Dickerson Family

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  • ID: I08451
  • Name: THOMAS (CAPT.) GRAVES
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 APR 1584 in Lamborne, Berkshire, England
  • Death: 1636 in Accomack County, Virginia
  • Reference Number: D-8466
  • Note: Arrived in Virginia in October of 1608, coming from England in the ship "Mary and Margaret" with Captain Christopher Newport's second supply. He was one of the original Adventurers (stockholders) of the Virginia Company of London, and one of the very early planters (settlers) who founded Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in North America. He was captured by the indians and taken to Opechancanough. Thomas Savage who came to Virginia with the first supply was sent to rescue him. He was a member of the First Legislature Assembly in America. He had a patent for 200 acres of land on the Eastern Shore of the Bay of Chesapeake is recorded 03-14-1628. This was in Accomack, now part of Northampton County, Virginia



    Father: THOMAS GRAVES b: 1556 in Lamborne, Berkshire, England
    Mother: JOAN BLAGROVE b: 1560 in Lamborne, Berkshire, England

    Marriage 1 KATHERINE CROSHAW b: 1586 in Gravesend, Kent, England
    • Married: ABT 1610 in England
    Children
    1. Has Children JOHN GRAVES b: 1611 in England
    2. Has Children THOMAS GRAVES , JR. b: ABT 1617 in England
    3. Has Children VERLINDA GRAVES b: 1618 in Virginia
    4. Has Children ANN GRAVES b: 1620 in Hungar's Creek, Accomack county, Virginia
    5. Has Children KATHERINE GRAVES b: 1622 in Ireland
    6. Has Children FRANCIS GRAVES , SR. b: 1630 in Accomack, Accomack County, Virginia
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