Cecily (Sislye) Reynolds arrives in Jamestown 1610 - she is just 8 or maybe 9 years old according to different records
1616 - Cecily Reynolds (age 14+) marries Thomas Bailey - Thomas dies from an unrecorded illness - possibly of malaria.
1620 - Cecily Reynolds Bailey (age 18) marries Samuel Jordan 1620 - he dies 1623 (like John Rolfe his neighbor - they both die within a month each other for reasons unknown) However, within just 2 days after Samuel dies Cecily finds herself the object of male devotion. In fact, there are rivals. Rev. Greville Pooley and William Farrar, resulting in the very first breech of contract lawsuit ever filed in America.
1628 - Cecily Reynolds Bailey Jordan (age 25/26) marries William Farrar. William Farrar dies 1631/32(?)
1632/33 - Cecily Reynolds Bailey Jordan Farrar (age 29/30) marries Peter Montague II. They have multiple children - he dies 1659 Ironically Farrar and Montague had arrived in Jamestown on the very same boat in 1618.
Cecily Reynolds Bailey Jordan Farrar Montague (age 58/59) marries Thomas Parker. Thomas Parker dies in 1659. Cecily will die in 1661-61, but to her credit she outlived all five of her husbands!
But, there’s more ... Cecily and Peter Montague II have a son named Peter III, b.1632/33 Peter Montague III marries Mary Doodes They have a daughter named Mary Montague born 1664. Just like mom, Mary Montague will be linked to four different husbands, the first two Thomas Payne and Mr Johnson, then #3 Col. Joseph Ball. The 4th and last, was Sir Richard Hewes. She would outlive them all ... it must be something in her genes!
When Mary Montague Johnson Payne marries her third husband Col. Joseph Ball in 1707, they have only one child named Mary Ball. Mary Ball was born in 1708 in Lively, Virginia, Lancaster County, Virginia. Little Mary Ball is fatherless by the age of 3 and orphaned before she turned 13. Young teenage Mary Ball was placed, in accordance with the terms of her mother's will, under the guardianship of George Eskridge, a lawyer, Burgess and family friend of Mary Montague and her last, and late husband Sir Richard Hewes. Little Mary Ball would be raised in the home of George Eskridge. On March 6, 1730, Mary marries their neighbor, a widower named Augustine Washington, at George Eskridge's home at Sandy Point. They will name their first son George, in honor of their old friend and her former guardian Colonel George Eskridge.
Cecily Reynolds Bailey Jordan Farrar Montague Parker who had landed as a child in Jamestown in 1610, is the great-great grandmother, of Mary Ball (1708 – 1789) who became the second wife to Augustine Washington, and Cecily Reynolds is also the great-great-great-grandmother of America’s very first President George Washington and father of our country.