

MATTHEW CRADOCK 1628-1629 (non-resident) 

JOHN WINTHROP 1629-1634 1637-1640 1642-1644 1646- 

1649 

THOMAS DUDLEY 1634 1640 1645 1650 
JOHN HAYNES 1635 
HENRY VANE 1636-1637 
RICHARD BELLINGHAM 1641 1654 1665-1672 
JOHN ENDICOTT 1644 1649 1651-1653 1655-1664 
JOHN LEVERETT 1672-1673 1673-1678 
SIMON BRADSTREET 1679 1686 

Deputy Governors 

THOMAS GOFFE 1628-1629 (non-resident) 

JOHN HUMPHREY 1629 (elected but did not serve) 

THOMAS DUDLEY 1630-1634 1637-1640 1646-1650 1651- 

1653 

ROGER LUDLOW 1634-1635 
RICHARD BELLINGHAM 1635 1640 1653 1655-1665 
JOHN WINTHROP 1636 1644-1646 
JOHN ENDICOTT 1641-1644 1650 1654 
FRANCIS WILLOUGHBY 1665-1671 
JOHN LEVERETT 1671-1673 
SAMUEL SYMONDS 1673-1678 
SIMON BRADSTREET 1678-1679 
THOMAS DANFORTH 1679-1686 
JOSEPH DUDLEY President 1686 
SIR EDMUND ANDROS Governor 1686-1689 
SIMON BRADSTREET Governor 1689-1792 
THOMAS DANFORTH Deputy Governor 1689-1692 
SIR WILLIAM PHIPS 1692-1694 

WILLIAM STOUGHTON Acting-Governor 1694-1699 1700 
RICHARD EARL OF BELLOMONT 1699 



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JOSEPH DUDLEY 1702-1714 

ELISEUS BURGESS 1715 (non-resident) 

WILLIAM TAILER Acting-Governor 1715 1730 

SAMUEL SHUTE 1716-1722 

WILLIAM DUMMER Acting-Governor 1722-1728 1729 

WILLIAM BURNETT 1728 

JONATHAN BELCHER 1730 1741 

WILLIAM SHIRLEY 1741-1756 

SPENCER PHIPS Acting-Governor 1749-1753 

THOMAS POWNALL Governor 1757-1760 

FRANCIS BERNARD Governor 1760-1769 

THOMAS HUTCHINSON Governor 1771-1774 

THOMAS GAGE Governor 1774-1775 

Lieutenant Governors 

WILLIAM STOUGHTON 1692-1701 
THOMAS POVEY 1702-1706 1711 
WILLIAM TAILER 1711-1716 1730-1733 
WILLIAM DUMMER 1716-1730 
SPENCER PHIPS I733~i749 *757 
THOMAS HUTCHINSON 1758-1771 
ANDREW OLIVER 1771-1774 
THOMAS OLIVER 1774-1775 

RHODE ISLAND * 

JEREMIAH CLARKE President Regent of Rhode Island in 1648 
WILLIAM CODDINGTON Judge 1638-1639 Governor 1640- 

1647 President 1648-1649 Governor under the Charter 

1674-1676 1678 

WILLIAM HUTCHINSON Judge 1639-1640 
WILLIAM BRENTON Deputy-Governor of Aquedneck 1640- 

1647 President 1660-1662 Governor 1666-1669 



* State Manual of Rhode Island. Palfrey s History of New England 
Vols. I., II., III., IV., V. (Appendices). Richard Hildreth s History of 
the United States (Index to Vol. III.). 



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JOHN COGGESHALL President 1647-1648 

JEREMIAH CLARKE 1648 

JOHN SMITH President 1649-1650 1652-1653 

NICHOLAS E ASTON President 1650-1651 1654 Interregnum 

Governor under the Charter 1672-1674 Deputy-Governor 

1666 1667 

SAMUEL GORTON President 1651-1652 
GREGORY DEXTER President 1653-1654 
JOHN SANFORD President of Portsmouth and Warwick 

1653-1654 

ROGER WILLIAMS President 1654-1657 

BENEDICT ARNOLD President 1657-1660 1662-1663 Gov 
ernor under the Charter 1663-1666 1669-1672 1677-1678 

