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  (b. 4 January 1659 Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony*   d. 22 November 1714 New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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James PIERPONT was born 4 January 1659 in Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony*

James PIERPONT was the child of ?   and   ?

James PIERPONT died 22 November 1714 in New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut .

Occupation: Congregationalist minister who is credited with the founding of Yale University



son of John Pierpont and Thankful Stow

m. Abigail Davenport​
​(m. 1691; died 1692)​

m. Sarah Haynes​
​(m. 1694; died 1696)​

m. Mary Hooker ​(m. 1698)

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birth1659 Birth
4 January 1659
Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA*

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In his will of 1714, the Reverend James Pierpont of New Haven gave 8 acres to his neighbors in the Northeast Parish, as North Haven was called, "provided those neighbors will set their meeting house there and make their training and burying there."

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death1714 Death
22 November 1714
New Haven, Connecticut, USA (Westville)

He died at the age of 55.
James PIERPONT - Phelps Hall, 1898  Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnams sons.  Phelp’s Hall, designed to resemble a massive Tudor
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Phelps Hall, 1898

Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.

Phelp’s Hall, designed to resemble a massive Tudor gatehouse, was built in 1895 as the grand entry to Yale’s Old Campus. historicbuildingsct.com

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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (statesymbolsusa.org)

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

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