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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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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 MP (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 Mary 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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Sir William Lovelace, of Woolrich MP (1583 - 1627)

Sir William LOVELACE- stockholder in the Virginia Company Mother: Elizabeth AUCHER Birth: 2 Feb 1584 Woolrich, Kent County, London, England Death: 12 Aug 1627 At The Seige Of Groll, Hollande ...

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Thomas Harris, Ancient Planter MP (1616 - 1672)

He came to Virginia at the age of eight (8). He received a grant of forty (40) acres in the Isle of Wight in 1652. He lived in Charles City County, Virginia at West Shirley Hundred before moving to Isl...

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Councillor William Farrar MP (1583 - 1637)

He was the son of John Farrer, Gentleman, of Ewood Hall and Cecily Farrer, nee Kelke, and was baptized in the Parish of Croxton, Lincolnshire, England on April 28, 1583 and died bef. October 1636 in Fa...

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Col. David Crawford MP (1625 - 1698)

NOTE : Colonel David Crawford is the only known child of John Crawford of Jamestown and an uknown mother. He arrived in Virginia with his father John Crawford of Jamestown in around 1643. -----------...

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Charles Clay, I, Dr. (1638 - 1686)

Charles Clay, born in 1638, in Charles City, Virginia. He married Hannah Wilson born 1642 and died 1706, daughter of John Wilson, Jr. and Hannah Jones. Children of Charles and Hannah: John born 1668, H...

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Capt. John Thomas Claye, VI MP (c.1588 - 1655)

Captain John Clay came to Jamestown, Virginia aboard the "Treasurer," in 1613. A soldier in the British army, John gained the rank of Captain by the age of 21 and was sent to Virginia to control proble...

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Capt. Nicholas Martiau MP (c.1591 - 1657)

Nicholas Martiau born 1591 in France will dated 1 March 1656, proved 1657 in VA. Married Isabella Beech; Jane, widow of Edward Berkeley Children Sarah Martiau, married William Fuller ...

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Capt. William Perry of Westover, Ancient Planter MP (1592 - 1637)

Isabella was widowed in her mid-thirties and quickly remarried her husband’s good friend and neighbor, William Perry. Their remarriage was necessary, as in all frontier communities, for the shel...

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Richard Pace, Jr., Ancient Planter MP (c.1580 - 1627)

Richard Pace, "Ancient Planter" Parents: Richard Pace, Alice Reade Married: Isabella Smyth ----------------------------------------------------------------- Jamestown was saved by the war...

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Isabella Menife MP (1589 - 1629)

a record of May 9, 1625, shows that Isabella, now known as Mistress Perry, testified at a witchcraft trial. from Part Two: On From Jamestown. By Martha Pace Gresham We must talk of Isabella Smy...

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Capt. Robert Beheathland (c.1580 - c.1628)

Robert Beheathland was the son of Richard Beheathland of St Endellion, County Cornwall, probably born between 1580 and 1585. When Richard died sometime before October 1635, his will listed two sons, Ro...

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Henry Fleete, Capt. MP (c.1602 - 1661)

Was burgess of Lancaster Co. VA in 1652 -------------------- Henry Fleete was born about 1602 in Kent, England, and moved to Jamestown, Virginia, in 1621. Fleete was seized by the Anacostan Indians...

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Captain Thomas (Purefy) Purefoy (c.1578 - 1640)

Thomas Purefoy is listed in the census of 1624 and the muster of 1625, where he is shown as being age 43, then residing in Elizabeth City and having come to Virginia aboard the George in 1621. He appea...

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Thomas Wythe MP (1651 - 1693)

Lived in Elizabeth City County, Virginia. Title: Burgess

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Col. Argall Yeardley, Sr. MP (c.1621 - c.1655)

From the Miles Files Col. Argoll (3) Yeardley (I)1,2 M, b. 31 August 1618, d. before 29 October 1655 Father Sir George (1) Yeardley b. 1587, d. b 13 Nov 1627 Mother Temperance Flowerdieu b. c 1590, d...

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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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Ensign Isaac Chapline MP (1584 - 1628)

Isaac was a Captain in the Royal Navy. -------------------- From Chaplines from Maryland and Virginia by Maria E. Liggett Dare, Pg 13. Isaac Chapline, Ensign in English Royal Navy, to America w...

