Genealogy Projects tagged with Ancient Planters on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ancient Planters: Clay Family

    John Clay(e), Ancient Planter The traditional pedigree: SIR JOHN3 CLAY I (JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born 1558 in Wales, England, and died May 16, 1632 in England.  He married ?MARY CARLTON, daughter of WILLIAM CARLTON.  She was born Abt 1566 in England, and died in England. Their third child: JOHN4 CLAY (SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOU...

  • Ancient Planters of the Colony of Virginia

    The term "Ancient Planter" is applied to those persons who arrived in Virginia before 1616, remained for a period of three years, and paid their passage. They received the first patents of land in the new world as authorized by Sir Thomas Dale in 1618 for their personal adventure. Sub-projects Jordan Family Reynolds Family Primary source Wikipedia: Additional useful sites ...

  • Ancient Planters: Passengers of the Swan, 1610

    The " Swan " arrived at the Jamestown Colony in late August 1610. It was one of a fleet of three ships belonging to Sir Thomas Gates, which along with the " Tryall " and the " Noah " carried 250 passengers and a years worth of provisions for 400 men. The previous year, 1609, had been known as the dreadful "starving time," when the infant colony [of Jamestown, Virginia] was reduced from about ...