Idaho Society of Mayflower Descendants
Idaho Society of Mayflower Descendants
How to Apply

Any person able to document their decent from one or more of the following Mayflower Pilgrims is eligible to apply for membership in the Mayflower Society:

John Alden, Bartholomew Allerton, Isaac Allerton, Mary Allerton, Remember Allerton, Mary (Norris) Allerton , Elinor Billington, Francis Billington, John Billington, William Bradford, Love Brewster, Mary Brewster, William Brewster, Peter Browne, Mr. and Mrs. James Chilton, Mary Chilton, Francis Cooke, John Cooke, Edward Doty,
Francis Eaton, Samuel Eaton, Sarah Eaton, Moses Fletcher, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fuller, Samuel Fuller, Constance Hopkins, Giles Hopkins, Stephen Hopkins, Elizabeth (Fisher) Hopkins, John Howland, Richard More, Alice Mullins [not proved to be Priscilla's mother], Priscilla Mullins, William Mullins, Degory Priest, Joseph Rogers, Thomas Rogers, Henry Samson, George Soule, Myles Standish, Elizabeth Tilley, John Tilley, Joan (Hurst) Tilley, Richard Warren, Peregrin White, Resolved White, William White, Edward Winslow.


Many families hold a tradition that they are descended from the Pilgrims, which often kindles an interest in finding out more. Sometimes the stories of a Mayflower heritage are true and it is easy to document a descent. More often the documentation is missing and must be researched and supplied to prove your line. The good news is it that advanced research techniques, improved genealogy library collections and computerized resources have made it easier to track down your Pilgrim roots.

The best documentation to look for is vital records such as the birth, marriage, and death certificates for each person. Other documentation might be published genealogies, family documents and other official records. If you have a relative who is a member of the Society, you may be able to use their lineage documentation to help you with your research.

Memberships are handled through individual state societies. Contact your state society or inquire about a possible Mayflower line using the Preliminary Review Form located at

Idaho Mayflower Society Historian Ronna Rook can be reached at:
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