WALTER CLARKE Governor under the Charter 1676-1677 
1686 1696-1698 

JOHN CRANSTON Governor 1678-1680 

PELEG SANFORD Governor 1680-1683 

WILLIAM CODDINGTON JR. Governor 1683-1685 

HENRY BULL Governor 1685-1686 1690 

JOHN EASTON Governor 1690-1695 

CALEB CARR Governor 1695 

SAMUEL CRANSTON Governor 1698-1727 

JOSEPH JENCKES Governor 1727-1732 

WILLIAM WANTON Governor 1732-1733 

JOHN WANTON Governor 1734-1740 

RICHARD WARD Governor 1740-1743 

WILLIAM GREENE Governor 1743-1745 1746-1747 1748- 
1755 1757-1758 

GIDEON WANTON Governor 1745-1746 1747-1748 

STEPHEN HOPKINS Governor 1755 1756 1758-1761 1763 
1764 1767 

SAMUEL WARD Governor 1762 1765 1766 

JOSIAS LYNDON Governor 1768 

JOSEPH WANTON Governor 1769-1775 

NICHOLAS COOKE Governor 1775 



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Deputy-Governors 

WILLIAM BRENTON 1663-1666 

NICHOLAS EASTON 1666-1669 1670-1671 

JOHN CLARK 1669-1670 1671-1672 

JOHN CRANSTON 1672-1673 1676-1678 

WILLIAM CODDINGTON 1673-1674 

JOHN EASTON 1674-1676 

JAMES BARKER 1678-1679 

WALTER CLARKE 1679-1686 1700-1714 

JOHN COGGERSHALL 1686 1689-1690 

JOHN GREENE 1690-1700 

HENRY TEW 1714-1715 

JOSEPH JENCKES 1715-1721 1722-1727 

JOHN WANTON 1721-1722 1729-1734 

JONATHAN NICHOLS 1727 

THOMAS FRYE 1727-1729 

GEORGE HASSARD 1734-1738 

DANIEL ABBOTT 1738-1740 

RICHARD WARD 1740 

WILLIAM GREENE 1740-1743 

JOSEPH WHIPPLE 1743-1745 1746-1747 1751 1752 

WILLIAM ROBINSON 1745-1746 1747-1748 

WILLIAM ELLERY 1748-1750 

ROBERT HAZARD 1750 

JONATHAN NICHOLS JR. 1753 1755 

JOHN GARDNER 1754 

JONATHAN GARDNER 1756-1763 

JOSEPH WANTON JR. 1764 1767 

ELISHA BROWN 1765 1766 

NICHOLAS COOKE 1768 1775 

DARIUS SESSIONS 1769-1774 



CONNECTICUT * 

Commissioners appointed by the General Court of Massa 
chusetts March 3, 1635-36 to govern Connecticut for a 
year Roger Ludlow William Pinchon John Steel William 
Swaine Henry Smyth William Phelps William Westwood 
and Andrew Ward (See Records of Massachusetts Vol. I 
page 171) 

JOHN HAYNES Governor 1639 

EDWARD HOPKINS Governor 1640 

JOHN HAYNES Governor 1641 and alternate years until 

1653 

GEORGE WYLLYS Governor 1642 
EDWARD HOPKINS Governor 1644 and alternate years until 

1654 

THOMAS WELLES Governor 1655 1658 
JOHN WEBSTER Governor 1656 
JOHN WINTHROP Governor 1657 1659 1667 
ROGER LUDLOW Deputy-Governor 1639 1642 1648 
JOHN HAYNES Deputy-Governor 1640 1644 1646 1650 

1652 

GEORGE WYLLYS Deputy-Governor 1641 
EDWARD HOPKINS Deputy-Governor 1643 
THOMAS WELLES Deputy-Governor 1654 1656-1658 1659, 

Governor 1655 1658 

JOHN WINTHROP Deputy-Governor 1658 
JOHN MASON Deputy-Governor 1660-1667 
JOHN WINTHROP Governor 1662-1676 
WILLIAM LEETE Governor 1676-83 
ROBERT TREAT Governor 1683-1698 
FITZ-JOHN WINTHROP Governor 1698-1708 



* Palfrey s History of New England, Vols. I.. II., III., IV., V. (Appen 
dices). Richard Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to 
Vol. III.). 



