Genealogy Projects tagged with ancient planter on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ancient Planters of the Colony of Virginia

    The term "Ancient Planter" is applied to those persons who arrived in Virginia before 1616, remained for a period of three years, and paid their passage. They received the first patents of land in the new world as authorized by Sir Thomas Dale in 1618 for their personal adventure. Sub-projects Jordan Family Reynolds Family Primary source Wikipedia: Additional useful sites ...

  • Ancient Planters: Clay Family

    John Clay(e), Ancient Planter Objectives To reconcile the Geni presentation with the "traditional" pedigree Document & supplement any corrections needed to the pedigree Conclusions The traditional pedigree seemed valid, the geni tree did not The geni tree corrected to conform to pedigree, completed December 2015 The traditional pedigree: SIR JOHN3 CLAY I (JOHN "OF GLOU...

  • 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...