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Mary Chapline (Calvert) MP (1586 - c.1625)

BAD LINK Arrived on "JAMES" at Jamestown 1622. Lord Baltimore is brother. Lord Baltimore II is nephew. [No longer any documentation for this, if there ever was any that could be trusted. On the other...

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Mary Chapline (1623 - d.)

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Anthony Wyatt MP (1620 - 1656)

Much background here: notes In 1686 Capt. Nicholas Wyatt patented a new this land that Anthony, his father had and increase of 161 acres. "Wyatt Families" The William and Mary Quarterly, Ser. 1, ...

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Col. John Washington MP (1632 - 1677)

John Washington (c. 1631-1677) was an English Virginia planter and politician. He was the immigrant ancestor and great-grandfather of George Washington, first president of the United States of America....

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Thomas West, 3rd Baron de la Warre MP (1577 - 1618)

WARNING: There is a lot of absolute nonsense out there regarding Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, including spurious Native American "wives" and "children". He spent less than two years in America in...

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Col. William Underwood MP (c.1606 - 1637)

Col. William Underwood 1607-1637 also seen as Birth: Jan 2 1599/00 - St Bride Fleet St, London, England Death: Jan 1643/44 - St Olave, Bermondsey, Surrey, England Parents: Edmond Underwood, Ali...

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Gov. Daniel Tucker MP (1575 - 1625)

Daniel Tucker (1575-1625) who was born in Milton-next-Gravesend, Kent, stockholder in the Virginia Company of London, came to Jamestowne in 1608 in the Second Supply, and served as the second Governor ...

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Capt. William Tucker, of Kiccowtan MP (1589 - 1644)

Capt. William Tucker Birth: 7 Jan 1589 in Cornwall, Engl Christening: 6 Apr 1589 St Nicholas Acons, London, Engl Death: Feb 1643/1644 in Engl Burial: Feb 1643/1644 Engl Father: John Tucker...

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Edward Maria Wingfield, MP, 1st Governor of Virginia (c.1550 - c.1614)

Family and Education b. c.1550, 1st s. of Thomas Maria Wingfield† of Stoneley by Margaret, da. of Edward Kaye of Woodsome, Yorks. unm. suc. fa. 15 Aug. 1557. Offices Held Capt. in Ireland an...

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Sir George Percy, Colonial Governor of Virginia MP (1580 - 1632)

George Percy (September 4, 1580 – 1632) was an English explorer, author, and early Colonial Governor of Virginia. George Percy was born in England, the youngest son of Henry Percy, 2nd/8th E...

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Capt. John Martin, of Jamestown MP (c.1562 - 1627)

Capt. John Martin (born between 1560 - 1565 – died between 1627 -1632) was a Councilman of the Jamestown Colony in 1607. He was the proprietor of Martin's Brandon Plantation on the south bank of...

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Bartholomew Gosnold MP (c.1571 - 1607)

He is considered by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) to be the "prime mover of the colonization of Virginia." Gosnold also led the first recorded European expedition ...

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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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Capt. John Smith, of Jamestown MP (1579 - 1631)

Regarding John Smith and Pocahontas' marriage: This is only a rumor, but someone has done "genealogy" for this "couple." There is truth to John Smith's existence and that he did encounter Pocahontas....

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John A. Trussell, Col. MP (c.1605 - 1659)

Marriage WFT Est. 1618-1648 Arrived in Virginia in 1622 on the ship "Southhampton", as the servant of Thomas Paulett. Capt. Paulett appeared in the first assembly at Jamestown, Va. in 1619. John was ...

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Col. Thomas Lygon MP (1623 - 1675)

Col. Thomas Ligon, in his own words If he could speak to us today, Col. Thomas Ligon might describe his life as follows. I was baptized at Walsgrave-on-Sowe, Warwickshire, England, 11 January 1...

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Bartholomew Hoskins (c.1602 - 1663)

On July 3, 1624, Mrs. Dorcas Foster was married at St. Dunstan's Church, in Stepney, London, England to Bartholomew Hoskins of Jamestown, Virginia and London, England. Dorcas Foster was described as a ...

