Edward Gurganey (Gurgany), Sr. (c.1582 - 1620) MP

‹ Back to Gurganey surname

Is your surname Gurganey?

Research the Gurganey family

Edward Gurgaynie, Ancient Planter's Geni Profile

Records for Edward Gurganey

70,355 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Birthplace: Probably England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Cedar Hill, (Present Henrico County), Virginia Colony, (Present USA)
Managed by: Rulene Ames Walk
Last Updated:

About Edward Gurganey (Gurgany), Sr.

Two ships John & Francis and Phoenix, collectively known as "the First Supply," left London for the newly established settlement in Virginia.—"Edward Gurgana" was one of those on board the Phoenix. The barque Phoenix having reached the coast of Virginia in sight of Cape Henry, but confronting tempest winds, was forced to turn about, and with masts in need of repair, and their fresh water supply running low, the Phoenix was forced to head for the nearest land of safe retreat, which came to be an island in the West Indies. Here they found wood to repair the ship and provisions to live on, which enabled them to save much of their much needed stores for those at James Fort.

from: The Book of Gurganey http://nycnuts.net/ancestors/gurganey/index.html#edward3


view all

Edward Gurgaynie, Ancient Planter's Timeline

June 4, 1582
Probably England, (Present UK)
Age 12
England, (Present UK)
Age 15
Crixee, Essex, England
Age 17
Probably Crixee, Essex, England, (Present UK)
Age 24
(Present Henrico County), Virginia Colony, (Present USA)
February 11, 1620
Age 37
Cedar Hill, (Present Henrico County), Virginia Colony, (Present USA)
June 28, 1952
Age 37
September 29, 1952
Age 37