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Captain John Shethar

John H. Stelter

Captain John Shethar

American pioneer and freemason

by John H. Stelter

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Published by J.H. Stelter in [Geneva, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John H. Stelter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 90/00330 (F)
The Physical Object
Pagination11 leaves ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2001120M
LC Control Number90888187

Captain John Smith synonyms, Captain John Smith pronunciation, Captain John Smith translation, English dictionary definition of Captain John Smith. Noun 1. Captain John Smith - English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas John Smith, Smith.   Stock Montage / Getty. Engraved portrait of English colonist, pioneer, sailor, and soldier John Smith circa – Smith signed on to the Virginia Company's project at Jamestown, which became the first permanent English settlement in America.

John was made a freeman on November 6, , and was appointed Constable by the General Court on ^ Of him, the historj^ of Stratford, Conn., says: " John Benjamin, Esquire, Gentleman, was the first of that name who came to this countr}^ His ancestors were Welsh, and were among the first of the landed gentr}' of England. Captain Jan (Dutch: Hollands Glorie) is a novel by Dutch writer Jan de book depicts highly skilled tugboat sailors as modern successors to the bold navigators of the Dutch Golden was made into a Dutch TV series in

84 Captain John Smith of his workemen) shipped himselfe in the Shallop to search the Coun-try for trade. The want of the language, knowledge to mannage his boat without sailes, the want of a sufficient power, (knowing the mul-titude of the Salvages) apparell for his men, and other necessaries, were infinite impediments, yet no by: More than one hundred men sailed across the Atlantic in to found the Jamestown colony in Virginia. The roster for the expedition lists fifty-nine of them as "gentlemen." One of those gentlemen, Captain John Smith, wasn't born with his title. He earned it beheading three Turkish soldiers in a series of single combat duels.


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John Shethar was named Captain shortly after the battle, on Octo The Battle of Brandywine was a defeat for the patriots, however, and Captain Shethar was Captain John Shethar book the Continental Army during its dark days at Valley Forge in the winter of When I visited Valley Forge in JuneI found his name in the database.

It would be hard to overstate how much I enjoyed this book. The Hooblers tell the story of John Smith masterfully, with a Captain John Shethar book eye for detail and with a sense of historical balance and perspective. For anyone interested in either Captain John Smith or the Jamestown colony, I cannot recommend this book highly enough/5.

Captain John Smith A Foothold in the New World John knew he had to keep his wits about him at all costs. Sitting opposite him was a man clad in a raccoon-skin robe with a string of pearls around his neck/5(7).

John Smith's Book () When the Captain returned to England, he expanded his letter into a book, which he published along with his remarkable map in as Proceedings of the English Colony of Virginia. The book is in two parts - one part written by Captain John Smith and the other part written by several of his crew including Walter Russell.

The Three Worlds of Captain John Smith Hardcover – January 1, by Philip L. Barbour (Author), Illustrated (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from /5(2). Historian John Thompson guides us through annotated selections of Smith's most important and compelling writings, adding authoritative perspective and commentary to round out the picture. The volume includes some of Drawing from Smith's own personal journals, this concise biography paints a rich and detailed portrait of one of America's most /5.

John Smith (baptized. 6 January – 21 June ) was an English soldier, explorer, colonial governor, Admiral of New England, and played an important role in the establishment of the colony at Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in America in the early 17th century.

He was a leader of the Virginia Colony between September and August Born: Lincolnshire, England. Books. Here's the story of Captain John Smith you didn't get from the Disney flick. The World. Novem PM EST. Captain John Smith Elementary School located in Hampton, Virginia - VA.

Find Captain John Smith Elementary School test scores, student-teacher ratio, parent reviews and teacher stats. We're an independent nonprofit that provides parents with in-depth school quality type: Public school.

Captain John Smith, based on an engraving done in John Smith Map of (colorized by Preservation Virginia).

Captain John Smith was an adventurer, soldier, explorer and author. Through the telling of his early life, we can trace the developments of a man who became a dominate force in the eventual success of Jamestown and the.

The Captain is a novel by Dutch writer Jan de is a sequel of a sort to his book Captain Jan, though not having the same characters as the earlier book. Plot summary. The frame story has Martinus Harinxma, a senior tugboat captain home after a long voyage, catching up on correspondence.

He opens a letter from a young man who is the son of a Canadian. About this Item: By the Author, Columbus, MI, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 46 pages; illustrated story of Captain John Smith and his adventures including in Jamestown, the first English settlement to survive the wilderness of North America.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. John's estate was administered on by his son John, No. 10, Aug. 1, Onthe town of Killingworth voted to give six acres of land to each of her soldiers who were out in the Indian wars, one of whom was this John Shethar.

The children of John and Elizabeth Wellman Shethar were as follows: THE SHETHAR FAMILY lo 6. Captain John Smith (c. January – J ) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, explorer, and author. He was knighted for his services to Sigismund Bathory, Prince of Transylvania and friend Mózes Székely.

He is remembered for his role in establishing the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown.

- Explore djones's board "Captain Smith" on Pinterest. See more ideas about John smith, History and Jamestown colony pins. John Byars, Sr. was born 16 Mar in Virginia. John was the son of 1. James Henry Byars and Peggy Gentry. John Byars, Sr. was a Captain in the American Revolution.

He died in Louisa Co., VA in He married Elizabeth Thomason on in Virginia. Elizabeth died Oct. 12, in Washington Co., VA. They had the following children. Virginians know that Captain John Smith was vital to the survival of Jamestown in its early years. They can quote his order: “ He that will not work shall not eat.” But few know that Smith’s adventures started years before Jamestown.

Born in in Willoughby, England, Smith left home at age 16 after his father died. John Alexander Lillington (he went by his middle name "Alexander") was the grandson of Major Alexander Lillington, and was born sometime in the early s in what was then Beaufort Precinct, in the Albemarle region of North Carolina.

His parents were (probably) John Lillington and his wife, Sarah Porter Lillington. John Smith (c. January – 21 June ) was a English soldier, explorer, and was a leader of the first settlements at the Virginia Colony in He explored the rivers of Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay and drew a map of the Chesapeake Bay area and New England.

Smith's books and maps were very important in supporting Englishmen living in the. John Harris, son of Christopher Harris and Agnes McCord. See Harris Family. John Harris served through the Revolution with the rank of Captain, and soon after the war he emigrated to Kentucky, settling in Madison County where he became a noted citizen.

He was judge of the Circuit Court and he also represented the county in the legislature in This Masonic apron belonged to Captain John Shethar of the Second Continental Dragoons, Connecticut, during the American Revolution.

Credit Line: Gift of Edwin Shethar.Captain John Smith’s map of New England, published The subject of this post may fall within the category of quaint historical trivia. But I have long found the anecdote intriguing and when I mention it to others, even historian friends, I find that it is little known.