Colonial Timeline By orviska1 Jan 1, 1565 St. Agustine It was founded by a Spanish explorer Pedro Menendez. Jan 1, 1587 Lost Colony When they traveled, they got lost and nobody heard from them again. Apr 16, 1607 Jamestown The three ships, Susan Constant, Discovery, and the Godspeed carried 104 colonists and 39 sailors. They made a new settlement in Virginia. Jan 1, 1614 Plymouth They arrived in the Mayflower in Massachusetts in 1614. They started a new settlement and left in 1691 Jan 1, 1633 Williamsburg Williamsburg was the capital of the virginia colony from 1633 to 1776. Jan 1, 1638 New Sweden Was named for the Sweden Colonies origanal place. Jan 1, 1660 Pennsylvania /William Penn He was a early colonist and sailed to Pennsylvania in 1660. Jan 1, 1780 New Netherland They named it New Netherland because the people who found it wre from Netherland, and it looked just like their home.