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Determining Your Eligibility.

If you have documentation that leads you to believe you may be descended from a passenger on the Mayflower voyage of 1620 that terminated on the shores of New England at Plymouth, you may be eligible to join the Society.

The following are the male passengers known to have left descendants. Any person able to document his/her lineal descent from one or more of the following Mayflower passengers is eligible to apply for membership in the Society:

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  • John Alden
  • Isaac Allerton
  • John Billington
  • William Bradford
  • William Brewster
  • Peter Brown
  • James Chilton
  • Francis Cooke
  • Edward Doty
  • Francis Eaton
  • Moses Fletcher*
  • Edward Fuller
  • Samuel Fuller
  • Stephen Hopkins
  • John Howland
  • Richard More
  • William Mullins
  • Degory Priest
  • Thomas Rogers
  • Henry Samson
  • George Soule
  • Myles Standish
  • John Tilley
  • Richard Warren
  • William White
  • Edward Winslow

Moses Fletcher died the first winter; his family never came to Plymouth. All known descendants reside in The Netherlands.

Submitting a Synopsis

Fill-in the synopsis from the Mayflower passenger down through your own generation (including full
names of spouses). We will review your submission and email our comments to you.

**If you have a relative who is an approved member, you do not need to submit a synopsis.Click here for synopsis form.

Preliminary Application

**If you have a relative who is an approved member, please note their GS and state # on the application formClick here for Preliminary Application form and pay with credit card.

Click here for Preliminary Application form and mail in a check.

Worksheet

You will be sent a worksheet by a NY Historian which clearly notes copies of documentation that needs to be submitted. Also included will be an Instruction Sheet outlining what types of documentation are acceptable.

Submitting Final Documentation

When your file is complete, you will be sent a final worksheet for your signature which you will send back to
the NY office. Your file will then be sent to the GSMD to await review and approval. This process usually takes about 6 weeks.

Junior Membership Application

Once you become an approved member, you can sponsor a child for Junior Membership.Click here for Junior Membership Application form and pay with credit card.

Click here for Junior Membership Application form and mail in a check.