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On May 14, 1607, the
was established on the mainland of Jamestown Settlement Colony North America. [1 ]
A group of 104 English men and boys began the settlement on the banks of
Virginia's James River. They were sponsored by the Virginia Company of London, whose stockholders hoped to make a profit from the resources of the New World. The community suffered terrible hardships in its early years, but managed to endure, earning the distinction of being America's first permanent English colony. List of the Original Settlers [edit ]
Arrived on three ships, the
Susan Constant, the Discovery and the Godspeed. Jeremy Alicock, Gentleman, (d. August 14, 1607) Captain Gabriell Archer, Gentleman, died Winter 1609-1610 John Asbie, (d. August 6, 1607) Robert Behethland, Gentleman, (d. 1628) Benjamin Best, Gentleman, (d. September 5, 1607) Edward Brinto, Mason, Soldier James Brumfield, Boy Edward Brookes, Gentleman, (d. April 7, 1607) John Brookes, Gentleman Edward Browne, Gentleman, (d. August 15, 1607) William Bruster, Gentleman, (d. August 10, 1607) John Capper, Carpenter George Cassen, Labourer, (d. December 1607) Thomas Cassen, Labourer William Cassen, Labourer Ustis Clovill, Gentleman, (d. June 7, 1607) Samuell Collier, Boy, (d. 1622) Roger Cooke, Gentleman Thomas Couper, Barber Richard Crofts, Gentleman Richard Dixon, Gentleman John Dods, Labourer, Soldier Ould Edward, Labourer Thomas Emry, Carpenter, (d. December 1607) Robert Fenton, Gentleman George Flowre, Gentleman, (d. August 9, 1607) Robert Ford, Gentleman Richard Frith, Gentleman Stephen Galthrope (or Halthrop), Gentleman, (d. August 15, 1607) William Garret, Bricklayer George Golding, Labourer Thomas Gore, Gentleman, (d. August 16, 1607) Anthony Gosnold, Gentleman, (d. January 7, 1609) Captain Bartholomew Gosnold, Captain of the Godspeed, Council Member, (d. August 16, 1607) Edward Harrington, Gentleman (d. August 24, 1607) John Herd, Bricklayer Nicholas Houlgrave, Gentleman Master Robert Hunt, Preacher, (d. before 1609) Thomas Jacob, Sergeant, (d. September 4, 1607) William Johnson, Labourer Captain George Kendall, Council Member, (d. December 1, 1607) Ellis Kingston (or Kiniston), Gentleman, (d. September 18, 1607) John Laydon, Labourer William Laxon, Carpenter William Love, Tailor, Soldier John Martin, Jr, Gentleman, (d. August 18, 1607) Captain John Martin, Sr, Gentleman, Council Member (d. June 1632) George Martin, Gentleman Francis Midwinter, Gentleman, (d. August 14, 1607) Edward Morris, Gentleman, Corporal, (d. August 14, 1607) Matthew Morton, Sailor Thomas Mounslie, Laborer,(d. August 17, 1607) Thomas Mouton, Gentleman,(d. September 19, 1607) Richard Mutton, Boy Nathaniel Peacock, Boy Penington, Robert - Gentleman, (d. August 18, 1607) Master George Percie, Gentleman,(d. 1632) Dru Pickhouse, Gentleman,(d. August 19, 1607) Edward Pising, Carpenter Nathaniel Powell, Gentleman (d. March 22, 1622) Jonas Profit, Sailor, Fisherman Captain John Ratliffe, Captain of the Discovery, Council Member, (d. November 1609) James Read, Blacksmith, Soldier, (d. March 13, 1622) John Robinson, Gentleman, (d. December 1607) William Rods, Labourer, (d. August 27, 1607) Thomas Sands, Gentleman Edward Short, Labourer, (d. August 1607) John Short, Gentleman Richard Simons, Gentleman, (d. September 18, 1607) Nicholas Scot (or Skot), Drummer Robert Small, Carpenter Captain John Smyth, Council Member, (d. June 1631) William Smethes, Gentleman Francis Snarsbrough, Gentleman John Stevenson, Gentleman Thomas Studley, Gentleman, (d. August 28, 1607) William Tanker, Gentleman Henry Tavin, Labourer Kellam Throgmorton, Gentleman, (d. August 26, 1607) Anas Todkill, Carpenter, Soldier William Unger, Labourer George Walker, Gentleman Thomas Walker, listed under "Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890" John Waller (or Waler), Gentleman, (d. August 24, 1607) Thomas Webbe, Gentleman William White, Laborer William Wilkinson, Surgeon Master Edward Maria Wingfield, Captain of the Susan Constant, Council President, (d. 1631) Thomas Wotton, Surgeon, (d. April 28, 1638)
Mariners and others known to have been with the expedition.
