Name

John Endecott

Career

Public life

Occupation 1

Early Salem settler/leader

Region

NA/New England region

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Born

1588

Died

1665

Text

West-Country reared Englishman and Puritan to Salem in 1628; governor until Winthrop's arrival and again in 1650s. Involved in Pequot War and raids on Block Island and Connecticut coast. Friend and defender of Roger Williams in mid-1630s.

Related Locations

Salem, Massachusetts,

Record ID: 806