General Society of Mayflower Descendants in Iowa




The General Society of Mayflower Descendants in Iowa was chartered March 27,1928, with 23 charter members. The first meeting was held  April 17,  1928, at Ames, Iowa.  Harold K. Bowen, Fort Dodge was elected Governor, Mrs. George L. Owings, Marshalltown, was elected Treasurer.
  • CHARTER MEMBERS
  •      Harold King Bowen                                  
  •      Vera Low Wormley
  •      Horatia Fostina Newcomb Ankeny           
  •      Erma Low Owings
  •      Mary Winslow Low                                  
  •      Lena Verharen Glover
  •      Adella Adelaid Clark Knight                 
  • •    Mabel Wheeler Wester
  •      Katherine Prentis Munger              
  •      Mary Gleason King Gaston
  •       Alice French                                                
  • •    Harriet Norton Orr
  • •     Alice Emma Spear Call         
  • •     Belle Ross Moen
  •         Georgia Perle Wilson Schmidt               
  •        Jesse May Kelley
  •        Gladys Bond Gaston Cutter                  
  •         Nell Dare Bishop
  •         Gertrude Bishop Ambler     
  •         Helen Lorraiane Enos Kout
  •          Augusta Dudley Carlisle Paine        
  •        Katherine Champlin Stanger
  •          Bertha Ellen Sparks

Iowa State Fair, August, 2011