The Founding Of America

Colony Name Year Founded Founded By
Virginia 1607 London Company
Massachusetts 1620 John Endicott and John Winthrop
New Hampshire 1623 John Mason
Maryland 1634 Lord Baltimore
Connecticut 1635 Thomas Hooker
Rhode Island 1636 Roger Williams
Delaware 1638 Peter Minuit and New Sweden Company
North Carolina 1653 Virginians
South Carolina 1663 Eight Nobles with a Royal Charter from Charles II
New Jersey 1664 Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret
New York 1664 Duke of York
Pennsylvania 1682 William Penn
Georgia 1732 James Edward Oglethorpe