Genealogy Projects tagged with Jamestown Colony on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ancient Planters: Passengers of the Diana (1618)

    The following entiries were obtained from my Hotten book 8a from the Musters of the Inhabitants in Virginia 1624/1625 chapters, pages 201 thru 265, which lists the muster captain, and what ship the individual arrived on. Beane, William, 1618 voyage, aged 25 at muster Elizabeth City under Richard Mintrene. Flynt, Thomas, 1618 voyage, mustr at Elizabeth City with Merres, Wheeler, Brocke and...

  • Ancient Planters: Passengers of the Susan Constant (1607)

    The Virginia Company dispatched 144 men and boys on three ships which left England in December of 1606 and arrived in Virginia in May of 1607. The Susan Constant , at 120 tons, was the largest of the three ships led by Capt. Christopher Newport. She carried 71 colonists and was about 116 feet long. The Godspeed , led by Capt. Bartholomew Gosnold, carried 39 passengers and 13 sailors. She was ...

  • 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 ...