Definition of Rebecca rolfe
1. Noun. A Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617).
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1. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs (1909)
"Rebecca survived her husband and afterward married, June 23, 1724, John Whitmore, Sr. William and Rebecca (Rolfe) Cutter had children: 1. ..."
2. History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: From Its by Charles Hudson (1913)
"17 Nov. 1686. d. 22 Oct. 176«; d. 18 May 1760. iv. I.TIUA, bapt. 2 Mar. 1689-90; m. JOHN CUTTER,* a. of William* and Rebecca (Rolfe). v. ? GEORGE, m. ..."
3. History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: From Its by Charles Hudson (1913)
"1737, s. of William« and Rebecca (Rolfe); m. (2) NATHANIEL FRANCIS; d. 31 Dec. 1777. ix. SARAH, b. 6 Mar. 1701-02. x. RUTH, b. 24 Jan. ..."
4. History of Gorham, Me. by Hugh Davis McLellan (1902)
"Mrs. rebecca rolfe died May 26, 1816, aged 32, and Capt. Rolfe married, Oct. 20, 1816, Nancy, daughter of Thomas Bangs of Gorham, by whom he had one child: ..."
5. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"He married rebecca rolfe, daughter of John Rolfe, of Newbury and Cambridge, who came to New England about 1670. She married second, June 3, 1724, ..."
6. The British Critic: A New Review (1825)
"He accordingly wrote a " little book," setting forth to her Majesty the services and generosity of rebecca rolfe; for an abstract of which we must content ..."
7. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1871)
"... was preparing to return to Virginia, at the age of twenty-two, Mistress Rebecca Rolfe, nee Princess Pocahontas, died. ..."
8. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams (1910)
"rebecca rolfe married for her second husband John Whitmore, Senior, of Medford, and died November 13, 1751, aged ninety. (IV) John Cutter, second son and ..."
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