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GURDON SALTONSTALL Governor 1708-1725 
JOSEPH TALCOTT Governor 1725-1742 
JONATHAN LAW Governor 1742-1751 
ROGER WOLCOTT Governor 1750-1754 
THOMAS FITCH Governor 1754-1766 
WILLIAM PITKIN Governor 1766-1769 
JONATHAN TRUMBULL Governor 1769-1775 
JOHN MASON Deputy-Governor 1662-1669 
WILLIAM LEETE Deputy-Governor 1669-1676 
ROBERT TREAT Deputy-Governor 1676-1683 
JAMES BISHOP Deputy-Governor 1683-1692 
WILLIAM JONES Deputy-Governor 1692-1698 
ROBERT TREAT Deputy-Governor 1698-1708 
NATHAN GOLD Deputy-Governor 1708-1724 
JOSEPH TALCOTT Deputy-Governor 1724-1725 
JONATHAN LAW Deputy-Governor 1725-1742 
ROGER WOLCOTT Deputy-Governor 1742-1750 
THOMAS FITCH Deputy-Governor 1750-1754 
WILLIAM PITKIN Deputy-Governor 1754-1766 
JONATHAN TRUMBULL Deputy-Governor 1766-1769 
MATHEW GRISWOLD Deputy-Governor 1769-1775 

NEW HAVEN COLONY. 

THOMAS LAMBERTON Director 1641-1653 
THEOPHILUS EATON Governor 1643-1658 
THOMAS GREGSON Deputy-Governor 1643 
STEPHEN GOODYEARE Deputy-Governor 1644-1658 
FRANCIS NEWMAN Governor 1658-1661 
WILLIAM LEETE Governor 1661-1664 I6 ^7 
MATTHEW GILBERT Deputy-Governor 1661-1663 
WILLIAM JONES Deputy-Governor 1664-1667 
MATTHEW ALLYN Governor 1660-1666 



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NEW YORK PENNSYLVANIA NEW JERSEY AND 
DELAWARE * 

NEW NETHERLANDS AND THE DUTCH ON THE DELAWARE 
ADRIAN JORISZ TIENPONT Director 1623 Vice-Director 

1614-1623 

CAPT. CORNELIS JACOBSEN MAY Director 1624 Vice-Direc 
tor 1623-1624 

WILLIAM VANHULST Director 1625 
PETER MINNIT First Director-General 1626-1632 
WOUTER VAN TWILLER Director-General 1633-1638 
ARENT CORSSEN Vice-Director 1633-1635 
WILLIAM KIEFT Director-General 1638-1647 
JANSEN VAN ILPENDAM Vice-Director 1638-1645 
ANDREAS HUDDE Vice- Director 1645-1648 
PETER STUYVESANT Director-General 1647-1654 

NEW SWEDEN AND THE SWEDES ON THE DELAWARE 

PETER MINUIT 1638-1640 

JOST DE BOGARDT Acting-Governor 1640 

PETER HOLLAND ARE Governor 1640-1643 

JOHN PRINTZ Governor 1643-1653 

JOHN PAPPEYOYA Acting-Governor 1653-1654 

JOHN CLAUDIUS RYSINGH Governor 1654-1655 

DOMINION OF THE DUTCH 

PETER STUYVESANT Director-General 1655-1664 

JEAN PAUL JAQUET Vice-Director and Chief Magistrate 

1655-1657 

WILLIAM BEEKMAN Vice-Governor 1658-1663 
ALEXANDER D HINAYOSSA Vice-Director 1663-1664 

* Pennsylvania Archives, Vol. IX., Second Series, page 617, el seq. 
Richard Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to Vol. III.). 
History of the State of New York (John R. Brodhead), Vol. 2. Empire 
State, B. J. Lossing. History of the Colony of New Jersey, Samuel 



471. 472. See Smith History of New Jersey, page 191. 



