What is Junior Membership?
A member in good standing may complete an application for a Junior Membership on behalf of any person under 18 years of age who is related to a past or present member by blood through the proven line. The application shall be made to the Assistant Historian using the Junior Application form.
The completed application should be signed by the recommending member and sent with the fee and documents proving relationship down from the common blood ancestors on the proven line to the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Washington. Contact the Assistant Historian for instruction on fees and mailing address Email: Assistant Historian
Junior Members are not eligible to vote or hold office in the Society of Mayflower Descendants in Washington State.
The Junior memberships expire at the age of 25, but a Junior Member may apply for adult membership after the age of 18, by completing an application for Adult Membership.
A Junior Member in the Washington Society will receive a completed Junior Membership Certificate and an annual birthday card through their 18th birthday.
Dr. Patricia Moseley Stanford, Past General Mayflower Society Historian, has developed a number of articles for young children about the Mayflower Passengers adventures during the passage and afterward. This may be viewed at Mayflower Articles for Children.
The Junior Membership Committee of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants has created a set of one-page biographies for each of the male Mayflower Pilgrims with known descendants. These abbreviated one-page stories can be read, printed and/or downloaded at Mayflower Passengers Biographies.