Browne, Oliver - Mariner Clarke, Charles - Mariner Collson (or Cotson), John - Mariner Crookdeck, John - Mariner Deale, Jeremy - Mariner Fitch, Mathew - Mariner - died July 1609 Genoway, Richard - Mariner Godword, Thomas - Mariner Jackson, Robert - Mariner Markham, Robert - Mariner Nelson, Francys - Captain - died Winter 1612-1613 Poole, Jonas - Mariner - died 1612 Skynner, Thomas - Mariner Turnbrydge (or Turbridge), Thomas - Mariner Newport, Christopher - Captain, Councilor - died 1617 Tyndall, Robert - Mariner, Gunner White, Benjamyn - Mariner Danynell Stephen
First Supply -- January 1608 [edit ] Jefrey Abots, Gentleman Robert Alberton, Perfumer Robert Barnes, Gentleman William Bayley, Gentleman William Beckwith, Tailer Richard Belfield, Refiner William Bentley, Labourer John Bouth, Labourer Richard Brislow, Labourer William Burket, Labourer James Burne William Cantril, Gentleman William Causey, Gentleman Thomas Coo, Gentleman Robert Cotton, Tobacco-pipe-maker Robert Cutler, Gentleman William Dawson, Refiner Richard Dole, Blacksmith Thomas Feld, Apothecary Richard Fetherstone George Forest, Gentleman Post Gittnat, Surgeon Raymond Goodyson, Labourer Richard Gradon, Labourer William Gryvill, Gentleman Edward Gurganay, Gentleman John Harford, Apothecary John Harper, Gentleman George Hill, Gentleman Thomas Hope, Tailer William Johnson, Refiner Peter Keffer, Gunner Richard Killingbeck, Gentleman Timothy Leds, Gentleman John Lewes, Cooper William May, Labourer Michaell Richard Miler, Labourer Richard Molynex, Gentleman Ralfe Morton, Gentleman Rowland Nelstrop, Labourer John Nickoles, Gentleman William Perce, Labourer Francis Perkins, Labourer Michaell Phetyplace, Gentleman William Phetyplace, Gentleman Peter Pory, Gentleman Richard Pots, Gentleman John Powell, Tailer George Pretty, Gentleman Richard Prodger, Gentleman Abraham Ransacke, Refiner Christopher Rode Doctor Russell, Gentleman Richard Salvage, Labourer Thomas Salvage, Labourer Matthew Scrivner, appointed to be of the Council Michaell Sickelmore, Gentleman William Simons, Labourer John Speareman, Labourer William Spence, Labourer Daniell Stalling, Jeweller John Taverner, Gentleman Laurence Towtales, Tailer Nicholas Ven, Labourer William Ward, Tailer James Watkings Vere Richard Worley, Gentleman Richard Wyffin, Gentleman Bishop Wyles, Labourer William Yonge, Tailer Second Supply -- Fall 1608 [edit ] Thomas Abbey, Gentleman Gabriell Bedle, Gentleman John Bedle, Gentleman Henry Bell, Tradesmen Thomas Bradley, Tradesmen Anne Burras, maid to Mistress Forrest John Burras, Tradesmen George Burton, Gentleman Rawley Chroshaw, Gentleman John Clarke, Tradesmen Henry Collings, Gentleman John Dauxe, Gentleman Thomas Dowse, Laborer William Dowman, Gentleman David Ellys, Tradesmen Thomas Forest, Gentleman Mistress Forrest Thomas Fox, Laborer Thomas Gipson, Tradesmen Thomas Graves, Gentleman John Gudderington, Gentleman Nicholas Hancock, Laborer Hardwin, Laborer Harmon Haryson, Gentleman Hellyard, Boy John Hoult, Gentleman David ap Hugh, Tradesmen Master Hunt, Gentleman Thomas Lavander, Tradesmen Henry Ley, Gentleman Michaell Lowicke, Gentleman Thomas Mallard, Laborer Thomas Maxes, Gentleman Milman, Boy Morrell, Laborer Thomas Norton, Gentleman Dionis Oconor, Tradesmen Thomas Phelps, Tradesmen Henry Philpot, Gentleman Master Powell, Tradesmen John Prat, Tradesmen Rose, Laborer John Russell, Gentleman William Russell, Gentleman William Sambage, Gentleman Scot, Laborer Jefry Shortridge, Tradesmen William Taler, Laborer Daniell Tucker, Gentleman Williams, Laborer Captain Peter Winne, appointed to the Council Captain Richard Waldo, appointed to the Council Walker, Laborer Master Francis West, Gentleman Hugh Wollystone, Gentleman Hugh Wynne, Tradesmen George Yarington, Gentleman eight Dutch men and Poles, with some others ^ "Timeline of exploration of N.America". Timepage.org . Retrieved 2009-09-22.