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Henry Bagwell

Birthplace: St Petrock, Exeter, Devonshire
Death: Died in Northampton, Virginia Colony
Place of Burial: Northampton, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of David Bagwell and Joan Bagwell
Husband of Alice Stratton / Bagwell
Father of Rebecca Bagwell; John Bagwell and Thomas Bagwell
Brother of John or Andrew Bagwell; Elizabeth Bagwell; David "Davy" Bagwell and Dorothy Bagwell

Occupation: Ancient Planter
Managed by: Richard Arthur Neary
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About Henry Bagwell

Arrived at Jamestown, VA, in May of 1610 on board the Deliverance, which, along with the Patience, was built with Bermudan cedar and recovered timber from the Sea Venture. The Sea Venture had blown off course by a storm in August 1609 as it lead a group of 8 other ships in the Third Supply of Jamestown. It wrecked off Bermuda and its passengers lived on Bermuda for ten months. Once the Deliverance and Patience were built, they sailed to Jamestown to find only 60 survivors there. This experience inspired Shakespeare's The Tempest. One of Henry's fellow passengers was John Rolfe, who would eventually marry Pocahantas.


On the 1623 census of Jamestown:

Was a court official and sheriff in Accomack, VA.


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Henry Bagwell's Timeline

October 29, 1589
St Petrock, Exeter, Devonshire
Age 51
Age 52
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Age 55
February 11, 1660
Age 70
Northampton, Virginia Colony
April 28, 1663
Age 70
Northampton, VA, USA