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Roger Wolcott

colonial governor

Roger Wolcott, American colonial governor.

Background

Wolcott, Roger was born on January 4, 1679 in Windsor, Connecticut, United States. Son of Simon and Martha (Pitkin) Wolcott.

Career

General Court, 1714-1717, 20-41. Chief justice Conn.

Works

  • Author: (poetry) Poetical Meditations, Being the Improvement of Some Vacant Hours, 1725.

Connections

Married Sarah Drake, December 3, 1702, 15 children including Oliver, Roger.

father:
Simon Wolcott

mother:
Martha (Pitkin) Wolcott

spouse:
Sarah Drake