1639 Land Owners in Hartford Connecticut
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The following, (copied from Dr. Hawes' Centennial Address,) is a list of the names of all persons holding land in Hartford, in February, 1639. At that time is appears that all the lands of the inhabitants were recorded in a book, and we have every reason to suppose this to be a perfect list. The ancient orthography is retained.
John Hayes Edward Hopkins George Wiles Thomas Wells John Webster William Whytinge William Goodwing William Westwood Thomas Root Nicholas Olstead John Mainard Nathaniel Barden Thomas Upson Ralph Keeler Richard Webb John Crow Nicholas Clerk William Butler Nathaniel Richards Thomas Lord, sen. Benjamin Munn Andrew Warner Thomas Scott William Pantry William Rasco John Taylcoatt Richard Goodman Matthew Marvin Timothy Standly Edward Stebbins John Pratt William Parker John Biddell Robert Day Thomas Birchwood Richard Lord Thomas Standly Nicholas Disborow William Kelsey Matthew Allen Nathaniel Ely Thomas Spenser, Sergt. At Armes. John Purchas Robert Wade Ozias Goodwing Richard Seamor William Phillips Daniel Garrad Benjamin Burr Thomas Barns John Morris John Gennings John Warner William Heaton Thomas Woodford William Pratt William Lewis John Brunson William Wadsworth Stephen Hart Zachariah Field James Cole John Clerke John Baysee Jeremy Adams Thomas Bunce John Moodie Joseph Eason John Barnard John Willcock James Ensine John Hopkins Stephen Post Thomas Bull Francis Andrews Andrew Bacon William Hide Arthur Smith George Graves John Olmstead Richard Olmsted Thomas Bliss, sen. Richard Butler William Holton William Hills George Hubbard Richard Risley Giles Smith Thomas Selden Richard Lyman John White Thomas Bliss, jr. Thomas Osmer John Arnold Paul Peck William Blumfield Gregory Witterton Joseph Maggott Nathaniel Ward Thomas Hooker Joh Peirce William Gibbins John Skinner Nathaniel Kellogge James Olmstead Thomas Judd William Cornwell James Wakeley Richard Church Thomas Stanton Seth Grant Robert Bartlett Edward Elmer George Stockin Thomas Gridley William Westley Richard Watts John Stone Samuel Stone William Spencer George Steele Edward Lay John Cullet Samuel Wakeman Widow Richards Mrs. Dorothe Chester Clement Chapling Total, 127
Source: Connecticut Historical Collections, by John Warner Barber, pub. 1836.