Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts Mayflower Passenger List 1620

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Bradford’s History “Of Plimouth Plantation.” Passengers of the Mayflower (Original Spelling and Punctuation)[edit | edit source]

Below is a transcription of the original list of passengers on the Mayflower as found in the source: Bradford's history "of Plimoth Plantation" : from the original manuscript with a report of the proceedings incident to the return of the manuscript to Massachusetts. Boston,Massachusetts: Wright & Potter, 1898. Appendix No. 1 Passengers of the Mayflowers pp. 531-539. FHL 974.482/P3 H2b

The names of those which came over first, in ye year 1620. and were by the blessing of God the first beginers and (in a sort) the foundation of all the Plantations and Colonies in New England; and their families.
8. Mr. John Carver; Katherine, his wife; Desire Minter; & 2 man-servants, John Howland,Roger Wilder; William Latham, a boy; & a maid servant, & a child yt was put to him, called Jasper More.
6. Mr. William Brewster; Mary his wife; with 2. sons, whose names were Love & Wrasling; and a boy was put to him called Richard More; and another of his brothers. The rest of his children were left behind, & came over afterwards.
5. Mr. Edward Winslow; Elizabeth, his wife; & 2 men servants, called Georg Sowle and Elias Story; also a litle girle was put to him, caled Ellen, the sister of Richard More.
2. William Bradford, and Dorothy, his wife; having but one child, a sone, left behind, who came afterward.
6. Mr. Isaac Allerton, and Mary, his wife; with 3. children, Bartholmew, Remember, & Mary; and a servant boy, John Hooke.
2.Mr. Samuell Fuller, and a servant, caled William Butten. His wife was behind, & a child, which came afterwards.
2.John Crakston, and his sone, John Crakston.
2.Captain Myles Standish, and Rose, his wife.
4.Mr. Christopher Martin, and his wife, and 2 servants, Salamon Prower and John Langmore.
5.Mr. William Mullines, and his wife, and 2 children, Joseph & Priscila; and a servant,Robert Carter.
6.Mr. William White, and Susana, his wife, and one sone, caled Resolved, and one borne a ship-bord, caled Peregriene; & 2 servants, named William Holbeck & Edward Thomson.
8.Mr. Steven Hopkins, & Elizabeth, his wife, and 2 children, caled Giles, and Constanta, a dougter, both by a former wife, and 2. More by this wife, caled Damaris & Oceanus; the last was borne at sea; and 2 servants, called Edward Doty and Edward Litster.
1.Mr. Richard Warren; but hi wife and children were lefte behind, and came afterwards.
4.John Billinton, and Elen, his wife; and 2 sones, John & Francis.
4.Edward Tille, and Ann, his wife; and 2 children that were cossens, Henery Samson and Humillity Coper.
3.John Tille, and his wife: and Elizabeth, their daughter.
2.Francis Cooke, and his sone John. But his wife & other children came afterwards.
2.Thomas Rogers, and Joseph his sone. His other children came afterwards.
3.Thomas Tinker, and his wife, and a sone.
2.John Rigdale, and Alice, his wife.
3.James Chilton, and his wife, and Mary, their daughter. They had an other daughter, yt was married, came afterward.
3.Edward Fuller, and his wife, and Samuell, their sonne.
3.John Turner, and 2 sones. He had a daughter came some years after to Salem, where she is now living.
3.Francis Eaton, and Sarah, his wife, and Samuell, their sone, a young child.
10.Moyses Fletcher, John Goodman, Thomas Williams, Digerie Priest, Edmond Margeson, Peter Browne, Richard Britterige, Richard Clarke, Richard Gardenar, Gilbert Winslow.
1.John Alden was hired for cooper, at South -Hampton, where the ship victuled; and being a hopeful young man, was much desired, but left to his owne liking to go or stay when he came here; but he stayed, and maryed here.
2.John Allerton and 'Thomas Enlish were both hired, the later to goe mr of a shalop here, and ye other was reputed as one of ye company, but was to go back (being a seaman) for the help of others behind. But they both dyed here, before the shipe returned.
2.There were also other 2. Seamen hired to stay a year here in the country, William Trevore, and one Ely. But when their time was out, they both returned.

