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Birthplace: Brighton, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Hoggs Island, James City, Accomack, Virginia Colony
Occupation: immigrated to Virginia in 1651
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About Henry Soane, Jr.

Henry Soane (1622–1661) was a Virginia politician and landowner. He served in the House of Burgesses 1652–55, 1658, and 1660–61, and was its Speaker in 1661. Descendants of Henry Soane are eligible for membership in The Jamestown Society.

Henry Soane was the son of Henry Soane and Elizabeth Worger. He was born in 1622 in Brighton, Sussex, England and died in 1661 in James City County, Virginia. He married Judith Fuller in 1646 in Sussex, England. All but one of his children were born in England. Son William was born in Virginia.

He emigrated to Virginia before 1651, settling in James City County along the Chickahominy River. He received headrights for paying for the passage of six people to Virginia - Henry Soane Sr, Henry Soane Jr, Judith Soane Sr, Judith Soane Jr., John Soane and Elizabeth Soane. At one time, he owned patents on over 2200 acres of land along the James River.

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Henry Soane (died 1661) was a Virginia politician and landowner. He emigrated to Virginia around 1651, settling in James City County along the Chickahominy River. He served in the House of Burgesses 1652–55, 1658, and 1660–61, and was its Speaker in 1661.

Source: Kukla, Jon (1981). Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Burgesses, 1643–1776. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia State Library. ISBN 0-88490-075-4. --------------------

-------------------- Came to Virginia about 1651 where he obtained land for importing six persons, viz: Henry Soane, Sr., Henry Soane, Jr., Judith Soane, Sr., Judith Soane, Jr., John Soane and Elizabeth Soane. He was a burgess for James City county in 1652, 1653, 1654, 1658, 1660 and 1661, and was speaker the last session. He died about this time, leaving issue.

Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume I IV--Burgesses and Other Prominent Persons --------------------

Henry Soane was a Burgess in the Virginia House of Burgesses ( 1652-1661 )

was the Speaker of the House of Burgesses ( 1660- 1661 )

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1615
December 26, 1615
Litlington, Sussex, England
1622
November 17, 1622
Brighton, Sussex, England
November 17, 1622
The City of Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom
1642
February 17, 1642
Age 19
Lewes, Sussex, England
1644
January 1, 1644
Age 21
Henrico, Henrico County, VA, USA
1647
1647
Age 24
Litlington, Sussex, , England
1651
1651
Age 28
Virginia
1652
1652
Age 29
Sussex, England
1660
March 20, 1660
Age 37
Hoggs Island, James City, Accomack, Virginia Colony
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Litlington, Sussex, , England