Notable Ancestors, Surnames beginning with the letter C

If any of these names appear on your family tree as a direct ancestor, you may be eligible to join the society listed after their name. This list is not exhaustive and is suggested as a starting place, you may be eligible for membership in more than one society based on descent from a single ancestor, and there are many more societies not listed here.

Christopher Calthorpe – Jamestowne Society 
George Calvert – Jamestowne Society 
William Capps – Jamestowne Society 
William Capps – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Henry Carsley – Jamestowne Society 
John Carter – Jamestowne Society 
Robert ‘King’ Carter – Jamestowne Society 
Miles Cary – Jamestowne Society 
John Catlett – Jamestowne Society 
Nathaniel Cawsey – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Thomasine Cawsey – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
John Champion – Jamestowne Society 
John Chandler – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Isack Chaplaine – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Frances Chapman – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
John Chapmen – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
John Charles – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
Ezekiel Cheever – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
John Chew – Jamestowne Society 
Walter Chiles, II – Jamestowne Society 
Walter Chiles – Jamestowne Society 
James Chilton – The Society of Mayflower Descendants 
Richard Church – Jamestowne Society 
William Churchill – Jamestowne Society 
William Claiborne – Jamestowne Society 
William Claiborne – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Gilbert De Clare – The Earl of Hertford’s heir d. 1230. The National Society Magna Charta Dames and Barons 
Richard De Clare – Earl of Hertford d. 1217. The National Society Magna Charta Dames and Barons 
James Clark – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
John Clark – Jamestowne Society 
Edward Clarke – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
John Clarke – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
Pettiplace Clause – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Ann Clay(e) – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
John Clay(e) – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
John Clay – Jamestowne Society 
Francis Clements – Jamestowne Society 
Jeremiah Clements – Jamestowne Society 
Joseph Cobb – Jamestowne Society 
Joseph Cobb – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Richard Cocke – Jamestowne Society 
Stephen Cocke – Jamestowne Society 
Simon Codrington – Jamestowne Society 
John Cogswell – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
Francis Cole – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
William Cole – Jamestowne Society 
Susan Collins – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Henry Coltman – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Francis Cooke – The Society of Mayflower Descendants 
Richard Cooke – Jamestowne Society 
Mordecai Cooke – Jamestowne Society 
John Cooper – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
Henry Corbin – Jamestowne Society 
John Cosby – Jamestowne Society 
William Coxe – Jamestowne Society 
William Coxe – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Jasper Crane – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
Richard Craven – Jamestowne Society 
David Crawford – Jamestowne Society 
John Crawford – Jamestowne Society 
Joseph Croshaw – Jamestowne Society 
Raleigh Croshaw – Jamestowne Society 
Raleigh Croshaw – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Thomas Crump – Jamestowne Society 
John Curtis – Jamestowne Society 
Henry Curtis – Jamestowne Society 
Thomas Curtis – Jamestowne Society 
Henry Custis – Jamestowne Society

2 Responses to Notable Ancestors, Surnames beginning with the letter C

  1. Eileen & Paul Cox says:

    My husband, Paul Cox, is a direct descendant of the William Coxe listed below – William Coxe arrived on the ship Godspeed in 1610.
    Please let me know of the eligible membership to these 2 sites:

    *William Coxe – Jamestowne Society
    *William Coxe – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters

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