The Ancestry and Descendants of Captain Myles Standish, Mayflower Passenger
The Ancestry and Descendants of Captain Myles Standish, MayflowerPassenger
In partnership with the Society of Myles Standish Descendants
Presented by Gary Boyd Roberts and Tim Salls
Friday, September 27, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Captain Myles Standish was one of about 102 passengers who crossed the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower nearly 400 years ago. Made famous by Longfellow’s The Courtship of Myles Standish, thousands of his descendants can be found around the world. Join genealogist and author Gary Boyd Roberts to learn about the English ancestry and notable descendants of Myles Standish and view papers donated to NEHGS by descendant Wesley Weyman Standish.
Learn more about Myles Standish and the Society of Myles Standish Descendants at www.mylesstandishsociety.org.