A List of the Names and some of the Residences of the Rebel Participants in Bacon's Rebellion of 1676 in Colonial Virginia
put together by Kevin Frazier - firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright 1999 - 2004
Name - County of Residence and Miscellaneous Information
Adams, Peter - Norfolk - exempt from pardon?
Allen, Stephen - Surry - Southwark Parish
Anderton, George - Middlesex - charged with adultery after revolt
Arnell, Anthony - executed
Arnold, Anthony - Westmoreland (Henrico) - in prison awaiting trial - sentenced to death - owned 500 acres - forfeited estate
Atkins, Richard - Surry - owned 274 acres after revolt
Bacon, Nathaniel - Henrico - planter
Bagnall, James - Isle of Wight - county court clerk in 1646 - owned 300 acres - owns 470 acres in 1683
Bagwell, John - Northampton - begged for forgiveness - 0n knees with rope around neck - owned 465 acres in Accomack in 1704 - foreman of the jury in Rappahannock in 1675 - owned 600 acres in Northampton in 1672
Baker, Henry - Surry - Southwark Parish - owned 350 acres in 1684 - wife and ten kids in 1697 - owned 350 acre in Essex and 375 acres in Nansemond in 1704
Baker, Thomas - Lancaster - fined 1000 lb. of pork - owned 100 acres in King William - London fishmonger and merchant - given 200 acre in 1679
Ballard, Thomas - Rappahannock - esquire - sheriff in James City in 1660 - took oath and friend of Berkeley and treated well - member of Kings council - speaker of council in 1680 and 1684 - owned 725 acres in Rappahannock in 1673 - 600 acres in Gloucester in 1657 - 800 acres in Rapp. in 1666 - 200 acres in N. Kent in 1661 - Ballard's Corner in 1694 in Nanse. - Petsworth Parish in 1711 and 1714 in Glouc. - sheriff in Westmore. in 1676 and said Governor deserted government in face of Indians - Kingston Parish in Glouc. in 1690
Ballou, William - Henrico - servant to Mrs. Vaulx - ordered back to serve
Baptista, John - frenchman - hanged 20 Jan 1677 - Berkeley said he was bloody
Barrow, James - locked up at Greenspring
Barton, Richard - Westmoreland - asked for mercy
Beale, Thomas - Surry
Bennett, Ambrose - Isle of Wight
Bennett, Jonas - Surry - Southwark Parish
Bentley, Mathew - Middlesex - Captain - briefly jailed
Bird, William - Henrico
Blackford, William - Middlesex
Blankville, Charles - Elizabeth City - asked for pardon
Bland, Giles - Charles City - customs inspector - hanged
Bland, John - Lower Norfolk - Spanish merchant
Blaydon, Thomas - Charles City - planter - pardoned
Blewford, Richard - Middlesex
Blunt, William - Surry - Southwark Parish
Boodle, Robert - Middlesex - Captain - constable
Bowler, Thomas - Rappahannock
Bray, James - James City
Bremington, Captain - Maryland
Brent, Giles - Stafford
Brewer, John - Middlesex
Brim, John - Middlesex
Brookes, William - Middlesex
Brown, Richard - Surry
Burgess, Robert - Surry - Lieutenant - fined 8,000 lb. tobacco
Cardenpaine, Cor. - Surry - Southward Parish
Carleton, Stephen - Northampton
Carver, William - Lower Norfolk - justice and Captain - executed
Catlin, Captain - Henrico
Cheesman, Edmund - York - Captain/Major
Cheesman, Mrs. - York
Clark, John - Middlesex
Clark, Richard - New Kent
Clark, Thomas - Surry
Clay, Charles - Henrico
Clements, John - Surry - Southwark and Lawnes Parish - fined 300 lb. tobacco
Cocker, John - New Kent
Code, John - Maryland
Cookson, William - Henrico - Captain - hanged
Crews, James - Henrico - hanged
Davis, Edward - Surry - Southwark Parish
Davis, John - Isle of Wight
Davis, William - Maryland - hanged
Dean, John - James City
Digby, John - Lower Norfolk - Captain - servant
Donnahan, Richard - Westmoreland - asked for mercy
Drew, Captain - Surry - with Ingram at Greenspring
Drummond, Sarah - James City
Drummond, William - Middlesex - planter - leader of rebels - hanged
Dudley, William - Middlesex - fined 16 hogsheads of tobacco
Evans, Robert - Surry - Southwark Parish
Every, Fra - Surry
Farloe, George - York - Captain - hanged
Farmer, Richard - Lower Norfolk- sentenced to death
Farrar, Richard - hanged
Fendall, Josias - Maryland
Forbes, James - Surry - Southwark Parish - asked for pardon
Forth, John - escaped and forfeited estate
Fulgeham, Anthony - Isle of Wight
Gale, Matthew - Gloucester
Gee, Henry - Henrico - fined 1000 lb. of pork
Gent, William - Maryland
