The Canadian Society of Mayflower Descendants was established in 1980 when it became the first Mayflower society to be formed outside of the United States. The General Society of Mayflower Descendants was formed in 1897 and in addition to Canada, has state societies in every American state and the District of Columbia.
Our society seeks to fulfill this mission through genealogical research, scholarships awarded yearly to worthy students, and with various publications and educational programs. As a 501 (c) 3 organization, financial gifts to the society's Memorial Scholarship Fund are tax deductible.
The General Society of Mayflower Descendants in Iowa was chartered March 27, 1928 with 23 charter members. The first meeting was held April 17, 1928 at Ames, Iowa. Meetings are held the first Saturday in May and the first Saturday in November.
An organization dedicated to the preservation of historic sites associated with the Mayflower passenger William White or his wife Susanna (Jackson) White Winslow or his descendants of his sons Resolved and Peregrine, promoting scholarship on this family, and connecting their descendants.