John Guill Chapter

OWENTON

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ORIGIN OF CHAPTER NAME

The John Guill Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution takes its name from an early Owen County resident who served as a private in the Virginia Line during the American Revolutionary War.

John Guill was born May 2, 1758 at Caroline County, Virginia. Guill enlisted for service in the month of March 1777 and served under Captain Holcomb 4th Regiment and under Col. Lawson. He saw action at the Battle of Brandywine, Germantown, and Mommouth before being discharged February 1780.

He later moved from Virginia to the frontier of Owen County, where he died on May 11, 1842.

Office Title
Officer Name
 
Regent Margaret Trinkle
Vice Regent Kathy Stewart Keith
Chaplain Betty Gowin Whitehead
Recording Secretary Susan Hampton
Corresponding Secretary Lee Neal Cochran
Treasurer Lori Keith Backous
Registrar Jackie Connelly Allnutt
Historian Jeannie Dawson Baker
 
CHAPTER PATRIOTS
 
PVT. JAMES BALL of Virginia ANDREW MEANS of North Carolina
MERCY MASSEY BEDFORD of N. Carolina PVT. ABIJAH NORTH of Connecticut
PVT. SAMUEL COBB of South Carolina SGT. EDWARD POE of Virginia
POLLY HAWKINS CRAIG of Kentucky MICHAEL REASOR of Virginia
PVT. SAMUEL HOWARD of Virginia JAMES THOMPSON of Kentucky
PVT. TILMAN KEMPER of Virginia SGT. JOHN TYE of Virginia
CAPT. JOHN LILLARD of Virginia SGT. PHILIP WEBBER of Virginia
JOHN McCLUNG, SR. of Virginia PVT. MANDLEY WINSTEAD of N. Carolina
CYRUS McCRACKEN of Virginia  
 

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