Thursday, December 15, 2011

Wreaths Across America

Brunswick Town Chapter DAR members Susan Hadenchuk, Ella Maugans, Linda Price, Rhonda Amato, and Jackie Craft participated in the Wreaths Across America Ceremony on December 10, 2011 in Wilmington, NC.
This picture shows a stone dedicated to 25 of the nearly 500 unknown United States Black Troops, who died fighting during the battle at Ft. Fisher and the capture of Wilmington in January and February, 1865. 

The Wreaths Across America ceremony took place nationwide. Veterans and guests gathered at the Wilmington National Cemetery at noon for the event. Wreaths were placed on grave sites Saturday in remembrance of our fallen soldiers.  Approximately 340 wreaths were placed against the tombstones. Every branch of military service was  honored. The keynote speaker for the Wreaths Across America program was Colonel Joe Calisto, Commander of Sunny Point.   

The keynote speaker for the Wreaths Across America program was Colonel Joe Calisto, Commander of Sunny Point.   The gentleman from CAP sitting on  reviewing stand is LtCol John Kay, Vice-Commander of the NC Wing of the CAP. 

The cadet color bearers are from the Cape Fear Composite Squadron.  Colonel Jerry West, (USAF Ret) is at the Speaker stand.

In the white suits on the left of this photograph are two Gold Star Mothers.
Photographs and information were provided by DAR member Susan Hadenchuk and CAP- Dennis Faver Lt. Colonel.

Under Blog Archive click on August and view the newly added list of books in our DAR Library posted by librarian, Susan Hadenchuk.

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DAR Christmas Meeting/Tea

The annual DAR Luncheon/Tea was a huge success. As you can see there was a variety of salads and desserts for everyone to share. The business part of the luncheon was finished early, so the fun could begin. After all the chairman of the committees and officers gave their reports everyone sat down with their platters to an intriguing game of Revolutionary Bingo. DAR member, Betsy Pessetto asked a historical question and everyone had to think of the answer. Then find it on the bingo board and mark it with a penny. This was more challenging than you might think.

All DAR members are encouraged to view "Today's DAR" video at this web site:

Monday, December 5, 2011

December 14th DAR Holiday Tea

Picture taken at the Crossnore School in Crossnore, NC near Blowing Rock.

The next Brunswick Town Chapter DAR meeting will be Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at the Brunswick Electric Company on Rt. 17 in Supply, NC.  If anyone needs directions please contact Lisa Pomeranz at 703-346-5506. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m.

We are already thinking ahead to the holidays.  Please bring in gifts for our Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville and for Crossnore School’s Bird Cage to our next meeting.  Our Veterans Chair Ella Maugans and our DAR Schools Chair Diane Kuebert have suggested gift lists if you need suggestions. These items are posted on our blog.

This meeting on December 14 will be our annual Holiday Tea.  If your last name starts with A to G please bring a sweet and if your last name is H to Z please bring a salad.  Paper goods and drinks will be provided.  We look forward to having a lot of social time during our annual Holiday Meeting.

We still have open Chairmanships.  If you are interested in volunteering your time please contact me about our currently open committees to assist your Brunswick Town Chapter achieve its member participation goals!  

posted by Lisa Pomeranz 

Veteran's Hospital in Fayetteville, NC

Brunswick County Sherriff's Office

 Front row: Bert Reaves, Sergeant, Crime Prevention; Dan Jones; Sheriff John W. Ingram, V
Back row: Charles W. Miller, Chief Deputy; First Sergeant Thomas W. Trolley, ACE/K9/SRO

At the November 9th DAR meeting, Sherriff John W. Ingram, V,  Sgt. Burt Reaves and 1st Sgt. Tom Tolley of the Brunswick County Sherrif’s Office gave an informative report on the various programs within the office, their responsibilities in the county and their Citizens Academy program, which consists of training volunteers for the community watch program.  You may visit their website at for more information on this and other services available to you.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Commemorative Events in History

