The only officially sanctioned source for approved lineages published is the Mayflower Families Through Five Generations "silver" books and the associated Mayflower Families in Process "pink" pamphlets. Older applications from family members that used secondary sources or any of the Mayflower Index books will need to be redocumented for any new application for membership.
General Mayflower History
Readers wishing a better general understanding on the passengers, culture, time, history, and genealogy should consult any of the following in print books:
- James W. Baker, Thanksgiving: The Biography of an American Holiday (Lebanon, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009).
- Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs, see numerous articles in the New England Ancestors (magazine) for various aspects of Pilgrim life, especially before their arrival in Plymouth (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, n.d.).
- Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs, Strangers and Pilgrims, Travellers and Sojourners: Leiden and the Foundations of Plymouth Plantation (Plymouth, Mass.: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2009).
- Nick Bunker, Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World: A New History (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010).
- Eugene Aubrey Stratton, Plymouth Colony Its History & People 1620-1691 (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 1986).
- James Deetz and Patricia Scott Deetz, The Times of Their Lives: Life, Love, and Death in Plymouth Colony (New York: Anchor Books, 2001).
- Caleb H. Johnson, The Mayflower and Her Passengers ([Philadelphia]: Xlibris, 2006).
- Nathaniel Philbrick, Mayflower A Story of Courage, Community, and War (New York: Viking, 2006).
- Mayflower Families Through Five Generations available for all passengers who left descendants from the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, Mass.
“Silver Books” and Related
Mayflower Families Through Five Generations (series, pub. Plymouth, Mass.):
v. 3 George Soule by John E. Soule and Milton E. Terry (1980); Addendum (2nd ed., 1991).
v. 4 Edward Fuller by Bruce Campbell MacGunnigle (2006).
v. 5 Edward Winslow by Ruth C. McGuyre and Robert S. Wakefield and John Billington by Harriet W. Hodge (2nd ed. 1997).
v. 6 Stephen Hopkins by John D. Austin (3rd printing, 2001).
v. 7 Peter Brown by Robert S. Wakefield (2nd ed., 2002).
v. 8 Degory Priest by Mrs. Charles Delmar Townsend, Robert S. Wakefield, and Margaret Harris Stover (2nd ed., 2008).
v. 9 Francis Eaton by Lee Douglas Van Antwerp, rev. by Robert S. Wakefield (rev. ed., 1996).
v. 10 Samuel Fuller by Katharine Warner Radasch and Arthur Hitchcock Radasch, rev. by Margaret Harris Stover and Robert S. Wakefield (rev. ed., 1996).
v. 11 Edward Doty by Peter B. Hill, pt. 1 (2nd ed., 2009), pt. 2 (1996), pt. 3 (2000).
v. 12 Francis Cooke by Ralph V. Wood Jr. (Rockport, Me., rev. ed. 1999).
v. 13 William White by Ruth Wilder Sherman and Robert Moody Sherman, rev. by Robert S. Wakefield (3rd ed., 2006).
v. 14 Myles Standish by Russell L. Warner, Robert S. Wakefield, ed. (1997). [Note: This book has been reprinted with no changes in 2007.]
v. 15 James Chilton by Robert Moody Sherman and Verle Delano Vincent, rev. by Robert S. Wakefield, and Richard More by Robert Moody Sherman, Robert S. Wakefield, and Lydia Dow Finlay (1997).
v. 16 John Alden by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes, Alicia Crane Williams, ed., pt. 1 (1999), pt. 2 (2002), pt. 3 (2004).
v. 17 Isaac Allerton by Robert S. Wakefield and Margaret Harris Stover (1998).
v. 18 Richard Warren by Robert S. Wakefield, rev. Judith H. Swan, pt. 1 (3rd ed., 2004), pt. 2 (2nd ed., 2011), pt. 3 (2001).
v. 19 Thomas Rogers by Alice W. A. Westgate, rev. by Ann T. Reeves (2000).
