Celebrating 100 Years of DAR Service
November 19, 1907 - November 19, 2007
History of Chief Colbert
The Chief Colbert Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, was organized November 19, 1907, at the home of Mrs. A.H. Carmichael, Sr., in Tuscumbia, Alabama with Mrs. Aurora Pryor McClellan, State Regent of Alabama presiding. This was the twelfth chapter organized in the state. Charter members were: Emma Aldridge, Annie Carmichael, Mary Chitwood, Eliza Cribbs, Isabella Crowe, Annie Delony, Bertie Drisdale, Julia Goodloe, Ernestine Hogan, Emma Isbell, Aletha Jackson, Kate Johnson, Mary T. Jones, Mary Julian, Evelyn Lasseter, Mattie McCleskey, Sudie Palmer, Mary Pride, Medora Robinson, Lulie Sawtelle, Minna Scruggs, Lula Simpson, Mattie Steele, Margaret Turner, Lillian Wall.
The chapter was called Colbert
Chapter for many years. In 1970 the name was changed to Chief Colbert in memory
of the famous Chickasaw chiefs, Levi and George Colbert. They were the sons of
James Logan Colbert who was of Scottish descent. As a youth, James came from
Over the past almost one hundred years, Chief Colbert daughters have worked with enthusiasm to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. We look forward to celebrating our centennial and continuing to build on the foundation of the efforts of those who have gone before us.
First Elected Regent, Annie King Delony (Mrs. J. E.)
Aletha Jackson ( Mrs. James)
Annie King Delony (Mrs. J. E.)
Bertie Drisdale (Mrs. G. M.)
Lula M. Simpson (Mrs. T. F.)
Margaret Turner (Mrs. R. S.)
Miss Bessie Rather
Eva Gregory (Mrs. E. S.)
Elizabeth Cantrell (Mrs. T. D.)
Camilla Alsbrook (Mrs. A. P.)
Willie Sue Johnson (Mrs. W. R.)
Mary Elizabeth West (Mrs. H. J.)
Corrine K. Murphy (Mrs. J. H.)
Gladys Henderson (Mrs. G. H.)
Camilla P. Schull (Mrs. P. L.)
Claudia Ann Machtolff (Mrs. F. A.)
Mildred Kimbrough (Mrs. H. L.)
Lorene Campbell (Mrs. J.B.)
Aline Mullen (Mrs. A.M.)
Elizabeth S. Manush (Mrs. G. B.)
Rowena L.Kilgoar (Mrs. H. T.)
Jane Mann (Mrs. C. B.)
Verna Slack Brennan
Natalie Sandlin (Mrs. J. I.)
Betty Ford (Mrs. H.M.)
Jeanie McNees (Mrs. A. D.)
Alabama Society Daughters of the American Revolution
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