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DOMINION OF THE DUKE OF YORK 

COL. RICHARD NICHOLS Governor 1664-1667 
SIR ROBERT CARR Deputy-Governor 1664-1667 
COL. FRANCIS LOVELACE Governor 1667-1673 
CAPT. JOHN CARR Deputy- Governor 1668-1673 

DOMINION OF THE DUTCH 

ANTHONY COLVE Governor-General 1673-1674 
PETER ALRICKS Deputy-Governor 1673-1674 

DOMINION OF THE ENGLISH 

SIR EDMUND ANDROS Governor 1674-1681 
CAPT. MATTHIAS NICHOLS Deputy-Governor 1674-1675 
CAPT. EDMUND CANTRELL Deputy-Governor 1675-1676 
CAPT. JOHN COLLIER Deputy-Governor 1676-1677 
CAPT. CHRISTOPHER BILLOP Deputy-Governor 1677-1680 
CAPT. ANTHONY BROCKHOLST Governor 1681 

NEW YORK 

MAJOR ANTHONY BROCKHOLST Commander-in-Chief 

COL. THOMAS DOUGAN Governor 1682-1688 

SIR EDMUND ANDROS Governor-General 1688 

FRANCIS NICHOLSON Lieutenant-Governor 1688-1689 

JACOB LEISLER Lieutenant-Governor 1689-1691 

COL. HENRY SLOUGHTER Governor 1691 

MAJOR RICHARD INGOLDESBY Commander-in-Chief 1691- 

1692 

COL. BENJAMIN FLETCHER 1692-1698 
RICHARD EARL OF BELLOMONT 1698-1699 1700-1701 
JOHN NAUFAN Lieutenant-Governor 1699-1700 1701-1702 

EAST JERSEY 

PHILIP CARTERET Governor 1665-1681 

ROBERT BARCLAY Governor 1682-1683 1683-1685 

THOMAS RYDYARD Deputy-Governor 1683 



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GAWEN LAURIE Deputy-Governor 1683-1685 

