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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 Hext
 b.1434 Kingston, Devon, England
 d.1497
 Thomas Hext
 b.1474 Kingston, Devon, England
 d.1555 Georgeham, England
 Jane Fortescue
 b.1438
 d.1525 Staverton, England
 Margery Hext
 b.1510
 d.1551 Braunton, Devon, England
 Florence Bonville
 b.1471 Shute, Devon, England
 d.1524