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Christopher Jones

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Christopher Jones

Person  Male  Born 1570  Died /3/1622

Categories: Transport

Countries: USA

Sailor. Born Harwich, Essex (His birth year is approximate). He moved to Rotherhithe in London and became master of the Mayflower from at least 1609. The ship was usually employed in transporting goods such as wines, spices and furs but in 1620 took the pilgrims to America. The Jones river in Massachusetts is named for him. He was buried in Rotherhithe on 5th March 1622. The likeness of him is a modern representation.

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Christopher Jones statue

The statue represents Jones looking back at England, while the child is looki...

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The Sailing of the Mayflower

Sailing of the Mayflower. In 1620 the Mayflower sailed from Rotherhithe on t...

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