July 9, 1576 - Thomas West, the future baron De La Warr, is born at Wherwell, Hampshire. He is the son of Thomas West, eleventh baron De La Warr, and his wife, Anne Knollys.
March 9, 1592 - Thomas West matriculates at Queen's College, Oxford. He will leave the university without a degree.
1595 - Thomas West travels to Italy with a son of Sir Thomas Shirley of Wiston, West's godfather.
November 25, 1596 - Thomas West marries Cecilia Shirley, the youngest daughter of his godfather, Sir Thomas Shirley, at Saint-Dunstan-in-the-West, a church in London.
October 1597–February 1598 - Thomas West serves in the House of Commons representing Lymington.
1598 - Thomas West possibly serves with English forces fighting the Spanish in the Netherlands.
June 30, 1599 - Thomas West distinguishes himself at battle near Arklow, County Wicklow, during a campaign against Irish rebels, which is led by his first cousin, Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex.
July 12, 1599 - Thomas West is knighted while in Ireland fighting in a campaign against Irish rebels, which is led by his first cousin, Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex.
February 1601 - Implicated in an uprising against Queen Elizabeth led by his first cousin, Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex, Thomas West is briefly confined at the Wood Street Counter, a debtors' prison in London.
February 19, 1601 - Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex, imprisoned for leading an uprising against Queen Elizabeth, apologizes to Thomas West's father, Essex's uncle, for causing his cousin to be arrested. West "was unacquainted with the whole matter," Essex says.
March 24, 1602 - After his father's death, Thomas West inherits the barony De La Warr, becoming third, or the twelfth, baron De La Warr. The number depends on a willingness to recognize the barony's second creation, in 1572. West also becomes a member of Queen Elizabeth's Privy Council
October 3, 1603 - Henry West is born to Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, and Cecilia Shirley West.
August 30, 1605 - Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, is created an MA of Oxford University.
1609 - Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, joins the Virginia Company of London and serves on its council.
May 23, 1609 - The Crown approves a second royal charter for the Virginia Company of London. It replaces the royal council with private corporate control, extends the colony's boundaries to the Pacific Ocean, and installs a governor, Sir Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, to run operations in Virginia.
February 28, 1610 - Assuming that Sir Thomas Gates is dead, the Virginia Company of London commissions Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, governor and captain-general for life. He departs for America a few weeks later.
March 1610 - Having returned to England from Virginia the previous autumn, Samuel Argall sets sail for the colony again, this time transporting Thomas West, baron De La Warr, the new governor.
April 1, 1610 - Lawrence Bohun sails for Virginia as personal physician to the new governor, Thomas West, baron De La Warr.
June–July 1610 - Within a month of arriving at Jamestown, Lawrence Bohun treats the fever of Governor Thomas West, baron De La Warr, with bloodletting, which De La Warr believes saves his life.
June 8, 1610 - Sailing up the James River toward the Chesapeake Bay and then Newfoundland, Jamestown colonists encounter a ship bearing the new governor, Thomas West, baron De La Warr, and a year's worth of supplies. The colonists return to Jamestown that evening.
June 10, 1610 - The Virginia colony's new governor, Sir Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, arrives at Jamestown and hears a sermon delivered by Reverend Richard Bucke.
June 12, 1610 - In Jamestown, Governor Thomas West, baron De La Warr, confirms Gates's orders and issues additional orders of his own. The orders will be published in 1612 as For the Colony in Virginea Britannia. Lawes Divine, Morall and Martiall, &c.
November 1610 - Governor Sir Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, sends an expedition west toward the falls of the James River. After an initial defeat at the hands of the Appamattuck's weroansqua, Opossunoquonuske, the colonists destroy the Appamattuck village.
March 28, 1611 - Governor Thomas West, baron De La Warr, ill with malaria or scurvy, leaves Virginia on a ship piloted by Samuel Argall and bound for Nevis in the West Indies.
June 25, 1611 - Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, addresses a letter to his superiors at the Virginia Company of London. He had left Virginia with plans to recuperate from illness in Bermuda, but a storm forced him west, eventually all the way to England.
Autumn 1616 - Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, and his wife, Cecilia Shirley West, introduce John Rolfe and his wife, Pocahontas, into English society. The visitors from Virginia are in London to raise funds for the Virginia Company of London.
March 16, 1618 - John Chamberlain of London reports in a letter that Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, governor and captain-general for life of Virginia, has again sailed for the colony.
July 7, 1618 - Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, governor and captain-general for life of Virginia, dies aboard the ship Neptune on a return voyage to the colony. It is possible that his body is buried at Jamestown.
October 14, 1618 - By this date, news has reached England of the death of Governor Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr. His son Henry inherits the barony De La Warr.
1619–1623 - Cecilia Shirley West, the widow of Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr, disposes of her husband's sixty-five shares of land, including his investment in West and Shirley Plantation.
September 20, 1619 - The Virginia Company of London grants a thirty-one-year pension of £500 per year to Cecilia Shirley West, the widow of Thomas West, twelfth baron De La Warr Thomas West
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Steve FYI and the Sarah Magruder family ties.
This is the one I'm looking for. Born in Canada, immigrated to North Dakota for a few years, then came back.
This is my paternal Grandfather, also Archie in the same cemetery in Arcola. I'm sure he was born in the US as that is the info on the 1921 Canadian Census.
I was born a Sinclair in Saskatchewan. Because of family breakup my knowledge of the family is limited but I was told our line came through the US. I am posting the headstone of my earliest known ancestor. Not very far back I'm afraid and I don't know his place of birth.
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Last week I was in Scotland doing a bit of research. Got a wonderful tour of Corstorphine Old Parish Church in the western part of Edinburgh. It was built by the Forrester family. Our Herdmanston Lineage has a Big-Y-proven connection to this family in the 1400s. See the armorial bearings in this effigy of Sir John Forrester. More photos and research coming about this connection.
Another effigy here, this one likely of Adam Forrester, the builder of what was Corstorphine Castle nearby (nothing left of it now). I find the quartering interesting. I say “likely of Adam” because there has been a lot of work on the church over the years and the effigies might have been moved from one side to the other. Read more on this here - http://www.corstorphineoldparish.org.uk/a-short-history
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