v. 20 Henry Samson, pt. 1 by Robert Moody Sherman and Ruth Wilder Sherman, Robert S. Wakefield, ed. (2000), pt. 2 (2005) and pt. 3 (2006) by Jane Fletcher Fiske, Robert Moody Sherman, and Ruth Wilder Sherman.
v. 21 John Billington by Harriet W. Hodge, rev. by Robert S. Wakefield (2001).
v. 22 William Bradford by Ann Smith Lainhart and Robert S. Wakefield (2004).
v. 23 John Howland for children: Lydia, Hannah, Joseph, Jabez, Ruth, and Isaac by Ann Smith Lainhart and Robert S. Wakefield, pt. 1 (2006), pt. 2 Fifth Generation of his Children Lydia and Hannah by Ann Smith Lainhart and Jane Fletcher Fiske (2010).
v. 24 The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, by Barbara Lambert Merrick, ed. Scott Andrew Bartley, First Edition (2014).
Mayflower Families in Progress (pamphlet series)
* George Soule by John E. Soule and Milton E. Terry, rev. by Louise Walsh Throop, first four generations (6th ed., 2011); Fifth generation, pt. 1 (2000), pt. 2 (2002), pt. 3 (2003), pt. 4 (2005), pt. 5 (2008).
* Francis Cooke – first four generations by Robert S. Wakefield and Ralph Van Wood Jr. (5th ed., 2000) – supersedes that part of volume 16 above.
* William Brewster by Barbara Lambert Merrick, pt. 1 – first four generations (3rd ed. 2000), pt. 2 -5th gen. of Jonathan2 (1999), pt. 3 – 5th gen. of Love2 (2003), pt. 4 – 5th gen. of Patience2 (2001).
* Philip Delano by Muriel Curtis Cushing, first four generations (2002), 5th gen. pt. 1 (2004), 5th gen. pt. 2 (2011).
Not part of the official series:
* v. 1 – descendants of Desire2 by Elizabeth Pearson White (Camden, Me., 1990).
* v. 2 – descendants of John2 by Elizabeth Pearson White, assisted by Edwin Wagner Coles and Roberta Gilbert Bratti (Camden, Me., 1993).
* v. 3 – descendants of Hope2 by Elizabeth Pearson White (Rockland, Me., 2008).
* v. 4 – descendants of Elizabeth2 by Elizabeth Pearson White (Rockland, Me., 2008).
George Ernest Bowman, ed., The Mayflower Descendant: A Quarterly Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy and History (1899-1937), 34v.; The Mayflower Descendant: Index of Persons (Boston, 1959-1962), 2v.; Alicia Crane Williams, ed., The Mayflower Descendant: A Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy and History (1985-1998), v. 35-48 [8.5x11 format]; Scott Andrew Bartley, ed., Mayflower Descendant (2000-2010), v. 49-59; Caleb Johnson, ed., Mayflower Descendan (2011-2013), v. 60-63.
George Ernest Bowman, ed., Pilgrim Notes and Queries (1913-1917), 5v.
California Mayflower (1981-1995), v. 10-24, incomplete.
Chilton Chat (2005-present) [Note: Only one issue for v. 1.].
The Compact (1980-present), v. 1+.
The Howland Quarterly (1958-present), v. 23+.
The Mayflower Quarterly (1935-present), v. 1+.
Various state newsletters, 1990s to present.
Other Books and Articles
Account of the part taken by the American Antiquarian Society in the Return of the Bradford Manuscript to America (Worcester, Mass. 1898).
American Printer (journal), “Mayflower Number,” Vol. 71, No. 12 [20 Dec. 1920]:
Edmund G. Gress, “Thoughts About Printers and Pilgrims,” p. 41-46.
Henry Lewis Bullen, “The Printer Leaders of the Pilgrim Fathers,” p. 48-49.
George Ernest Bowman, “The Mayflower Compact and Its Signers,” p. 49-52.
