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 John Thomas Rolfe, Jr

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John Thomas Rolfe, Jr

  • Birth 6 May 1585 Heacham, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England
  • Death 20 Mar 1622 Jamestown, James City County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Body lost or destroyed
  • Plot Kippax Plantation
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  • Memorial ID 14575730

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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 11 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14575730
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thomas Rolfe, Jr (6 May 1585–20 Mar 1622), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14575730, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body lost or destroyed.