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  New Haven, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Haven is generally considered to be halfway between the greater New York metropolitan area and the greater New England area, and can be said to be culturally split between the influence of the larger cities and its own New England roots.
New Haven was incorporated as a city in 1784, and Roger Sherman, one of the signers of the Constitution and author of the "Connecticut Compromise", became the new city's first mayor.
New Haven was home to one of the important early events in the burgeoning anti-slavery movement when, in 1839, the trial of mutineering Mendi tribesmen being transported as slaves on the Spanish slaveship Amistad was held in New Haven's United States District Court.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Haven,_Connecticut   (4417 words)

  
 Connecticut's Heritage Gateway
New Haven Colony was a separate entity until its absorption into Connecticut under the Charter of 1662.
They soon converted the town into an unsanctioned colony, but their over optimism and poor judgement were largely responsible for its eventual downfall." (from the abstract) A new elite rose after 1665.
New Haven claimed some land which was used for a commercial port and outpost though deep in Swedish and Dutch territory.
www.ctheritage.org /biography/colonialperiod/newhaven.htm   (991 words)

  
 New Haven Online!: History of New Haven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
By 1701, New Haven had grown to be the village center of a mainly agricultural township and became co-capital of Connecticut, along with Hartford.
In 1784, New Haven was incorporated as a city and Roger Sherman, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, was elected first mayor.
The Elm City--Green and Clean initiative, the return of an AHL hockey team to the New Haven Coliseum, the revitalization of Ninth Square and the redevelopment of downtown are restoring a sense of hope and future to the fabric of the community.
www.cityofnewhaven.com /history   (1303 words)

  
 New_Haven,_Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
New Haven is generally considered to be within the greater New York metropolitan area, and can be said to be culturally split between New York's influence and its own New England roots.
New Haven lays at the intersection of Interstate 95, which provides access to New York and the coastal regions further north, and Interstate 91, which leads northward to the interior of New England.
New Haven is served by the daily New Haven Register and the weekly alternative New Haven Advocate.
www.usedaudiparts.com /search.php?title=New_Haven,_Connecticut   (3857 words)

  
 Walter Gilbert Genealogy: Thomas Meekes & Rebecca Turner
Nathaniel Mix was born in New Haven Colony on September 14, 1651, and died in New Haven on October 14, 1725.
Samuel Mix was born in New Haven Colony on January 11, 1663, and died in New Haven, Connecticut Colony, on April 10, 1730.
Esther Mix was born in New Haven on November 30, 1668, and died in New Haven in 1670.
www.otal.umd.edu /~walt/gen/htmfile/1340.htm   (682 words)

  
 TownGreens.com : Online Exhibit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Because New Haven was envisioned as a thriving commercial port, however, the green was also conceived as a trade center and town square, and was in fact known as "the market place" into the 1700s.
A series of improvements to the New Haven Green indicate that the common was regarded by townspeople as an important asset early in its history.
Institutional architecture was another attribute: after New Haven was declared co-capital, with Hartford, of the Colony of Connecticut in 1701, the Connecticut State House (1717) was built on the green's northwest side.
www.towngreens.com /exhibits/index.cgi/2   (383 words)

  
 New Haven, Connecticut (CT), Pictures
New Haven, city in New Haven County, southern Connecticut, at the mouth of the Quinnipiac River on Long Island Sound.
New Haven is a deep-water port and a transportation hub.
The University of New Haven (1920) is in nearby West Haven, and Quinnipiac College (1929) in nearby Hamden.
www.greatestcities.com /North_America/USA/Connecticut_CT/New_Haven_city.html   (248 words)

  
 Robert Treat
Robert Treat was a Deputy from Milford to the General Court of the New Haven Colony in 1653.
He was immediately made second-in-command of the New Haven forces that were mustering for a war with the Dutch.
A report prepared by the royal attorney and solicitor-general confirming the validity of the Charter of the Colony of Connecticut was ratified by the crown on April 19, 1694.
www.cslib.org /gov/treatr.htm   (1715 words)

  
 New Haven, CT: Cultural Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
New Haven is home to not one but three Tony award-winning regional theaters-Long Wharf, Yale Repertory Theatre and the Shubert-where such classics as My Fair Lady and The Sound of Music premiered before they went to Broadway.
This New Haven-based theatrical group is in residence at the University of New Haven.
New Haven Jazz Festival is one of the country's largest outdoor festivals and one of the few that is offered free of charge to music lovers.
www.cityofnewhaven.com /today/cult.html   (4553 words)