LORD NEIL CAMPBELL Governor 1685-1692 

ANDREW HAMILTON Governor 1692-1697 

JEREMIAH BASSE Governor 1698-1699 

SIR THOMAS LANE Governor 1698 

SAMUEL JENNINGS Deputy-Governor 1681-1683 Governor 

1683 

THOMAS OLIVER Governor 1684-1685 

JOHN SKEIN Deputy-Governor 1685-1687 

WILLIAM WELSH Deputy-Governor 1686 

EDWARD HUNLOKE (appointed Deputy-Governor by Gov 
ernor Daniel Coxe) 1690 

DANIEL COXE Governor 1687-1692 

ANDREW HAMILTON 1692-1697 

JEREMIAH BASSE Deputy-Governor 1697-1698 

ANDREW HAMILTON Governor 1699-1702 

NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY UNITED 

EDWARD LORD CORNBURY 1702-1708 

JOHN LORD LOVELACE 1708 

PETER SCHUYLER Acting-Governor New York 1709 

RICHARD INGOLDESBY Lieutenant-Governor 1709-1710 

GERADUS BEEKMAN Acting-Governor New York 1710 

GENERAL ROBERT [RICHARD] HUNTER Governor 1710-1719 

PETER SCHUYLER Acting-Governor New York 1719-1720 

LEWIS MORRIS Acting-Governor New Jersey 1719-1720 

WILLIAM BURNET Governor 1720-1727 

JOHN MONTGOMERIE Governor 1728-1731 

RIP VAN DAM Acting-Governor New York 1731-1732 

LEWIS MORRIS Acting-Governor New Jersey 1731-1732 

WILLIAM CROSBY Governor 1732-1736 

GEORGE CLARKE Acting-Governor New York 1736-1737 

JOHN ANDERSON Acting-Governor New Jersey 1736 

LORD DE LA WARE Governor 1737 

JOHN HAMILTON Acting-Governor New Jersey 1736-1738 



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NEW YORK 

GEORGE CLARKE Lieutenant-Governor 1737-1743 

ADMIRAL GEORGE CLINTON Governor 1743-1753 

SIR DANVERS OSBORNE Governor 1753 

SIR CHARLES HARDY Governor 1755 

JAMES DELANCEY Lieutenant-Governor 1753-1757 

CADWALADER GOLDEN Acting-Governor 1761-1769 

ROBERT MONCTON Governor 1761 

SIR HENRY MOORE Governor 1765 

EARL OF DUNMORE Governor 1770 

WILLIAM TYRON Governor 1775 

CADWALADER GOLDEN Governor 1773 

NEW JERSEY 

LEWIS MORRIS Governor 1738-1746 
JOHN HAMILTON Acting-Governor 1746-1747 
JOHN READING Acting-Governor 1747-1758 
JONATHAN BELCHER Governor 1747-1757 
FRANCIS BERNARD Governor 1758-1760 
THOMAS BOONE Governor 1760-1761 
JOSIAH HARDY Governor 1761 
WILLIAM FRANKLIN Governor 1762 
WILLIAM LIVINGSTON Governor 1776 

PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA INCLUDING THE THREE 
COUNTIES OF DELAWARE 

WILLIAM PENN Proprietary 1681-1693 
WILLIAM MARKHAM Deputy-Governor 1681-1682 
WILLIAM PENN Governor 1682-1684 
THOMAS LLOYD Acting-Governor 1684-1688 1690-1691 
JOHN BLACKWELL Deputy-Governor 1688-1690 
THOMAS LLOYD Deputy-Governor of the Province 1691- 
1693 



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WILLIAM MARKHAM Deputy-Governor of the Counties of 

the Delaware 1691-1693 

BENJAMIN FLETCHER Governor of New York and Penn 
sylvania under the Crown 1693-1695 
WILLIAM MARKHAM Lieutenant-Governor 1693-1695 
WILLIAM PENN Proprietary 1694-1718 
WILLIAM MARKHAM Governor 1695-1698 
SAMUEL CARPENTER Deputy-Governor 1694-1698 
JOHN GOODSON Deputy-Governor 1694-1698 
WILLIAM MARKHAM Lieutenant-Governor 1698-1699 
WILLIAM PENN Proprietary and Governor 1699-1701 
ANDREW HAMILTON Deputy-Governor 1699-1703 
EDWARD SHIPPEN Acting-Governor (President of Council) 

1699-1704 

JOHN EVANS Deputy-Governor 1699-1709 
CHARLES GOOKIN Deputy-Governor 1699-1717 
SIR WILLIAM KEITH Deputy-Governor 1699-1718 
JOHN PENN, RICHARD PENN and THOMAS PENN Proprie 
taries 1718-1746 

PATRICK GORDON Deputy-Governor 1699-1736 
JAMES LOGAN Acting-Governor (President of Council) 1699- 

1738 

GEORGE THOMAS Deputy-Governor 1746-1747 
RICHARD PENN and THOMAS PENN Proprietaries 1746-1771 
ANTHONY PALMER Acting-Governor (President of Council) 

1746-1748 

JAMES HAMILTON Deputy-Governor 1746-1754 
ROBERT HUNTER MORRIS Deputy-Governor 1754-1756 
WILLIAM DENNY Deputy-Governor 1754-1759 
JAMES HAMILTON Deputy-Governor 1754-1763 
JOHN PENN Deputy-Governor 1754-1771 
JAMES HAMILTON Acting-Governor 1771 President of Coun 
cil 1771 1773 
RICHARD PENN son of Richard Penn Lieutenant-Governor 

Governor 1771-1773 
JOHN PENN Governor 1773-1776 



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MARYLAND * 

GEORGE CALVERT First Lord Baltimore Proprietor 
CAECILIUS CALVERT Second Lord Baltimore 1632-1675 
CHARLES CALVERT Third Lord Baltimore 1675-1689 
BENEDICT LEONARD CALVERT Fourth Lord Baltimore 1715 
CHARLES CALVERT Fifth Lord Baltimore 1715-1751 
CAECILIUS CALVERT Governor 1632-1654 
LEONARD CALVERT Governor 1633-1648 
JOHN LEWGER Deputy-Governor 1638 
CORNWALLIS Deputy-Governor 1640 
GILES BRENT Deputy-Governor 1643 
WILLIAM BRAINTHWAITE Deputy-Governor 1644 
THOMAS GREENE Deputy-Governor 1647-1648 
WILLIAM STONE Governor 1648-1654 
ROBERT BROOKE Acting-Governor 1652 
THOMAS BROOKE 1720 

