ME TIMELINE By firstname.lastname@example.org 1585 First permanent Spanish settlement was established at St. Augustine In 1493, during his second voyage, Columbus founded Isabella, the first Spanish colony. Period: 1585 to 1681 1585-1681 1590 Roanoke Colony disappears and is named the lost colony Roanoke was the first attempt by the English to establish a colony ........ but they failed. 1607 Jamestown settlement established In Jamestown all the original settlers were men. 1614 Pocahontas and john Rolfe marry John Rolfe explained his feeling for Pocahantas in a letter. 1619 House of Burgesses formed The house of Burgesses was the first democratically-elected Legislaive body in the British American colonies. 1620 Plymouth Colony founded The Plymouth colony was the first English settlement in the region of modern day new England in the United states. 1621 Thanksgiving celebration feast is held The first thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621 over a three day harvesting festival. 1653 North Carolina Colony was founded It was one of the first two colonys to declare independence. 1664 New Jersey Colony founded When settlers did land in America, New jersey was one of the 13 original colonies. 1681 William Penn established Pennsylvania Colony Pennsylvnia had a diversified population that included quakers, germans and african slaves.