Mary Chilton

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Mary Chilton was born in Sandwich, Kent, England back in 1607 to James and Susannah. When she was thirteen she left with her family on the Mayflower to journey to the New World. After their arrival, her father died in December of 1620 and her mother died six weeks later in January of 1621.

She married John Winslow around 1624, that union produced 10 children. The family moved to Boston. In 1676, she made out her last will and testament, she died on May 1, 1679.

What you may not know about Mary Chilton is that she is reported to be the first European woman to step ashore at Plymouth, Massachusetts. You may also recognize some of her descendants which include: George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush Robert Warren Miller and Howard Dean to name a few.

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Wayne Martin
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Good morning James. Ten children is accomplishment enough! Wow! Enjoy your day!

Jun 16, 2019 05:02 AM #1
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Raymond E. Camp
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Good morning James,

A remarkable woman of the time.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Jun 16, 2019 05:10 AM #2
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Wishing you a wonderful weekend!  Enjoy!  

Jun 16, 2019 05:28 AM #3
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Donald Urschalitz
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She sure was a very active women. Just to make that trip was a challenge.

Jun 16, 2019 05:34 AM #4
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning James. To me it is sad to lose both parents in a strange place. Happy Fathers Day.

Jun 16, 2019 06:26 AM #5
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Michael Jacobs
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Good morning, James - I wasn't aware that the Bushes and Howard Dean had a common ancestor.  

Jun 16, 2019 06:34 AM #6
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
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HI James Dray - WOW!  I did not know any of that. To have ties all the way back to the first European woman to set foot in the new world is amazing. When you include 2 presidents in those descendants that fact is quite astonishing. 

Jun 16, 2019 06:47 AM #7
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Joe Pryor
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Nothing like being the first at something anf having descendents who are famous.

Jun 16, 2019 07:07 AM #8
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Brian England
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Hmm, it sounds like she was quite the interesting lady and her descendants are certainly well known.

Jun 16, 2019 07:21 AM #9
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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James,

Interesting story you shared with us.  We are all related in some fashion or other.  Happy Father's day to you.  A

Jun 16, 2019 10:13 AM #10
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Hi James- what an interesting story. Sad to think of someone who arrives in a new country then loses her mother, and interesting to look at her lineage. 

Jun 16, 2019 10:47 AM #11
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Good afternoon James- the Bushes are from a very long line.  Certainly is quite a story.

Jun 16, 2019 03:39 PM #12
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Hi James,  Thanks for sharing this bit of history.  Looks like the Bushes have a very interesting linage.

Jun 16, 2019 06:39 PM #13
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James, a very interesting story on the life of Many Chilton. So sad about losing her parents so early in life and especially with all the difficulties of the early pilgrims.  And ten children...a very special life.

Jun 17, 2019 06:07 PM #14
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