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Mayflower Genealogy Tips

Are you a descendant of a Mayflower ship passenger? These genealogy resources can help you trace your Mayflower ancestry. Explore the history of the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony and discover the best records to trace your early American roots. Learn how to find your Colonial ancestors using historical obituaries, newspaper articles and books.

Obituary for Mary-Jane Earle Hensley, published in the Daily News Record newspaper (Harrisonburg, Virginia), 3 October 2012. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Researching Recent Obituaries for All My ‘Mayflower’ Cousins.” blog.genealogyban...

Researching Recent Obituaries for All My ‘Mayflower’ Cousins

A “Thanksgiving proclamation” was published in the New-England Chronicle just months after the Declaration of Independence was issued and while the country was at war with England. Learn more about how you can find other great Thanksgiving stories in GenealogyBank’s online newspapers: blog.genealogyban...

You Want to Be Prepared as Thanksgiving Approaches