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The DELANO KINDRED was founded in 1991 for the purpose of exploring the ancestry and genealogy of our common ancestor, Philippe de Lanoy. Philippe was born to Jan and Marie de Lanoy around 1602 in Leiden, Holland, and was baptized there on the 6th of November, 1603. In 1621, Philippe arrived in Plimoth (now Plymouth, Massachusetts) on the ship Fortune and some time later changed his name to Philip Delano. He is the progenitor of the Delano family in America.
UPDATE on the EUROPEAN HISTORY TOUR
by Delano Kindred President Tom Delano
Those of you who attended, or tuned into, the September 2022 Annual Meeting in Delano, Minnesota, heard about The Delano European History Tour planned for September 19 – 28, 2023. I am pleased to report that we have 16 tour members registered as of the January 1, 2023. Our goal is to have approximately 24 tour members registered for the tour, so we are about 2/3rds of the way to our goal. This is very good news indeed! For those of you thinking about a 2023 visit to Europe, there is still plenty of time to sign up. For those of you who are not familiar with the Delano European History Tour, we have just launched a webpage which will give you an overview of this tour and a complete itinerary. The weblink is: https://www.lifeisgoodgocruising.com/FitBuilders/view/1722
The tour planning team has worked closely with our travel planner, Wendy Cushing, to develop what we believe will be an informative, educational and fun tour. If you have any questions about this tour or wish to know more, then please contact Wendy at 508-888-1203 and she will gladly answer your questions.
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- For A REPORT ON THE 2022 ANNUAL MEETING AND REUNION, click here.
- For the LATEST NEWSLETTER (Bonnes Nouvelles #102, January 2023), click here.
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- Sara Delano Roosevelt, News Clips
- DELANO and COOKE ANCESTORS, recording of ZOOM presentation by George English on 4 November 2022.
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ZOOM Presentation on Delano and Cooke Ancestors and European History Tour
THE FOLLOWING PRESENTATION WAS CONDUCTED VIA ZOOM
ON NOVEMBER 4, 2022, AND RECORDED.
To view this video, click here.
OUR DELANO and COOKE ANCESTORS:
The INTREPID de LANNOYS and MAHIEUS from FLANDERS
(The extraordinary story of these unique MAYFLOWER and FORTUNE Pilgrims)
A Presentation and Conversation with Author George Philip English
followed by a Brief Discussion of the 2023 Delano Kindred European History Tour
Hosted by Delano Kindred Board Member Col. William English, CBE
About this presentation: The European Ancestry and History of Francis Cooke and Philip Delano/Philippe de Lannoy is, possibly, the most unique among the first Pilgrims on the Mayflower and Fortune to New England. The de Lannoys and Mahieus came from French-speaking Flanders. Their extraordinary and fascinating story was very different to that of the English Pilgrims. Persecuted by their Spanish Catholic rulers for their religious beliefs, they fled to Canterbury in England. Later, they went to Leiden, Holland, nearly 20 years before the English Separatists arrived.
Join our host, fellow descendant and Delano Kindred Board member Col. William English, CBE, as genealogist, historian and de Lannoy/Mahieu descendant George English presents the fascinating, evidence-based family history in his book The Delano and Cooke Ancestors, with the family members, historical and social information, pictures and maps to bring them to life. The Delano and Cooke Ancestors is available for purchase on the Delano Kindred website.
Following this presentation there was a brief discussion and Q&A about the Delano Kindred European History Tour which starts on September 19, 2023 in Amsterdam, continues for 10 days, and concludes in London.
THIS DELANO ANCESTRY AND HISTORY IS SHARED BY 5 US PRESIDENTS, WINSTON CHURCHILL AND A MILLION DESCENDANTS.
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