Person:Ferdinando Gorges (1)

Sir Ferdinando Gorges
  1. Sir Edward Gorges1564 - 1624
  2. Sir Ferdinando Gorges1565 - 1647
  • HSir Ferdinando Gorges1565 - 1647
  • WAnn Bell - 1620
m. 24 Feb 1589
  1. John Gorges1593 - 1656
  2. Ellen Gorges
  3. Honoria Gorges
  4. Robert Gorges1595 - abt 1627
  • HSir Ferdinando Gorges1565 - 1647
  • WMary Fulford - 1622
m. 1621
m. 1627
m. 28 Sep 1629
Facts and Events
Name[2] Sir Ferdinando Gorges
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 1565
Marriage 24 Feb 1589 Westminster, Middlesex, EnglandSt Margaret's
to Ann Bell
Marriage 1621 to Mary Fulford
Marriage 1627 Ladock, Cornwall, Englandto Elizabeth Gorges
Marriage 28 Sep 1629 Wraxall, Somerset, Englandto Elizabeth Gorges
Death[1][3] 1647
Reference Number? Q5443946?

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Sir Ferdinando Gorges (1565–1647), the "Father of English Colonization in North America", was an early English colonial entrepreneur and founder of the Province of Maine in 1622, although Gorges himself never set foot in the New World.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ferdinando Gorges, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. Smyth, John, and John Maclean. The Berkeley manuscripts: the lives of the Berkeleys, lords of the honour, castle and manor of Berkeley, in the county of Gloucester, from 1066 to 1618, with a description of the hundred of Berkeley and of its inhabitants. (Gloucester: J. Bellows, 1885), 2:185.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Master, George S. Collections for a parochial history of Wraxall. (Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1900), p. 22-24.
  4.   Stephen, Leslie, ed, and Sidney, ed Lee. Dictionary of National Biography. (London: Smith, Elder, 1885-1900), 22:241-243.