I have always wanted to take my family far enough back to be able to join the esteemed Mayflower Society. Having joined the DAR in 2010, my focus shifted to possible lines that would lead me to one of the Mayflower passengers.
In June 2019 I was finally able to connect my 3rd great grandmother, Olive Doten to her father Isaac, via his probate record. This was the link I needed. I wrote about this find here:
June 8, 2019 - FINALLY! Proving the father of my 3rd great grandmother, Olive Doten Hart (1805-1887–WHAT DID I FIND?
I will continue to write about my journey to become a member.
You can follow my posts here. Wish me luck!
June 22, 2019 - THE MAYFLOWER SOCIETY ~ I’ve begun my journey to join–Come along as I take my first step
Oct 4, 2019 - MAYFLOWER SOCIETY–Episode 2–My Journey to become a member
Nov 24, 2019 - MAYFLOWER SOCIETY ~ Episode 3–Nearly ready to submit my application and attending the San Diego Mayflower Society Colony meeting with friends
Dec 18, 2019 - MAYFLOWER SOCIETY ~ Episode 4–Exciting news! I’m ready to mail my application package