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Virginia Dare

Virginia Dare

Virginia Dare was the first child born in the New World to English parents, Eleanor and Ananias Dare. She was named after the Virginia Colony, due to being the first Christian born there. What became of Virginia and the other colonists remains a mystery. The fact of her birth is known because the governor of the settlement, Virginia Dare's grandfather, John White, returned to England in 1587 to seek fresh supplies. When White eventually returned three years later, Virginia and the other colonists were gone. During the past four hundred years, Virginia Dare has become a prominent figure in American myth and folklore, symbolizing different things to different groups of people. She has ... more on Wikipedia

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