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William Drummond, Colonial Governor (c.1617 - 1677)

) William Drummond (born ca.1617, died 1677) was the first colonial governor of Albemarle Sound settlement in the Province of Carolina and a participant in Bacon's Rebellion. Early life and caree...

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Anne Cotton MP (c.1620 - 1683)

According to Melissa Thompson Alexander's page on Ann Graves Doughty: Ann married William Cotton (born 1620 in Bunbury, Cheshire, England) at Hungar's Parish in Northampton County, Virginia colon...

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Rev. William Cotton MP (1609 - 1640)

The Reverend William Cotton by William R. Gann William Cotton was born 18 March 1609/10 in Bunbury Parish, Cheshire, England. His parents were Jeffray and Joane Cotton. William had five known sibling...

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Col St Leger Codd (1635 - 1707)

TAYLOR STOUT Gamaliel Taylor was born in Ottumwa, Iowa on October 13, 1845. He was married November 26, 1874, to Laura Caroline Wright. Gamaliel Taylor was the son of Eber Taylor, born in New York St...

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William Custis (b. - 1725)

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Governor Sir Thomas Dale MP (c.1560 - 1619)

Thomas Dale Sir Thomas Dale (died 19 August 1619) was an English naval commander and deputy-governor of the Virginia Colony in 1611 and from 1614 to 1616. Governor Dale is best remembered for the ene...

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Sir Edmund Andros (c.1637 - 1714)

Sir Edmund Andros was an early colonial English governor in North America, most notably as the head of the Dominion of New England for most of its three-year existence. He also governed at various time...

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Col. Robert Bolling MP (1645 - 1709)

Col. Robert Bolling was born December 26, 1646 at Tower Street, All Hallows, Barking Parish, London, England. He was the son of Edward Bolling and wife Marie Carie. Both of his parents died in 1648. Th...

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Sir Samuel Argall MP (1580 - 1626)

Samuel Argall went to the Colonies in 1609 as a trader. Brief Biography Samuel Argall was a longtime resident of Jamestown and the deputy governor of Virginia (1617–1619). He pioneered a f...

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Robert Abrell (1630 - d.)

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Willoughby Allerton MP (1664 - 1724)

Allerton Willoughby, son of Col. Isaac Allerton, of the council, and Elizabeth Willoughby, daughter of Capt. Thomas Willoughby, was a burgess for Westmoreland county in 1699, 1710, 1712 and 1712-1714; ...

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Isaac Allerton, Jr. MP (1627 - 1702)

Isaac Allerton,Jr. Birth: May 22 1627 - Plymouth, Plymouth Co, MA Death: Oct 25 1702 - Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co, VA Married: Elizabeth, Elizabeth widow Colclough Parents: Isaac Allerton,...

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Capt. Thomas Willoughby, Ancient Planter MP (1601 - 1657)

Sir Thomas Willoughby b. 1587 England d. bef Apr 1657. parents: Thomas Willoughby b: 1571 in Bore Place, Kent, England & Elizabeth Middleton b: 1575 in Kent, England The name of his wife is unp...

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William Bassett (1580 - 1622)

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Capt. Rodham Kenner (1670 - 1706)

Rodham and his father, Richard, were both Burgesses of Northumberland County, Virginia.

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Capt. Edmund Scarburgh, l MP (1584 - 1635)

Capt. Edmund Scarburgh settled on lands lying along Magothy Bay, in Accomack, probably about 1628. His holding was patented by his son Edmund, 18 May 1637, when 200 acres were granted the latter. Cap...

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Walter Chiles, III (1630 - 1672)

Walter CHILES II was born on 20 Mar 1607/8 in Saint Mary Redcliff Parish, Bristol, County Somerset, England. He was baptized in 1609 in Saint Mary Redcliffe Cathedral, Bristol, England. On 24 Jul 1637 ...

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William Whitby (1580 - 1655)

en.wikipedia... ; William Whitby (died March–October 1655) lived in Warwick county, which he represented in the house of burgesses in 1641, 1652, 1653, 1654; presiding as speaker in 1653. ...

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Elizabeth (1590 - 1678)

Came to Virginia aboard the James.

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Edward Grendon MP (1560 - 1628)

George Sandys, who served as Jamestown's inaugural resident treasurer from 1621-25, sold his 400 northside acres in James City to Edward Grendon in the 1620s. When Grendon passed away in 1628, he left ...

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Thomas Grendon MP (1585 - 1678)

Served as a burgess.

