Category: Founders of Hartford

Categories: Hartford, Connecticut | New England History

There are the 163 men and women listed in the Book of Distribution of Land as being those who settled in Hartford, Connecticut before February 1640. Their names are on a monument in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground.

On East Face of Base:

"Erected by
the Society of the Descendents of The Founders of Hartford
A. D. 1986 to Commemorate the 350th Anniversary of the City.
This stone replaces the original sandstone monument of 1837" 
East Face


Jeremy Adams, Matthew Allyn, William Andrews, Francis Andrews, John Arnold, Andrew Bacon, John Barnard, Thomas Barnes, Robert Bartlett, John Baysey, Thomas Beale, Nathaniel Bearding, Mary Betts, John Bidwell, Richard Billing, Thomas Birchwood, Peter Blachford, Thomas Blackley, Thomas Bliss, Sr., Thomas Bliss, Jr., William Blumfield, James Bridgeman, John Bronson, Richard Bronson, Thomas Bull, Thomas Bunce, Benjamin Burr, Richard Butler, William Butler, Clement Chaplin, Dorothy Chester, Richard Church, John Clarke, Nicholas Clarke, William Clarke, James Cole, William Cornwell.

North Face

John Crow John Cullick, Philip Davis, Fulke Davy, Robert Day, Nicholas Desborough, Joseph Easton, William Edwards, Edward Elmer, Nathaniel Ely, James Ensign, Zachary Field, Thomas Fisher, John Friend, Samuel Gardiner, Daniel Garret, John Gennings, William Gibbons, Richard Goodman, Ozias Goodwin, William Goodwin, Seth Grant, George Graves, Bartholomew Greene, Samuel Greenhill, Thomas Gridley, Samuel Hale, Thomas Hale, John Hall, Stephen Hart, William Hayden, John Hayes, John Higginson, William Hills, John Holloway, William Holton, Thomas Hooker, Edward Hopkins, John Hopkins, Thomas Hosmer, George Hubbard, Thomas Hungerford.

West Face

William Hyde, Jonathan Ince, Thomas Judd, Nathaniel Kellogg, Ralph Keeler, William Kelsey, Edward Lay, William Lewis, Sr., Richard Lord, Thomas Lord, Thomas Lord, Jr., Richard Lyman, John Marsh, Matthew Marvin, Reinold Marvin, John Maynard, John Moody, John Morris, Benjamin Munn, Thomas Munson, Joseph Mygatt, Thomas Olcott, James Olmsted, John Olmstead, Richard Olmsted, William Pantry, William Parker, Paul Peck, William Phillips, John Pierce, Thomas Porter, Stephen Post, John Pratt, William Pratt, John Purchas, Nathaniel Richards, Thomas Richards, Richard Risley, Thomas Root, Nathaniel Ruscoe, William Ruscoe, John Sable.

South Face

Thomas Scott, Thomas Selden, Richard Seymour, John Skinner, Arthur Smith, Giles Smith, Thomas Spencer, William Spencer, John Stanley, Thomas Stanley, Timothy Stanley, Thomas Stanton, Edward Stebbins, George Steele, John Steele, George Stocking, John Stone, Samuel Stone, John Talcott, Thomas Thompson, Thomas Upson, Robert Wade, William Wadsworth, Henry Wakeley, James Wakeley, Samuel Wakeman, Nathaniel Ward, Andrew Warner, John Warner, Richard Watts, Richard Webb, John Webster, Thomas Welles, William Westley, William Westwood, John White, Samuel Whitehead, William Whiting, John Wilcock, Gregory Wolterton, Thomas Woodford, George Wyllys.

People or pages in Founders of Hartford

There are 163 profiles on this category page.








G cont.






  • Edward Lay 1590 England - abt 1657
  • William Lewis Jr. 3 Jan 1594 Landough, Glamorganshire, Wales - before 18 Dec 1683
  • Richard Lord I before 5 Jan 1612 Towchester, Northampton, England - 10 May 1662
  • Thomas Lord abt 1585 Towcester, Northamptonshire, England - abt 1644
  • Thomas Lord Jr. abt 15 Nov 1616 Towcester, Northamptonshire, England - 23 Oct 1661
  • Richard Lyman before 30 Oct 1580 High Ongar, Essex, England - before 3 Mar 1641
  • Robert Lyman Sep 1629 Essex, England - abt 1692



  • Thomas Olcott 2 Feb 1613 London, Middlesex, England - abt 1655
  • James Olmstead 12 Apr 1580 Great Leighs, Essex, England - 28 Sep 1640
  • John Olmstead before 16 Feb 1617 Great Leighs, Essex, England - 2 Aug 1686
  • Richard Olmstead abt 20 Feb 1611 Fairstead, County Essex, England - before 23 Feb 1686


P cont.






This page was last modified 21:01, 25 August 2016. This page has been accessed 4,820 times.