  • These bening aboute a hundred sowls, came over in this first ship; and began his worke, which God of his goodness hath hitherto blessed; let his holy name have ye praise.


  • And seeing it hath pleased him to give me to see 30. years completed since these beginings; and that the great works of his providence are to be observed, I have thought it not unworthy my paines to take a view of the decreasings & increasings of these persons, and such changes as hath passed over them & theirs, in this thirty years. It may be some use to such as come after; but, however, I shall ret in my owne benefite. I will therfore take them in order as they lye.
  • Mr Carver and his wife dyed the first year; he in ye spring, she in ye somer; also, his man Roger and ye litle boy Jasper dyed before either of them, ye commone infection. Desire returned to he friends, & proved not very well, and dyed in England. his servant boy Latham, after more then 20. years stary in country, went into England, and from thence to the Bahamy Ilands in ye West Indies, and their, with some some others, was starved for want of food. His maid servant maried, & dyed a year or tow after, here in this place.

15.His servant, John Howland, maried the doughter of John Tillie, Elizabeth, and they are both now living, and have 10 children, now living; and their eldest daughter hath 4 children. And ther 2. daughter, 1. all living; and have 10. children, now all living; and their eldest daughter hath 4 children. And ther 2. daughter, 1. all living; and other of their children mariagable. SO. 15. are to come of them.
4.Mr.Brewster lived to very old age; about 80. years he was when he dyed, having lived some 23. or 24. years here in ye countrie; & though his wife dyed long before, yet she dyed aged. His sone Wrastle dyed a younge man umaried; his sons Love lived till this year 1650. and dyed & left 4. children, now living. His doughters which came over after him are dead, but have left sundry children alive; his eldest sone is still living and hath 9. or 10 children; one maried, who hath a child or 2.
4.Richard More his brother dyed the first winter; but he is maried, and hath 4. or 5. children, all living.
2.Mr. Edward Winslow his wife dyed the first winter; and he maried with the widow of Mr. White, and hath 2. children living by her marigable, besids sundry that are dead.
8.One of his servants dyed, as also the litle girle, soone after the ships arivall. But his man,George Sowle, is still living, and hath 8 childre.
4.William Bradford his wife dyed soone after their arrival; and he married againe; and hath 4 children, 3 whereof are maried.
8.Mr. Allerton his wife dyed with the first, and his servant, John Hooke. His sone Bartle is maried in England, but I know not how many children he hath. His doughter Remember is maried at Salem, & hath 3. or 4. children living. ANd his doughter Mary is maried here, & hath 4. children. Him selfe maried againe with ye doughter of Mr. Brewster, & hath one sone living by her, but she is long since dead. And he is maried againe, and hath left this place long agoe. So I account his increase to be 8. beside his sons in England.
2.Mr. Fuller his servant dyed at sea; and after his wife came over, he had tow children by here, which are living and growne up o years; but he dyed some 15 years agoe.

  • John Crakston dyed in the first martality; and about some 5. or 6. years after, his sone dyed; having lost him selfe in ye wodes, his feet became fosen, which put him into a feaver, of which he dyed.

4.Captain Standish his wife dyed in the first sickness (Who dyed 3. of Octob. 1655), and he maried againe, and hath 4. sones liveing, and some are dead.

  • Mr. Martin, he & all his, dyed in the first infection not long after the arivall.

