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 ksaunde5@hotmail.com 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

Welcome Aboard!

January 7, 2016

The Nebraska Society welcomes:

RL Scott Lemke

Dallas, Texas

A descendant of Pilgrim John Howland

RL is a grandson of Stephen Samuel Case (1905-2006), a member of the Nebraska Society from 1983 to 2004.

Welcome Aboard!

December 30, 2015

The Nebraska Society welcomes:

Robert Lee Paeper

Westside, Iowa

A descendant of Pilgrim Stephen Hopkins


December 24, 2015

Congratulations to Carolyn Louise (Thomas) Mowry of Minatare, a descendant of Pilgrim Stephen Hopkins who joined the Nebraska Society earlier in 2015, on the approval of her supplemental application proving descent from Pilgrim William Brewster.