"A people which take no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to be remembered with pride by remote descendants." (Macauley)
Many moons ago, started the journey of discovering all I could about my ancestors. Discovered 9x's maternal great-grandfather, Ezekiah-Hezechias Roughton, b. 1594, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/raughton-4 emigrated from England to the Colony of Jamestown[www.jamestowne.org] in the year 1619, to help build the first institution/college in British America.
Along the "Genealogy Journey" discovered Margaret Dauson, (9xGgm) b. 1600 d. 1659; https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Dauson-5 was one of the 57 "young maids" sent to Virginia in 1621 by the Virginia Company of London, and she became the wife of Ezekiah.
(Raughton, Ezekiah - Raughton, Margaret Genealogy Records, Jamestowne Society, Qualifying Ancestors www.jamestowne.org/qualifying-ancestors.html) https://www.nps.gov/jame/learn/historyculture/genealogical-research-for-a-jamestown-ancestor.htm
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