  
 New Haven, Connecticut (Cities)
New Haven is located in New Haven County, south of Meriden between West Haven and North Haven, along Interstate 91 near Lake Saltonstall.
New Haven is partly encircled by hills which rise to around 400 feet in elevation east and west of the city.
New Haven is now part of the New Haven-Meriden, Connecticut metro area.
www.ohwy.com /ct/n/newhaven.htm   (180 words)

  
 The Phantom Ship of New Haven
With the fate of the New Haven colony -- not to mention the lives of many of her most influential citizens -- riding on a successful voyage, little wonder that news of their trading ship was awaited with the keenest anticipation by the people of New Haven.
Soon, a rumor spread which turned New Haven into a joyous community of thanksgiving: their lost ship had been sighted emerging from the clouds in the harbor and driving toward the settlement with all sails set and flags flying.
All who bore witness to the events in New Haven harbor agreed, however, that the ship they had seen was, indeed, their own "Great Shippe" and that God, in his inscrutable way, had explained to them what her fate had been.
www.curbstone.org /index.cfm?webpage=87   (1025 words)

  
 TownGreens.com : Online Exhibit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The fishing and sailing trades in New Haven harbor were active into the nineteenth century, and the town square remained a busy market place.
The New Haven Green owes its current well-groomed appearance primarily to the efforts of the group of private citizens who own and maintain the green as part of a self-perpetuating committee established in 1805.
In recent years the open park has taken on new life as a cultural center, functioning as an outdoor arena for performances during the Festival of Arts and Ideas, a celebration of art, music and drama held in New Haven each June.
www.towngreens.com /exhibits/index.cgi/2/page3.htm   (317 words)

  
 New Haven Colony Historical Society- Amistad: Seeking Freedom in Connecticut - A National Register of Historic Places ...
The New Haven Colony Historical Society was founded in 1862 by a group of citizens interested in preserving the history of a community that was experiencing rapid change.
Designed by noted architect J. Frederick Kelly, the I-shaped building is one of New Haven's finest examples of the Colonial Revival style.
The New Haven Colony Historical Society's collections include a number of important items associated with the Amistad Case.
www.cr.nps.gov /NR/travel/amistad/new.htm   (223 words)

  
 Stories of Old New Haven
Winthrop, who was in England still, heard that New Haven had sent word to friends there asking them to learn from the King if he had really intended to include their colony under the Connecticut charter, he persuaded them to wait until he could return to New England and promised to settle the dispute satisfactorily.
New Haven bluntly refused to discuss the subject until her towns were restored to her, and issued a proclamation calling upon all persons who had joined Connecticut to pay their taxes to the New Haven Colony.
Many of the New Haven people who had thus far opposed the union with Connecticut, now favored it, for they believed that if the two colonies were united there would be more chance of their maintaining the new charter and their rights.
www.quinnipiac.edu /other/abl/etext/oldnew/oldnew.html   (24241 words)

  
 New Haven Genealogy References
TITLE: East Haven register : containing an account of the names, marriages, and births of the families which settled, or which have resided in East Haven, from its settlement in 1644 to the year 1800 PLACE: New Haven, Conn., PUBLISHER: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Press, 1910 ACCESSION: 25354387 AUTHOR: Beach, Joseph Perkins, 1828-1911.
PLACE: New Haven : PUBLISHER: Press of J.T. Hathaway, 1916 ACCESSION: 13293362 TITLE: Genealogical and biographical record of New London County, Connecticut containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the early settled families.
TITLE: Roster of graves of, or monuments to, patriots of 1775-1783, and of soldiers of colonial wars, in and adjacent to New Haven county.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/1926/nhbook.html   (535 words)

  
 William Leete
Governor of the Colony of New Haven, 1661-1665
He was one of the Deputies from Guilford to the General Court of the New Haven Colony for every session between 1643 and 1649, and was Deputy Governor of the New Haven Colony from 1658 to 1661.
In October 1664, prior to the absorption of the New Haven Colony by the Connecticut Colony, William Leete received a provisional appointment as an Assistant to the Connecticut General Court.
www.cslib.org /gov/leetew.htm   (827 words)

  
 Tales from the Depths of my Gene Pool - Jasper Crane
Despite this initial setback, on October 7, 1646, a second vessel was about to be launched at New Haven; in the summer of 1648 a third vessel was under construction; and in the spring of 1661 Charles Glover laid a fifty-foot keel at Southold.
When New Haven was united with Connecticut in 1662 many leaders were dismayed that their pure government by the church would be corrupted.
JASPER CRANE was one of the original settlers of the New Haven Colony, June 4, 1639, and signed the first agreement at a general meeting of all the free planters held in Mr.
www.rootsweb.com /~genepool/cranjasp.htm   (6574 words)

