Society for the descendants of passengers who accompanied William Penn on the ship Welcome. Originally, the membership was limited to the descendants (male or female) of those who were passengers on the Welcome. Presently, membership is composed of descendants of those ancestors who traveled with fellow Quakers to America during the course of the year of 1682. This includes 22 ships and 23 crossings of the Atlantic.
An organization for education of Hancock's part in U.S. history; also to preserve and care for the mausoleum of Civil War Major-general Winfield Scott Hancock at Montgomery Cemetery in Norristown, Pennsylvania.