Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

George Gov Yeardley

Male 1588 - 1628  (40 years)


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  • Name George Gov Yeardley  [1
    Born 28 Jul 1588  Weston, Hertshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Nov 1628  Jamestown, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I035231  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 

    Family Temperance Flowerdew,   b. 1582, Scattow, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1628, Jamestown, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 1618  Jamestown, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Argoll Yeardley,   b. 1621, Jamestown, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1655, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F20550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 96
      ARGOLL YEARDLEY, Esqr., 3700 acs. Accomacke Co., 6 Sept. 1638, p.
      1. On the E. side of Chisopeian baye, butting N. on the river of Hungars soe called by the Indians, S. upon a small river called Savages Cr., W. on the sd. baye & E. to the maine land towards the Sea. Said land being graunted to Sir Georg Yeardley, Kt., father to the sd. Argoll, by pattern from the late Treasurer & Co. & confirmed by order of Court 9 May 1623 & now due sd. Argoll in right of descent from his sd. father.
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      XXVI. CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS: ANCIENT PLANTERS: INTRODUCTION

      The following list includes those who are known to have come to Virginia before the close of the year 1616, survived the massacre, appear in the Muster of 1624/5 as then living in Virginia, and to most of whom the term "Ancient Planter" may with justification be applied.

      Sir George Yeardley, Kt. Governor. In the Deliverance, 1609. Temperance, Lady Yeardley. In the Faulcon, 1608.

  • Sources 
    1. [S805353] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. V, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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