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John, 1588–1649, English colonist in America: 1st governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony 1629–33, 1637–40, 1642–44, 1646–49.
his son, John, 1606–76, English colonist in America: colonial governor of Connecticut 1657, 1659–76.
John or Fitz-John
[fits-jon] /ˈfɪtsˈdʒɒn/ (Show IPA), 1638–1707, American soldier and statesman: colonial governor of Connecticut 1698–1707 (son of the younger John Winthrop).
John, 1714–79, American astronomer, mathematician, and physicist.
Robert Charles, 1809–94, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1847–49.
a town in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

East Angels Constance Fenimore Woolson
Customs and Fashions in Old New England Alice Morse Earle
East Angels Constance Fenimore Woolson
Ladies-In-Waiting Kate Douglas Wiggin
Vera Richard Harding Davis
A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas
The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings Harriet Beecher Stowe
A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas
Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast Samuel Adams Drake

John. 1588–1649, English lawyer and colonist, first governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony: the leading figure among the Puritan settlers of New England
his son, John. 1606–76, English lawyer and colonist; a founder of Agawan (now Ipswich), Massachusetts; governor of Connecticut


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