Colonial Maps

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MAP of POPHAM COLONY (MAINE 1607)

This map below shows the early settlements, French and British, in the region now known as Maine.  The Popham Colony in 1607 is highlighted in red. If you know anything...

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PLYMOUTH AND MASSACHUSETTS BAY

Many of Nancy’s ancestors, in the Whittington branch flooded into the Massachusetts Bay Colony and left quite an impression before they ditched their digs in Boston and made a pilgrimage...

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MAP of JAMESTOWN (1607)

Map of Jamestown Colony, Virginia in 1607. Maps will enlarge if you click on them for better viewing.  Use your back button to return to this page. The end result...

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MAP of NEW NETHERLANDS (1645)

NEW NETHERLANDS 1645 New Netherlands in 1645 included settlements and forts that extended from Schenectady in the north to Swaanendael on the Delaware River estuary in present day Delaware.  The...

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MAP of LONG ISLAND (1646)

MAP OF LANGE EYLANDT (LONG ISLAND 1645) Our Smith ancestors, the von Couwenhovens, settled into the western edge of the island in 1636.  Wolphert Gerretse von Couwenhoven was the first European...

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MAP of NEW SWEDEN (1645)

FRAUNCES TAVERN – NEW SWEDEN 1645 One of the more interesting finds in my search for ancestors found me stumbling blindly through what the British would call an ‘ordinary’ on...

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MAP of CONNECTICUT COLONIES (1636-1776)

Connecticut Colonies – 1636 The history of Connecticut is especially relevant to Nancy’s Whittington branch of the family tree. Her ancestors were vital players in the development of the several communities...

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MAP of NEWARK NJ (1666)

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY  (1666) The Whittington family tree branches extend through the Osbourne family line and incorporates the DNA of a number of protestant family preachers and deacons who fled...

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MAPS of WESTMORELAND VA SMITHS (1655)

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA  We will come back to the water park in just a moment.  Bring your swim suits and golf clubs should you come looking for Peeter Smith and...

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ACCOMACK KINGDOM 1663

DELMARVA PENINSULA: DELAWARE, MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA Colonial Home of the Whittington Family 1636 (For more information see below the map) The Virginia state line with Maryland is highlighted in red....