BENNET and MATTHEWS Commissioners under Parliament 
WILLIAM FULLER Acting-Governor as President of Commis 
sion 1654-1658 

JOSIAS FEND ALL Governor 1658-1661 
CAECILIUS CALVERT 1661-1675 
PHILIP CALVERT Governor 1661-1662 
CHARLES CLAVERT Governor 1662-1675 
CHARLES LORD BALTIMORE 1667 
PHILIP CALVERT Deputy-Governor 1669-1671 
THOMAS NOTLEY Deputy-Governor 1675 
CHARLES CALVERT Proprietary 1676-1689 
CECIL CALVERT (Union) Governor 1676-1681 
JESSE WHARTON Deputy-Governor 1676-1678 
THOMAS NORLEY Deputy-Governor 1678-1681 
CHARLES LORD BALTIMORE Governor 1681-1684 
BENEDICT LEONARD CALVERT (Union) Governor 1684-1689 
GEORGE TALBOT Deputy-Governor 1684-1685 

* Richard Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to Vol. III.). 
Scharf s History of Maryland, Vol. III., page 776, et seq. 



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WILLIAM JOSEPH President Acting-Governor 1685-1689 

KENELM CHESELDINE Acting-Governor 1689 

GEORGE ROBOTHAM Acting-Governor 1690 

SIR LIONEL COPLEY Captain-General 1691-1693 

SIR EDMOND ANDROS Governor 1693 

NICHOLAS GREENBURY Acting-Governor 1693 

NATHANIEL BLACKSTONE 1699 

FRANCIS NICHOLSON Governor 1694-1699 

THOMAS TENCH President of Council and Acting-Governor 

1699-1703 

JOHN SEYMOUR Governor 1704-1709 
EDWARD LLOYD Acting-Governor 1709-171 
JOHN HART Governor 1714-1720 
CHARLES CALVERT Governor 1720-1727 
BENEDICT LEONARD CALVERT Governor 1727-1732 
SAMUEL OGLE Deputy-Governor 1732 1735 1746 
THOMAS BLADEN Deputy-Governor 1742 
SAMUEL OGLE Deputy-Governor 1737 1746 1747 
BENJAMIN TASKER President Acting-Governor 1752 
HORATIO SHARPE Governor ri753 
ROBERT EDEN Governor 1769-1774 
SIR HENRY HARFORD Governor 1771-1776 

VIRGINIA * 

SIR WALTER RALEIGH Chief Governor of Virginia 1585 
RALPH LANE Governor of Raleigh s First Colony 1585-1586 
JOHN WHITE 1587 Governor of Raleigh s Second Colony 
SIR THOMAS SMITH First President of the London Com 
pany 1605-1607 

EDWARD MARIA WINGFIELD Governor 1607 
JOHN RADCLIFFE Governor 1607-1608 
CAPT. JOHN SMITH Governor 1608-1609 
MATTHEW SCRIVENER Deputy-Governor 

* Richard Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to Vol. III.). 
Governors of Virginia Margaret V. Smith, 1893). 



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GEORGE PERCY Governor 1609-1610 Deputy-Governor 1611 
LORD DE LA WARR Governor and Captain-General 1610- 

1611 

SIR THOMAS DALE High Marshall and Acting-Governor 161 1 
SIR THOMAS GATES Lieutenant-General and Deputy-Gov 
ernor 1610 Acting-Governor 1611-1613 
SIR THOMAS DALE Acting-Governor 1613-1616 
GEORGE YEARDLEY (Captain) Lieutenant-Governor 1616- 

1617 

SAMUEL ARGALL 1617-1619 
SIR THOMAS SMITH Acting-Governor 1618 
SIR GEORGE YEARDLEY Governor and Captain-General 

1619-1621 

CAPTAIN NATHANIEL POWELL President of Council 1619 
SIR FRANCIS WYATT Governor and Captain-General 1621- 

