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Jonathan Trumbull

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Jonathan Trumbull

16th Governor of Connecticut


    Jonathan Trumbull

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 12 Oct 1710 
    • Birth Location:
    • Lebanon, New London, Connecticut 
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    • Death Date:
    • 17 Aug 1785 
    • Death Location:
    • Lebanon, New London, Connecticut 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Trumbull Cemetery, Lebanon, New London, Connecticut 
    • Notes: 
    • 16th Governor of Connecticut.

      Governor of the Colony of Connecticut, 1769-1776, Governor of Connecticut, 1776-1784

      Prior to Uncle Sam there was the term Brother Jonathan which was originally a mildly derisive term used to describe American patriots. A myth is that the term originally referred to Jonathan Trumbull, but this is currently believed not to be true.

  • Marriages for Jonathan Trumbull


    • Spouse:
    • Faith Robinson
    • Marriage Date:
    • 9 Dec 1735

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