Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


The Mayflower left England with 102 passengers, including 43 men, 18 women (3 were pregnant), 12 girls and 31 young men and boys 21 y/o and younger. There were 103 on board when anchored at Cape Cod. One died at sea, 1 child was born at sea and another while anchored at Cape Cod. 49 died the first winter. 50 left descendants living today (probably over 10 million).