maris and her step-daughter Constantia add to the girlhood on the boat.
Mary Brewster and Susanna White set a shining mark.
Mrs. John Carver, her maid and her young ward, Desire Minter—Mrs. Miles Standish and Mrs. Edward Winslow and Katherine Carver have won the love and admiration of all. Mrs. Christopher Martin, who was scarcely known, as she was among the passengers from London.
Two pairs of mothers and daughters—Mrs. Mary Chilton and Mrs. Mullins and Priscilla—engage our attention, as Cupid's entanglements are in this serious adventure (Mary has lost an admirer and Priscilla gained one). Here is a group whom we know far less well—Mrs. Thomas Tinker and Mrs. John Rizdale, Mrs. Francis Eaton—but we feel sure their quality of mind and heart must be the equal of many of their companions.
Here are the wives of John and Edward Tilly, each with a young girl to mother.
Humility Cooper is cousin to Ann Tilly, and Elizabeth is stepchild to John Tilly's wife.
Mrs. Edward Fuller and