Frequently Asked Questions

How many children did John Howland and Elizabeth Tilley have?

Are there any ongoing Howland DNA studies?

Where can I learn more information about John Howland & Elizabeth Tilley (and other Mayflower passengers)? 


How many children did John Howland and Elizabeth Tilley have?

John and Elizabeth had 10 children listed below.

DESIRE m. Captain John Gorham
JOHN m. Mary Lee
HOPE married John Chipman
ELIZABETH m. Ephriam Hicks
LYDIA m.  James Brown
HANNAH m. Jonathan Bosworth
JOSEPH m. Elizabeth Southworth
JABEZ m.  Bethiah Thatcher
RUTH m. Thomas Cushman
ISAAC m. Elizabeth Vaughn


Are there any ongoing Howland DNA studies?
Yes. There is a group on Family Tree DNA that you can find at this link.


Where can I learn more information about John Howland & Elizabeth Tilley (and other Mayflower passengers)?
There are several excellent websites and books about the Mayflower passengers. A few are listed below.

Mayflower.amercanancestors.org

Caleb Johnson's Mayflowerhistory.org

The Mayflower Society

Pilgrim Hall

Plimoth Plantation

Massachusetts Mayflower Society