OLLOWING is a list of links to miscellaneous Web sites of potential interest to Order members and others interested in Presidential history and genealogy. We have set up a separate page linking to websites for presidential libraries and museums.
SOCIETIES WITH PRESIDENTIAL CONNECTIONS
* In most cases, members of the following
societies are, by definition, eligible for HOFPFLA
membership. Where the societies listed have
qualifying ancestors outside of our purview,
the propositi in common with HOFPFLA are specified.
Alden Kindred of America, Inc.:
dedicated to lineal descendants of John Alden
of Plymouth (1599-1687), Mayflower
immigrant, Compact signer, public servant,
cooper, and direct ancestor of Presidents
John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Calvin
Elder William Brewster Society:
dedicated to lineal descendants of William
Brewster of Plymouth (1560-1644), Mayflower
immigrant, colony Elder, teacher, minister,
and direct ancestor of President Zachary Taylor,
and First Ladies Frances Folsom Cleveland and
Mamie Doud Eisenhower.
Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society:
dedicated to lineal descendants of Francis
Cooke of Plymouth (1582-1659), Mayflower
immigrant, Compact signer, London "Adventurer,"
and direct ancestor of Presidents Franklin
Delano Roosevelt, George Herbert Walker Bush,
and George Walker Bush.
Society of Mareen Duvall Descendants:
dedicated to lineal descendants of Mareen
Duvall of Maryland (1625-1694), French immigrant,
public servant, planter, merchant, and direct
ancestor of Presidents Harry S. Truman and Barack
Hussein Obama II.
John Howland Society: dedicated
to lineal descendants of John Howland of Plymouth
(1593-1673), Mayflower immigrant, Compact
signer, public servant, landowner, and direct
ancestor of Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt,
George Herbert Walker Bush, George Walker
Bush, Nathaniel Gorham, and Sanford Dole, and
First Lady Edith Carow Roosevelt.
Martiau Descendant Association:
dedicated to lineal descendants of Nicolas
Martiau (1591-1657), Huguenot immigrant, Captain
of Militia, Yorke Shire Justice, Burgess,
military engineer, planter, winemaker, and
direct ancestor of President George Washington.
Society of the Descendants of Johannes de la
Montagne: dedicated to lineal descendants
of Dr. Johannes Mousnier de la Montagne of New
Amsterdam (1595-1670), Huguenot immigrant, public
servant, physician, minister, and direct ancestor
of President Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and First
Lady Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.
Monticello Association: dedicated
to lineal descendants of President Thomas
Jefferson. Associate membership is available to adopted
children, stepchildren, and spouses of regular
Stoutenburgh-Teller Family Association: dedicated to lineal descendants of Pieter Van Stoutenburg, whose wide properties, high positions, and many offices in public service for the colony of New Amsterdam are a matter of public record. Most notable was his position as the first treasurer of New Amsterdam (New York City). Pieter Van Stoutenburg, with Aefje Van Tienhoven, is a direct ancestor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.
Society of the Washington Family Descendants:
dedicated to lineal descendants of the following
colonial ancestors of President George Washington:
Colonel John Washington (and his brother,
Lawrence); Nathaniel Pope; Nicolas Martiau;
George Reade; Augustine Warner, Sr.; Colonel
William Ball; and Mary Johnson Ball Hewes.
of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence:
Seven Declaration signers were either HOFPFLA
propositi or ancestors thereof: Presidents John
Adams and Thomas Jefferson; pre-Constitutional
presiding officers John Hancock, Samuel Huntington,
Richard Henry Lee, and Thomas McKean; and signer
Benjamin Harrison, father of President
William Henry Harrison and great-grandfather
of President Benjamin Harrison. (Other signers
share common colonial ancestors with U.S. Presidents and First Ladies;
DSDI members with these ancestors also qualify
AND RESEARCH SITES
- The Winthrop Society: Descendants of the Great Migration: Membership is open to all men and women of good character and proven lineal descent from one or more passengers of the Winthrop fleet, or of others who settled in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and down east before 1634. Many presidential and First Lady ancestors among the propositi.
Society Community: a compendium
of hereditary societies in the United States,
and a useful networking hub for enthusiasts.
Includes contact information for dozens of societies,
and links to those that have Web sites.
the oldest and largest free genealogy Web
powerful subscriber-based genealogy sites,
with access to many published works and
Archives.com President Genealogy:
subscriber-based genealogy site
with access to many published works and
historical databases. Features a separate section dedicated to presidential genealogy.