Are YOU related to a Pilgrim? New online genealogies of Mayflower passengers helps find their descendants, as more than 10 million Americans - including Marilyn Monroe and Clint Eastwood - count them as ancestors

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Figuring out whether you're a descendant of a Pilgrim is now just a mouse click away.

A months-long effort to digitize and index the authenticated genealogies of passengers aboard the Mayflower has been completed and is available online, the New England Historic Genealogical Society announced Wednesday.

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The Mayflower transported the first English Puritans, now known as Pilgrims, from Plymouth in the UK to the U.S. in 1620.

The society's Pilgrim database project launched last year with the cooperation of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants includes 193,000 birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records through five generations of 50 of the 51 Pilgrims known to have descendants.

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The database includes authenticated information on more than 7,300 families, or more than 59,000 people, descended from the small band of Mayflower passengers who survived the first brutal winter in their new home in Plymouth, Massachusetts, including John Alden, William Bradford and Myles Standish.

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