Membership in the Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society


Listed below are the three (3) categories of the society memberships with the membership requirements.

Society Annual Member:
Any person eighteen (18) years of age or over who has filed a documented lineage from Pilgrim Francis Cooke, which has been approved by the Mayflower Society or the Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society Board of Directors, and has paid the required fees and dues may become a Society Member. Society Members may vote and serve on the Board of Directors and be appointed to any of the various committees.

Life Member:
Any person eighteen (18) years of age or over who has filed a documented lineage from Pilgrim Francis Cooke, which has been approved by the Mayflower Society or the Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society Board of Directors, and has paid the required fees and dues may become a Society Life Member. Life Members may vote and serve on the Board of Directors and be appointed to any of the various committees.

Associated Member:
Any business, organization or individual eighteen (18) years of age or over, irrespective of being a descendant from Pilgrim Francis Cooke. upon submitting the Membership Form to the Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society, and having paid the membership dues may become an Associate Member. Associate Members may neither vote nor serve on the Board of Directors, however they receive the benefits of membership including the society newsletter when published.

Membership Dues and Fees:
All Society and Associated members are subject to annual membership dues, as determined by the Board of Directors.
The annual dues are payable in advance and shall be for the following business year. The business year is January to December. Annual dues may be pro-rated for new members as determined by the Board of Directors.
The Membership dues and fees shall be as follows:

Society Annual Members: $20 per year.
Life Members: $200 one time payment.
Associate Members: $10 per year (for members with un-documented lines)

A one-time non-refundable fee of $30 will be charged for verifying an application without an associated approved GSMD member's application.

 PFCS Members can now pay their PFCS dues online.
Payment of Dues by mail:
Enclose a check payable to Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society, include your address and mail it to:
PFCS Membership
Ann Wilkerson
1450 Michelline Ct
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

 


 

Application Submission:

Applications for all categories must be submitted upon the forms furnished by the Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society, see below, and shall be accompanied with the appropriate application fee and dues. Society Lineage applications shall include all the required documentation of birth, death and marriage for every generation. All applications shall be submitted to the Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society's Membership Secretary at the email or mailing address given below.

General Society of Mayflower Descendants Documentation:

The GSMD's Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations Volumes (MFFG) and Mayflower Families In Progress (MFIP) or future additions thereof, may be used to document the generations of descent from Pilgrim Francis Cooke.
A photocopy of the GSMD membership application documenting descent from Pilgrim Francis Cooke approved by, and bearing the signature of the Historian General of the Mayflower Society and dated after 1982 will be accepted in support of the Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society's application and documentations.

PFCS Membership Applications


If you are applying for membership to PFCS and you have an approved membership from the Mayflower Society with Francis Cooke as your ancestor, please use the following application and submit a copy of your signed GSMD application. Remember to include your application dues/fees, these must be paid prior to final membership approval.

Application


If you want to apply for membership to PFCS and you DO-NOT have a membership from the Mayflower Society with Francis Cooke as your ancestor, please use the following application. Submit it with all the source documentation known for each individual in every generation. Remember to include your application dues/fees, these must be paid prior to final membership approval.

Application

 

If you are applying for an Associate Membership to PFCS please use the following application. Sign and submit it with the annual membership dues. Remember to include your application dues, these must be paid prior to final membership approval.

Application

 

A one-time non-refundable fee of $30 will be charged for verifying and documenting a PFCS membership application that does not include a GSMD application approved and signed by the Mayflower Society, if applicable please include this fee with your application.

Note: The membership applications are fillable PDF files.
The file will open in a new Tab. Download the file (click the icon at top right)
Open and fill in the application, save your completed application and email it to:
membership@pilgrimfranciscookesociety.org.  (dues and fees must be paid prior to final approval)
(or)
Print application, include dues and fees and mail it to:
PFCS Membership
Charles Willard
6035 Frontier Drive
Montague, CA 96064-9676

 


 

The Pilgrim Francis Cooke Society will appreciate your donation of any amount. Donations to PFCS help fund society social activities and general operating expenses. Thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

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