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George Wyllys

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. George Wyllys Marker
south side
Inscription.
[ south side ]
George Wyllys
Born 1590 in Fenny Compton Co Warwick England
Came to Hartford 1638
Deputy Governor of Connecticut 1641
And Governor 1642. Died March 9, 1645
Bridget Young his wife died at Fenny Compton
March 1629 and is there buried
Mary Smith his second wife died in Hartford

[ north side ]
Samuel Wyllys born in Fenny Compton Feb 1651 Died in Hartford May 30, 1709
Member of Governor's Council thirty-six years. Ruth Haynes his wife
Hezekian Wyllys born April 3, 1673. Died Dec. 24, 1741. Secretary of the
Colony 1712 – 1734. Elizabeth Hobart, his wife died Sept. 1762.
George Wyllys, born Oct. 6, 1710. Died April 24, 1796. Mary Woodbridge,
His wife born 1716. Died Nov. 11, 1774
General Samuel Wyllys. Baptized Jan. 7, 1739. Died June 9, 1823. Secretary
Of State 1796 – 1809. Ruth Belden Stoughton, his wife born ___ Died Sept. 2, 1807
Colonel Hezekiah Wyllys. Born 1747. Died March 29, 1827.
Amelia Dyer Trumbull, his wife died Jan. 15, 1818

 
Location. 41° 45.886′ N, 72° 40.483′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street
George Wyllys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. George Wyllys Marker
north side
and Gold Street when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground, next to the Center Church. Marker is in this post office area: Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. Pownal Deming (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Hooker (a few steps from this marker); First Company Governor's Foot Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the First Settlers of Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker); John Haynes (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred to the Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); This Approach (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Samuel Stone (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  George Wyllys on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
George Wyllys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
3. George Wyllys Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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