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Pocahontas MP (1595 - 1617)

A note about names and titles from : Although Pocahontas was not a princess in the context of Powhatan culture, the Virginia Company nevertheless presented her as a princess to the English public. ...

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

John Rolfe , son of John Rolfe and Dorothea Mason, was born in 1585 in England and died in 1622 in Jamestown Settlement, Virginia. Married (1) Sarah Hacker, died in Bermuda; (2) Pocahontas, died in Eng...

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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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William Carter, Sr. (c.1600 - 1655)

1 March 1622/23 William Carter first appears in the records of James City County. He with some other young men were brought to account for killing and eating a calf (Journal of the Council and Gen. ...

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Col. Robert "King" Carter MP (1663 - 1732)

Robert Carter also known as King Carter (1663 – August 4, 1732) of Lancaster County was a colonist in Virginia and became one of the wealthiest men in the colonies. As President of the Gover...

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Capt. Thomas Graves, Gent. MP (c.1584 - 1635)

From the Graves Family Association page covering ongoing research into the Graves family history: CAPT. THOMAS GRAVES OF VA, ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS WHAT IS KNOWN: Not only is Capt. Thomas Gr...

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Richard Kenner (c.1635 - 1692)

Richard Kenner was born about 1635 in England and he died in 1692 Northumberland County, Virginia. Some sources state he was a Captain in the British Navy and the son of Richard Kenner b. 1600 who died...

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Sir William Berkeley, Colonial Governor of Virginia MP (1605 - 1677)

Sir William Berkeley (pronounced "bark-lee") (Hanworth Manor, Middlesex 1605–Berkeley House, Mayfair, London 9 July 1677) was a governor of Virginia, appointed by King Charles I, of whom he wa...

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Peregrine Bland (c.1596 - 1647)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Peregrine Bland (c. 1596 – June 11, 1647[1]) was an early settler of the Virginia Colony and a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses.[2] Bland w...

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Rev. James Boisseau MP (c.1656 - d.)

Rev. James BOISSEAU was born 1660 in Montauban, France. When the Edict of Nantes came down in 1685, it is said his father, grandfather and one of his brothers were all killed trying to defend their chu...

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Colonel Richard "the Immigrant" Lee I MP (1618 - 1664)

Additional Curator's Note: I regret the need to lock this profile, but there are so many Lees in early Virginia history, with repeating given names, that it is very easy to merge the wrong profiles. Ju...

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Margaret Wyatt (1579 - 1644)

SANDYS4 Margaret SANDYS Born: ABT 1597 Died: 24 Aug 1644, Virginia Father: Samuel SANDYS of Ombersley (Sir Knight MP Sheriff) Mother: Mercy CULPEPER Married: Francis WYATT (Sir) Children:...

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George Sandys MP (1577 - 1644)

George Sandys: March 2, 1577-March 1644 Parents: Archbishop Edwin Sandys 1519-1588 and Cecily Wilford 1520-1611 The area's first documented land owner, George Sandys, served as Jamestown's inaugura...

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George Wyatt MP (1619 - 1672)

In 1642, George's uncle, Sir Francis Wyatt, at that time Governor of Virginia for the second time, brought George Wyatt and his brothers and sisters back(?) to Virginia. Edward and his brother, George ...

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Edward Wyatt, Sr. (1619 - 1688)

-------------------- Immigrated as a small child to Middle Plantation and Gloucester Counter Virginia. [More likely, he made the trip as an adult - there is no evidence for any of the Wyatt childre...

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Sir Francis Wyatt, first English Royal Governor of Virginia MP (1588 - 1644)

When Sir Francis Wyatt arrived in Jamestown in October 1621 on "The George," he brought with him a new constitution for the Colony. This famous ordinance furnished the model of every subsequent form of...

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Rev. Hawte Wyatt MP (1594 - 1638)

Haute Wyatt Birth: about 1594, Boxley Parish near Maidstone, Kent, England Death: Jul. 31, 1638 Boxley Parish near Maidstone, Kent, England Parents: George Wyatt, Jane Finch Burial: Boxley Ch...

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