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Adventurers of purse and person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5.

Author: John Frederick Dorman
Publisher: Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 2004-2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th ed.View all editions and formats
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The purpose of this set is to document the 'adventurers' who were approximately 900 stockholders mentioned in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd charters of the Virginia colony. There are 109 of these stockholders who qualified as either 'adventurers of purse' or 'adventurers of person'. The 'adventurers of purse' were individuals "who either came to Virginia in the period 1607-1624/5 and had descendants or who did not come to
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Genre/Form: Census
Genealogy
History
Registers
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Frederick Dorman
ISBN: 0806317442 9780806317441 0806317639 9780806317632 9780806317755 0806317752
OCLC Number: 54456619
Description: 3 v. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Families A-F --
v. 2. Families G-P --
v. 3. Families R-Z.

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The purpose of this set is to document the 'adventurers' who were approximately 900 stockholders mentioned in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd charters of the Virginia colony. There are 109 of these stockholders who qualified as either 'adventurers of purse' or 'adventurers of person'. The 'adventurers of purse' were individuals "who either came to Virginia in the period 1607-1624/5 and had descendants or who did not come to Virginia within that period but whose grandchildren were residents there." The 'adventurers of person' were individuals who were immigrants to Virginia and left descendants there.

"The foundation for this work is the Muster of Jan 1624/25 which had never before been printed in full." -- P. xiii, v. 1.

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