Nathaniel Bacon

Indians Don't Like Bacon

Early Life

Nathaniel Bacon was born on January 2, 1647 in Suffolk County, England. He received his M.B. at Cambridge University in 1667. He married Elizabeth Duke in 1670 and had two daughters with her.

New Life

Bacon moved from England to Virginia with his family in 1674. The next year, he was appointed by the governor for his council in Henrico County, Virginia.


Bacon started a rebellion of citizens to kill the Native Americans and take their land

bacon died of dysentery on october 26, 1676 from dysentery