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Born April 30, 1694, in Hartford, Connecticut, William Pitkin became Captain of the Trainband, East Society, 1730-1738. In Connecticut 1st Regiment, he served as Major (1738-1739) and Colonel (1739-1754). Pitkin held many political positions.
Deputy, Connecticut General Assembly (1728-1734), Speaker, House of Representatives (1732-1734), Judge, Hartford County County Court (1735-1753), Superior Court (1741-1754; Chief Justice 1754-1766); Deputy Governor, Colony of Connecticut (1754-1766), and
Timothy Pitkin was the son of Rev. Timothy Pitkin and Temperance Clap of Farmington, Connecticut. After his graduation from Yale in 1785, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1788. Pitkin was elected to the Connecticut House of Representatives at various times from 1790 to 1805, serving as clerk of the House from 1800-1802 and Speaker from 1803 to 1805. He was then elected to the United States Congress, where he served from 1805 to 1819.
Wayhanatt (alias George Sagamore I) was the leader of the East Haven band of Quinnipiacs who succeeded Momauguin. He and Quinnipiac soldiers under him served in the English forces in New York during King William’s War. In his land policies with the English, he was fairly conservative. In 1673 he granted English colonists the right to build and use an access road through tribal land in the Red Rock district of East Haven. Ten years later, Wayhanatt and his council negotiated a confirmatory deed to New Haven with the town’s authorities. In 1686 and 1687, they sold several quarter acre pl
Wayawousit (alias Jeffrey) was a member of the Totoket band of Quinnipiac at Branford, Connecticut. He served on the council for the sachem Wompom (c. 1686). In that capacity he established hunting and fishing rights in tribal lands at Indian Neck and sold other parcels of meadow to English settlers. Wayawousit succeeded Wompom as leader of the Totoket. In 1703 and 1704, he was required to sell off pieces of tribal land to pay for the criminal fines and release bond of his son, John Jeffrey. At his death around 1716, his heirs included sons John, Constable, Harry, and Tom.