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(Col. John Page of Middle Plantation, Williamsburg, Virginia, by Sir Peter Lely. College of William and Mary)

Colonel John Page (December 26, 1628 - January 23, 1692), a merchant in Middle Plantation on the Virginia Peninsula, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Council of the Virginia Colony. A wealthy landowner, Page donated land and funds for the first brick Bruton Parish Church. Col. Page was a prime force behind the small community gaining the site of the new College of William & Mary, founded in 1693, as well as a chief proponent of the village being designated the colony's capital in 1698.


John Page (1628-1692)




Owner/Source"John Chiles (1669-1723)", Biography, Pedigree & Descendants, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Chiles-42, revisited or retrieved, recorded & uploaded to the website, www.TheHennesseeFamily.com, Tuesday, February 1st, 2018, by David A. Hennessee, info@classroomfurniture.com
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