Berea-Laurel Chapter

BEREA

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CHAPTER ORGANIZED MARCH 22, 1930

The Berea-Laurel Ridges Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, was organized March 22, 1930, with the following members: Mrs. C. H. Burdette, Mrs. R. R. Coyle, Mrs. J. L. Gay, Mrs. W. F. Hays, Mrs. J. M. Kinnard, Mrs. Ellen H. Mitchell, Mrs. Janet M. Murbach, Mrs. I. N. Odell, Mrs. T. J. Osborne, Mrs. J. F. Smith, Mrs. J. W. Stephens, and Miss Grace Wright. Mrs. J. F. Smith was the organizing regent and also the first regent of the chapter.

The chapter takes its name from the town, Berea, and the great mountain region of the South where it is situated. This area was at one time called "The Great Laurel Ridge" or Cumberland Mountains. This wildflower, the laurel, still grows on many hills and rises, as in the Revolutionary days when the Indians and deer roamed the hill country. The name Berea is taken from the place mentioned in the New Testament, whose inhabitants were "more noble than those of Thessalonica, because they searched the Scriptures daily."

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Office Title
Officer Name

Regent Linda Jennings
Vice Regent Brenda Moss
Chaplain Nina Locker
Recording Secretary Brenda Moss
Treasurer Mary Beth Bevins
Registrar Wanda Lombardo
Historian & Librarian Deanie Catron
 
CHAPTER PATRIOTS
 
SOL. ROBERT ADAMS of South Carolina PS PVT JOHN LAND of Virginia
PVT. ANDREW BAKER of Virginia PVT. NATHAN LAWSON, SR. of Virginia
JAMES CODILL, JR. of North Carolina PVT. JOHN MANHART of New York & New Jersey
LT. COL. CORNELIUS CONNER of Pennsylvania LCOL CS,PS, JOSEPH MARTIN of Virginia
PVT. PARTICK COYLE of Virginia SGT. ALEXANDER MCCONNELL of Pennsylvania
PVT. ACHILLES CRAFT of North Carolina PS ROBERT MEAD of Virginia
PVT. WILLIAM DOSS of Virginia LCOL GEORGE NICHOLAS of Virginia
JOSEPH DUNCAN, SR. of Virginia ALEXANDER ORR of Pennsylvania
PVT. THOMAS ELY of Virginia CS JEREMIAH PATRICK of Virginia
PS PVT JOSEPH HATFIELD of Virginia PVT. MICAJAH PENNINGTON of Virginia
PS NATHANIEL HICKS of Virginia PVT. HENRY SMOCK of Virginia
THOMAS JAMESON of Virginia PVT. EDWARD SMITH of Virginia
SOL. VINSON JONES of Virginia ALEXANDER WALKER of Virginia
PVT. ARCHIBALD KINCAID of Pennsylvania PVT. WILLIAM WILLIAMS of Pennsylvania
PVT. WILLIAM KINDRED of Virginia HENRY YEARY, SR of Virginia
PS PVT. GEORGE LAIL of Virginia

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