Collected together in one post for your convenience, this is the Revolutionary generation. Washington and Jefferson appear. Lots of other names and great for research.
Put together in one post for your convenience, this is a list of members for the House of Burgesses. Lots of names. Great for research. George Washington appears in the lists for the first time.
In one post for your convenience, this is a membership list of the House of Burgesses from 1712 to 1761. Lots of names here. Great for research, both historical and family.
Dateline: Virginia, March 5, 1623: The year is 1624 by our dating system. The Privy Council is King James I’s closest advisers. 24 men signed this Act.
Dateline: Virginia, 1660-1712. This post is about the membership list of the Virginia House of Burgesses. Primary sources are offered in this post. Great list of names for family research too.
Dateline: 1623/4, Virginia: After the Indian massacre of 1622 and after Thomas Smith’s oppressive governorship, the Colonists implore James I for his support. 26 Virginians signed this petition.
Dateline: Virginia, 1619-1660. This post is about the membership list for the Burgesses. Long list of names for family research too. Some of them are royal gateway ancestors.
Dateline: Virginia, February 1623: Thirty-two men sign this letter to the Privy Council (King James I’s closest advisers).
Dateline: Virginia. This is the final day of their weeklong plenary session. The Governor, his Council, and Burgesses consent to more laws, like treating Indian property with respect and servant girls not getting married without permission. Colonists had dogs too.
Dateline: Virginia. This post deals with issues of a harsh punishment of a servant and then a petition by Mr. John Rolfe, the man who married Pocahontas.