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Where was Thomas Hooker born?
Facts about Thomas Hooker?
Thomas Hooker is a minister and he was born on July 5, 1586. Hooker disliked some of the rules that the Puritans had made. He wanted to begin a brand new community where all men have a right to vote! They don't even have to be a church member! In 1636 Thomas Hooker brought 100 colonists west to a place called " Connecticut's Long Tidal River.'' Thomas had exactly only two wives. His first wife is unknown, but his second wife is named Susanna Hooker.
Why did Thomas Hooker leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony?