Daughters of the American Revolution News

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By The Staff

The John Guill Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met June 2 at the Owen County Public Library.

The guest speaker, Danielle Pray, is a member of the Pawtucket Chapter in Rhode Island but has resided in Walton with her husband and two children for the past 13 years.

She was accompanied by her daughter, Emily,  a member of the Rhode Island Children of the American Revolution.

As a NSDAR museum correspondent docent, Pray shared a Power-Point presentation of “Something Old, Something New” about marriage traditions and wedding gowns worn in the United States since the American Revolution.

Following this most interesting program, Phyllis Malcomb, chapter chaplain, installed the chapter officers for the 2010-2013 term. They are Peggy Trinkle, regent; Kathy Keith, vice-regent; Jackie Allnutt, registrar; Lori Backous, treasurer; Betty Whitehead, chaplain; Eleanor Gamble, recording secretary; Lee Cochran, corresponding secretary; and Jeannie Williams, historian. 

The officers will meet for a chapter board meeting at 1 p.m. July 7 at the Owen County Public Library for orientation and to discuss the upcoming DAR year.