- Dare, Virginia
born Aug. 18, 1587, Roanoke Island, Va.First child born to English parents in America.Her parents were among the 120 settlers who landed at Roanoke Island, Va., in 1587. Her grandfather, John White, was the colony's governor; he left to collect supplies in England nine days after her birth. A relief expedition that finally reached the colony in 1590 found only the word croatoan carved on a post; the infant Virginia had vanished along with all the other colonists.
* * *▪ English colonistborn Aug. 18, 1587, Roanoke Island, Va. [now in N.C., U.S.]the first English child born in the Americas. She was given the name Virginia because she was the first Christian born in Virginia.Her father was Ananias Dare. Her mother, Ellinor (Eleanor, or Elyonor) White Dare, was the daughter of the Roanoke colony governor, John White. The Dares were among the approximately 120 settlers who left England on May 8, 1587, on an expedition sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh (Raleigh, Sir Walter). Raleigh had intended that the settlement should be established in the Chesapeake Bay area, but the captain of their ship, the “Lion,” had his passengers land instead on Roanoke Island, the site of an unsuccessful earlier colonization venture.Aside from the circumstances of her birth, Virginia Dare's life remains a mystery. Nine days after her birth, on August 27, 1587, her grandfather, Governor White, left the colony for England, acting as Roanoke's agent in obtaining further aid and assistance for the colony. He arrived in England that November as the nation was about to go to war with Spain. It was not until August 1590 that White reached Roanoke with a relief expedition. It found no trace of the settlers—only the word croatoan carved on a post. The infant Virginia Dare had vanished along with all the other Roanoke colonists. It is believed that what survivors of the “ Lost Colony” there may have been were absorbed into the Croatan tribe.
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