Charlotte Colony


About Our Society
NC Officers

- Eligibility
- Application Fees

Proof of Lineage

- Frequently Asked

Friends of the Pilgrims

The Ship - Mayflower

Pilgrim Passengers
- Biographies
- Pilgrim Children

Mayflower Compact

Pilgrim Trivia

Pilgrim English

Colonial Medicine

Test Your Pilgrim

The Charlotte Colony of the Society is made up of the following counties:  Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston,  Iredell, Moore, Montgomery, Richmond, Rowan, Stanly, and Union.


Officers of the Charlotte Colony

Colony Governor:   Jeanine Broderick Geissinger
Colony Treasurer:   Nancy Starr
Recording Secretary:   Cheryl Vislay
"Mayflower Families":  
Book Chairperson    
Kay Grier
Hospitality Chairperson:   Cynthia Haack - Past Colony Governor
Advisors:   Jean Slater - Past State Governor
  Cynthia Haack - Past Colony Governor


Mayflower Families

The Silver Books, “Mayflower Families”, published by the General Society of Mayflower Descendants in Plymouth, MA are now in many of the Charlotte Colony’s libraries.  These books are invaluable sources for research and documentation for prospective members and members who are working on their supplemental lines through the 5th generation and into the 6th.  Full sets of these books are at the main library in Salisbury, 201 West Fisher St.; the Gastonia Public Library, in the 1500 block of East Garrison Blvd. across from the Schiele Museum in Gastonia, NC; and the main library in uptown Charlotte at 310 N. Tryon St., in the 3rd floor “Robinson-Spangler” room.

Mayflower Anchored Off Long Point

Prints of "The Mayflower Anchored Off Long Point" are still available at $15 each, monies going to the coffers of the state society.

These limited edition 11"x17" laser prints are in full color, are signed by the artist, Cynthia Haack (former Charlotte Colony Governor) backed by foamboard and shrink-wrapped.  They may be ordered by mail - for 1 print, shipping and handling is $5.00; each additional print is $2.00.  Allow 2 weeks for delivery.  Send check or money order to:

Cynthia Haack

Make check or money order payable to Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of North Carolina.



Revised:  November 12, 2015