First Families of Virginia (FFV) were those families in Colonial Virginia who were socially prominent and wealthy, but not necessarily the earliest settlers. ... The American Revolution cut ties with Britain but not with its social traditions. ... Families often used surnames as given names, as in the "Johns" of Johns Hopkins ...


Dec 31, 2011 ... A list of first settlers in Jamestown America may help you discover if your ... These small craft (replicas) brought the early settlers to Jamestown.


Surname List: Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties.


Use online editions of James Savage's book A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England to find biographical information of many early settlers ...


... many descendants bear surnames which became common in the growing colony. ... Most of such early settlers in Virginia were so-called "Second Sons". ... The combination of notable Native American and English heritage began when their ...


In nearly forty years of work as a professional genealogist, she has compiled and edited number of multi-family genealogies and surname works and was editor of  ...


Description: Learn the basics of researching your early New England ... Arranged alphabetically by the groom's surname, each couple's entry includes the ... to further research into the pre-American ancestry of early New England settlers.


Surnames are of course a European thing, so I assume that the OP is asking about the oldest European names in America, that is, the names of the first settlers ...


Mar 1, 2015 - Surnames of Early New England Settlers | Colonies • The English had the ... Ulster Emigration to Colonial America, by R. Genealogy Research.


The Encyclopedia of American Last Names: Family Genealogy and Meanings for 1000 Surnames of Early European Settlers to the United States - Kindle edition ...