Monday, May 9, 2011

Original 13 Colonies

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Colony Name
Founded By
Year Founded

Virginia
London Company
1607

New Hampshire
John Mason and Others
1623

Massachusetts
Plymouth
Maine
Puritans, Separatists, F. Gorges
1628, 1620, 1623

Maryland
Lord Baltimore
1634

Connecticut
New Haven
Mass. Emigrants
1635, 1638

Rhode Island
R. Williams
1636

Delaware
Swedes
1638

North Carolina
Virginians
1653

New York
Duke of York
1664

New Jersey
Berkeley and Carteret
1664

Carolina
Eight Nobles
1670

Pennsylvania
William Penn
1681

Georgia
Oglethorpe & others
1733
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