Arthur Pemberton, “The Pilgrims and the Lettering on Burial Hill,” p. 52.
Joseph Moxon, “In the Old-time Printing Offices,” p. 53-56.
“Story of the Editorial Inserts,” p. 57-60. [Twenty insert plates between p. 64-65]
E. G. G., “Studies in Colonial Typography,” p. 61-63.
Aptucxet – 1627: The First Trading Post of the Plymouth Colony (Bourne, Mass., s.l.).
“Governor Bradford’s First Dialogue. A dialogue, or the sum of a conference between some young men born in New England and sundry ancient men that came out of Holland and old England, anno Domini 1648.” Part of Old South Leaflets series, No. 49 (Boston, 1896?).
Governor Bradford’s Letter Book (Boston, 1906). Reprinted from the Mayflower Descendant.
“Govenour Bradford’s Letter Book” as first published in the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Vol. II, No. 12-13 [Sept.-Oct. 1793], Vol. III, No. 16-17 [Jan.-Feb. 1794] [Note: Incomplete] [In vault]
Proceedings at the Unveiling of the John Robinson Memorial Tablet in Leyden, Holland, July 24, 1891, Under the Auspices of the National council of Congregational Churches of the United States (Boston, 1891).
[Alphabetical by author]
Azel Ames, The May-Flower and Her Log July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621, Chiefly from Original Sources (Boston, 1901). Oversize.
Robert Charles Anderson, The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633 (Boston, 2004).
Edward Arber, The Story of The Pilgrim Fathers, 1606-1623 A.D.; as Told by Themselves, Their Friends, and Their Enemies (London, 1897).
Robert Ashton, The Works of John Robinson, Pastor of the Pilgrim Fathers. With a Memoir and Annotations (London, 1851).
William Franklin Atwood, The Pilgrim Story Being Largely a Compilation from the Documents of Governor Bradford and Governor Winslow, Severally and in Collaboration; Together with a List of Mayflower Passengers (Plymouth, Mass., 1940).
James W. Baker, Aldens Return to England: The 2006 Alden Kindred of America Tour & A Guide to Pilgrim Sites Along the Way (Duxbury, Mass., 2007). [paperback]
James W. Baker, Thanksgiving: The Biography of an American Holiday (Hanover, N.H., 2009). [paperback]
Josephine R. Baker, An Historic Bible [The Connecticut Magazine] Hartford, Ct., 1899). Pages in folder.
Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs, Indian Deeds: Land Transactions in PlymouthColony, 1620-1691 (Boston, 2002).
Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs, Pilgrim Edward Winslow: New England’s First International Diplomat; A Documentary Biography (Boston, 2004). Paperback.
Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs, Strangers and Pilgrims: Travellers and Sojourners: Leiden and the Foundations of Plymouth Plantation (Plymouth, Mass., 2009).
Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs, Pilgrim Life in Leiden; Texts and Images from the Leiden American Pilgrim Museum (Leiden, The Netherlands, 1997). Spiral bound pamphlet.
Charles Edward Banks, The English Ancestry and Homes of the Pilgrim Fathers Who Came to Plymouth on the “Mayflower” in 1620, the “Fortune” in 1621, and the “Anne” and the “Little James” in 1623 (New York, 1929).
Joseph Banvard, Plymouth and the Pilgrims; or Incidents of Adventure in the History of the First Settlers (Boston, 1851). Cover tied on.
Robert Merril Bartlett, The Pilgrim Way (Philadelphia, 1971). Oversize.
