Society of Mayflower Descendants

In the State of California


405 Fourteenth Street

Terrace Level

Oakland CA  94612-2704


Mrs. Vermeulen,


Enclosed is the final copy of your Mayflower papers.  Please check it over for correctness; make suggestions on a separate sheet of paper (not on the paper).


Sign in Black Ink.


If you have received the death certificate for your Grandmother Gladys Eddy-please send when you return the signed paper to the Oakland Office.


Also, a copy of your husband’s birth certificate would be appreciated.


It will be sent to Plymouth for the General Historian’s approval.


Thank you,

Myrtle Savage

Co-Historian, CA


I’m the 11th generation from a fellow named William White.  From

William and his wife Susanna came on the Mayflower in 1620 with son Resolved; Susanna gave birth to son Peregrine while the Mayflower was still anchored off the top of Cape Cod waiting for the Pilgrims to discover a place to build their colony.  William died the first winter, on the same day as three other passengers, including William Mullins.  His wife Susanna remarried to Edward Winslow a few months later, being the first marriage to occur at Plymouth.

Resolved is my ancestor.  I’m liking that name.


verb, -solved, -solv⋅ing, noun
–verb (used with object)
1. to come to a definite or earnest decision about; determine (to do something): I have resolved that I shall live to the full.


Oh, and I’m running at 7.  Maybe it’s my 10th Great Grandfather’s influence.  Resolved.

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