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The Texas Society of Mayflower Descendants is one of the largest of the state Mayflower societies with over 1,200 members.  Each member has proven their direct lineage to one of the passengers aboard the Mayflower through appropriate documentation.  

The Texas Society works to engage the public through education and understanding of the Mayflower Pilgrims voyage and why it is important and how it impacted our world today.  Our programs include outreach to schools, maintaining Mayflower Silver Book collections at multiple public libraries throughout the state and funding college scholarships.

Mayflower Compact 1620

Agreement Between the Settlers at New Plymouth : 1620

IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. We, whose names are underwritten, the Loyal Subjects of our dread Sovereign Lord King James, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the first Colony in the northern Parts of Virginia; Do by these Presents, solemnly and mutually, in the Presence of God and one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid: And by Virtue hereof do enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equal Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions, and Officers, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general Good of the Colony; unto which we promise all due Submission and Obedience.

IN WITNESS whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names at Cape-Cod the eleventh of November, in the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King James, of England, France, and Ireland, the eighteenth, and of Scotland the fifty-fourth, Anno Domini; 1620.

 

  • Mr. John Carver

  • Mr. William Bradford

  • Mr Edward Winslow

  • Mr. William Brewster

  • Isaac Allerton

  • Myles Standish

  • John Alden

  • John Turner

  • Francis Eaton

  • James Chilton

  • John Craxton

  • John Billington

  • Moses Fletcher

  • John Goodman

  • Mr. Samuel Fuller

  • Mr. Christopher Martin

  • Mr. William Mullins

  • Mr. William White

  • Mr. Richard Warren

  • John Howland

  • Mr. Steven Hopkins

  • Digery Priest

  • Thomas Williams

  • Gilbert Winslow

  • Edmund Margesson

  • Peter Brown

  • Richard Britteridge

  • George Soule

  • Edward Tilly

  • John Tilly

  • Francis Cooke

  • Thomas Rogers

  • Thomas Tinker

  • John Ridgdale

  • Edward Fuller

  • Richard Clark

  • Richard Gardiner

  • Mr. John Allerton

  • Thomas English

  • Edward Doten

  • Edward Liester

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The Texas Society of Mayflower Descendants is a 501 (c) 3 organization.

 

The Texas Society of Mayflower Descendants is a state society of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.

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