W. H. Bartlett, The Pilgrim Fathers; or, Founders of New England in the Reign of James the First (London, 1865).
William Bradford, [edited by Charles Deane], History of Plymouth Plantation (Boston, 1856). [Top part of spine torn]
William Bradford, edited with notes by Charles Deane, History of Plymouth Plantation (Boston, 1856). [John Wingate Thornton embossed stamp on title page. Many news clippings pasted to inside front cover and fly leaf and loose in envelope talking about the second edition; front hinge loose and spine partially detached]
William Bradford, edited by John A. Doyle, History of the Plimoth Plantation containing an account of the Voyage of the ‘Mayflower’ [now reproduced in facsimile from the original manuscript](London, 1896). Oversize. [Spine taped and loose]
William Bradford, Bradford’s History “of Plimoth Plantation.” From the Original Manuscript. With a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts (Boston, 1901). [There are editions of this work dated 1898 and 1900.]
William Bradford, edited by [Committee at Mass. Historical Society], History of Plimoth Plantation (Boston, 1912), 2 v.
William Bradford, edited by Samuel Eliot Morison, Of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 (New York, 1952, 8 th printing, 1979).
John Brown, The Pilgrim Fathers of New England and Their Puritan Successors (London, 1896).
Nick Bunker, Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World A New History (New York, 2010).
Walter H. Burgess, John Robinson- Pastor of the Pilgrim Fathers; A Study of His Life and Times (London, 1920).
Champlin Burrage, ed., John Pory’s Lost Description of Plymouth Colony in the Earliest Days of the Pilgrim Fathers, Together with Contemporary Accounts of English Colonization Elsewhere in New England and in the Bermudas (Boston, 1918). Oversize.
Douglas Campbell, The Puritan in Holland, England, and America- An Introduction to American History (New York, 1892). 2 v.
Martha Campbell, “PlymouthColony Proprietors Records” (typ., 1993).
Edmund J. Carpenter, The Pilgrims and Their Monument (New York, 1911).
R. J. Carpenter, Christopher Martin, Great Burstead and The Mayflower (Chelmsford, Eng., 1982), photocopy of pamphlet.
George W. Chamberlain, “William Brewster, The Pilgrim Printer” in The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Vol. XV, No. 2 [February 1912], 63-66.
George B. Cheever, The Journal of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, in New England, in 1620: with Historical and Local Illustrations of Providences, Principles, and Persons (New York City, 1848).
Glenn Alan Cheney, Thanksgiving: The Pilgrim’s First Year in America (New London, Conn., 2007). Paperback.
Cobblestone: The History Magazine for Young People, v. 10 no. 11 [Nov. 1989], “Pilgrims to a New World.”
Winnifred Cockshott, The Pilgrim Fathers; Their Church and Colony (Bowie, Md., 2002). Paperback.
Leon E. Cranmer, Cushnoc: The History and Archaeology of Plymouth Colony Traders on the Kennebec (Augusta, Me., 1990).
Laura Crawford, The Pilgrims’ Thanksgiving from A to Z (Gretna, La., 2005). [for very young readers]
John Cuckson, A Brief History of the First Church in Plymouth from 1606-1901 (Boston, 1902).
Ozora S. Davis, “John Robinson Pastor of the Pilgrim Fathers” reprinted from the Hartford Seminary Record, Vol. 7, Nos. 2 and 3 (Hartford, Conn., 1897).
Charles Deane, The First Plymouth Patent: Granted June 1, 1621; Now First Printed from the Original Manuscript (Cambridge, Eng., 1854). In folder.
James and Patricia (Scott) Deetz, The Times of Their Lives; Life, Love, and Death in Plymouth Colony (New York City, 2000).
John Demos, A Little Commonwealth; Family Life in Plymouth Colony (New York, 1970).
Henry Martyn Dexter, Mourt’s Relation or Journal of the Plantation at Plymouth with an Introduction and Notes (Boston, 1865).
John Frederick Dorman, “Brewster-Allerton-Lee: Analysis of Records Concerning Anne (Lee) Eustace and Elizabeth (Lee) Jones Taylor” report to GSMD dated 28 Feb. 2008. [photocopy]
Thomas Bradford Drew, The Ancient Estate of Governor William Bradford (Boston, 1897). Paperback in folder.
Alice Morse Earle, ed., Diary of Anna Green Winslow- A Boston School Girl of 1771 (Boston, 1894).
A. Eekhof and Edgar F. Romig, “John Robinson: Two addresses delivered in the Pieterskerk in Leyden on the occasion of the unveiling of the memorial-tablet in the baptismal chapel, on Saturday September 8th 1928” reprinted from the Nederlandsch Archief voor Kerkgeschiedenis, XXI, 4 (The Hague, 1928).
A. Eekhof, The Unknown Documents Concerning the Pilgrims Fathers in Holland (The Hague, 1920). [digitized photocopy]
Herbert Folger, A Record of the Names of the Passengers of the Good Ship “Mayflower” in December, 1620 (S.l., sn.) [by the New Jersey Society in 1904 or later]
Sheila Foley, ed., Faith Unfurled: The Pilgrims’ Quest for Freedom (Lowell, Mass., 1993). Paperback.
Brandon Fradd, The Winslow Families of Worcestershire (Boston, 2009).
David A. Furlow, “The Enigmatic Isaac Allerton: A Mariner, Merchant, Burgher, Attorney, and Diplomat of New Netherland” in Margriet Bruijn Lacy, Charles Gehring, and Jenneke Oosterhoff, eds., From De Halve Maen to KLM: 400 Years of Dutch-American Exchange (Münster, ), p. 105-118 (photocopy).
Deborah Sampson Gannett, An Address Delivered in 1802 in Various Towns in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York (Dedham, Mass., 1802; rep. Boston, 1905). [Pamphlet, bound, gilded, in rotting leather binding – use photocopy first.]
L. D. Geller, ed., They Knew They Were Pilgrims- Essays in Plymouth History (New York, 1971).
John A. Goodwin, The Pilgrim Republic – An Historical Review of the Colony of New Plymouth with Sketches of the Rise of Other New England Settlements, the History of Congregationalism, and the Creeds of the Period (Boston, 1895).
William Elliot Griffis, The Pilgrims in Their Three Homes- England, Holland, America (Boston, 1900).
Cheryl Harness, The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-But-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony: Barbary Pirates, The Mayflower, The First Thanksgiving, and Much MUCH More (Washington, D.C., ). [for middle-grade children]
Cheryl Harness, Three Young Pilgrims (New York, 1995). [for very young readers]
Rendel Harris, The Finding of the “Mayflower” (Manchester, Eng., 1920).
Rendel Harris, The Last of the “Mayflower” (Manchester, Eng., 1920).
Rendel Harris, ed., Souvenirs of the “Mayflower” Tercentenary; The Documents Concerning the Appraisement of the “Mayflower”; Refusal of the Leyden Authorities to Expel the Pilgrims; The Marriage Certificate of William Bradford and Dorothy May; The Plymouth Copy of the First Charter of Virginia (Manchester, Eng., 1920). 4 pamphlets in folder.
Rendel Harris & Stephen K. Jones, The Pilgrim Press; A Bibliographical & Historical Memorial of the Books Printed at Leyden by the Pilgrim Fathers (Cambridge, Eng., 1921).
Frankie Summers Hauser, Mayflower Descendants in the State of Texas and Their Lineage ([San Antonio, Tex.?], 1967).
Annie Arnoux Haxtun, Signers of the Mayflower Compact (New York, 1896). Oversize.
E. J. V. Huiginn, The Graves of Myles Standish and Other Pilgrims (Beverly, Mass., 1914).
Die Modlin Hoxie, ill., and Carolyn Freeman Travers, text, Plimoth Plantation Coloring Book (Plymouth, Mass., 19980. [for very young readers]
Joseph Hunter, Collections Concerning the Early History of the Founders of New Plymouth, the First Colonists of New England (London, 1849). [Pamphlet cover title: Mr. Hunter’s Critical and Historical Tracts. No II. The First Colonists of New England.]
