Notes on Surry County's History.

Surry County VaGenWeb page.

Surry County Historical Society page.


Chanco, Richard Pace and the 1622 Massacre

"Pace upon this, securing his house, before day rowed to James Towne, and told the Governor of it, whereby they were prevented, and at such other Plantations as possibly intelligence could be given: and where they saw us upon our guard, at the sight of a peece they ranne away; but the rest were mostly slaine, their houses burnt, such Armes and Munition as they found they tooke away, and some cattell also they destroyed."

Reported in John Smith's Generall Historie of Virginia, New England & the Summer Isles.

Page revised 31 December 1999.