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Shrewsbury Towne-Monmouth Chapter, NSDAR


Vice Regent
Jo Ann Slocum-Mazzucca
Recording Secretary
Laura Cramer
Corresponding Secretary
Elaine Everett
Janet Tartaglia
Tricia Hicks
Cindy Knierim
Director of Special Events
Kathleen Mazzacco


Chapter History

Shrewsbury Towne-Monmouth Chapter
On 17 April 2004, Monmouth Chapter DAR officially merged into Shrewsbury Towne Chapter DAR forming Shrewsbury Towne-Monmouth Chapter taking the number 2050 NJ.

Shrewsbury Towne Chapter
Shrewsbury Towne Chapter was organized on 12 January 1935 with Pauliene Mattenlee (Mrs. James H. Mattenlee) as Regent and Helen R. Borden (Mrs. Charles F. Borden) as Vice Regent. The name Shrewsbury Towne was chosen to honor the town where the chapter was organized. Shrewsbury, Monmouth County New Jersey settled in 1662 and was named in honor of Shrewsbury, England.

New Jersey Room
New Jersey Room in Memorial Continental Hall, Washington, DC

Monmouth Chapter
Monmouth Chapter was organized 29 June 1900, and was named in commemoration of the Battle of Monmouth. The Organizing Regent was Annie Hull McLean White (Mrs. Henry S.). She was a descendant of John Hull, Minute Man in the Middlesex County Militia.

The Monmouth Chapter did its part in the building of Memorial Continental Hall and in the furnishing of the New Jersey Room. A chair was given to the White House, made from the wood of the frigate Augusta.
    The above information on Monmouth Chapter is from State History of the New Jersey Daughters of the American Revolution, 1929; compiled by Grace Louise Cadmus and assisted by E. Jane Peer.


We are a volunteer women's service organization dedicated to pursuing the objectives of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) - Historic Preservation, Promotion of Education, and Patriotic Endeavor. Our members are active in many DAR programs on the local, state, and national level, including:

  • Documenting and preserving genealogical and historic research for future generations.
  • Special observance of soldiers' graves and historic sites.
  • Assisting prospective members to process their papers.
  • The DAR provides a free download of the DAR Manual for Citizenship, for distribution to the foreign-born who apply for citizenship, or for use in Americanism classes for the foreign-born.

Our members continually promote the awareness of our national historic heritage. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Shrewsbury Towne-Monmouth Chapter, please contact our Regent Kathleen J. Evans

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