Joseph Hunter, Collections Concerning the Church or Congregation of Protestant Separatists Formed at Scrooby in North Nottinghamshire, in the Time of King James I: The Founders of New Plymouth, the Parent-Colony of New-England (London, Eng., 1854).
Sydney V. James Jr., ed., Three Visitors to Early Plymouth (Plymouth, Mass., 1963).
Caleb H. Johnson, The Complete Works of the Mayflower Pilgrims with Selected Works by Those Who Knew Them, or Who Visited Early Plymouth Colony (Vancouver, Wash., 2003) Oversize.
Caleb H. Johnson, The Mayflower and Her Passengers ([Vancouver, Wash.], 2006).
Caleb [H.] Johnson, Here Shall I Die Ashore. Stephen Hopkins: Bermuda Castaway, Jamestown Survivor, and Mayflower Pilgrim ([Philadelphia], 2007).
Joke Kardux and Eduard van de Bilt, Newcomers in an Old City; the American Pilgrims in Leiden 1609-1620 (Leiden, The Netherlands, 1998).
Dorothy H. Kelso, Hard Hands and Brawny Consciences; A New England Family History (1986). Paperback.
H. Roger King, Cape Cod and Plymouth Colony in the Seventeenth Century (Lanham, Md., 1994). Paperback.
Jonathan King, The Mayflower Miracle; The Pilgrims’ Own Story of the Founding of America (London, 1987).
Susan M. Kingsbury, An Introduction to the Records of the Virginia Company of London with a Bibliographical List of the Extant Documents (Washington, D.C., 1905). Oversize, paperback.
H. Kirk-Smith, William Brewster “The Father of New England” His Life and Times 1567-1644 (Boston, Eng., 1992).
George D. Langdon Jr., Pilgrim Colony: A History of New Plymouth, 1620-1691 (New Haven, Conn., 1966).
Charles T. Libby, Plymouth Colony Marriages to 1650 together with Mary Chilton’s Title to Celebrity (Warwick, R.I., 1978).
David Lindsay, Mayflower Bastard; a Stranger Among the Pilgrims (New York, 2002).
Alexander MacKennal, Homes and Haunts of the Pilgrim Fathers (London, 1899).
D. W. Manchester, “Mistakes in History – The Pilgrims Not Puritans But Separatists” in The National Magazine, [cut from unknown vol.] [Nov. 1891]: 82-91.
Charles C. Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus (New York, 2005).
Annie Russell Marble, The Women Who Came in the Mayflower (Boston, 1920).
Thomas W. Mason & B. Nightingale, New Light on the Pilgrim Story (London, 1920).
Albert Matthews, The Term Pilgrim Father (Cambridge, Mass., 1915). [Pamphlet reprint from the Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, vol. 17.]
Samuel Maverick, A Briefe Discription of New England and the Severall Townes Therein together with the Present Government Thereof (ms., 1660; rep. Boston, 1885). [Pamphlet reprinting of article in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 38 : 342, and the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1884.]
William Alexander McAuslan, Mayflower Index (Boston, 1932), 2v. [no longer accepted as sole proof of a Mayflower lineage]
Ann McGovern, The Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving (New York, 2005). [a book for very young readers]
Blanche McManus, The Voyage of the Mayflower (New York, 1897) as part of the Colonial Monographs series.
Nathaniel Morton, New=Englands’ Memoriall (Boston, 1903).
William P. Muttart and Linda R. Ashley, One Hundred & Eleven Questions & Answers Concerning the Pilgrims (Montville, Conn., 2007). [paperback]
Adelia White Notson & Robert Carver Notson, comp., Stepping Stones: The Pilgrims’ Own Story (Portland, Ore., 1987).
Ethel J. R. C. Noyes, The Women of the Mayflower and Women of Plymouth Colony (Plymouth, Mass., 1921).
John M. Pafford, How Firm a Foundation; William Bradford and Plymouth (Bowie, Md., 2002). Paperback.
Russell M. Peters, The Wampanoags of Mashpee (S.n., 1987). Paperback, oversize.