  
 11/10/2003 Letter: What I Meant to Say Was... Business New Haven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Your editorial of October 13 suggested that the board of directors of the New Haven Colony Historical Society had reconsidered or changed their decision to grant this year's award to New Haven Savings Bank.
The bank's suggestion to postpone the event was made as a courtesy to the Historical Society and to others in the community who might feel that a gala dinner was not the proper venue at which to present the award this year.
The editor replies: We appreciate the sensitivity that a small non-profit like the New Haven Colony Historical Society is forced to exercise in dealing with a large benefactor such as New Haven Savings.
www.businessnewhaven.com /article_page.lasso?id=37529   (363 words)

  
 Walter Gilbert Genealogy: William Ives & Hannah Dickerman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Hannah Bassett was born in New Haven Colony on September 13, 1650, baptized in New Haven Colony on September 15, 1650, and died in Waterford, Connecticut, on June 7, 1726.
John Bassett was born in New Haven Colony on December 24, 1652, and died in Haven, Connecticut Colony.
Samuel Bassett was born in New Haven Colony on February 15, 1654, and died in New Haven, Connecticut Colony, on April 8, 1716.
www.otal.umd.edu /~walt/gen/htmfile/1320.htm   (427 words)

  
 92.03.03: A New Look At Old New Haven
This curriculum unit is designed to involve students in the third, fourth and fifth grades in the study of the growth of the New Haven Colony.
The independence of New Haven rested upon the chance that the English government would be friendly or be too preoccupied to interfere with their affairs It was both a Puritan community, dedicated to God and at the same time a commercial enterprise.
The New Haven Colony was fundamentally designed to have a government based on a social contract whose rules were those of Bible state.
www.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1992/3/92.03.03.x.html   (8527 words)

  
 New Haven CT GenWeb Project - Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Robert Squires has Jacobus's Families of Ancient New Haven on CD and would be willing to do limited lookups.
Lylamae T. Chedsey has a CD with Donald Lines Jacobus's book "Ancient New Haven Families" and "Genealogies of Connecticut Families" and is willing to check the index.
New Haven Marriages in the New Haven Second Church 1733-1789 male surnames A-Y
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/1926/nhtown.html   (288 words)

  
 Amazon.com: New Haven: Reshaping the City, 1900-1980 (Images of America): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
New Haven, as its name implies, has always strived to be a place of betterment for its citizens.
By 1900, New Haven was home to thousands of new immigrants seeking a better life.
The New Haven Colony Historical Society, established in 1862, is the oldest organization in New Haven that collects, preserves, and interprets the rich local history of the city and its people.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0738510327?v=glance   (637 words)

  
 New Haven Advocate: Sealed With a Dis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
In case you haven't noticed, the hospital is a bit of a villain du jour.
Yale-New Haven was chosen by a nominating committee and unanimously approved by the society's board of directors last month, Lamothe says.
The Seal of the City, she says, goes to individuals or institutions that "have had a significant impact on the quality of life in New Haven." In the hospital's case, that impact comes not only through top-notch health care, but also through its role as "a significant employer."
www.newhavenadvocate.com /gbase/News/content?oid=oid:103885   (593 words)

  
 Henry PECK / Joan HULL ? WALKER ?
New Haven, New Haven Colony [S466] [S476] [S34] [S285]
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(Joseph - New Haven (1643); Milford (1649)) Henry was at New Haven - 1639.
www.fortunecity.com /millennium/oldemill/220/d0000/f0000191.html   (118 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The membership of this society shall be limited to direct lineal descendants, male and female, of the founders of the New Haven Colony.
Persons interested in joining the Founders of the New Haven Colony who are unknown to the membership should send a letter of interest to the Secretary/Treasuer stating that they are interested in membership.
Excerpts from "The New Haven Colony" by Isabell MacBeath Calder
www.bbtyner.com /NEWHAVEN.HTM   (217 words)

  
 SEDGWICK.ORG - New Haven Collection
The Sedgwick collection at the New Haven Colony Historical Society is formidable.
His records were deposited in the library of the New Haven Colony Historical Society, where they remain to this date.
If you get to New Haven and extract data I do not already have here, please forward it to me, so I can add it here, too.
www.sedgwick.org /na/library/nhchs/nhchs-b46.html   (485 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Government of New Haven Colony
The Avalon Project : Government of New Haven Colony
All such free burgesses through the whole jurisdiction, shall have vote in the election of all magistrates, whether Governor, Deputy Governor, or other magistrates, with a Treasurer, a Secretary and a Marshall, &c.
The Federal and State Constitutions Colonial Charters, and Other Organic Laws of the States, Territories, and Colonies Now or Heretofore Forming the United States of America
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/states/ct02.htm   (295 words)

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