Notable Ancestors, Surnames beginning with the letter W

If any of these names appear on your family tree as a direct ancestor, you may be eligible to join the society listed after their name. This list is not exhaustive and is suggested as a starting place, you may be eligible for membership in more than one society based on descent from a single ancestor, and there are many more societies not listed here.

John Walker – Jamestowne Society 
Thomas Walker – Jamestowne Society 
George Ward – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
John Ward – Jamestowne Society 
John Ward – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Lawrence Ward – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
Augustine Warner – Jamestowne Society 
Augustine Warner, II – Jamestowne Society 
Richard Warren – The Society of Mayflower Descendants 
Thomas Warren – Jamestowne Society 
Thomas Washer – Jamestowne Society 
John Washington – Jamestowne Society 
Edward Waters – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Edward Waters – Jamestowne Society 
Grace Waters – Jamestowne Society 
William Waters – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Ameyle Wayne (Waine) – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Giles Webb – Jamestowne Society 
John Weire – Jamestowne Society 
Humphrey Welde – Jamestowne Society 
Richard Wells – Jamestowne Society 
Francis West – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
John West – Jamestowne Society 
Richard West – Jamestowne Society 
Temperance Flowerdew Yardley West – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Theophilus Whalley – Jamestowne Society 
Jabez Whitaker – Jamestowne Society 
William White – The Society of Mayflower Descendants 
Samuel Whitehead – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
Henry Whiting – Jamestowne Society 
William Wigg – Jamestowne Society 
Edward Wigglesworth – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
Mr. Wilkes – Founders of the New Haven Colony 
John Wilkins – Jamestowne Society 
Henry Williams – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Robert Williamson – Jamestowne Society 
Thomas Willoughby – Jamestowne Society 
Thomas Willoughby – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
James Wilson – Jamestowne Society 
Edward Winslow – The Society of Mayflower Descendants 
Abraham Wood – Jamestowne Society 
Henry Woodhouse – Jamestowne Society 
Henry Woodhouse, II – Jamestowne Society 
John Woodliffe – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
John Woodson – Jamestowne Society 
Ralph Wormeley – Jamestowne Society 
Ralph Wormeley, II – Jamestowne Society 
Robert Wright – Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters 
Haute Wyatt – Jamestowne Society

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