Monday, June 8, 2020

The Mayflower Billington Brothers Dubbed First Juvenile Delinquents in America

Pint Sized Pilgrims Also Caused Trouble

You can read my full story on GenealogyBank blog Billington Boys 
Billington prank recorded in full detail in "Mourt's Relation" a journal written by William and Edward Winslow to attract New England settlers to the colony. 

From Plymouth Museum Record of Billington

The Old Fort and First Meeting House, 1621, Plymouth, Mass. From New York Public Library

A Famous Kin to Billington-- President James Garfield (1831-1881) 20th president of the United States Photo from Britannia Encyclopedia. 
American Ancestors 2020 John Billington
Mayflower Group Facebook 
Pilgrim Hall Museum John Billington  
The Great Billington Sea Vita Brevis American Ancestors

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