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Henry Connelley

Born in Nelson County, KY.; educated in county schools; attended medical school of the Transylvania University at Lexington, Ky.; was graduated in 1828 and moved to Liberty, Clay County, Mo.; later in same year moved to Chihuahua, Mexico; married in Mexico in 1838; in 1848 moved to Santa Fe, and married Dolores Perea, widow of Mariano Chavez; twice appointed Governor of the Territory by President Lincoln, serving from 1861 to 1866; died at Santa Fe, July 1866.