JAMESTOWN WEDDING ON THIS DAY IN 1614

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American Indian Pocahontas married English colonist John Rolfe at a church in
Jamestown, Virginia. Reverend Richard Buck, a Chaplin of the first session of
the Virginia General Assembly, presided their wedding. Pocahontas was later
known as Rebecca Rolfe. They had a son named Thomas who was born on
January 30, 1615.

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John Rolfe contributed greatly to the early development
of the American colonies. His success as a farmer had a 
significant financial impact.

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Portrait of Rebecca (Pocahontas) and her
son Thomas

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