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Surnames we are Interested in at The Lost Colony Genealogy and DNA Research Group

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Are you a descendant of a Roanoke Island, North Carolina Lost Colonists? If you have one of these surnames you might be.

Surnames of interest for the research group.

Colonist roster of 1587
(Cittie of Raleigh aka The Lost Colony)
Allen, Archard, Archard, Archard, Arthur, Bailie, Bennet, Berde, Berrye, Berrye, Bishop, Borden, Bridger, Bright, Brooke,
Browne, Browne, Burden, Butler, Cage, Chapman, Cheven, Colman, Colman, Cooper, Cotsmur, Dare, Darige, Dorrell,Dutton, Earnest, Ellis, English, Farre, Florrie, Gibbes, Glane, Gramme, Harris, Harris
Harvie, Harvie, Harvye, Hemmington, Hewet, Howe, Humfrey, Hynde, Johnson, Johnson, Jones, Kemme, Lasie, Lawrence, Little, Lucas, Mannering, Martyn, Merrimoth, Myllet, Mylton, Newton, Nicholes, Pattenson, Payne, Phevens, Pierce, Powell, Prat, Rufoote, Sampson, Scot, Shaberdge, Smart, Smith, Sole, Spendlove, Starte, Stevens, Stilman, Sutton, Tappan, Taverner, Taylor, Tomkins, Topan, Tydway,Viccars, Warner, Warren, Waters, White, Wildye, Wilkinson, Willes, Wood, Wotton,Wright, Wyles, Wythers
1584 Reconnaisance voyage
Amadas, Barlowe, Browewich, Ferdinando, Greene, Greeneuille, Greenville, Hewes, Petman, Wood
1585-1586 - Associated with venture, not necessarily passengers on a voyage
Arundell, Atkinson, Aubrey, Barlowe, Bertie, Boniten, Bremige, Brooke, Cavendish, Clarke, Copeltope, Cornieles, Courtnay, Drake, Edward, Fernandez, Fulforde, Gorges, Grenville, Hakluyt, Hatton, Kendall, Laurentson, Lopez, Marvin, Mohun, Preston, Raleigh, Raymond, Russell, Scrivener, Sidney, Stubbe, Stukely, Valdes, Vincent, Walsingham, White
1585-86 Military Colonists
Acton, Allyne, Anwike, Backhouse, Barecombe, Barnes, Beale, Beching
Biscombe, Blunt, Bookener, Borges, Brocke, Cage, Chappell, Chaundeler
Cheyne, Chipping, Churchman, Clefs, Constable, Courtenay, Daniel
Deane, Eseuen, Evans, Farthowe, Feuer, Foxe, Gannes, Gans, Garden
Gardyner, Gilbert, Glande, Gostigo, Griffyn, Hariot, Harris, Harrye, Harvye, Hesket, Holecroft, Hulme, Humfrey, Ireland, Kelle, Kendall
Ketcheman, Kettell, Lane, Large, Lasie, Latham, Linsey, Lowde, Luddington, Lyne, Man, Marshall, Maruyn, Mason, Mayne, Millard, Myll
Norris, North, Nugent, Parre, Philippes, Phillippes, Polyson,Pomarie, Poore, Potkin, Prideox, Randes, Robert, Robyns, Rogers,Rottenbury, Russell, Salter, Sare, Seklemore, Skeuelabs, Skinner, Smart, Smolkin, Snelling, Stafford,Stevenson, Swabber, Taylor, Tenche,Twyt, Vaughan, Walters, Wasse,White, Whitton, Williams, Wisse, Wright, Yong
Grenville 15 is refering to a voyage
Chapman, Cofer, Coffin, Stucley
Drake's 1586 West Indian Voyage, stopped at Roanoke
Alexander, Annes, Ardle, Baily, Barton, Bigges, Bitfield, Boazio
Burke, Careless, Carleill, Carleill, Cates, Cavendish, Cecil, Cely,
Chamberlain, Cottell, Croftes, Crosse, Dier, Drake, Drake, Duke, Erisey, Escot, Fenner, Fortescue, Frobisher, Gilman, Goring,Grant, Grenville, Hampton, Hannam, Hawkins, Hawkins, Hawkins, Henley, Herne, Jonas, Kendall, Ketill, Knollys, Longe, Marchant, Margan, Martin, Moone, Newsome, Nicholls, Ogle, Pew, Platt, Powell, Rivers, Sampson, Scroope, Sparrowe, Stanton, Starkey, Thorowgood, Tucker, Varney, Vaughan, Vincent, Waterhouse, Whyte, Willis, Wilson, Winter, Wright, Wynter
Families of Interest
Alligood, Archard, Armstrong, Austin, Barber, Barbour, Barrow, Beasley, Bennet,Berry, Blount, Boyd, Bragg, Bridger, Bright, Brooks, Bryant, Buck, Butler, Cahoon, Cain, Carawan, Caroon, Carron, Carrow, Chapman, Chavis, Cherry, Collins, Cooper, Cox, Crisp, Croom, Cuttler, Daniel, Darige, Dixon, Durrance, Durrant, Edwards, Elks, Ellis, Evans, Farrow, Fitspatric, Forbs, Gaylord, Gibbs, Griffin, Gurganus, Gurkin, Hardison, Harris, Harvie, Hassell, Hawkins,Hedgepath, Hill, Hodges, Hudson, Jackson, Jennette, Jerkins, Johnson, Jones, Keys, King, Lathan, Leary, Long, Lowery, Lucus, Mackey, Mann, Mayo, McCoy, Midgette, Moor, Mullins, Nicholas, Nicols, Norman, Padgett, Pain, Paramore, Patrick, Payne, Perry, Phevans, Philpatrick, Pierce, Pinkham, Pollock, Powell, Pugh, Respass, Ricks, Rollinson, Russell, Salter, Sawer, Scot, Shephard, Simmons, Smith, Sparrow,Spenser, Squires, Stevens, Stilman, Sutton, Swann, Tan, Tarkington, Tetterton, Thomas, Tom, Toms, Tuley, Turner, Viccars, Wahab, Wallis, Warren, Waters, Welch(s), White

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Nelda Percival
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on 2008-07-15 22:09:17

nelda has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 1970. is researching the following names: GILPIN.

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by greenfieldjudy on 2009-06-03 07:02:50

I have several of your sirnames from the lost colony in mine and my husband's lines. Many of them date back to that era,and also come from England.

by lizburden08 on 2011-07-19 02:55:42

I have the surname BURDEN and have recently started to trace my family history, most of them originate from EYNSHAM OXFORDSHIRE ENGLAND

by gypcgina on 2011-08-28 20:59:17


by s_wallis on 2011-11-23 05:06:16

I am a Wallis and I am doing my history

by TheSandlapper on 2013-11-30 04:02:51

Colonist Roster of 1587Cittie of Raleigh(Cooper.Also listed in Families of interest.

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