After his arrival in Jamestown in 1619, Governor George Yeardley immediately gave notice that the Virginia colony would establish a legislative assembly. This assembly, the House of Burgesses, first met on July 30, 1619.

After his arrival in Jamestown in 1619, Governor George Yeardley immediately gave notice that the Virginia colony would establish a legislative assembly. This assembly, the House of Burgesses, first met on July 30, 1619.

My 9th GGF Thomas Jordan, the son of Samuel Jordan was a member of the Houses of Burgesses from Warroquoiacke in the years 1629, 1631, and 1632.  He was Commissioner in 1627.

My 9th GGF Thomas Jordan, the son of Samuel Jordan was a member of the Houses of Burgesses from Warroquoiacke in the years 1629, 1631, and 1632. He was Commissioner in 1627.

House of Burgesses    In April, 1619, GOVERNOR GEORGE YEARDLEY arrived in Virginia from England and announced that the Virginia Company had voted to abolish martial law and create a legislative assembly. It became the House of Burgesses — the first legislative assembly in the American colonies. The first assembly met on July 30, 1619, in the church at Jamestown.

House of Burgesses In April, 1619, GOVERNOR GEORGE YEARDLEY arrived in Virginia from England and announced that the Virginia Company had voted to abolish martial law and create a legislative assembly. It became the House of Burgesses — the first legislative assembly in the American colonies. The first assembly met on July 30, 1619, in the church at Jamestown.

The House of Burgesses [ushistory.org]

The House of Burgesses [ushistory.org]

Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. Harrison was a representative for Surry County, Virginia (1756-1758) and Charles City County (1766-1776) to the House of Burgesses. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777 and, during the Second Continental Congress, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. Harrison was a representative for Surry County, Virginia (1756-1758) and Charles City County (1766-1776) to the House of Burgesses. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777 and, during the Second Continental Congress, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Thomas Harris, Sr. (1585 - 1658) - Genealogy, son of Sir William Harris and Alice Smith. Died in Virginia USA. He was a Captain in the Charles City regiment in 1623 against the Indians, was a member of the House of Burgesses from Charles City Co. and then  from Henrico.  His first wife was Adria Gurgancy in England. Their daughter, Mary Harris b. 1625? married Col. Thomas Ligon of Henrico Co. VA. (Percy/Harris/Ligon line)

Thomas Harris, Sr. (1585 - 1658) - Genealogy, son of Sir William Harris and Alice Smith. Died in Virginia USA. He was a Captain in the Charles City regiment in 1623 against the Indians, was a member of the House of Burgesses from Charles City Co. and then from Henrico. His first wife was Adria Gurgancy in England. Their daughter, Mary Harris b. 1625? married Col. Thomas Ligon of Henrico Co. VA. (Percy/Harris/Ligon line)

House of Burgesses -            List of members of the Virginia House of Burgesses://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_members_of_the_Virginia_House_of_Burgesses

House of Burgesses - List of members of the Virginia House of Burgesses://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_members_of_the_Virginia_House_of_Burgesses

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