Category: Family History

The Blackwall Historical Marker

On June 30, 1928 the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities arranged for and provided a plaque to be displayed at the site where the three ships sailed for America in 1606. It was placed on the Master House, Brunswick Wharf, Blackwall, England and commemorated the landing at Cape

New World Tapestry Features Jamestowne

On February 21, 1989, WFS represent­ative, Vance Wingfield of Ft. Worth, Texas placed the first stitch in the 1607 tapestry depicting England’s establishment of the first permanent colony in the new world. The ceremony was in Bideford, Devon is for one of the eventual 23 canvas em­broidery panels each 11

Line of Frances Cromwell

Grandmother of Thomas Wingfield of York River, VA By Josephine H. Wasson Henry VIII, grandson of our Wingfield ancestor Queen Elizabeth Woodville, con­sort of Edward IV, was one of England’s ablest, but most tyrannical rulers. Though he is remembered mainly for his numerous wives and for separating the Church of

"Posse Nolle Nobile" — Latin for "To have the power without the wish is noble."
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