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Hezekiah Wyllys
Hezekiah Wyllys
American, 1747 - 1827
Biography: Hezekiah Wyllys was the son of George Wyllys (1710-1796) and was the great grandson of Governor George Wyllys (1710-1796) of Connecticut. He was the brother of Samuel Wyllys. Hezekiah Wyllys lived in the Wyllys Mansion on Charter Oak Place in Hartford, Connecticut. Three generations of the Wyllys family were all secretaries of the colony/state of Connecticut, effectively monopolizing the office from 1712 to 1809: Hezekiah Wyllys (1672-1741); his son, George Wyllys (1710-1796); and his grandson, Samuel Wyllys (1738-1823).