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Did you know that John Rolfe and Pocahontas from the colony of Jamestown, Virginia, have living descendants? Tonight their descendant Wilhelmena Kelly, organizing regent of the Increase Carpenter Chapter DAR in Queens, joins Jane to talk about colonial Jamestown genealogy. What records are available to trace your colonial Jamestown family? What is the story of John Rolfe and Pocahontas?
Portrait of Pocahontas and sketch of the Jamestown fort in 1608 from Wikipedia Commons.
It's good to talk.