Compiled by Sara E. Lewis
From an index to the Virginia Gazette, produced in 1950 by Lester J. Cappon and Stella F. Duff of the Institute of Early American History and Culture (Omohundro Institute) with additional Gloucester (including Kingston Parish) material not captured by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

October 21, 1737 - Upcott, Perrin

Last Sunday was Sen’night the Body of Capt. Upcott, who had been Master of a Vessel some Time, in the Service of Capt. Perrin, of Gloucester, was taken up, floating on the River, near Gloucester Town. It seems he was drowned a few Days before, by falling out of a Canoe.