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The Mayflower

 

The Mayflower was a famous ship that transported the English/Leiden Separatists, better know as Pilgrims, from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts (which would become the capital of Plymouth Colony) in 1620. There were 102 passengers, including  and a crew of 25–30.

 

Our family has multiple connections to some the Mayflower passengers


A Special thanks to Janice (Calabro) Jones for all of her research. Janice is a member of both the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD or The Mayflower Society).


Who are we related to?


Peter Browne

His daughter Mary (Brown) Tinkham is the 5th great-grandmother of Agnes Colista (Palmer) Shaver. Mary's son, Ephraim Tinkham, Jr.'s son was Isaac Tinkham. Isaac had a daughter, names Abijah (Tinkham) Cobb. 


Susanna (Cobb) Palmer, the daughter of Nathan & Abijah (Tinkham) Cobb daughter is related to us through: Francis Cooke (her 5th great-grandfather), George Soule (her 3rd great grandfather), and through Peter Browne (her 3rd great-grandfather). Susanna Palmer's son was Thomas Palmer, father of Cassius Palmer and grandfather of Anges C. Palmer.


Francis Cooke 

This line has been submitted to The Mayflower Society for approval. 


His daughter Jane (Cooke) Mitchell came over to the Colony in 1623 (aboard the Anne). Jane's daughter, Elizabeth (Mitchell) Washburn, has a son named Thomas Washburn. Thomas's daughter Elizabeth (Washburn) Conant, became the mother of Mary (Conant) Cobb. Mary's son, Nathan Cobb, married Abijah (Tinkham) Cobb.


Susanna (Cobb) Palmer, the daughter of Nathan & Abijah (Tinkham) Cobb daughter is related to us through: Francis Cooke (her 5th great-grandfather), George Soule (her 3rd great grandfather), and through Peter Browne (her 3rd great-grandfather). Susanna Palmer's son was Thomas Palmer, father of Cassius Palmer and grandfather of Anges C. Palmer.


George Soule

This line has been validated by The Mayflower Society


His son, John Soule, had a daughter named Rebecca (Soule) Cobb. Rebecca married John Cobb. Their son, who was also named John Cobb, had a son named Nathan Cobb. Nathan Cobb's married Abijah (Tinkham) Cobb.


Susanna (Cobb) Palmer, the daughter of Nathan & Abijah (Tinkham) Cobb daughter is related to us through: Francis Cooke (her 5th great-grandfather), George Soule (her 3rd great grandfather), and through Peter Browne (her 3rd great-grandfather). Susanna Palmer's son was Thomas Palmer, father of Cassius Palmer and grandfather of Anges C. Palmer.

 



Are we related?

 

James Chilton

At this time, the line to Peregrine White has not been confirmed


Peregrine White 

 At this time, the line to Peregrine White has not been confirmed.

 

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