Norma Eckard, the DAR Commemorative Chair presented several events to be aware of during the November 9th DAR meeting.  First, October 28, 2011, the Statue of Liberty celebrated its 125th anniversary.  A gift of friendship from the people of France in 1886, the statue is a symbol of freedom, democracy and recognition of our friendship and support during the Revolutionary War.  A naturalization ceremony swore in 125 immigrants from 46 countries.  Miss Liberty holds a tablet in her left hand that reads "July 4, 1776" (in Roman numerals) and the seven rays on her crown symbolizes the seven seas and seven continents.  She will be closed for a year to be renovated.

The second event honored Veterans Day which this year is celebrated on 11/11/11.  Veterans of all the armed forces are honored at this time.  Red, white and blue pins were presented to all DAR members.

The last event honored was Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, 1941, "a day which will live in infamy", "a quote from Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech to Congress on December 8th, 1941 when he asked Congress to pass a declaration of war on Japan. The 70th anniversary is recognized this year.  DAR members were asked to complete an index card stating what they remember, where they were or what family comments were passed down at that time and bring the card to the December meeting. 

Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Crossnore School

Posted by Diane Kuebert The DAR Schools chairman

American Spirit Magazine

Vicki Kay is the chairman of the DAR Magazine committee. You can contact her at 910-575-4687 for information on purchasing a subscription to Spirit Magazine. Let's try to get every member to sign up for a subscription.

All DAR members are encouraged to view "Today's DAR" video at this web site:

Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, NC Needs Help

The Veterans Hospital has been one of the project supported by our DAR chapter. It serves both inpatient and outpatient veterans, as well as patients in the nursing home facilities. Working with the volunteer department, we can do several things to help support those men and women who have given so much for our freedom. Below is a list of items that should be brought to the December 14th DAR meeting at Brunswick Electric.
1. Coffee and hot chocolate for Outpatient waiting areas and the Prosthetic Therapy areas.  ( Large cans of decaffeinated coffee for perking. Large non-dairy creamers - but not institutional sizes. Packets of hot chocolate
2. Small containers of shampoo, conditioner, lotion, soap. (Save from hotel samples) No mouthwashes. These contain alcohol. These containers are packaged to be given to the Homeless Program for distribution.
3. Hydrating body wash by Dial. (Not Scrub- The nurses in the nursing home have found that this is the most gentle on the skin of bed patients.   
4. Sweat pants and solid color Tee Shirts (  S, M and L for both sexes. No patient is allowed to leave the hospital wearing pajamas. It has been confirmed that Soffe Outlet Stores will work with us to see these at a discounted price.     
5. Paper back books (New or used if in good shape. Any type, even romance novels.
6. DVDs Must be rated PG-13 or under. They cannot use VHS any more.
7. Magazines (Newer editions-no guns, weapons or such.
8. Christmas Gift Bags (Socks, Tee shirts, briefs, wallets, small gifts, etc. Playing cards, puzzle books, games, Soft mint candies only.
9. Lap robes or coverlets: These are given to every patient at Christmas. Any designs are welcome. February 14th is National Salute to Veterans Day and every patient is given one. These are RED, WHITE and Blue)  45" X 45" or 60" make good sized coverlets. They may be quilted, knitted or crocheted. Any are welcome.
10. Sponsor a group cook out ($125-150 - Nursing Home patients and long-term patients for special outings.
Contact Norma N. Fraser, Chief, Voluntary Service at 910-822-7027 or e-mail:
Brunswick Town  Chapter contacts: Ella Ruth Maugans 910-269-7680 and Jerry Odom 910-488-0778         

Sunday, October 23, 2011

November 9th DAR Meeting

 The Brunswick Town Chapter of the DAR will hold their Wednesday, November 9, 2011 meeting at 10:00 at the Brunswick Electric Company, 795 Ocean Highway West; Rt. 17 in Supply, NC.The guest speaker will John W. Ingram, Sheriff of Brunswick County. His program will be on volunteering. Special Notes: Bring Christmas card for the Military, gifts for our Veterans, and a collection for our “Wounded Warriors.”  Contact Lisa Pomeranz if you need directions at 703-346-5506.

