Elinor White Dare gives birth to Virginia Dare on Roanoke Island.

Elinor White Dare gives birth to Virginia Dare on Roanoke Island. Elinor White Dare’s father is the colony’s governor, John White, and her husband, Ananias Dare, is one of White’s advisers. The baby is the first born to English parents in North America.

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