Who was the first British child born in the New World?

What was the name of the first baby born in New England?

Peregrine White was born to parents Susanna and William White while the Mayflower was anchored in Cape Cod in late November 1620. He became known as the ‘first born child of New England’ and went onto become a prominent farmer and military captain.

Who was the first person of English heritage born in the New World?

Virginia Dare became the first English child born in the New World. The colonists begged Governor White to return to England for supplies. He was very reluctant to leave the colony but finally agreed. On August 27, nine days after his granddaughter’s birth, he set sail.

Where was Virginia Dare born?

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