Single Ancestor Societies

Singular Ancestor
Hereditary Societies

The following list is a collection of hereditary societies for which membership is based upon descent from one, specific ancestor.

Bowne House Historical Society
37-01 Bowne Street
Flushing, NY 11354

Descendant Membership is available to Bowne or Parsons descendants, a descendant of a related family such as the Underhills, Lawrences, Townsends, Minturns, Osgoods or Thornes; Signers of the Flushing Remonstrance; Original patentees of the town of Vlissingen/Flushing; and Founders of the Bowne House Historical Society.

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Nathan Hale Society
Post Office Box 440
East Haddam, CT  0642300440

Membership will be open to anyone with a collateral connection. A brief pedigree has been prepared and has yet to be fully verified. An additional level of membership will be provided for supporting/regular members. The discussion thus far is to only allow life membership for a set price to be determined.

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Nicolas Martiau Descendant Association

Post Office Box 1175

Williamsburg VA  23187


Membership is available through right of descent from Nicolas Martiau through daughters Elizabeth, Mary or Sarah. Elizabeth married Col. George Reade. Mary married Col. John Scar(s)brook. Sarah married Capt. William Fuller.

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Roger Williams Family Association
35 Hodsell Street
Cranston, RI 02910

Lineal descendants of Roger Williams and their spouses are eligible to join the Roger Williams Family Association

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Society of Mareen Duvall Descendants
3580 South River Terrace
Edgewater, MD 21037

Membership is open to direct lineal descendants of the Huguenot, Mareen Duvalll of Middle Plantation.

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Society of the Descendants of Johannes de la Montagne

3657 West Nichols Street

Springfield, MO  65803


Membership is based on lineal descent from Dr. Johannes Mousnier de la Montagne (1595-1670), Huguenot physician of New Amsterdam.

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