Our 13 Colonies By almghoul1014 Period: Jan 1, 1590 to Dec 31, 1733 The Finding of A New World Aug 1, 1590 Lost Colony of Roanoke founded 100 men, women and children disappeared with no signs of what happened May 14, 1607 Jamestown is founded Named in honor of King James I Apr 5, 1614 John Rolfe marries Pocahontas They married so peace would stay between the English and Powhatan people. Sep 1, 1620 Pilgrims arrive on the Mayflower September 1620, pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower from crossing the Atlantic Ocean... area was later named Plymouth. Nov 27, 1621 First Thanksgiving A celebration was held of thanksgiving with native americans for helping the english survive a difficult year Jan 1, 1630 Massachusetts Bay Colony founded John Winthrp and puritans built their own colony Jan 1, 1636 Connecticut is made a colony Thomas Hooker and 100 people left Massachusetts and later discovered land that would become Connecticut. Jan 1, 1681 Pennsylvania was settled by William Penn Founded as a religious refuge Jan 1, 1729 Carolina colony divided into North and South Land was perfect for farming and harbors attracted many new settlers Jan 1, 1732 Georgia becomes 13th colony Location was able to help the other 12 colonies. GA was able to protect the englidh colonies from possible spanish attacks.