OUR HERITAGE

Organized March 27, 1907

Chartered October 1, 1907

Chapter Number 734

 

On March 27th, 1907, sixteen women met at the Elkins home of Mrs. Margaret Butcher Bent for the purpose of forming a local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  The name John Hart Chapter was chosen because ten of the sixteen members were descendants of John Hart, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.


Charter Members were:  May Jackson Taylor (Mrs. Blaine), Regent; Miss Edna Scott (later Mrs. Herman Guy Kump), Recording Secretary; Lucy Bosworth Talbott (Mrs. E. D.), Registrar; Florence Butcher Wamsley (Mrs. Jared L.), Treasurer; Sallie Scott Hoover (Mrs. Benjamin Milton), Historian; Margaret Butcher Bent (Mrs. James A.); Miss Hannah Hart Butcher; Evelyn Bosworth Talbott Fling (Mrs. E. O.); Ada Bosworth Harding (Mrs. Clare); Harriet Weymouth Jones (Mrs. Barton); Miss Ruth Morgan Kittle; Lucy Brown McCrum (Mrs. Page); Emma Logan Scott (Mrs. Cyrus H.); Miss Charlotte Lee Wilson; Myra Weymouth Wilson (Mrs. G. N.); May Kittle Yokum (Mrs. Bruce).

 

 

Patriot Ancestors of John Hart members in 2017 are as follows:  Arbogast, John (VA); Ash, John (RI); Chenoweth, John (VA); Craig, Samuel (PA); Currence, William (VA); Doyle, Barnabas (PA); Edman, Samuel (NJ); Elsey, Edward (VA); Friend, Jonas (VA); Fullerton, James Alexander (PA); Galford, Thomas (VA); Goff, Salathiel (VA); Goodwin, Jesse, Sr. (CT); Hall, William (DE); Hart, John (NJ); Hinzman, Henry (VA); Hitt, Peter Russell (VA); Hornbeck, Benjamin (VA); Isner, Michael (VA); Keister, Frederick (VA); Linn, William (PA);  Lockridge, Andrew (VA); McLean, John (VA); Morgan, Morgan (VA); Morgan, Zackquill (VA); Phillips, Thomas (VA); Reynolds, Elisha (NC);  Shreve, William (VA); Skidmore, John (VA); Stalnaker, Jacob (VA); Stevenson, Thomas (CT); Strain, Andrew (NC); Taliaferro, Richard (NC); Tenney, James (MA); Thompson, James (VA); Ward, Sylvester (PA); Weakley, Thomas (MD); Wells, Phineas (PA); Yeager, Joseph (VA) 

 

Staunton-Parkersburg Map

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"Route of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike, surveyed by Claudius Crozet and completed in the 1840's"



"2007 officers celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the John Hart Chapter."

 

 

 

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