Summer Meeting Event is Saturday, July 9

June 12, 2016

Meet at The Durham Museum near Omaha’s Old Market for Odyssey’s Shipwreck: Pirates & Treasure Exhibit. Lunch following at Burlington League, 1002 South 10th St., across the street from the Museum. Museum admission is $11 for adults, $8 for seniors (62 and over) and $7 for children ages 3 to 12. RSVP to by Wednesday, July 6.

Welcome Aboard!

May 26, 2016

The Nebraska Society welcomes:

Kay Ellen (Watson) Janulewicz

St. Paul

A descendant of Pilgrim Edward Fuller

Natalie Bielenberg is 2016 Scholarship Recipient

April 24, 2016

Natalie Teresa Bielebberg, a senor of Omaha’s Millard South High School, is the recipient of the Nebraska Society’s 2016 $1,620 Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship. Click here to learn more about Natalie and read her winning essay.

Missing Members

April 10, 2016

Mail to the following members was returned by the post office. We’re looking for a current address:

Natalie Dugan, Omaha

Tanya Kempe, Shickley

Stanley McKay, Bellevue

Dorothy Carlson, Holdrege

Spring Meeting Reservations due Sunday

April 6, 2016

Reservations for the Nebraska Society’s Spring Meeting on Sunday, April 24 in Omaha are due Sunday. If you’re planning to attend, e-mail Karen Saunders at with your reservation. You can send your check later or pay at the meeting.

Sunday, April 24, 2016 – 1 p.m.

Embassy Suites Omaha – 555 South 10th St./Old Market.
Special Guest: Lea Sinclair Filson, Governor General, General Society of Mayflower Descendants.

$28 per person. Send checks to Karen Saunders, 1213 North 30th Road, Syracuse, NE 68446-7710.

Welcome Aboard!

March 24, 2016

The Nebraska Society welcomes:

William Nathaniel Martin Beerman


A descendant of Pilgrim Richard Warren

Spring 2016 Pilgrim News is Here!

March 23, 2016

The Spring 2016 edition of Pilgrim News is here! Read current and past issues by clicking here.

$1,620 Scholarship Deadline is March 31

January 23, 2016

On Sunday, April 24, 2016, the Society will award the second Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants Burt & Becky Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,620 to a high school senior planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university during the 2016-’17 academic year. More information and complete application materials are available here. Applications are due March 31, 2016.

Welcome Aboard!

January 14, 2016

The Nebraska Society welcomes:

Bonnie Mae (Gerrard) Kolowski


A descendant of Pilgrim William Bradford

Welcome Aboard!

January 13, 2016

The Nebraska Society welcomes:

Anne Margaret (Van Pelt) Underwood


A descendant of Pilgrim Thomas Rogers