Genealogy Projects tagged with ancient planter on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ancient Planters: Graves Family

    Thomas Graves , (ca 1580 - 1635) gentleman, arrived in Virginia in October of 1608 on the ship "Mary and Margaret" with Captain Christopher Newport's second supply. He paid 25 pounds for two shares in the London Company of Virginia. Thomas Graves was one of the original Adventurers (stockholders) of the Virginia Company of London, and one of the very early Planters (settlers) who founded Jamest...

  • Ancient Planters: Farrar Family

    This project traces and documents the descendants and ancestors of "Councillor" William Farrar of Jamestown, Virginia, " Ancient Planter ." from From Virginia Through the Southwest: Information about William Farrar WILLIAM FARRAR was the third son of John Farrer the elder of Croxton, Ewood, and London, Esquire and Cecily Kelke. He was born into the wealthy landed gentry of Elizabethan E...