15.Mr. Molines, and his wife, his sone, and his servant, dyed the first winter. Only his doughter Priscilasurvied, and maried John Alden, who are both living, and have 11. children. And their eldest daughter is maried, & hath five children.
7.Mr. White and his 2. servants dyed soon after ther landing. His wife maried with Mr. Winslow (as is before noted). His 2. sons are maried, and Resolved hath 5. children, Perigrine tow, all living. So their increase are 7.
5.Mr. Hopkins and his wife are now both dead, but they lived above 20. years in this place, and had one sone and 4. doughters borne here. Ther sone became a seaman, & dyed at Barbadoes; one daughter dyed here, and 2. are maried; one of them hath 2. children; & one is yet to mary. So their increase which still survive are 5. But his sone Giles is unmaried, and hath 4. children.
12.His doughter Constanta is living, and one of them marid.
4.Mr. Richard Warren lived some 4. or 5. years, and had his wife come over to him, by whom he had 2. sons before dyed; and one of them is maryed, and hath 2. children. So his increase is 4. But he had 5. doughters more came over with his wife, who are all married & living, & have many children.
8.John Billinton, after he had bene here 10. yers, was executed for killing a man; and his eldest sone dyed before him; but his 2. sons is alive, and maried, & hath 8. children. <br. 7.Edward Tillie and his wife both dyed soon after their arrivall,; and the girle Humility, their cousen, was sent for into England, and dyed ther. But the youth """Henery Samson is still liveing, and is maried, & hath 7. children.

  • John Tillie and his wife both dyed a litle after they came ashore; and their daughter Elizabeth maried with JOhn Howland, and hath issue as is before noted.

8.Francis Cooke is still living,a very olde man, and hath seene his childrens children have children; afte his wife came over, (with other of his children,) he hath 3. still living by her, all maried,and have 5. children; so their encrease is 8. And his sone John, which came over with him, is maried, and hath 4. children living.
6.Thomas Rogers dyed in the first sickness, but his sone Joseph is still living, and is maried, and hath 6. children. The rest ofThomas Rogers[children] came over, & are maried, & have many children.

  • Thomas Tinker and his wife and sone all dyed in the first sickness.
  • And so didJohn Rigdale and his wife.

10.James Childton and his wife also dyed in the first infection. But their daughter Mary is still living, and hath 9. children; and one daughter in maried, & hath a child; so their increase in 10.
4.Edward Fuller and his wife dyed soon after they came ashore; but their sone Sammuell is living, & maried, and hath 4. children or more.

  • John Turner and his 2. sones all dyed in the first sikness. but he hath a daughter still living at Salem, well maried, and approved of.

4.Francis Eaton his first wife dyed in the generall sickness; and he maried againe, & his 2. wife dyed & he maried the 3. and had 3. children. One of the is maried, & hath a child; the other are living, but one of them is an ideote. He dyed about 16. years agoe. His sone Samuell, who came over a sucking child, is also maried, & hath a child.

  • Moyses Fletcher, Thomas Williams, Digerie Preist, John Goodman, Edmond Margeson, Richard Britteridge,Richard Clarke. All these dyed sone after their arivall, in the general sickness that befell. But Digerie Priest had his wife & children sent hither afterwards, she being Mr. Allertons sister. But the rest left no posterite here.
  • Richard Gardinar became a seamen and died in England, or at sea.
  • Gilbert Winslow, after diverse years aboad here, returned to England, and dyed later.

6.Peter Browne maried twise. By his first wife he had 2. children, who are living, & both of them maried,and the one of them hath 2. children; by his second wife he had 2. more. He dyed about 16. years since.

  • Thomas English and John Allerton dyed in the generall sikness.
  • John Alden and Priscila Mollines his doughter, and had issue by her as is before related.
  • Edward Doty & Edwrad Litster, the servants of Mr Hopkins Litster, after he was at liberty, went to Virginia, & ther dyed. But Edward Doty by a second wife hath 7. children, and both he and they are living.
  • Of these 100. persons which came first over in this first ship together, the greater halfe dyed in the generall mortality; and most of them in 2. or three monthes time. And for those which survived, though some were ancient & past procreation, & others left ye place and cuntrie, yet of those few remaining are sprunge up above 160. persons, in this 30. years, are now living in this presente year 1650. besids many of their children which are dead, and come not within this account.
  • And of the old stock (of one & Other) ther are yet living this present present year, 1650. nere 30 persons. Let the Lord have ye praise, who is the High Preserver of men.
  • Twelfe persons liveing of the old stock this present yeare, 1679.
  • Two persons liveing that came over in the first shioe 1620, this present year, 1690. Resolved White and Mary Chusman (Cushman,) the daughter of Mr. Allerton.
  • And John Cooke, the son of Frances Cooke, that came in the first ship, is still liveing this present year, 1694; & Mary Cushman is still living, this present year. 1698.