1626 
SIR GEORGE YEARDLEY Governor and Captain-General 

1626-1627 
CAPTAIN FRANCIS WEST Governor and Captain-General 

1627-1629 
DR. JOHN POTT President of Council and Governor 1629- 

1630 

SIR JOHN HARVEY Governor and Captain-General 1630-1635 
CAPTAIN JOHN WEST President of the Council 1635-1636 
SIR JOHN HARVEY Governor and Captain-General 1639 
SIR FRANCIS WYATT Governor and Captain-General 1639- 

1642 
SIR WILLIAM BERKELEY Governor and Captain-General 

1642-1644 

RICHARD KEMPE President of Council and Acting-Gover 
nor 1644-1645 

SIR WILLIAM BERKELEY Governor 1645-1652 
RICHARD BENNETT Acting-Governor 1652-1655 
WILLIAM CLAIBORNE Deputy-Governor 1653 
EDWARD DIGGES President of Council and Governor 1655- 
1658 






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CAPTAIN SAMUEL MATTHEWS President of the Council 

1657-1659 

SIR WILLIAM BERKELEY Governor 1659-1661 
COLONEL FRANCIS MORRISON [MORYSON] Deputy or 

Lieutenant-Governor 1661-1662 
SIR WILLIAM BERKELEY Governor 1662-1677 
SIR HERBERT JEFFRIES Lieutenant-Governor 1677-1678 
SIR HENRY CHICHELEY Deputy-Governor 1678-1680 
THOMAS LORD CULPEPPER Governor and Captain-General 

1680-1683 

NICHOLAS SPENCER President of Council 1683-1684 
FRANCIS LORD HOWARD BARON EFFINGHAM Lieutenant- 
Governor 1684-1688 

NATHANIEL BACON President of Council 1681-1690 
SIR FRNACIS NICHOLSON Lieutenant-Governor 1690-1693 
SIR EDMUND ANDROS Governor-General 1693-1698 
SIR FRANCIS NICHOLSON Lieuteneant-Governor 1698-1705 
EARL OF ORKNEY (GEORGE HAMILTON DOUGLAS) Gov- 

ernor-in-Chief 1697-1737 

EDWARD NOTT Lieutenant-Governor 1705-1706 
EDMUND JENINGS President of Council 1706-1710 
ROBERT HUNTER Lieutenant-Governor 1710 
ALEXANDER SPOTTSWOOD Lieutenant-Governor 1710-1722 
HUGH DRYSDALE Lieutenant-Governor 1722-1726 
ROBERT CARTER President of the Council 1726-1727 
SIR WILLIAM GOOCH Lieutenant-Governor 1727-1740 

1741-1749 

COMMISSARY JAMES BLAIR President of Council 1740-1741 
JOHN ROBINSON President of Council 1749 
THOMAS LEE President of Council 1749-1751 
LEWIS BURWELL President of Council 1751 
^WILLIAM ANNE KEPPEL (SECOND EARL OF ALBEMARLE) 

Governor-in-Chief 1737-1754 

ROBERT DINWIDDIE Lieutenant-Governor 1751-1758 
JOHN CAMPBELL EARL OF LOUDON 1756-1768 
JOHN BLAIR President of Council 1758 1768 



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FRANCIS FAUQUIER Lieutenant-Governor 1758-1768 
SIR JEFFREY AMHERST Governor-in-Chief 1763-1768 

- NORBORNE BERKELEY (BARON DE BOTETOURT) Governor- 

in-Chief 1768-1770 
WILLIAM NELSON President of Council 1770-1771 

- JOHN MURRAY (EARL DUNMORE) Governor-in-Chief 1771- 

1775 

NORTH CAROLINA * 
GOVERNORS OF ALBEMARLE 

WILLIAM DRUMMOND 1664-1667 
SAMUEL STEPHENS 1667-1670 
PETER CARTERET 1670 
SAMUEL STEPHENS 1671-1674 
GEORGE CARTRIGHT 1673 
SIR GEORGE CARTERET 1674 
JOHN JENKINS 1675 1678 1680-1681 
SIR THOMAS EASTCHURCH 1676 
JOHN HARVEY 1679 
HENRY WILKINSON 1681 
SETH SOTHEL 1683 

DEPUTY GOVERNORS OF NORTH CAROLINA 

PHILIP LUDWELL 1689-1693 

MAJOR ALEXANDER LILLINGTON 1693 

JOHN ARCHDALE 1694 

THOMAS HARVEY 1694-1700 

HENDERSON WALKER 1700 

ROBERT DANIEL 1704 

THOMAS CAREY 1705-1708 

WILLIAM GLOVER Acting-Governor 1709 

EDWARD HYDE 1710 



* Richard Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to Vol. III.). 
Moore s History of North Carolina. 



