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Edward Eason

Birthplace: England
Immediate Family:

Husband of Mistress Eason
Father of Bermuda Eason and William Eason

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About Edward Eason

Virginia immigrants and adventurers, 1607-1635: a biographical dictionary By Martha W. McCartney. pg. 271: Lists Edward Eason and pregnant wife as new colonists aboard the Sea Venture. While stranded on Bermuda, his wife gave birth to their son, whom they named Bermuda.

The Third Supply was the "Sea Venture" (also called the Seaventure or Sea Adventure) sailed as part of a flotilla of nine ships commanded by Admiral Sir George Somers. Intended destination was Jamestown, Virginia. The On 2 June 1609, "Sea Venture", flagship of the "Third Supply" and eight other ships departed London. On 23/25 July, A hurricane at sea separated the Sea Venture from the other vessels. After four days, she began taking on water. Land was sited and she wrecked between two reefs off the shores at Discovery Bay of Bermuda on 28 July 1609. All of approximately 150 passengers safely made land. Two pinnances were built during the following nine months, the "Deliverance" and the "Patience" from the timber of the ruined Seaventure. These vessels sailed on to Virginia 10 May 1610, leaving two men behind.

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Eason, Edward and wife,

Baby boy Bermuda born in Bermuda to Edward and wife

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Edward Eason's Timeline

March 18, 1610
Age 10
Age 55