Gibbons, Thomas - Surry - Southwark Parish
Gooch, Henry - York - Lt. Colonel - fined 6000 lb. pork
Goodrich, John - Middlesex
Goodrich, Thomas - Rappahannock - Lt. Colonel - begged for mercy
Gord, Henry - Surry
Gordon, Thomas - Rappahannock - begged for mercy and pardoned
Gouge, Coll. - Henrico
Green, Edward - Surry
Gregory, Francis - Surry
Gray, John - Surrey - signed declaration of people
Grind, Sarah Stage
Groves, William - south of James - commander - slain
Guthridge, John - Middlesex
Hall, Thomas - New Kent - county clerk - hanged - court-martialed on Martin's Ship
Hancock, William - Surry
Hansford, Thomas - Surry - Colonel - 1st Virginian born ever hanged
Hardidge, Joseph - Westmoreland
Hardwick, Joseph - Westmoreland - imprisoned after admitted guilt
Harris, George - Surry - Southwark Parish
Harris, Thomas - Isle of Wight - Lt. Colonel - captured
Hartland, Anthony - Charles City - fined 5000 lb. tobacco
Hartly, Thomas - Middlesex
Haselman, Giles - Maryland
Hatcher, William - Henrico - fined 8000 lb. pork
Hatton, George - Pennsylvania
Hauviland, Anthony - Charles City - wounded Thomas Moore - fined 5000 lb. tobacco
Heath, Adam - Surry
Heath, William - Surry - Southwark Parish
High, Thomas - Surry
Holden, Robert - Surry - prison - fined 5000 lb. tobacco
Hooke, Jeremiah - banished
Hooper, George - Middlesex
Howell, Edmund - Surry - Southwark Parish
Hume, David - Middlesex - Lieutenant
Hume, George - Surry - asked for pardon - wrote bill grievance
Hunnicut, John - Surry - asked for mercy
Hunt, William - Charles City - French doctor - died before trial - property confiscated
Immers, John - Surry
Ingram, Joseph - Charles City - leader after Bacon
Ironmonger, John - Surry
Isles, John - Nansemond
Jennings, John - Isle of Wight - clerk court - died before banished
Johnson, John - Lower Norfolk - hanged
Johnson, Ni - Surry - Southwark Parish
Jones, Robert - veteran English Civil War - sentenced to death - pardoned
Jones, William - Surry - Southwark Parish
Jordan, George - Surry - signed declaration of rights
Jordan, Richard, Sr. - Isle of Wight - Bacon representative - signed county grievances
Joy, George - New England
Judkins, Robert - Surry
Judkins, Samuel - Surry - Southwark Parish - constable
Kay, Robert - Surry
Kendall, William - Northampton
King, Thomas - Surry - Southwark Parish
Knight, Robert - Middlesex
Knowles, Sands - Gloucester - prison unless forfieted property - asked for pardon
Langston, John - New Kent - Captain - not pardoned
Lanier, John - Charles City
Lanquester, James - captured, escaped
Lawrence, Richard - James City - Patrick Henry of rebellion - Oxford trained - escaped - not pardoned
Lawson, John - James City
Lewis, Stephen - Surry - Southwark Parish
Long, Arthur - Surry - Captain - begged for forgiveness - hanged
Lowder, Robert - New Kent
Lushington, Thomas - Surry
Magnus, Mathew - Surry - Southwark Parish - asked for pardon
Mannering, Stephen - Westmoreland - officer - burned Wash. house - asked for mercy
Maples, Thomas - James City - fined 1000 lbs of pork
Marshall, John - Isle of Wight
Miller, Simon - Rappahannock
Miller, Edward - Isle of Wight
Minge, James - Charles City - clerk House of Burgesses - drew up Bacon papers at Middle plantation
Muschamp, Christopher - Warwick - asked for mercy - pardoned
Myrick, Owen - Surry
Newett, William - Surry - Southwark Parish
Nichols, Henry - Middlesex
Overy, Jeremy - Middlesex
Owen, Jeremiah - Middlesex
Page, Henry - carpenter - hanged
Pate, John - Maryland - hanged
Pearce, Samuel - Surry - Southwark Parish
Penny, Richard - Isle of Wight
Pettaway, Edward - Surry - Southwark Parish
Pettaway, William - Surry - Southwark Parish
Phelps, Edward - York - with Sarah Grindon
Philips, John, Sr. - Surry - Southwark Parish
Pittman, Thomas, Sr. - Surry - Southwark Parish
Pomfrey, Richard - sentenced to death
Porter, Robert - New Kent
Potts, William - Rappahannock - begged - pardoned
Powell, Thomas - Gloucester - Captain
Proctor, George - Surry - Southwark Parish
Pulestone, John - Surry - Southwark Parish
Pygott, John - Henrico - swears against loyalist
Regan, Daniel - Surry
Regan, Elizabeth - Surry - wife of Daniel - whipped for being verbal
Reymey, Barnard - Middlesex
Rice, Dominick - Northumberland - begged for mercy - imprisoned