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William Bybee MP (1598 - 1637)

Probably a younger or even youngest son, with few or no expectations in England. In "Muster rolls of Settlers in Virginia" was listed: William Bibbie age 22, in the SWAN, 1620. William landed at Acca...

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Col. Thomas Ballard, Speaker, House of Burgesses MP (c.1630 - 1689)

See Ballard of Virginia: Thomas Ballard of James City County, Virginia (1630-1690) for a family tree and documented evidence for this Thomas Ballard. "Thomas Ballard of James City county, born in 163...

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Thomas Ballard, Sr. MP (1604 - 1642)

"In a search for verification of the connection of this family with Virginia, it was found that Thomas Ballard, born in 1604, who married Anne, daughter of Sir Nathaniel Napper, (Berry's Sussex p. 116)...

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Elizabeth Bacon MP (1625 - 1691)

Nathaniel Bacon (bap. 1620–1692) Contributed by Peter V. Bergstrom and the Dictionary ofVirginia Biography Nathaniel Bacon, a member of the governor's Council, was often referred to as Natha...

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Susan Kingsmill (1623 - d.)

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Nathaniel Kingsmill (1619 - d.)

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Jane Kingsmill MP (c.1605 - d.)

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Richard Kingsmill MP (1604 - c.1638)

Served as a representative from James City in the General Assemblies of 1624, 1625, and 1629.

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Gideon Macon, Sr. MP (1648 - 1702)

He was a lawyer and represented New Kent County in the Burgesses (1693-1702). He was a colonel in the county militia. He was an early vestryman of Bruton parish, Williamsburg, Virginia, from 1668 to 17...

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Major John Robins (1636 - c.1702)

Col. Obedience Robins I, chirurgeon, b. April 16, 1601, in Long Buckby, Eng., son of Richard & Dorothy Robins, arrived in Virginia by 1628. He was appointed one of the first commissioners [justices] of...

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Sarah Winston MP (1590 - 1660)

A family account written about 1785 by Charles Woodson (1711-~1795), son of Tarleton Woodson, however, survives and supplies details which link the first generations of Woodsons and Robert Woodson, Joh...

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Phettiplace Clouse (1593 - d.)

"Phettiplace Clouse was born in 1593 in Germany. He came to Jamestown, Virginia in 1608 at the age of 15. He came to America aboard the English ship Starr, that sailed from London, and worked as an ind...

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Lt. Col. Richard Cocke MP (1597 - 1665)

Richard Cocke baptized: 13 December 1597, Parish of Sidbury, Shropshire, England Death: October 4, 1665 Bremo, Henrico, Virginia Parents: Thomas Cocke & his wife Married: Temperance Bailey, ...

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Temperance Cocke MP (c.1617 - 1652)

Temperance Bailey Birth: 1617 - Bailey's Point, Henrico County, VA Death: 1651 - Bremo, Henrico County, VA Parents: Thomas Bailey/Bayley and Cecily Reynolds. Husband: John Browne, Richard Coc...

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John Browne, of Virginia MP (c.1609 - 1655)

John Browne, born 1609 of in Northampton Co, Virginia; died 1656 in Northampton Co, Virginia. He married Ursula Aft. 1635 Links offers ancestors

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William Broadnax (c.1625 - 1727)

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Thomas Branch MP (1624 - c.1695)

"Christopher sailed on the ship "London Marchment" with his wife Mary Addie and his 9 month old son Thomas. ( Musters of Inhabitants in Va. by Jester Hiden )" Thomas lived on the part of land called ...

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Mary Branch MP (c.1602 - c.1630)

Mary Addie married Christopher Branch on September 2, 1619, at St. Peter's, Westcheap, London, England. She died sometime before 1630. -------------------- Mary Addie [Parents] was born in 1602 in ...

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Christopher Branch MP (1602 - 1681)

Census of 1624-25--There were 680 free people and 457 white servants, and 23 Negroes. Of the freemen 25 left descendants in well-know families which can be traced to the present day. Eight of the serva...

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Nathaniel Bacon (led Bacon's Rebellion) (1647 - 1676)

Nathaniel Bacon (colonist) Nathaniel Bacon (2 January 1647 – 26 October 1676) was a colonist of the Virginia Colony, famous as the instigator of Bacon's Rebellion of 1676, which collapsed when...

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Thomas Stegge, Jr. MP (b. - 1671)

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Thomas Stegge, I MP (c.1594 - 1651)

In 1637 Captain Stegg(e) was a merchant trading on the James River. Thomas Steege of England and Colony of Virginia was a Burgess for Charles City County Virginia and speaker of the House 1642-1643. Co...