GOVERNORS OF NORTH CAROLINA 

EDWARD HYDE 1712 

COLONEL THOMAS POLLOCK 1712-1713 1722 

WILLIAM READ 1722 

CHARLES EDEN 1713 1715 

GEORGE BURRINGTON 1724 

SIR RICHARD EVERHARD 1725 

GOVERNORS UNDER THE CROWN 

GEORGE BURRINGTON 1730 

GABRIEL JOHNSTON 1734 

NATHANIEL RICE President of Council 1752 

COLONEL MICHAEL ROWAN Acting-Governor 1753 

ARTHUR DOBBS 1754-1765 

WILLIAM TYRON Lieutenant Governor 1765 

JOSIAH MARTIN 1771 

SOUTH CAROLINA* 
SIR JOHN YEAMANS Governor 1664-1665 

Governors 

WILLIAM SAYLE 1669-1670 
JOSEPH WEST (Acting) 1670-1672 
SIR JOHN YEAMANS 1672-1674 
JOSEPH WEST 1674-1682 
JOSEPH MORETON 1682-1684 
SIR RICHARD KYRLE 1684 
COLONEL ROBERT QUARRY 1684-1685 
JOSEPH WEST 1684-1685 



* Richard Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to Vol. III.). 
History of South Carolina, by David Ramsey, M.D. (1809). History 
of South Carolina under Proprietary and Royal Government, by Edward 
McCrady (1899). 



JOSEPH MORETON 1686 

JAMES COLLETON 1689-1690 Landgrave 

SETH SOTHELL 1690-1691 

PHILIP LUDWELL 1691-1693 

THOMAS SMITH 1693-1694 Landgrave 

DANIEL BLAKE (Acting) 1694 

JOHN ARCHDALE 1694-1696 

JOSEPH BLAKE Lieutenant-Governor 1696-1700 

JAMES MOORE 1700-1702 

SIR NATHANIEL JOHNSON 1702-1708 

COLONEL EDWARD TYNTE 1708-1709 

GEORGE GIBBES 1709-1712 

CHARLES CRAVEN 1712-1716 

ROBERT DANIEL Deputy-Governor 1716-1717 

ROBERT JOHNSON 1717-1719 

JAMES MOORE 1719-1721 Governor 

SIR FRANCIS NICHOLSON 1720-1729 

ARTHUR MIDDLETON (Acting) 1725 

ROBERT JOHNSON 1729-1735 President of Council 1724- 
1729 

THOMAS BROUGHTON Lieutenant-Governor 1729-1737 Ad 
ministered 1737-1738 

SAMUEL HORSLEY (non-resident) 1738 

WILLIAM BULL Lieutenant-Governor 1738-1755 

JAMES GLEN 1738-1756 

WILLIAM HENRY LYTTLETON (LORD WESTCOTT) 1756- 
1760 

WILLIAM BULL (the second) 1759-1775 Lieutenant-Governor 
Acting-Governor 1760-1761 1773-1775 

THOMAS POWNALL (non-resident) 1760 

THOMAS BOONE 1761-1764 

WILLIAM BULL Lieutenant-Governor 1763-1769 

LORD CHARLES GREVILLE MONTAGUE Acting-Governor 
1768-1769 

JOHN RUTLEDGE 1775 

LORD WILLIAM CAMPBELL 1775-1776 



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GEORGIA * 

JAMES EDWARD OGLETHORPE 1732 

WILLIAM STEPHENS Acting-Governor I743~i75i 

JOHN REYNOLDS Governor 1754 

HENRY ELLIS Governor 1757 

JAMES WRIGHT Governor 1760 

ARCH BULLOCK Acting-Governor 1776 

* Richard Hildreth s History of the United States (Index to Vol. III.) 



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