Endecott
or Endicott biographical name John 1588-1665 colonial governor of Massachusetts

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  • Endecott — This surname is of pre 7th century Olde English and Anglo Saxon origins. Recorded in several spellings including End, Ende, Endecott, Endicott and Endacott, the name is topographical for one resident at the end of a settlement, or living at the… …   Surnames reference

  • Endecott — noun born in England; in 1629 he became the founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1588 1665) • Syn: ↑Endicott, ↑John Endecott, ↑John Endicott • Instance Hypernyms: ↑settler, ↑colonist * * * /en di keuht, kot /, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Endecott — /en di keuht, kot /, n. John, 1588? 1665, colonial governor of Massachusetts 1644 65, born in England. Also, Endicott. * * * …   Universalium

  • Endecott, John — ▪ British colonial governor Endecott also spelled  Endicott   born c. 1588, probably Devon, Eng. died March 15, 1665, Boston  colonial governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and cofounder of Salem, Mass., under whose leadership the new colony… …   Universalium

  • Endecott,John — En·de·cott also En·di·cott (ĕnʹdĭ kət, kŏt ), John. 1588? 1665. English born American colonial administrator who was a founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and served frequently as its governor between 1628 and 1664. * * * …   Universalium

  • John Endecott — Infobox Governor name = John Endecott order = office = Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony term start = 1629 term end = 1630 1644 – 1645 1649 – 1650 1651 – 1654 1655 – 1665 lieutenant = predecessor = John Winthrop (1644 1649) Thomas Dudley… …   Wikipedia

  • John Endecott — noun born in England; in 1629 he became the founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1588 1665) • Syn: ↑Endecott, ↑Endicott, ↑John Endicott • Instance Hypernyms: ↑settler, ↑colonist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salem, Massachusetts —   City   Salem Maritime National Historic Site …   Wikipedia

  • Pequot War — The Pequot War was an armed conflict in 1636 1637 between an alliance of Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth colonies, with Native American allies (the Narragansett and Mohegan tribes), against the Pequot tribe. This war saw the elimination of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Endicott Peabody — For his grandfather, the educator, see Endicott Peabody (educator). Endicott Peabody 62nd Governor of Massachusetts In office January 3, 1963 – January 7, 1965 Lieutenant Francis X. Be …   Wikipedia

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