United States Daughters
Daytona Beach, Florida
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Our Motto: "Liberty, Fraternity and
About Our Chapter
Peacock Chapter, Daytona
Beach, has meetings three times a year. The chapter, organized in 1989,
serves the National Society and the community. Through interesting
programs, the chapter educates members on our country’s second War for
Independence, updates, and makes members aware of 1812 era historical
landmarks, and promotes patriotism. Those interested in membership are
encouraged to contact the chapter president through email provided with
this web site’s link to the National Society.
Our Chapter Name
The Chapter was named in honor
of the Peacock, an
American Sloop of War, mounting eighteen guns, which emerged victorious
from the battle off the Florida Coast near Cape Canaveral, when it engaged
in a battle on 28 April 1814 with the British Brig Epervier.
The Americans lost no men to the
battle while the British suffered eight deaths and had fifteen men wounded.
Only two Americans were wounded, neither seriously. The American vessel was
hit in the first round fired by the British but preserved to win the
Here is a photo of the Sloop “Peacock”
projects include attending ROTC ceremonies and honoring school selected
students enrolled in the program, providing gifts and comfort items to veterans
at area Veteran’s nursing homes. Adding to the Society’s database of grave
locations for our War of 1812 ancestors. Chapter members have donated
1812-era original newspapers to the National Society’s collection, provided
books and funds for the American Merchant Marine Library Association,
donated books to the National Society Library and local libraries, and
visited historic sites as Fort McHenry.
8 Sept.2007 Installation of new members
L-r Lois Swan Registrar National,
new members Edna Creager, Mary Lois
and Pat Roberts, officer.
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Website created 2006
by Susan Szewczyk
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Updated November 23, 2009.