Friday, October 21, 2011

October 12th DAR meeting

Diane Kuebert, DAR Schools Chairman

The October 12th    DAR meeting was held at Brunswick Electric in Shallotte, NC. The program was given by member Diane Kuebert, DAR Schools Chairman.   The very informative program consisted of a synopsis of the history and mission of each of the DAR approved schools.  There is additional information posted in a prior article on the blog about the DAR schools.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Fire Prevention Week

DAR members, Nadine Bray, Women's Issue's chairman shows her display for Fire Prevention Week to Lila Fordyce.
October 9-15, 2011 is Fire Prevention Week.  This year’s theme is “It’s Fire Prevention Week.  Protect your family from Fire.”  As always the focus of Fire Prevention Week is to prevent home fires.  This year, the campaign is also urging people to protect their homes and families with planning and life-saving technology – like smoke alarms.

Smoke alarms are an important part of a home fire escape plan.  Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half.  Unfortunately, many homes have smoke alarms that just don’t work.  In fact, according to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. About one in five of smoke alarm failures was due to dead batteries.

So when you set your clocks back on November 6, use the extra hour to make a life-saving change in your household – change and test the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors – and remind your friends, family, and neighbors to do the same.  This simple act takes just a moment, but is the best defense your family has against the devastating effects of a home fire.

Do you have a smoke alarm?
Do you have carbon monoxide detectors?
Do you have a plan for keeping the batteries fresh?

Keep yours alert by changing the batteries when daylight savings time ends on November 6th.  Remember “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery®.”

posted by Nadine Bray

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

DAR Meeting Scheduled for October 12th

The Brunswick Town Chapter of the DAR will hold their Wednesday, October 12, 2011 meeting at 10:00 at the Brunswick Electric Company, 795 Ocean Highway West; Rt. 17 in Supply, NC. Contact Lisa Pomeranz if you need directions at 703-346-5506.The guest speaker will be DAR member Diane Kuebert. The program will be about the history and learning about each of the six DAR Approved Schools.

Monday, October 3, 2011

American Heritage Committee announces the:

The Women in the Arts Recognition Award
Ÿ  This award is available for DAR members and non-members so please think about your friends and neighbors!   There are many talented women in the arts here in Brunswick County and this is a perfect opportunity to recognize such women.

Ÿ  This award is for Outstanding achievements in the non-performance arts, including fiber arts design and creation, fine art and sculpture design and creation, music composition, literature and drama authorship, and artisan design and creation including jewelry, metalwork, decorative painting and pottery.

Ÿ  More information is available on the NSDAR web site under American Heritage Committee. 

Ÿ  Deadlines for fiber arts must be postmarked by March 15, 2012.  All other category deadlines must be postmarked by April 1, 2012.

Ÿ  All work must demonstrate the candidate’s artistic field in an outstanding manner beyond mastery of technique.

Ÿ  Please contact me by the end of 2011 with candidates to allow time to meet the deadlines with the entry forms.

Virginia ( Ginny) Cannon

910 278 5553 (H)   910 269 1321 ©

Thursday, September 29, 2011

DAR Schools

"Clip and Save" for Education

Please help support the Brunswick Town Chapter, NSDAR by saving Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education symbols found on participating products from the following Links. Print the lists and you have a handy guide on participating products. The chapter is saving box tops and UPC labels for Crossnore School, Inc. Just "Clip and Save" and bring them to each meeting. Give them to Chapter Chairman Diane Kuebert, DAR School Committee.

