John-Fitz Winthrop (1638-1707)

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John-Fitz Winthrop was born 14 March 1638 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States to John Winthrop (1606-1676) and Elizabeth Reade (1616-1672) and died 27 November 1707 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Tongue (c1653-1731) circa 1677 . Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.


Offspring of John-Fitz Winthrop and Elizabeth Tongue (c1653-1731)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Winthrop (c1680)
  • AKA Fitz-John Winthrop
  • AKA Governor John Winthrop III

Like his father Fitz-John Winthrop also served as Governor of Connecticut (1698-1707)

Vital statistics Edit

  • First son of John Winthrop Jr, Governor of Connecticut and his wife Elizabeth Read
  • Born 14 Mar 1637/38 in Ipswich, MA.
  • Died 27 Nov 1707 in Boston, MA

Biography Edit

  • Governor of the Colony of Connecticut, 1698-1707
  • The house at Winthrop's Neck was the center of several farms owned by their father.
  • Offices: Magistrate, Colony of Connecticut, 1664
  • Lieutenant and Captain in Richard Cromwell's Army (England), 1658-1660
  • Deputy, General Court of the Colony of Connecticut, 1671, 1678
  • New London Representative to the General Court of the Colony of Connecticut, 1671
  • Head, New London County Militia, 1672
  • Sergeant Major of Long Island, 1673
  • Council member, Dominion of New England, 1687-1689
  • Assistant, General Court of the Colony of Connecticut, 1690, 1693-1697
  • Governor, Colony of Connecticut, 1698-1707
  • Married Elizabeth Tongue

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