Mayflower Descendents and Their Marriages for Two Generations After the Landing: Including a Short History of the Church of the Pilgrim Founders of New England

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Bureau of Military and Civic Achievement, 1922 - Massachusetts - 40 pages
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Page 5 - Haveing undertaken, for ye glorie of God, and advancemente of ye Christian faith, and honour of our king & countrie, a voyage to plant ye first colonie in ye Northerne parts of Virginia...
Page 5 - ... just & equall lawes, ordinances, acts, constitutions, & offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete & convenient for ye generall good of ye Colonie, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience. In witnes wherof we have hereunder subscribed our names at Cap-Codd ye 11.
Page 5 - In ye name of God, Amen. We whose names are underwriten, the loyall subjects of our dread soveraigne Lord, King James, by ye grace of God, of Great Britaine, Franc, & Ireland king, defender of ye faith, &c., haveing undertaken, for ye glorie of God, and advancemente of ye Christian faith, and honour of our king & countrie...
Page 5 - We whofe names are underwritten, the loyall fubjects of our dread fovereigne Lord, King James, by ye grace of God, of Great Britaine, France and Ireland, King, defender of ye faith, etc., haveing undertaken for ye glory of God and...
Page 5 - Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God, and one of another, covenant & combine our selves togeather into a civill body politick, for our better ordering & preservation & furtherance of ye ends aforesaid ; and by vertue hearof to enacte, constitute, and frame such just & equall lawes, ordinances, acts, constitutions, & offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete & convenient for ye generall good of ye Colonie, unto which we promise all due submission...
Page 8 - ... Virginia. Through his instrumentality and his friendship for Brewster, arrangements were made and the first contingent set sail from Southampton in the "Mayflower" on the 5th day of August, 1620. After a tempestuous voyage the white sand cliffs of Cape Cod were rounded in the morning of Saturday, the 11th day of the following November, when at last anchor was cast in the bay on the western side of the Cape.
Page 7 - that besides being formed on the Scripture model, and that those who belonged to them escaped from the tyranny of the authorities in the English Church, they had two other advantages — facility in excluding immoral persons from church fellowship, and the liberty of making fresh changes in opinion or practice should fresh light break in upon them.
Page 9 - There were 104 passengers, including men, women, and children, of whom 25 became heads of families. Two of these left only a daughter each, who married into other of the families, thus leaving 23 from whom descent is traced without duplication, as follows, viz: x JOHN ALDEN: V I — Elizabeth b.
Page 7 - Joseph Hunter tells us in his " Collections Regarding the Congregation of Protestant Separatists," that England had at that time " many families who adhered 'in principle and in heart to the ancient, and then abrogated, system which was remembered by them with affectionate reverence touching its ceremonies and rituals.
Page 14 - ALICE, b. about 1658; m. 1st, William Adams, m. 2nd, James Fitch. 5. MERCY, b. Sept. 2, 1660; m. Samuel Steele. 6. HANNAH, b.

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