LONG

Richard Longe came to Virginia in “London Merchant” with Alice his wife, age 23 and had Richard (2) b in Va. Among the living “Att Elizabeth Cittye” after the Indian massacre, Feb 16, 1623; Richard Long, wife, & infant. (Hotten)

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LILLINGTON

No history of Perquimans would be complete without mention of this prominent family, who took such an active part in the early official activities of the colony, and Perq Precinct in particular. Their marriages are found among the highest, and

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LEIGH

Agnes De Leigh dau of Richard De Leigh, great gr-son of Hamon, Lord of High Leigh, temp Henry II. Agnes Leigh m 3 times, her 3d husband being Sir William Venerables, Knt (2d son of William Baron of Kinderton) and

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LAWRENCE

The supposition seems very plausible, that the family by this name in Perq, came as so many others had done, from Nansemond Co Va, where John Lawrence, was living very early, according to the records of Isle of Wight Co.

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LAMB

Joshua Lamb in an affidavit made in Perq, asserted that he was “of Mass Bay, in New England.” Sir William Berkeley granted to Joshua Lamb of New England “the whole Island of Roanoke” April 17, 1676. Test’ James Bray, Darby

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JORDAN

Samuel Jordan arrived at Jamestown with Sir George Somers fleet, 1609. Samuel Gourden of Charles City Co, “an ancient planter, who hath abode 9 years in this colony and his wife Cicily, who hath abode 2 years in the colony”

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JONES

As everyone knows there are Jones, and then Jones. While it is extremely difficult to decide with absolute certainty the descent of any line of this numerous family, and one is often very much confused by their many Johns, &

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JESSOP

Not a great deal is known about this family, before coming to N. C. The Virginia records do not yield anything of importance about them, and the Quaker Rec in Nansemond Co, are silent on the subject. They came probably

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JACOCKS

Excursus, Jacocks. No records have been found in the lower counties of Virginia throwing light on the Jacocks family, neither are the records in Perq very generous in details about them. The line has been well written up by Mr

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