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  • 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...
  • Capt. Sir William West of Jamestown (1585 - 1610)
    WHO WAS WILLIAM WEST? William West was born around 1585 in England although little is known about his life. He arrived at Jamestown in June 1610 as part of a military force commanded by his uncle Tho...
  • John Thomas Adkins, Jr. (1639 - 1721)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Jan 20 2015, 23:31:13 UTC
  • Parker Vincent Adkins (1721 - 1794)
    Parker V. Adkins married Mary Polly Fry about 1754 in Halifax County, Virginia. He participated in the Battle of Point Pleasant 1773 (where Bluesky and her family lived) and his name along with his son...
  • Col. John Flood (1591 - 1658)
    "COLONEL JOHN FLUDD GENT.\ FLOOD was baptized on 18 Mar 1592 in Canterbury, Saint Paul, England. He died in 1658 in Surry Co.Virginia. Col. John Flood of James City and Surry Counties, Virginia, arrive...

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.