Shrewsbury Towne-Monmouth Chapter, NSDAR - Shrewsbury, New Jersey
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Chapter History

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 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.

Monmouth Chapter was organized June 29, 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.

New Jersey Room circa 1936
The 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 and photograph 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.


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