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John Billington

John Billington was born in 1582 in Lancashire, England (possibly). He was approximately 38 years old when he sailed on the Mayflower.

John Billington was the head of his group, 'the Billington group'. They were recruited by Thomas Weston of London Merchant Adventurers. He was a Non-Separatist. He was a signer of the Mayflower Compact.

The Leiden Congregation

Group's entry in Bradford's Journal

John Billington

Other people in this group: (Click one for more info)

The Voyage

The Mayflower Compact

John married Ellen Billington. John was the father of 2 children.

  1. John Billington Jr

  2. Francis Billington

John Billington was hanged at Plymouth in 1630 for killing John Newcomer.

The First Winter