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Maternal lineages of Mayflower passengers

Surnames of Mayflower passengers[1] , with links to corresponding mtDNA results pages, are listed below.

Husband’s name[2] wife’s name' mtDNA aboard Mayflower Known living descendants [3] Known living maternal line descendants mtDNA haplogroup[4]
Alden, John Mullens, Priscilla Yes Yes
Allerton, Isaac (first wife) Norris, Mary Yes Yes
Allerton, Isaac (second wife) Brewster, Fear No Yes No
Allerton, Bartholomew _____, Margaret No
Billington, John (Unknown), Elinor [5] No Yes
Billington, Francis Penn, Christian [6] Yes Yes
Bradford, William (first wife), May, Dorothy Yes No No
Bradford, William (second wife) Carpenter, Alice [7] No Yes
Brewster, William Mary (Unknown) Yes Yes Yes
Browne, Peter '’(first wife) (Unknown), Martha[8] No Yes
Browne, Peter '’(second wife) (Unknown), Mary No Yes
Chilton, James (Unknown), (Unknown)' Yes Yes
Winslow, John [9] 'Chilton, Mary' Yes Yes
Cooke, Francis Esther/Hester Mahieu No Yes Yes
Cooke, John ‘’Warren, Sarah” [10] No Yes Yes
Doty, Edward (Second wife) Clarke, Faith [11] No Yes
Eaton, Francis (First Wife) (Unknown), Sarah Yes Yes No
Eaton, Francis (Third Wife) Penn, Christian [12] No Yes
Fletcher, Moses '’(First Wife) Evans, Mary No
Fletcher, Moses '’(Second Wife) (Unknown), Sarah [13] No No
Fuller, Edward (Unknown), (Unknown) Yes Yes No


Fuller, Samuel (son of Edward Fuller) Lothrop, Jane No Yes
Fuller, Samuel (brother of Edward Fuller) (Second Wife) Carpenter, Alice No No No


Fuller, Samuel (Third Wife) Lee, Bridget No Yes
Hopkins, Stephen (First Wife) Kent, Mary No Yes
Hopkins, Stephen (Second Wife) Fisher, Elizabeth Yes Yes
Snow, Nicholas [17] Hopkins, Constance Yes Yes
Hopkins, Giles Whelden, Catherine No Yes
Howland, John Elizabeth Tilley Yes Yes Yes H1a1 [1]
presumably never married Minter, Desire Yes No No
More children Ellen, Jasper, Mary Yes Yes No
More, Richard '(First Wife) Hunter, Christian No Yes
Mullins, William (Unknown), Alice Yes Yes
Priest, Degory Allerton, Sarah[18] Yes Yes
Rogers, Thomas Cosford, Alice No Yes
Rogers, Joseph (Unknown), Hannah No Yes
Samson, Henry Plummer, Anne No Yes
Soule, George Buckett, Mary No Yes
Standish, Myles (First Wife) (Unknown), Rose [19] Yes No No
Standish, Myles (Second Wife) (Unknown), Barbara No Yes
Tilley, Edward Hurst, Joan [21] Yes Yes Yes
Warren, Richard (Unknown), Elizabeth [22] Yes Yes
White, William Jackson, Susanna’’ [23] No Yes No
White, Resolved Vassall, Judith’’ No Yes
White, Peregrine Bassett, Sarah’’ No Yes
Winslow, Edward '’(First Wife) Barker, Elizabeth Yes No No
Winslow, Edward '’(Second Wife) Jackson, Susanna [26] No Yes
White Katherine No No n/a
Cooper Ann/Agnes, Humility No No n/a
  1. Also including wives of Mayflower passengers who came over later and had descendants living today
  2. links to sub-pages under development
  3. according to
  4. Italics indicate that the haplogroup result is based on previous testing through other projects (usually HVR only) and may not be precise. In some of these cases, the result could be inaccurate due to inadvertent errors in lineage tracing. See surname sub-pages for further details and references.
  5. After John’s death, she married Gregory Armstrong
  6. widow of fellow Mayflower Passenger Francis Eaton
  7. widow of Edward Southworth
  8. widow of _______ Ford
  9. NOT a Mayflower Passenger, but his wife, Mary was
  10. daughter of Mayflower passenger Richard Warren
  11. She married second, John Phillips
  12. she married second, Francis Billington
  13. She was the widow of William Denby
  14. The Great Migration Begins I:681 states all of Moses Fletcher’s children were by his first wife
  15. The Great Migration Begins I:712 stated Edward only had two sons
  16. The Great Migration Begins I:716 stated only child of second wife died in infancy
  17. NOT a Mayflower Passenger, but his wife, Constance Hopkins was.
  18. She was sister to Mayflower passenger Isaac Allerton. She married first, Jan/John Vincent and third Godbert Godbertson (Cuthbert Cuthbertson)
  19. possibly maiden name Handley
  20. died in the first winter, no children
  21. See also daughter Elizabeth Tilley for information on mtDNA descendants. She married first, Thomas Rogers
  22. While many records give her surname as March, Marshe, etc. no contemporary record supports this claim
  23. Caleb Johnson announced her identity at the Mayflower Congress in Sep 2017. Articles to be published in The American Genealogist. She married second, Mayflower Passenger Edward Winslow
  24. Only had two sons by William White. She will also be treated under Edward Winslow
  25. Edward had no children by his first wife
  26. She was the widow of fellow Mayflower Passenger, William White

Passengers with unknown or uncertain surname include:

  • Alice, wife of John Rigsdale
  • Mary, wife of Edward Prower and Christopher Martin
  • Dorothy, servant of John Carver
  • wife of Thomas Tinker
  • various members of the ship's crew

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