Box Tops for Education

Campbell"s Products

 Friends of DAR Schools Fund

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has a new way of giving gifts and donations to the DAR Schools which is through the Friends of DAR Schools Fund. The brochure explains how members may make gifts to the six DAR Approved Schools. You may print it out and use it for reference.

 DAR School Committee

The link below will open up to information about the DAR School Committee and the six DAR Approved Schools.

Submitted by Diane Kuebert; Brunswick Town Chapter committee chair for the DAR Schools Committee.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

DAR Luncheons

Back row: Phyllis Wilson, Harriet Barlow, Helen Taylor, Barb Carrico, Diane Kuebert, Gwen Causey, Bonnie Becmer.
Front row: Nancy Glielmi, Madred Boyer, Ann Newton and Nora Hickam.
The Brunswick Town Chapter of the DAR got together this summer on August 22nd for a  luncheon to become better aquainted. The group in the picture below got together in June of 2011.
All DAR members are encouraged to view "Today's DAR" video at this web site:

Phyllis Wilson, public relations chair invited a group of ladies to attend a luncheon at The Reserve Golf Club this summer, L to R: Phyllis Wilson, Trudy Tanzillo, Vicki Kay, Nora Hickam, Bonnie Becmer, and Jackie Craft.

Front row: Susan Hadenchuk, Jackie Craft, Ginny Cannon,
back row: Connie Davidson, Ann Warren, Diane Price and Phyllis Wilson

This group of ladies got together after the September 14th DAR meeting in Southport at the Methodist Church. The ladies got together to get better acquained. They dined at Ports of Call in Southport and had a delicious lunch. All the ladies left with a feeling of being better acquainted.
They were all encourage to visit to learn more about Today's DAR by watching the video.


Share your experience in relation to family, career or health. Only “one” essay per member per year will be accepted.

1.  Essay must be titled, typed, and no more than 1800 words. All words count and only essays will be accepted.

2.  A cover page must give the member’s name, chapter, national number, address, telephone number, email address (if available), essay title, and category (family, career, or health). Any submission failing to meet the requirements will be disqualified.

3.  All entries must reach Jan Scarborough, our Women’s Issues chairman by February 1, 2012. Her address is:  5977 Dunbar Road in Granite Falls, NC 28630.  She will send the best entry from each category to her respective Division vice chairman by April 1. The Division vice chairman will select the best essay from each category from all received and send the selected entries to the corresponding national vice chairman of Family, Career, or Health. Winners will be announced at Continental Congress.

submitted by Nadine Bray, Women's Issue Chair for Brunswick Town Chapter


Ann Warren, Nadine Bray, Diane Price and Connie Davidson look over Ostoperosis information.

Nadine Bray, the Women’s Issues chairman of the Brunsiwck Town Chapter shared some information on Osteoporosis and provided handouts related to improving your bone health, calcium supplements, preventing falls, and sources of calcium.  There is also a comprehensive booklet which provides a guide to prevention and treatment.

 In May the National Osteoporosis Foundation and Harris Interactive released the results of a survey about osteoporosis awareness and prevention.  Overall, they felt the survey showed promising results, with most respondents indicating they were aware of osteoporosis, its risk factors and how to prevent the disease.  However, 34 percent of respondents indicated they had never heard of osteoporosis at all, showing more work needed to be done.

 Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for an estimated 44 million Americans.  Ten million Americans currently live with the disease and nearly 34 million are estimated to have low bone density.  Of the 10 million with the disease, 8 million are women. 

 Osteoporosis, which means “porous bones,” causes bones to become weak and brittle – so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses like bending over or coughing can cause a fracture.

 A common result of osteoporosis is fractures – most of them occurring in the spine, hip or wrist.  It’s never too late – or too early – to do something about osteoporosis.  You each can take steps to keep bones strong and healthy throughout life.

