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1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1607 Jamestown 1st permanent settlement
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1534 Cartier claims New France
1540 Spanish arrive in California
1540 Coronado travels through Midwest
1565 First colony St. Augustine
1584 - 1588 Roanoke Island Colony
 Thomas Yates
 b.1525 Lyford, Berkshire, England
 d.1565 Lyford, Berkshire, England
 Francis Yates
 b.1548 Lyford, Berkshire, England
 d.1588
 Frances White
 b.1525 Berkshire, England
 d.1585 England
 Thomas Yates
 b.1570 Berkshire, England
 d.1658 Berkshire, England
 Nicholas Tichborne
 b.1520
 d.         
 Jane Tichborne
 b.1548 Lyford, Berkshire, England
 d.1581 Lyford Grange, England
 Julianne Keth
 b.         
 d.         
 John Yates
 b.1612 Lyford, England
 d.1654 Nansemond, Virginia
 Dorothy Stephens
 b.1582 Bouldthorpe, England
 d.