Wednesday, May 26, 2010

I'm officially related to someone who was on the Mayflower!

Just got information that reveals that I'm directly related to George Soule
born : 1563
in Eckington, Worcestershire, , England
died: 22 Jan 1679 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts,

George Soule is my 9th great grandfather! He was on the Mayflower!

To quote William Bradford --

"The names of those which came over first, in the year 1620, and were by the blessing of God the first beginners and in a sort the foundation of all the Plantations and Colonies in New England; and their families ... Mr. Edward Winslow, Elizabeth his wife and two men-servants called George Soule and Elias Story; also a little girl was put to him called Ellen, the sister of Richard More."
William Bradford, Of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647.

Click here to see the genealogy back to my great great grandfather Henry Cadmus Olney whose 1886 diary I posted last year in blog format - Here.

Kim - he is your 9th great grandfather too!

Maeve and Wyatt - he is your 10th great grandfather!

I love the fact that 3 great (whatever) grandmothers are included in the line!

Much thanks to cousin Dave Olney for sending along the above information!

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