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1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
1540 Spanish arrive in California
1540 Coronado travels through Midwest
1565 First colony St. Augustine
1584 - 1588 Roanoke Island Colony
1607 Jamestown 1st permanent settlement
1492 Columbus discovers West Indies
1507 The term America first used
1513 Ponce de Leon discovers Florida
1519 - 1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1534 Cartier claims New France
 John Belford
 b.1754 England
 d.1845 Pope, Illinois
 William Belford
 b.1789 North Carolina
 d.1872 Golconda, Pope, Illinois
 Benjamin Belford
 b.1789 Kentucky
 d.1859 Pope, Illinois
 John Belford
 b.1795 South Carolina
 d.1845 Golconda, Pope, Illinois
 Edward Belford
 b.1487 England
 d.          England