Saturday, August 5, 2017

Mayflower Ship to America


In three years, one month and 11 days, the replica of the Mayflower ship will set sail to America.  Three of my ancestors were on board the original: Richard Warren, James Chilton, and Mary Chilton.

http://www.mayflower400uk.org/

Some of my relatives have expressed interest in joining the Mayflower Society to commemorate the 400th Anniversary.  I have complied the information I have on hand that may help Beaty relatives, descendants of Mary Chilton (suppose to have been the first female to step foot on Plymouth Rock), fill out their applications for membership.  I have created a .pdf file of this information and will make it available to my relatives if they send their information to me at charlene.swankie@gmail.com.

I have only complied the lineage from James Chilton's daughter Mary and down.  You must be a member of that line to get my file as it contains documents of more recent relatives.

You will still have some work to do.  It has taken some people two years to get approved. I, personally, am not a member and have little interesting in "joining" groups of any kind.  So you best get busy if that is your goal... to join by the 400th Anniversary.

Joining Mayflower Society:  https://www.themayflowersociety.org/join/membership-information

Read more about the Mayflower Story - http://www.mayflower400uk.org/education/the-mayflower-story/





1 comment:

  1. I received information from a cousin on the Richard Warren lineage and we can join under him as well. Email me if you need this information. charlene.swankie@gmail.com .

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