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|About||We are a non-profit lineage society dedicated to preserving the history of our Mayflower ancestors through education and research.|
|Mission||The charter of the Society states as its purpose, “to assist in the education of Americans to the great heritage of liberty and law exemplified by the founders of our country.”|
The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of New York holds the unique distinction of being the first Society of Mayflower Descendants to be established.
Richard Henry Greene founded the Society on December 22, 1894 in New York City as a society for lineal descendants of passengers who came over on the Mayflower in 1620.
Since its inception, the Society has processed more than 6,000 applications. As of December 31, 2015, there were 1,260 current members.