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William Roper MP (c.1637 - 1691)

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Katherine Sprigg MP (c.1621 - 1661)

According to Melissa Thompson Alexander's page on Katherine Graves Sprigg: Katherine Graves is born either circa 1622 at Jamestown, Virginia, or between 1610 and 1625 in Northamptonshire, England (...

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William Roper of Malmaine, Gent. MP (1602 - c.1649)

Founders and Patriots of American Independence by H. E. Weston: V. 28, p. 65-66: William Roper (1606-1670) m 1643 Catherine VA. Inherited the estate of Malmaine in Stoke, which had come to the Roper ...

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Col. Obedience Robins MP (1601 - 1662)

COL Obedience ROBINS of "Cherrystone Plantation" was an early member of the House of Burgesses, the first legislative assembly in the New World. He was one of the most influential citizens of his time,...

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Rev. John Rosier MP (c.1604 - c.1659)

Rev. John3 Rosier or Rozier, Sr. (Robert2 Rozier, John1 Rosier). John was born in 1603 at London, England. He was christened at London, England, 30 Sep., 1604. Saint Pancras Church, Soper Lane. He marr...

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Richard Frith, Jr. MP (c.1570 - d.)

Notes  The First Settlers of Jamestown in 1607 Those folks who remained when the ships returned to England after the settelment had been established. ... Frith, Richard - Gentleman

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William Beckwith (1571 - 1633)

William Beckwith, born in Featherston, England; Baptism: 1571, Fratherstone Castle, A tailor, William came to Virginia in 1607/1608 on the first supply ship to Jamestown. "Phoenix" w/Capt Francis Nelso...

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Ursula Beverley (Byrd) (1681 - 1698)

Birth: Nov. 29, 1681 Henrico County Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 31, 1698 Jamestown James City County Virginia, USA Daughter of William and Mary (Horsemenden) Byrd Wife of Robert Beverley Jr and the g...

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Robert Beverley, Jr (1673 - 1722)

author of "The History of Virginia: In Four Parts" Birth: 1673 Death: 1722 LDs record Family links: Parents: Robert Beverely (1641 - 1687) Spouse: Ursula Byrd (1681 - 1698) Burial: Jam...

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Mary Beverley (1637 - 1678)

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Maj. Robert Beverley (1641 - 1687)

Birth: 1641 Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire, England Death: Mar. 15, 1687 Jamestown James City County Virginia, USA Son of Peter Beverly and Susannah Hollis Married April 1666 Jamestown VA Fami...

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Col. Peter Beverley MP (1667 - 1727)

Birth: 1667 Jamestown James City County Virginia, USA Death: 1727 Jamestown James City County Virginia, USA Family links: Parents: Robert Beverely (1641 - 1687) Children: Elizabeth Beverley Ra...

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Gov. Edward Digges MP (1621 - 1675)

He entered Greys' Inn 19 May, 1637, and came to Virginia in 1650, settling at "Belfield," on York River. He was a member of the Council in 1654, Auditor-General 1670-75, and Governor from 31 March, 1...

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Capt. Joseph Royall, Jr. MP (c.1602 - c.1655)

Additional Curator's Notes: Joseph Royall was born in London, England, 1600 and died March 10, 1654 at Doghams, Charles City, VA. Joseph left England on the Charitie and arrived in Jamestown, Virgi...

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Sir Dudley Digges MP (c.1583 - 1639)

Dudley Digges Sir Dudley Digges (19 May c. 1583 – 18 March 1639) was an English diplomat and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1610 and 1629. He was also a "Virginia adventure...

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John Clark, of Jamestown MP (1573 - c.1623)

MASTER'S MATE: John Clark John Clark was perhaps the John Clark baptized on 26 March 1575 in Rotherhithe, Surrey, England. He first went to Jamestown, Virginia in March 1610 as a ship's pilot. There, a...

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Matthew Scrivener (1580 - 1609)

Matthew Scrivener (born 1580, died January 7, 1609) was an English colonist in Virginia. He served briefly as acting governor of Jamestown, when he was succeeded by Captain John Smith. Scrivener drow...

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John Ratcliffe (c.1549 - 1609)

) John Ratcliffe (died in December 1609) was captain of the Discovery, one of three ships that sailed from England on December 19, 1606, to Virginia, to found a colony, arriving May 13, 1607. He late...

