The names of those which came over first, in the 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. John Carver, Katherine his wife, Desire Minter, and two manservants, John Howland, Roger Wilder. William Latham, a boy, and a maidservant and a child that was put to him called Jasper More.
*Mr. William Brewster, Mary, his wife, with two sons, whose names were Love and Wrestling. And a boy was put to him called Richard More, and another of his brothers. The rest of his children were left behind and came over afterwards.
*Mr. Edward Winslow, Elizabeth his wife and two menservants called George Soule and Elias Story; also a little girl was put to him called Ellen, the sister of Richard More.
*William Bradford and Dorothy his wife, having but one child, a son left behind who came afterward.
*Mr. Isaac Allerton and Mary his wife, with three children, Bartholomew, Remember and Mary. And a servant boy John Hooke.
*Mr. Samuel Fuller and a servant called William Button. His wife was behind, and a child which came afterwards.
*John Crackston and his son John Crackston.
*Captain Myles Standish and Rose his wife.
*Mr. Christopher Martin and his wife and two servants, Solomon Prower and John Langmore.
*Mr. William Mullins and his wife and two children, Joseph and Priscilla; and a servant, Robert Carter.
*Mr. William White and Susanna his wife and one son called Resolved, and one born a-shipboard called Peregrine, and two servants named William Holbeck and Edward Thompson.
*Mr. Stephen Hopkins and Elizabeth his wife, and two children called Giles and Constanta, a daughter, both by a former wife. And two more by this wife called Damaris and Oceanus; the last was born at sea. And two servants called Edward Doty and Edward Lester.
*Mr. Richard Warren, but his wife and children were left behind and came afterwards.
*John Billington and Ellen his wife, and two sons, John and Francis.
*Edward Tilley and Ann his wife, and two children that were their cousins, Henry Sampson and Humility Cooper.
*John Tilley and his wife, and Elizabeth their daughter.
*Francis Cooke and his son John; but his wife and other children came afterwards.
*Thomas Rogers and Joseph his son; his other children came afterwards.
*Thomas Tinker and his wife and a son.
*John Rigsdale and Alice his wife.
*James Chilton and his wife, and Mary their daughter; they had another daughter that was married, came afterward.
*Edward Fuller and his wife, and Samuel their son.
*John Turner and two sons; he had a daughter came some years after to Salem, where she is now living.
*Francis Eaton and Sarah his wife, and Samuel their son, a young child.
*Moses Fletcher, John Goodman, Thomas Williams, Digory Priest, Edmund Margesson, Peter Browne, Richard Britteridge, Richard Clarke, Richard Gardiner, Gilbert Winslow.
*John Alden was hired for a cooper at Southampton where the ship victualed, and being a hopeful young man was much desired but left to his own liking to go or stay when he came here; but he stayed and married here.
*John Allerton and Thomas English were both hired, the latter to go master of a shallop here, and the other was reputed as one of the company but was to go back (being a seaman) for the help of others behind. But they both died here before the ship returned.
*There were also other two seamen hired to stay a year here in the country, William Trevor, and one Ely. But when their time was out they both returned.These being about a hundred souls, came over in this first ship and began this work, which God of His goodness hath hitherto blessed. Let His holy name have the praise.
William Bradford, Of Plymouth Plantation,1650