A Land as God Made It
Herschel H. Helm
and Bus Tours
(the national site)
Membership in the Jamestowne Society is by
invitation and in accordance with by-laws of the Society. A prospective member must demonstrate descent to our
registrar-genealogist from at least one qualifying Jamestowne ancestor.
Qualifying ancestors criteria:
- Members of the Virginia Company of London
Those who owned land, or who had domiciles in Jamestowne, or on Jamestowne
Island, prior to the year 1700. Because of the nature of their duties, all
Governors, Secretaries of State, Treasurers, Attorneys General and Auditors
General of the Colony, members of the Council of State and the House of
Burgesses, and Clerks and Deputy Clerks of the General Court prior to the year
1700 shall be conclusively presumed to have had their domicile on Jamestowne
Island during their terms of office.
Membership in the Jamestowne
Society is by invitation and in accordance with the Society's bylaws. Begin the
application process by contacting a member of the Jamestowne Society or the
Jamestowne Society Company
most convenient to you, and expressing your interest in becoming a member.
Prospective members must demonstrate descent from a
Qualifying Jamestowne Ancestor
to the satisfaction of the Society genealogist.
Review the page at the link
below for a complete list of Jamestowne Society Companies and contact