Did you think our ancestors lived dull lives. Don’t you believe it. They laughed, cried, toiled, moaned, loved and hated with all the human frailties and heroics we experience today. From Mayflower to daily life, you’ll learn more about them here and our companion sites by browsing, using the content bar, left, above, or searching
NEW: More new documents for New England at the Document Center. An interesting scan of a copy of Oliver Alden’s Entries for Bridgewater, MA 1766-1845.
What Price Liberty? 8.14 Million
A rare original printing of The Declaration of Independence — expected to bring millions, fetched the largest sum ever in an internet auction. Click here for more
Hundreds of early American deeds, warrants, etc. to search or browse with more to come at The Document Center
||–Alert: We are currently upgrading the entire site to a new provider. This is a big job! In the interim, you will find that most primary links work, such as those to the left. However, secondary links, such as those found with the new search engine may return an error as we re-index Mayflower Pages.
Remember, the site is provided for your enjoyment . As we discover new information, we will attempt to provide addendums or corrections, but it should be understood that as years pass, bits and pieces of Mayflower history and genealogies can change, and there will be errors and omissions.
With some 500 pages, the size of a substantial novel, There is still expansive material to enjoy while we work on our end. Thank you and enjoy!
The Colonial Gazette — a new name and a new look, but still your “daily” commentary on how life went on centuries ago. Ghosts, witches, warnings out, weird wills, the strange ways of the town fathers and quite a bit more!
Free-b-kins Web Art — Thinking about putting together a web page for your family history? Here’s some web art you can use — best of all it’s free!
Another great resource, or course, is Ancestry.com.
Here are a few links:
RootsWeb General Search
Start Your Free Family Tree