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George Soule (c. 15951679) was a signer of the Mayflower Compact, and one of the original 102 Pilgrims who arrived on the Mayflower to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620. Events January 30 - William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet is performed for the first time. ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... This bas-relief depicting the signing of the Mayflower Compact is on Bradford Street in Provincetown directly below the Pilgrim Monument. ... Pilgrims is the name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Massachusetts. ... Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882) The Mayflower was the famous ship that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (United States), in 1620. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Plymouth County Settled 1620 Incorporated 1620 Government  - Type Representative town meeting Area  - Town  134. ...


Soule was born in England about 1595, and as a young man became a teacher to Edward Winslow's children. Soule came with Winslow to America on the Mayflower in 1620 and was one of forty-one signers of the Mayflower Compact in November 1620. Soule was among the one half of the population that survived the first winter in Plymouth and was present at the time of the "First Thanksgiving" in 1621. About 1626, Soule married a woman named Mary (likely Mary Buckett), and they had nine children: Zacariah, John, Nathaniel, George, Susanna West, Mary, Elizabeth, Patience, and Benjamin. Soule eventually became a prominent landowner in Duxbury, Massachusetts. In 1637, Soule volunteered to serve during the Pequot War. He also served as a deputy (representative) for Duxbury and on many committees in Plymouth Colony. Soule died in 1679, leaving a sizable estate. Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the  United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... Edward Winslow, 1651, by an anonymous artist Edward Winslow (1595–1655) was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower. ... This bas-relief depicting the signing of the Mayflower Compact is on Bradford Street in Provincetown directly below the Pilgrim Monument. ... The First Thanksgiving, painted by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930). ... For the place in England see Duxbury Woods Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Plymouth County Settled 1624 Incorporated 1637 Government  - Type Open town meeting Area  - Town  37. ... The Pequot War was an armed conflict in 1637 between an alliance of Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth colonies, with American Indian allies (the Narragansett, and Mohegan Indians), against the Pequot Indians. ... Plymouth Colony was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 until 1691. ...

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This bas-relief depicting the signing of the Mayflower Compact is on Bradford Street in Provincetown directly below the Pilgrim Monument. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Plymouth County Settled 1620 Incorporated 1620 Government  - Type Representative town meeting Area  - Town  134. ... Pilgrims is the name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Massachusetts. ... The Society of Mayflower Descendants is a hereditary organization comprised of individuals who have documented their descent from one or more of the 102 passengers who arrived on the Mayflower in 1620 at what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts. ...

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  • George Soule Kindred in the U.S.
  • Soule Family in England

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SOULE FAMILY Descendants of GEORGE SOULE (4738 words)
Aaron Soule was born in Dec 1705 in Duxbury, Massachusetts and died on 21 Jan 1783 in Pembrooke.
Joseph Soule was born on 15 Mar 1722 in Duxbury, Massachusetts and died on 10 Jun 1800 in Duxbury, Massachusetts.
Lillian Soule was born on 24 Mar 1883 in Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan and died on 11 Dec 1976 in Peck, Elk Township, Sanilac County, Michigan-Buried In Elk Cemetery, Peck, Michigan.
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