Degory was born in 1579. He was approximately 41 years old when he sailed on the Mayflower.
Degory came with the members of the Leiden Congregation from Holland. He was a Separatist. He was a signer of the Mayflower Compact.
Never married. Degory has no known descendants.
He died on January 1, 1621, in the general sickness that befell.