James Crewes

James Crewes (HM2JIN)

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N 37° 24.372', W 77° 16.172'

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English merchant James Crewes (1623-1677), emigrated to Virginia by 1655 and acquired a 541 acre plantation at Turkey Island. As a planter, burgess from Henrico County and militia officer, Crewes disagreed with the governor's policies related to native commerce, perceived high taxation and apathy over Native American attacks on the Virginia frontier. In 1675, he and other residents joined with Nathaniel Bacon to protect their interests in the colony. Captured and found guilty as an instigator in Bacon's Rebellion, Crewes was hanged near Jamestown in January of 1677. His Turkey Island plantation was purchased by William Randolph in 1684.
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HM NumberHM2JIN
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByCounty of Henrico
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Date Added Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 299131 N 4142352
Decimal Degrees37.40620000, -77.26953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.372', W 77° 16.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 22.32" N, 77° 16' 10.32" W
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