John "The Immigrant" Whiddon (b. Abt. 1619, d. Aft. 1678)
John "The Immigrant" Whiddon (son of Captain Jacob Whiddon) was born Abt. 1619 in England, and died Aft. 1678 in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Colony. He married // (2) on Bef. 1646.
Notes for John "The Immigrant" Whiddon: John was about 16 in 1635 when he embarked in the "Transport of London" to be transported to Virginia. He disembarked at Southern Branch (Lower Norfolk County), the busy shipbuilding village, on the Elizabeth River. He became an apprentice to John Yates, the shipwright.
In the Court of Lower Norfolk, February 1678, John was granted a Certificate (of importation) for 300 acres. He used this Certificate for the importation (land acquisition) for his two younger sons, William and Augustine. It did not include his older son, John. Being a shipwright, it is probable that he was by this time a prosperous man.
More About John "The Immigrant" Whiddon: Immigration: 1635, Left England and Landed in Virginia Colony. Occupation: Shipwright, Farmer.
More About John "The Immigrant" Whiddon and // (2): Marriage: Bef. 1646
Children of John "The Immigrant" Whiddon and // (2) are:
+William Whiddon, b. Abt. 1646, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia, d. Abt. 1720, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia.