Are you sure your ancestor came on the Mayflower? :)

Did you know that of the 102 passengers on the Mayflower only 26 heads of families have been recognized by the Mayflower Society as having descendants? Here is an excellent article all about this at the New England Historic Genealogical Society’s American Ancestors online.

Who Came on the Mayflower: Separating the Facts from the Myths by Alicia Crane Williams

My Grandmother Reita Geraldine Bishop was a direct descendant of George Soule the servant/tutor to Edward Winslow and his children.

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About Teresa Hamilton/Pepper Rust

Married to Brad Rust for 41 years. Mother of two lads and two lasses and the gran of Aidan and Jacob Wesley. My current hobbies are family history research and blogging. I love reading, especially history, and British 18th and 19th Century literature. I really like traveling and look forward to new travel adventures!
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2 Responses to Are you sure your ancestor came on the Mayflower? :)

  1. mtaylor@vvm.com says:

    Yes, I am sure that my ancestors, Richard Warren and Degory Priest were passengers on the Mayflower and that they are my ancestors, proven with records submitted to the General Mayflower Society of Descendants.

    Richard Warren, date approved 15 Aug 2004; TX Society #2339; General #73634. Certificate issued. This line includes LT. Cornelius Jenney, grt. grandson of John and Sarah Carey Jenney; Capt. Levi Jenney; Bathsheba Jenney White; David Jenney White, my gg grandfather, Amanda White Wolf, Naoma Caroline Wolf Taylor, my grandmother.

    Degory Priest, date approved 26 May 2009; TX #2339; General #73634. Certificate issued. This line is connected to the White line (not the Mayflower Whites) which includes my gg grandfather David Jenney White, Amanda White Wolf, Naoma Caroline Wolf Taylor.

    M. Marie Taylor Taylor

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