Nathaniel Philbrick, Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War (New York, 2006).
Nathaniel Philbrick, The Mayflower and the Pilgrims’ New World (New York, 2008).
Pilgrim Hall Museum, The Pilgrims & the Fur Trade: A curriculum unit for grades 5-7. Study Strands: History, Economics & Finance, and Geography with connections to Mathematics (Plymouth, Mass., 2006).
Plimoth Plantation, “Music & Dance from the Time of the Pilgrims” (undated pamphlet).
D. Plooij, The Pilgrim Fathers from a Dutch Point of View (New York, 1932).
D. Plooij and J. Rendel Harris of Manchester, Leyden Documents relating to the Pilgrim Fathers; Permission to Reside at Leyden and Bethrothal Records; Together with Parallel Documents from the Amsterdam Archives (Leyden, The Netherlands, 1920). Oversize.
Jenny Hale Pulsipher, “‘Subjects … unto the same king’: New England Indians and the Use of Royal Political Power” published in The Massachusetts Historical Review, vol. 5 (2003). [photocopy]
William Howell Reed, Elder William Brewster; A Monograph (S.n., 1894). Paperback.
Gary Boyd Roberts, ed., Mayflower Source Records: Primary Data Concerning Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod, and the Islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard from The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Baltimore, 1986).
Susan E. Roser, Mayflower Increasings (Baltimore: 2 nd ed., 1997).
Susan E. Roser, Mayflower Births & Deaths from the files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts society of Mayflower Descendants (Baltimore, 1992), 2v.
Susan E. Roser, Mayflower Marriages from the files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts society of Mayflower Descendants (Baltimore, 1990).
Susan E. Roser, Mayflower Deeds & Probates from the files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts society of Mayflower Descendants (Baltimore, 1994).
Susan E. Roser, Mayflower Passenger References (from contemporary records and scholarly journals) ([Milton, Ont.,] 2011]).
Louise Rumnock and Carol Lanman Yovanovich, Pilgrim Myles and Tom-T’s Plymouth Adventure Activity / Coloring Book Ages 5-7 (Port Orange, Fl., 2004).
Louise Rumnock and Carol Lanman Yovanovich, Pilgrim Myles and Tom-T’s Plymouth Adventure Activity Book Ages 8-10 (Port Orange, Fl., 2004).
William S. Russell, Guide to Plymouth, and Recollections of the Pilgrims (Boston, 1846).
William S. Russell, Pilgrim Memorials, and Guide to Plymouth with a Lithographic Map, and Eight Heliotypes (Boston, 1886).
Edwin G. Sanford, The Pilgrim Fathers and Plymouth Colony: A Bibiliographical Survey of Books and Articles Published during the Past Fifty Years (Boston, 1970). [photocopy]
Gary D. Schmidt, William Bradford: Plymouth’s Faithful Pilgrim (Grand Rapids, Mich., 1999). [a book for young readers]
Jerome D. Segel and R. Andrew Pierce, The Wampanoag Genealogical History of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts (Baltimore, Md., 2003).
Marcia Sewall, The Pilgrims of Plimoth (New York, 1986, rep. 1996). Children’s book.
Hubert Kinney Shaw, Families of the Pilgrims (Boston, 1956).
Ruth Wilder Sherman and Robert S. Wakefield, Plymouth Colony Probate Guide: Where to find Wills and Related Data For 800 People of Plymouth Colony 1620 – 1691 (Warwick, R.I., 1983).
Mary B. Sherwood, Pilgrim; A Biography of William Brewster (Falls Church, Va., 1982).
C. H. Simmons Jr., Plymouth Colony Records: Volume 1: Wills and Inventories, 1633-1669 (Rockland, Me., 1996, rep. 2011).
Ashbel Steele, Chief of the Pilgrims: or The Life and Time of William Brewster, Ruling Elder of the Pilgrim Company that Founded New Plymouth, the Parent Colony of New England, in 1620 (Philadelphia, 1857).
Francis R. Stoddard, The Truth About the Pilgrims (New York, 1952).
Channing S. Swan, Background of “The Pilgrim Movement” as Revealed by Visits to Places in Europe of Mayflower Interest (S.n., 1958). Typescript with photos, oversize.
Mary Alice Tenney, The Pilgrims: A Selected List of Works in the Public Library of the City of Boston (Boston, 1920). [photocopy]
Milton E. Terry and Anne Borden Harding, comp., Alden Gamaliel Beaman, Velma H. Terry, and Willard Newell Woodward, eds., Mayflower Ancestral Index, Volume I [Descendants of the Families: Brewster, Chilton, Eaton, Samuel Fuller, More, Rogers, Soule, White] [no longer accepted as sole proof of a Mayflower lineage]
A True Relation concerning the Estate of New-England as it was Presented to his Ma tie (ms., ca. 1634; rep. Boston, 1886). [Pamphlet reprinted from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 40 .
Terry Tucker, Bermuda – Unintended Destination (Bermuda, 1978, 1982).
J. W. Verburgt, The Pilgrim Fathers’ at Leyden (Holland) (Leyden, The Netherlands, 1955). Paperback.
Alvin G. Weeks, Massasoit of the Wampanoags with a Brief Commentary on Indian Character; and Sketches of Other Great Chiefs, Tribes and Nations; Also a Chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, Three Early Native Friends of the Plymouth Colonists (Fall River, Mass., 1920).
David K. Weiner, History Makers In Their Own Words (Baltimore, 2005). [on John Alden]
Dorothy Wentworth, The Alden Family in the Alden House (Duxbury, Mass., 1980).
Henry White, Indian Battles: with Incidents in the Early History of New England, Containing Thrilling and Stirring Narratives of Battles, Captivities, Escapes, Ambuscades, Assaults, Massacres, and Depredations of the Indians. The Habits, Customs, and Traits of Character Peculiar to the Indian Race. The Life and Exploits of Capt. Miles Standish; The History of King Phillip’s War, and Personal and Historical Incidents of the Revolutionary War (New York, 1859).
Gertrude Whittier, The Good Ship Mayflower (S.n., 1933).
Erastus Edward Williamson, The “Master Williamson” of The “Mayflower” Pilgrims: Who He Was and His Relationship to Timothy Williamson, Senior of Marshfield, Mass. (Hyde Park, Mass., 1917).
George F. Willison, Saints and Strangers; Being the Lives of the Pilgrim Fathers & Their Families, with their Friends & Foes; & an Account of Their Posthumous Wanderings in Limbo, Their Final Resurrection & Rise to Glory & the Strange Pilgrimages of Plymouth Rock (New York, 1945).
Edward Winslow, Hypocrisie Unmasked A True Relation of the Proceedings of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Against Samuel Gorton of Rhode Island (London, 1646; rep. Providence, 1916).
William Copley Winslow, “Governor Edward Winslow: His Part and Place in Plymouth Colony” reprinted from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (July 1896).
Justin Winsor, The Surrender of the Bradford Manuscript (Cambridge, Mass., 1897).
Justin Winsor, Elder William Brewster and Other Notes (Cambridge, Mass., 1887). Pamphlet in folder.
Judith Lloyd Yero, The Mayflower Compact (Washington, D.C., 2006). Children’s book.
Alexander Young, Chronicles of The Pilgrim Fathers of the Colony of Plymouth, from 1602-1625 (Boston, 1844; rep., 1974). Paperback.
Plimoth Colony Records:
Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, ed., Records of the Colony of New Plymouth in New England: Court Orders [1633-1691] (Boston, 1855-1856), v. 1-6. [oversized]
Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, ed., Records of the Colony of New Plymouth in New England: Judicial Acts. 1633-1692 (Boston, 1857), v. 7. [oversized]
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