Visual Timeline: John Rolfe
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1585 CE - 1622 CE: Life of merchant, colonist, and tobacco farmer John Rolfe.
1609 CE: John Rolfe is shipwrecked on Bermuda en route to Jamestown.
1609 CE: John Rolfe married to Sarah Hacker who dies in Bermuda.
1610 CE - 1612 CE: John Rolfe experiments with, plants, and harvests a successful tobacco crop at Jamestown.
1611 CE - 1619 CE: John Rolfe's tobacco blend becomes lucrative cash crop; Jamestown investors become rich.
1614 CE: John Rolfe marries Pocahontas; union ends the First Powhatan War.
1614 CE - 1622 CE: Peace of Pocahontas between English colonists and Powhatans; established by the marriage of Pocahontas and John Rolfe.
1616 CE: John Rolfe and family travel to England on promotional tour for Jamestown.
1617 CE: Death of Pocahontas in England; John Rolfe returns to Jamestown.
1619 CE: John Rolfe marries his third wife, Jane Pierce.
1622 CE: Death of John Rolfe, most likely in Indian Massacre of 1622.