Richens, John - Middlesex - banished and returned in 1680
Rogers, John, Sr. - Surry
Rogers, Joseph - Surry - Lawnes Creek Parish
Rookings, William - Surry - Major - sentenced to death - died in jail
Ross, Andrew - Middlesex - jailed in 1681 for suspicion
Rugbye, William - Surry - asked for pardon - Southwark Parish
Rutherford, John - Surry - jailed and fined - Lawnes Creek Parish
Sanders, John - Nansemond - jailed and fined 2000 lbs tobacco
Scarburg, Charles - Accomack - Captain - fined 40 lbs to government and pardoned
Scarborough, William - Middlesex - sentenced to death
Seaton, George - Gloucester - prison or forteit property then pardoned
Senior, Thomas - Surry - asked for pardon - Southwark Parish
Sharpe, Richard - Isle of Wight
Sherwood, William - Charles City
Simmons, William - Surry - Ensign
Skelton, John - Surry - House of Delegates from Goochland - asked for pardon
Skewon, Edward - Captain
Skinner, John - Surry - asked for pardon - Southwark Parish
Skinner, Mary - Surry - wife of John - whipped for being vocal
Slaughter, Anthony - Middlesex
Smith, Arthure - Isle of Wight - Lt. Colonel - took oath with Middle Plantation
Smith, John - Rappahannock - Lt. Colonel - took oath of allegiance
Spencer, Alex - Surry - Southwark Parish
Starbrough, William - Surry
Steele, Richard - Sury
Stokes, Robert - Isle of Wight - hanged
Sturdevant, John - Charles City - not pardoned
Swann, Thomas - Surry - Colonel - signed declaration of people
Tarieton, Stephen - New Kent
Tarvet, John - Surry - Southwark Parish
Taylor, John - banished
Thompson, Richard - Lancaster - asked for forgiveness
Thorp, Otho - York
Tibalis, William - Henrico - fined 1000 lbs pork
Tomlin, Matthew - Isle of Wight - took oath
Tomson, Richard - Northumberland - prison and asked for pardon
True, Richard - Surry - Southwark Parish
Turner, James - New Kent
Turner, John - Charles City - hanged or escaped?
Turney, Richard - Westmoreland - not pardoned
Vahan, Walter - Surry - asked for pardon - Southwark Parish
Walker, Alexander - York
Walkett, Gregory - rebel commander after Bacon's death
Warr, Thomas - Isle of Wight - banished
Weatherby, Thomas - Middlesex
Weekes, Robert - Charles City
West, Henry - Isle of Wight - banished to England for seven years and estate forfeited
West, John - pardoned
West, William - Northumberland - brother Henry - hanged? - escaped from jail
Whaley, Thomas - Major - took oath - commanded garrison
Wheeler, Nevett - Charles City - pardoned
Whitson, John - Surry
Wiatts, Nicholas - Gloucester - Captain
Williams, George - Surry - asked for pardon - Southwark Parish
Wilsford, Thomas - Northumberland - Captain - hanged
Wilson, James - New Kent - hanged
Wisdom, John - Rappahannock - banished
Woodlief, John - Charles City - asked government to fight Indians with John Lanier
Wood, William - Middlesex
Wyatt, Nicholas - Charles City
Young, Thomas - James City - hanged - with Cromwell in English Civil War
Attorney - 8
Blacksmith - 3
Burgess - 7
Carpenter - 2
Clerk of Court - 6
Constable/Sheriff - 6
Customs Collector - 1
Justice - 13
King's Council - 3
Merchant - 3
Miller - 1
Physician - 2
Searmaker - 1
Servant - 8
Shoemaker - 1
Surveyor - 3
Vestryman - 7
Rebel Residences, Land Ownership and History
Residences/Owned Over 500 Acres/Owned less Than 500 Acres
Accomack - 1/1/0
Charles City - 14/5/2
Elizabeth City - 1/0/1
Gloucester - 4/1/1
Henrico - 11/2/2
Isle of Wight - 16/10/4
James City - 7/5/1
Lancaster - 2/0/0
Lower Norfolk - 5/1/1
Middlesex - 26/3/5
Nansemond - 2/0/2
New Kent - 9/4/0
Northampton - 2/0/2
Northumberland - 4/1/0
Rappahannock - 9/4/1
Stafford - 1/1/0
Surry - 74/17/19 - largest group recorded - Southwark Parish
York - 8/1/2
Warwick - 1/0/0
Westmoreland - 7/2/0
Maryland - 7
New England - 1
Pennsylvania - 1
French - 2
Spanish - 1
2 - fought in English Civil War
24 - sentence to death or hanged
7 - banished
Nathaniel Bacon - died of bloody flux and lice infestation during revolt
William Drummond - hanged
William Groves - slain
Richard Lawrence - "Patrick Henry of Rebellion"
6 Lieutenant Colonels
11 companies of 60 men each based on the average size of an English company
11 x 60 = 660 men + senior officers = approximately 700 men
Actual Number of Rebel Names Found:
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