was formed February 1, 1980, by Charlotte Strong Huntley,
a member of the Prudence Hall Chapter in North Little Rock.
The new chapter in Jacksonville had fourteen organizing members.
It was sponsored by the Prudence Hall Chapter. Mrs. Huntley was the chapter's
Regent: Martha Harris Poplin
Vice Regent: Ann Hutton Presley
Secretary: Elaine Howard Payne
Treasurer: Clara Hamm Mitchell
Registrar: Stacie Ferguson
Chaplain: Lou Ann Gragg Warren
Historian: Nancy Burger
NSDAR Theme:"Our Family Tree...Roots from the Past,
Linking to the Future"
The Hub-A Daughter's loyal heart;
Each Spoke-A thought of those who part;
The Rim- A noble life's bright round;
Each Star-A deed in Heaven's profound;
The Distaff-A guide that points above;
Each Flaxen Thread-A cord of love.
of the people, by the governed; the people, for the people; whose just
powers are derived from the consent of a democracy in a Republic; a
sovereign Nation of many sovereign States; a perfect Union, one and
inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality,
justice, and humanity for which American Patriots sacrificed their lives
and fortunes. I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it;
to support its Constitution; to obey its laws; to respect its flag;
and to defend it against all enemies.
By William Tyler Page
a summing up, in one hundred words, of the basic principles of American
political faith. It is not an expression of individual opinion upon
the obligations and duties of American citizenship or with respect to
its rights and privileges. It is a summary of the fundamental principles
of American political faith as set forth in its greatest documents,
its worthiest traditions and by its greatest leaders."
Charlotte Strong Huntley (Mrs. Russell): 1980-1983
Joan Tyler Zumwalt (Mrs. McLyle): 1983-1985
Mary Alice Jones (Mrs. Emmett): 1985-1988
Ann Hutton Presley (Mrs. Joseph): 1997-1999
Charlotte Strong Huntley (Mrs. Russell): 1999-2001
Mary Lee Chisam Schultz (Mrs. Donald): 2001-2003
who achieved American Independence."
for the general diffusion of knowledge."
"To cherish, maintain, and extend the institution of American freedom,
to foster true patriotism and love of country, and to aid in securing
for mankind all the blessings of liberty."
are worth defending at all hazards and it is our duty to defend them
against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from
our worthy ancestors; they purchased them for us with toil and danger
and expense of treasure and blood." ... Samuel Adams, 1771
|Jacob Gray of North Carolina|
|Daniel Alderman of North Carolina|
|Samuel Bonifant of Maryland|
|Arthur Brown of North Carolina|
|Butler Buckley of Virginia|
|William Cooper of Maryland|
|Lewis Corder of North Carolina|
|Anthony Cozart of North Carolina|
|Robert Davis of North Carolina|
|Harris DeWitt of South Carolina|
|George Foght of Pennsylvania|
|Jonathan Harris of North Carolina|
|Joseph Hilton of New Hampshire|
|John Key of Virginia|
|Lambert Lane of Virginia|
|John W. Lock of Virginia|
|Duncan McEwen of New York|
|Robert McMahan of Virginia|
|Isaac Meacham of Connecticut|
|John Milam of Virginia|
|John Munsey of Virginia|
|John Reid of Virginia|
|Gustavus Roswell of Maryland|
|Robert Ruffin of Virginia|
|William Ruton of New York|
|Samuel Saunders of North Carolina|
|Byrd Booker Smith of Virginia|
|Elijah Stout of New Hampshire|
|Jonathon Tipton of North Carolina|
|John Waymire of North Carolina|
is not less than eighteen years of age and can prove lineal, blood line
descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence.
Documentation must be provided to prove direct descent from a patriot.
Sources may include birth, baptismal, marriage, death records, etc.
Admission to membership in the NSDAR is either by invitation through a
chapter in your state organization (or Unit Overseas) or as a
Member-At-Large. No Chapter may discriminate against an applicant
on the basis of race or creed.
Martha Poplin, Regent
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