VG, Like New. Aqua paper boards, gilt letters on spine, gilt motif on front cover, maps on flylfeaves, 827 pp., 17 BW illus. The Third edition of this vital genealogical resource for those with Virginia ancestors. "The purpose of this volume has been to develop the descendants of the following groups: 1. Adventurers of purse who either came to Virginia in the period 1607-1625 and had descendants or who did not come to Virginia within that period but whose grandchildren were residents there. 2. Immigrants to Virginia, i.e. Adventurers of person, 1607-1625 who left descendants. There are 109 individuals who have been identified as qualifying in these groups. The descendants of each of the 109 individuals are presented through three generations, bringing the history of the family of that individual through the seventeenth century." (p. xv).
Photos & Maps. Near Fine. No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11" xxxii, 827 pp, green leatherette boards w/gilt emblem on the front cover and gilt lettering on the spine, map endpapers of Jamestown 1607. Material, both biographical and genealogical ws collected with the history of Virginia in the period 1607-1624/5. This volume commemorates the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Order. The book begins with the Musters, followed by the Adventurers of Purse and Person and their families. The Adventurers of their Person suffered hardshps and gave their lives that a civilisation might be created in the New World, and the Adventurers of Purse dared to invest in the support of the venture. Some of the names are Boyse, Chard, Dods, Vincene, Harris, Price, Hilton, Taylor, Oage, Coltman, Farmer, Bradway, Sheppey, Parins, Woodwards, Bolte, Collins, and many more.
Adventurers of purse and person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5.
by Virginia M. Meyer, John Frederick Dorman, 1607-1624/5 Order of First Families of Virginia
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