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Secretary; Judy Frerking, Vice President; and
Elaine Olson, Registrar.
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and Mary Burge, Chaplain.
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Brigadier General Thomas Adam Smith Chapter No. 260, State of Missouri, National Society United States
Daughters of 1812 was organized in February of 1958 in Marshall, Missouri.
Organizing State President was Mrs. Maurice F. Clyde.
General Smith, for whom the chapter is named, was a native of Virginia.
In 1818, he resigned his position in the army, came to Missouri and was appointed receiver of the
general land office at Old Franklin, Missouri. He moved across the Missouri River to Saline County, Missouri, about 1826 and established a
large farm he called “Experiment” located near present day Napton, Missouri.
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who offers satisfactory proof of lineal descent from an ancestor who
rendered civil, military, or naval service during the years 1784-1815 is
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