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John Rolfe
Birth: May 6, 1585
Heacham
Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough
Norfolk, England
Death: Mar. 20, 1622
Jamestown
James City County
Virginia, USA

Colonial Figure. He was an English businessman and expert at cultivation of tobacco, he arrived at the colonial settlement of Jamestown Virgina in 1610. In 1614 he married the Indian princess Pocahontas. They returned to Englan where she died in 1616. Rolfe returned to Virgina where he was killed in the Jamestown Indian massacre of 1622. The location of his remains are unknown. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Eustace Rolfe (1562 - 1594)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Hacker Rolfe (1590 - 1610)*
  Jane Pierce Rolfe (1595 - 1635)*
   Pocahontas (1595 - 1617)*
 
 Children:
  Bermuda Rolfe (1610 - 1610)*
  Thomas Rolfe (1615 - 1680)*
  Elizabeth Pierce Rolfe Milner (1620 - 1635)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Plot: Kippax Plantation
GPS (lat/lon): 37.38167, -77.33583
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Jun 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14575730
John Rolfe
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