Captain John Thomas Rolfe (May 6, 1585-1622) one of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia. Spouse: Jane Pierce (m. 1619), Pocahontas (m. 1614–1617) Children: Thomas Rolfe, Elizabeth Rolfe
Portrait of Algonquin-born Pocahontas, (baptized Rebecca) and her son, Thomas, by her English husband, John Rolfe | A Virginia Indian, notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. She was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief of a network of tributary tribal nations in the Tidewater region of Virginia. In a well-known historical anecdote, she is said to have saved the life of an Indian captive, Englishman John Smith.
Jane <i>Rolfe</i> Bolling Birth: Oct. 10, 1650 Varina Henrico County Virginia, USA Death: 1676 Hopewell Hopewell City Virginia, USA Burial: Kippax Plantation Hopewell Hopewell City Virginia, USA 10th great grandmother and her father Thomas Rolfe, son of Pocahontas 11th great grandfather