Genealogy Projects tagged with Jamestown on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Berkeley Hundred

    Berkeley Hundred in the Virginia Colony comprised about eight thousand acres (32 km²) on the north bank of the James River near Herring Creek in an area then known as Charles Cittie (sic). In 1619, Berkeley Hundred was the site of America's first Thanksgiving Day. It later became known as Berkeley Plantation, and was long the traditional home of the Harrison family, one of the First Fami...

  • Ancient Planters: Wreck of The Sea Venture, 1609

    The purpose of this project is to find the descendants of the passengers aboard the ship Sea Venture, one of the early ships carrying new settlers to Virginia Colony. This Project will have both Project Curators and Project Collaborators. The primary source is this website: This website states: The "Sea Venture" (also called the Seaventure or Sea Adventure) sailed as part of a flotilla of n...