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George 'the immigrant' Dillard, Sr. MP (c.1634 - c.1680)

Sailed from England with Capt. Moore Fauntleroy to America. George settled in Jamestown Va. George served Capt. Fauntleroy for five years as an indentured servant to pay for his passage to America. I...

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Capt. John Martin of Jamestown MP (c.1585 - 1638)

Sources Year: 1607. Place: Jamestown, Virginia. Primary Immigrant: Martin, John. TOLZMANN, DON HEINRICH. The First Germans in America. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1992. pp. 1-46, 389-436. Page 18. ...

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Francis Speight MP (c.1614 - c.1684)

Francis Speight was born in 1614 in England.  His parentage is unknown.  He is our immigrant ancestor coming to America in 1635 at the age of twenty-one.  Almost all Speight’...

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Captain John Woodliffe/Woodlief (1584 - 1637)

Sailed from Bristol, England on ship "Margaret". Captain John Woodlief (Woodliffe) was with the Jamestown settlers in 1609- the Second Charter of the Virginia Company of London. He later returned t...

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Rev. Robert Hunt of Jamestowne (c.1568 - c.1608)

(not completely flattering) Findagrave.com says: Rev. Robert Hunt's parents are unknown. Degree from Trinity Hall, Cambridge, c. 1592; LL.B. degree 1606 (Athenae Cantabrigienses, vol. 2, p. 493)....

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John Bragg (1647 - d.)

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William Thomas Bragg (c.1624 - 1678)

William Bragg 1624-1679=55 m. Mary Bragg ~b.1625/?

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Marian Hatcher MP (1615 - 1646)

birth month conflict--April or August Additional Curator's Notes: Christopher Newport, Admiral of Virginia, had four confirmed children - Christopher, Jane, John and Elizabeth - none of whom came t...

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Thomas Bragg MP (1580 - d.)

True or not. There seems to be to much info for Thomas to not have been both real and married to Mary/Molly Newport. He worked for Capt Newport on his 2nd trip and married a daughter. As we know childr...

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William Evelyn Byrd, of Westover MP (1652 - 1704)

For another picture go to the Media section. William Evelyn Byrd, I immigrated to Virginia in March 1669 (Julian Calendar). William, I & Maria/Mary? (Horsmanden) Byrd were married in 1673 in VA, an...

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Major Thomas Davis of Nansemond MP (c.1613 - 1683)

Major Thomas Davis was born in 1612/13 in Jamestown (Chuckatuck), Nansemond County, Virginia. Thomas Davis died before 20 September 1683 in Nansemond County, Virginia. parents: son of Captain James...

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Captain James Davis MP (1580 - c.1634)

Captain James Davis was born between 1575 and 1580 in England.1 He was the son of Sir Thomas Davis. Captain James Davis married Rachell Keyes circa 1607/8 in England. It is assumed they married either ...

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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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Allis Proctor MP (c.1587 - 1627)

Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s about Allis Proctor Name: Allis Proctor Year: 1621 Place: Virginia Source Publication Code: 3520 Primary Immigrant: Proctor, Allis Annotat...

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Margaret Rowland (c.1615 - c.1690)

June 24, 1635 Capt Adam Thorogood secured a patent, listing Margaret as a "Bilby", then stated he planned to bequeath his goods to her father Lewis Bailey. Aug 9, 1635 - Margaret Bailey, single, age ...

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John Rowland, II (The Immigrant) MP (c.1614 - c.1653)

Family Data Collection - Births about John Rowland Name: John Rowland Father: John Rowland Mother: Scollis Pemberton Birth Date: 1614 City: Egham County: Surry Co Country: England ~~~...

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John Crawford of Jamestown MP (1600 - 1676)

NOTE : John Crawford of Jamestown arrived in Virginia in about 1643 with his only known child Colonel David Crawford. ------------------- John Crawford Birth: 1600 - Kilbirnie, Ayershire, Scotl...

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Lewis Bailey (c.1585 - 1635)

Lewis Bailey/Bayly/Baily/Bayley/Baly/etc. did not die in 1621, as many trees state. He was still alive in 1635: " List of the Living and Dead in Virginia . "Living at ye Plantation over against, Ja...

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Col John Page MP (c.1628 - 1692)

Colonel John Page (December 26, 1628 – January 23, 1692), a merchant in Middle Plantation on the Virginia Peninsula, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Council of the Virgin...

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Lt. Col. Walter Chiles MP (1608 - 1671)

From Wikipedia.... Lieutenant Colonel Walter Chiles (died 1653) was a Virginia politician and merchant. He moved to Virginia around 1638, and served as a burgess off and on from 1642 to 1653, represe...

