Sunday, December 13, 2009

The Mayflower Society

I'm always amused at the reaction I get when I mention that I am descended from passengers on the Mayflower. Chances are pretty good that the person I'm speaking with is a Mayflower descendant as well! Recent estimates indicate that about ten percent of the population of the United States is descended from a Mayflower passenger. I am descended from both Francis Cooke and Stephen Hopkins.

More information on the Pilgrims may be found at
The Mayflower Society and Caleb Johnson's Mayflower

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