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  • Maj. John Lewis "of Chemokins" (1633 - 1689)
    Maj. John "of Chemokins" (1John) Lewis (Conjecture) Maj. John Lewis was born c. 1634 in Monmouthshire, Wales. John is most noted for being the father of Councilor John Lewis. John is first cited as h...
  • Nicholas Priddy (1657 - 1710)
  • Capt. Robert Priddy (1694 - 1759)
  • Robert the "Captain" Priddy (1610 - 1670)
    Captain Robert Priddy was born in Somerset, England and was in Priddy's Quarter, Lunenburg, VA by 1650. Captain Robert Priddy served in the Indian War and was a tobacco planter. He served in the Britis...
  • Lawrence Peter Stephens (c.1718 - 1776)
    The following Will of Lawrence Stephens is copied from the archives at Winchester, Va. Lawrence Stephens, died in October, 1776. LAWRENCE STEPHENS' WILL. In the name of God, amen: I, Lawrence Ste...

Colonizing Virginia is an umbrella project covering the colonial period of Virginia history. It will begin with the first Englishmen set foot on a tiny island called Jamestown in 1607 and end with the outbreak of the American Revolution.