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Henry Bagwell (1589 - 1660)

Arrived at Jamestown, VA, in May of 1610 on board the Deliverance, which, along with the Patience, was built with Bermudan cedar and recovered timber from the Sea Venture. The Sea Venture had blown off...

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John Thomas, of Queen's Creek MP (1585 - c.1653)

JOHN THOMAS, born in Wales 1585-1590, arrived in Jamestown 24 May 1610. He later lived near Williamsbug, Viriginia, on the north side of Queen's Creek in the County of Yorke, raising his sons with his ...

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John Lightfoot, Hon. (1596 - 1648)

XXX. CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS: ANCIENT PLANTERS: INTRODUCTION The following list includes those who are known to have come to Virginia before the close of the year 1616, survived the massacre, appear i...

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Capt William Pierce MP (c.1595 - 1622)

Capt. Peirce came to Virginia in 1609 on the ill-fated Sea Venture with Capt. Gates. Jone Pierce, his wife, and children : William, Jone, and Thomas, came to Virginia in 1611 on the Blessing. Jone al...

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Lt. Edward Waters MP (c.1584 - 1630)

Marriage: Grace Neale (not "O'Neill" - she wasn't Irish) Children: Margaret Waters, born between 1622-1624, died after 20 August 1630 William Waters (Sr.), born 1623, died 29 July 1689 Died 2...

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William Strachey, III (1572 - d.)

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John Graye Proctor, Ancient Planter MP (c.1583 - 1627)

Additional Curator's Notes It is extremely important when working with the Proctor immigrants to Virginia and Massachusetts to trace the line back to England as well as forward to the Colonies. ALL o...

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Samuel Jordan, of Jordan's Journey MP (c.1578 - 1623)

Please see the site that Erica Howton discovered on the excavation of Jordan's Point and Jordan's Journey..it is fascinating and shows relics recovered (including possibly Samuel Jordan's bones) relate...

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Silvester Jourdaine MP (1564 - d.)

The Third Supply was the "Sea Venture" (also called the Seaventure or Sea Adventure) sailed as part of a flotilla of nine ships commanded by Admiral Sir George Somers. Intended destination was Jamest...

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Governor Sir George Yeardley MP (1588 - 1627)

Temperance Flowerdew is documented as a wife of Governor Sir George Yeardley. Alice Bradley and Sarah NN are not. Sir George Yeardley (1587 - 1627) was a plantation owner and three time colonial Gove...

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Bermuda Rolfe MP (c.1609 - 1610)

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Bermuda Eason MP (c.1610 - 1610)

Virginia immigrants and adventurers, 1607-1635: a biographical dictionary By Martha W. McCartney; pg. 271. Edward Eason and pregnant wife were aboard the Sea Venture, bound for Virginia Colony, in 16...

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Mistress Eason MP (deceased)

The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate ... By Lorri Glover, Daniel Blake Smith The wives of Rolfe, Horton and Eason were identified only by their relationship to t...

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Edward Eason MP (c.1600 - d.)

Virginia immigrants and adventurers, 1607-1635: a biographical dictionary By Martha W. McCartney. pg. 271: Lists Edward Eason and pregnant wife as new colonists aboard the Sea Venture. While stranded o...

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Captain John Rolfe, Ancient Planter MP (1585 - 1622)

Rolfe, John 1585 – He was born this year in Norfolk, England. At the time, Spain held a virtual monopoly on the lucrative tobacco trade within Europe. Most Spanish colonies in the New World we...

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Capt. Christopher Newport, Admiral of Virginia MP (1561 - 1617)

Curator Note: Capt. Christopher Newport was married three times, to Katherine Proctor, Ellen Ade and Elizabeth Glanfield. He had four children -- Christopher, Jane, John and Elizabeth. Two additional...

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Stephen Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger MP (1581 - 1644)

From Mayflower History - Stephen Hopkins 1. Stephen Hopkins was christened in Apr 1581 in Upper Clatford, Hampshire, England. He died on 6 Jun 1644 in Plymouth, MA. Stephen married (1) Mary in 1604...

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Sir Thomas Gates, Colonial Governor of Virginia (Jamestown) MP (1582 - 1660)

Thomas Gates Sir Thomas Gates (fl. 1585–1621), followed George Percy as governor of Jamestown, the English colony of Virginia (now the Commonwealth of Virginia, part of the United States of ...

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Mara Bucke MP (1611 - 1637)

Bucke may have returned to England at least once. It is possible that his wife died and that he remarried, perhaps to a woman named Bridget. Bucke had three sons and one daughter born in Virginia betwe...

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Elizabeth Crumpe MP (1600 - 1660)

Daughter Elizabeth married Jamestown burgess Thomas Crumpe, who patented 750 acres between the James City Parish glebe and Powhatan Creek, directly above the Buck patent. Later he became burgess for th...

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Bermuda Bucke MP (1610 - 1610)

Richard Buck sailed June 1609 with wife, Miss Langley and four Buck children. Marooned for 9 months embarked for Virginia from Bermuda 10 May 1610. Arrived in Jamestown 21 May 1610. He was a minister...

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Bridget Bucke MP (c.1595 - d.)

Additional Curator's notes: While many sources will list Bridget Bucke as the daughter of Rev. Richard Bucke, the math doesn't work. Thomas would have been a father at 13 and would not have become a ...

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Rev. Richard Bucke MP (c.1580 - c.1624)

Richard Bucke was an Anglican minister who came to Jamestown in 1610, performed the marriage ceremony for Pocahontas and John Rolfe in 1614, and in 1619 opened with prayer the first legislative assembl...

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