 In early stages of bone loss, you usually have no pain or other symptoms.  But once bones have been weakened by osteoporosis, you may have osteoporosis signs and symptoms that include:


· Back pain, which can be severe, as a result of a fractured or collapsed vertebra
· Loss of height over time
· A stooped posture
· Fracture of the vertebra, wrist, hip or other bone

Because osteoporosis rarely causes signs or symptoms until it’s advanced, the National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends a bone density test if you are:

·         A women older than age 65, regardless of risk factors
·         Older than age 50 with a history of a broken bone
·         Take medications such as prednisone or anti-seizure drugs that are associated with osteoporosis
·         A postmenopausal women who has recently stopped taking hormone therapy, or
·         A woman who experienced early menopause
·         A post-menopausal woman with at least one risk factor for osteoporosis

Some of these risk factors you can change, others you can’t.

 Risk factors you can change:

  • Calcium intake
  • Tobacco use
  • Eating disorders
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Corticosteroid and other medications

 Risk factors you can’t change:

            ·         Being a woman
            ·         Getting older
            ·         Race
            ·         Family history of osteoporosis
            ·         Frame size
            ·         Thyroid hormone
            ·         Medical conditions and procedures that affect bone health

 In its press release, the National Osteoporosis called on all Americans to get educated about osteoporosis – understand the risk factors, learn how to prevent the disease and take action.  That means:

        ·        Striving to get enough calcium and Vitamin D every day
        ·         Do regular, bone healthy, weight-bearing and muscle-strengthening exercises
        ·         Don’t smoke or drink too much alcohol
        ·         Talk to your healthcare provider about your chance of getting osteoporosis and ask when you should have a bone density test, and
        ·        Take an osteoporosis medicine when appropriate

 It also means talking to family and friends.  Many people do not realize that osteoporosis is often considered a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences – approximately 85 – 90 percent of adult bone mass is acquired by 18 in girls and 20 in boys.  That’s why I stated earlier – it’s never too early or too late to take steps to improve bone health and why parents and grandparents alike are encouraged to have a conversation with their children and grandchildren about bone health and osteoporosis.

submitted by Nadine Bray, DAR Women's Issues Chairman

September 14th DAR Meeting

The guest speaker for the September 14th DAR meeting was Terry Ward, a DAR Docent, who gave a program on the DAR Museum in Washington, D.C.  Her informative talk included a slide show and virtual tour of the museum highlighting the North Carolina Room.  

Sunday, September 4, 2011

We Remember 9/11

          The NSDAR National Commemorative Events Chair, Norma Eckard, recently visited Shanksville, PA, the site where Flight 93 crashed on 9/11 at the hands of terrorists, causing the death of 40 passengers and flight personnel and 4 terrorists.  She listed several events that we as a DAR chapter need to recognize, and the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 is one of them. In addition, a window banner, We Remember, published by the National DAR, has been sent to all members by our regent, Lisa Pomeranz, prior to the anniversary of 9/11. The banner is meant to be printed by DAR members and placed in a window of our homes in memory of 9/11.
         There is a small parking area beside a metal shed, deserted by a strip mine coal company that is used as a temporary memorial site holding original pictures and descriptions of the event.  As you enter, there is a table with large index cards for visitors to write their thoughts and feelings about 9/11.  Visitors can post mark the cards and place them in a mail box and the park service will compile all the writings into a future booklet.  Although the make shift site is somewhat rustic, eventually the 200 acres that were purchased by the National Park Service will be developed into a fine memorial site.   Norma wrote her message, describing why she was visiting, that she was representing our DAR chapter and that she would return and tell about the thoughts and feelings of her visit to the Flight 93 resting place of those who perished.  If the passengers had not made a decision to stop the terrorists perhaps the plane would have crashed into the Capitol or the White House.  The plane was 20 minutes from DC, when the terrorist ordered, "Put it down".

Submitted by Norma Eckard

You are invited to view this photo album: Flight 93

Flight 93

The NSDAR National Commemorative Events Chair, Norma Eckard, recently visited Shanksville, PA.