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Col. Edmund Scarburgh MP (1617 - 1671)

Col. Edmund [3] Scarburgh (II)1 M, b. 1617, d. May 1671 Father Capt. Edmund [1] Scarburgh (I) b. 1584, d. b 19 Feb 1634/35 Mother Hannah Smith b. c 1592, d. a 19 Feb 1634/35 Please see ...

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Col. Edward Hill MP (c.1590 - c.1663)

From Wkipedia.... Colonel Edward Hill (died c.1663) was a Virginia farmer, soldier and politician. He was Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses three different times (1644–45, 1654–...

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Hannah Mosby MP (c.1604 - 1663)

Hannah (Unknown) was born c.1604 in England, and died 1663 in Charles City County, Virginia. Nothing else is known about Hannah other than the fact that she married Edward Mosby in c.1624/25 in England...

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Edward Mosby, "The Immigrant" MP (c.1595 - 1663)

Additional Curator's Notes: Please note - Edward Mosby was not known as Edd. That name is frequently found on documents relating to Edward Mosby but as "Edd." used as an abbreviation for Edward. He w...

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Maj. John Drury Stith, Sr. MP (1631 - 1694)

Additional Curator's Notes: John Drury Stith was born in Kirkham Parish between 1631 and 1642. His baptism is recorded as March 25,1642 in the Lancashire Parish Register, as transcribed by the Lancas...

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Jane Glascock MP (c.1615 - 1680)

Guildhall Library, City of London Libraries, London EC.2, MS 10, 091/16: 17 Mo Jun 1634... "This day appeared personally Thomas Glascock of ye parishe of St. Mary Whitechappell in ye county of Midd...

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Thomas Glasscock MP (c.1613 - 1677)

Thomas Glascock b. 6 Jun 1613 Moreton, Essex, England d. 3 Jun 1677 Morattico Creek, Farnham, Richmond Co., Virginia Parents: Henry Glascock II (b. 1582 Essex, England) & Margery Fitch (b. abt 1588 E...

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John Thomas Chappell MP (c.1590 - c.1635)

Master of the Speedwell From The Chappells have been traced from America back to England and France, where the name originated in the 10th Century. There was a man (a villain in the Portshead) who ...

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John Thomas Chappell, Sr. MP (1611 - 1658)

Thomas Chappell immigrated to Charles City, Virginia, USA in 1650. Plantation owner in Merchant's Hope, VA

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Francis Dade (c.1621 - c.1662)

Francis Dade (1621 – May 1, 1662), also known as John Smith (John Smith (Virginia burgess)), was a Virginia politician and landowner. He was an English Royalist who emigrated to Virginia some ti...

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Beheathland Dade (Bernard) (1630 - c.1720)

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Samuel Swann (1653 - 1707)

Thomas Swann married Sarah Cod (Codd), with whom he produced a son, Samuel Swann .

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Sarah (2nd wife) Swann (c.1632 - 1654)

January 13, 1649, Thomas Swann married Sarah Cod (Codd) , with whom he produced a son, Samuel Swann. Sarah died on January 13, 1654, at Swann’s Point.

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Col. Thomas Swann MP (c.1616 - 1680)

During the 1640s and 1650s, Thomas Swann served several terms as a burgess in the colony’s assembly, first representing James City County and then Surry. He also served as Surry’s sheri...

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Gov. John West of Virginia MP (c.1590 - 1659)

The colonial Governor of Virginia from 1635 to 1637, the third West brother to serve in that position. He was the fourth son and twelfth child of Thomas West, 2nd Baron De La Warr, of Wherwell Abbey ...

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Capt. Francis West, Governor MP (c.1586 - 1634)

Individual Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19 Search Results | Print -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Francis WEST (AFN: 3038...

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Capt. Samuel Mathews, of "Denbigh" MP (c.1580 - 1657)

Captain Samuel Mathews, of Virginia was born before 1600 in England, perhaps as early as 1572, and died between 30 November 1657 and March 1658 in England. Biographical notes He came to Virginia be...

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Dr. John Woodson, of Flowerdew Hundred MP (c.1586 - 1644)

John Woodson is listed as head of household and Sarah Woodson is listed as his wife in the muster for Peirseys hundred (Jan. 1, 1624/1625). The same muster also gives their ship (the George ) and their...

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Abraham Peirsey (c.1590 - d.)

Abraham Peirsey was a stockholder in the Virginia Company. Source:

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