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Eleanor Dare

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Eleanor White Dare of Westminster, London, England, was a member of the Roanoke Colony and the daughter of John White, the colony's governor. While little is known about her life, more is known about her than most of the sixteen other women who left England in 1587 as part of the Roanoke expedition. She married Ananias Dare, a London tiler and bricklayer.… Read More

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  • New &Amp; Noteworthy
    NYTimes - Sep 26, 2004
  • Journeys; A Colony Lost, A Tradition Lingers
    NYTimes - Jun 11, 2004
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    NYTimes - Dec 07, 2003
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    NYTimes - Oct 05, 2003

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1563 Birth Born in 1563.

TWENTIES

1587 24 Years Old 1 More Event
While little is known about her life, more is known about her than most of the sixteen other women who left England in 1587 as part of the Roanoke expedition. … Read More
1591 28 Years Old …  The first bore an announcement of the death of Virginia Dare and her father, Ananias Dare, at the hands of "savages" in 1591. … Read More
1592 29 Years Old A stone dated 1592 indicated the survivors had reached a sanctuary in the Nachoochee Valley area and lived there in "primeval splendor."

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1598 35 Years Old Another stone, dated 1598, indicated that Eleanor had married the "king" of the tribe, while another said she had born the chief a daughter, the tribe was furious, and asked for White to send the infant girl to England.
1599 36 Years Old A stone dated 1599 announced Eleanor Dare's death and said she had left behind a daughter named Virginia Dare. … Read More
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