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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 Mayflower Pilgrims 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
  • Bartholomew Allerton
  • Isaac Allerton
  • Mary (Norris) Allerton
  • Mary Allerton
  • Remember Allerton
  • Elinor Billington
  • Francis Billington
  • John Billington
  • William Bradford
  • Love Brewster
  • Mary Brewster
  • William Brewster
  • Peter Browne
  • James Chilton
  • Mrs. James Chilton
  • Mary Chilton
  • Francis Cooke
  • John Cooke
  • Edward Doty
  • Francis Eaton
  • Samuel Eaton
  • Sarah Eaton
  • Moses Fletcher*
  • Edward Fuller
  • Mrs. Edward Fuller
  • Samuel Fuller
  • Samuel Fuller (son of Edward)
  • Constance Hopkins
  • Elizabeth (Fisher) Hopkins
  • Giles Hopkins
  • Stephen Hopkins
  • John Howland
  • Richard More
  • 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
  • Peregrine White
  • Resolved White
  • Susanna White
  • 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. Due to the volume of synopses we receive, please allow up to 2 weeks for a response. We process them in the order received.

If you have more than one line, please choose one initial ancestor and submit only one synopsis. We process supplemental lines after your initial application has been approved.

**If you have a relative who is an approved member, you do not need to submit a synopsis. Please go directly the Preliminary Application form. Click here for synopsis form.

Preliminary & Supplemental Application

**If you have a relative who is an approved member, please note their relation to you and their GS and state # on the application form.

**Supplemental applications can only be submitted after your initial application has been approved. All Supplemental applications must be paid for by check only, not online. Please use the link below for mail in check form.

For Preliminary Application form and pay with credit card. Click here

For Preliminary or Supplemental Application form and mail in a check. Click here


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 to sign, 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 12 weeks.

Junior Membership Application

Once you become an approved member, you can sponsor a child for Junior Membership.

For Junior Membership Application form and pay with credit card. Click here

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