Generation 1: William Brewster was born in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England about 1566 to William Brewster and Mary Smythe. He attended Cambridge, was a teacher and printer, and was the only university-educated member of Plymouth Colony. He married Mary Unknown, and was among those Pilgrims who went to Leiden, Holland. While there, he taught English and printed naughty, anti-English Establishment pamphlets. He came to Massachusetts on the Mayflower, and served as an adviser to the governor. He died on 10 April 1644.
Generation 2: Patience Brewster was born about 1599 in Nottinghamshire, England to William and Mary Brewster. On 5 August 1624, she married Thomas Prence, who would serve as governor of Plymouth Colony. Patience died of "pestilent fever" on 12 December 1634.
William BREWSTER (1566-1644) m. Mary UNKNOWN
Patience BREWSTER (1599-1634) m. Thomas PRENCE
Rebecca PRENCE (1627-1651) m. Edmund FREEMAN
Rebecca FREEMAN (1651-1738) m. Ezra PERRY
Samuel PERRY (b. 1688) m. Sarah LEONARD
Moses PERRY (1714-1801) m. Eleanor ELLIS
Sarah PERRY (b. 1750) m. John CLEMENTS
Hannah CLEMENTS (1771-1835) m. Jonathan BAKER
John BAKER (1792-1861) m. Mehitable HILTON
George Albert BAKER (1842) m. Hannah Melissa SPECHT
Jessie May BAKER (1873-1927) m. Thomas Parker SIMMONDS
Estelle May SIMMONDS (1893-1930) m. Horace William HOWES
Henry Richard HOWES (1913-1987) m. Dorothy Elizabeth PALMER
S. HOWES (1937-1999) m. my father