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Capt. George SYMES, I

Male 1643 - 1687  (44 years)


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  • Name George SYMES 
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    Born 1643  Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1687  Antigua, British West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 


    • (1) Brockman, William Everett, Orange County Virginia Families, Vol. III, Minneapolis, MN: 1959, pp. 66-76:

      GEORGE SYMES (born 1743 [sic]), son of Thomas Symes & wife Amy Bridges, was of West Indies. He md. Dorothy, only child of Thomas Everard of Island of Antigua in West Indies Gent. and his wife was Eliz. Geo. Symes d. 1687 leaving his bro. Henry with others as guardian of his children, Geo., John, Eliz., Christopher, & Henry but leaving hardly any estate.

      Although very young Geo. Symes' sons were forced to earn their living. When old enough, Henry, the youngest, went to sea. In 1687, the year of his father's death, Geo. Symes made his way to Va. where he found work in Surry Co. with Thomas Matthews and others. But in 1698 he left Va. for Antigua.

      GEORGE SYMES, son of THOMAS SYMES and his wife AMY BRIDGES, was b. c 1643 in Somerset, England, d. 1687, in Island of Antigua in West Indies; m. Dorothy, d. after Apr. 30, 1705-6, dau. of Thomas Everard, Gent. & his wife Eliz. Issue:

      1. George of whom later.
      2. John, d. unmarried before 1699
      3. Eliz., married Ulysses Athey
      4. Christopher
      5. Henry
    Person ID I199  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 

    Father Thomas SYMES,   b. Between 1615 and 1620, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1682, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Amy BRIDGES,   b. Abt 1604, Keynsham Parish, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1663, Poundisford, Pitminster Parish, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 03 Jun 1640  Keynsham Parish, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Family Dorothy EVERARD,   b. Abt 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 30 Apr 1706  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. George SYMES, II,   d. 1718, Hanover County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 21:58:26 
    Family ID F808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart