General Society Objectives


In remembrance of the God-fearing and dauntless Pilgrims who were mostly English settlers in New England, their descendants founded the General Society of Mayflower Descendants on January 12, 1897. The original four (4) State Societies were New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

The General Society is a federation of 52 Independent Societies, consisting of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Canada. The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Washington was chartered in 1912. Our objectives are: