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Mayflower descendants in North Carolina


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The Jamestown news (Jamestown, NC) had this article about two weeks back and I never got a chance to mention it.

Another Thanksgiving has passed and for most people thoughts of pilgrims and Plymouth Rock will be quickly set aside until next November. But Jamestown residents Martha Ward, Al Sampson and Betty LaBella maintain memories of that point in history year round. They are descendants of the Mayflower’s first passengers to America and members of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of North Carolina, Piedmont Colony.

There’s mention in the article of what was needed to document their connections to Mayflower ancestors. ~13 generations back. More information can be found at their website., or the Mayflower Society site at