Peter Storrs Riordan, of Darien, has documented that he is a direct descendant of a passenger on the Mayflower, earning him membership into the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Connecticut.

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Established in 1896, the society is a nonprofit, hereditary society dedicated to preserving and recording its Mayflower ancestors and promoting Mayflower Pilgrim history and ideals. The society seeks to fulfill its mission through educational programs, publications, historical research, genealogy and annual scholarships awarded to worthy students.

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