Aug 23, 2011
Norma contributed the photographs and information for the slideshow above. Click Flight 93.

The NSDAR National Commemorative Events Chair, Norma Eckard, recently visited Shanksville, PA, the site where Flight 93 crashed on 9/11 at the hands of terrorists, causing the death of 40 passengers and flight personnel and 4 terrorists. She listed several events that we as a DAR chapter need to recognize, and the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 is one of them. In addition, a window banner, We Remember, published by the National DAR, has been sent to all members by our regent, Lisa Pomeranz.

View Album
Play slideshow

      Boatlift, An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience

The largest boat evacuation in history. On 9/11 there was no way out of Lower Manhaatten. All means of transportation were shut down. A call went out from the coast guard for  help and in minutes hundreds of boats arrived in lower Manhatten within minutes to pck up people who were stranded. The commaraderie among all of these people was incredible. There were half a million people evacuated by boats that day.
This video was produced and directed by Eddie Rosenstein, of Eyepop Productions Inc.

  picture donated

Thursday, September 1, 2011

2011 NCSDAR Fall Forum in Southport, NC

Brunswick Town Chapter Regent, Lisa Pomeranz and North Carolina State Regent, Sue Anderson

The 2011 NCSDAR Fall Forum was sponsored by the Brunswick Town Chapter of DAR on Thursday, August 25th   Southport, NC.  Raleigh, NC was the location for the Fall Forum on August 26th and Hickory, NC was the location on August 27th. Lisa Pomeranz, Brunswick Town’s Regent and Peggy Troxell, State Vice Regent and Fall Forum Chairman gave the welcome at the opening of the ceremony on Thursday. Sue Smith Anderson, State Regent gave the greeting. Registration and Name Tags were handled by Beth May, State Organizing Secretary.

There were three sessions of workshops for the participants including a delicious lunch. The Brunswick Town DAR members along with prior Brunswick Town DAR regent, Gwen Causey, who organized the Southport Fall Forum were there to welcome, direct, register members, prepare food, distributed and cleaned up. The centerpieces for each table were designed by DAR member Jo Betts Baxley.

You are invited to view: Fall Forum August 2011 photo album

Fall Forum August 2011
Southport, North Carolina -
Aug 31, 2011
2011 NCSDAR Fall Forums were held: August 25th - Southport;
August 26th; Raleigh; August 27th; Hickory

Monday, August 29, 2011

DAR Meeting on September 14th at 10:00

The Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their September 14, 2011 meeting at Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on 209 East Nash Street, Southport, NC. The guest speaker is Terry Ward.  She will be speaking about the DAR Museum and DAR Building. Terry will talk about the history and renovations of the Headquarters and about the damages to the building from the earthquake. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Brunswick Town Chapter Library

National Society

Daughters of the American Revolution

Brunswick Town Chapter Library



Africa, J. Simpson. The History of Blair and Huntingdon Counties Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, 1883. (Diane Price)

Anderson, George Baker. Landmarks of Rensselaer County. New York: D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1897. (Betsy Pessetto)

Barber, Adin, revised by McNeill, Nancy Barber and Hanks, Louis Franklin. The Hanks Family of Virginia and Westward. Spokane, WA: Arthur H. Clark Publishers, 2004. (Jackie Craft)

Boyer, Carl. Ship Passenger Lists: National and New England 1600-1825. Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2008. (Roni Roberti)

Browne, William B. Genealogy of the Jenks Family of America, Part 1 & Part 2 Index. NH: Rumford, Press, 1952. (Betsy Pessetto)

Burke, Davis. The Civil War Strange and Fascinating Facts. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Wilson, 1960. (Joan Lydia Hall)

Carmonde, Sharon De Bartolo and Erin Nevins, Eds. Family Tree Resource Book for Genealogists, The Essential Guide to American County and Town Resources. Family Tree Pub. Co., 2004. (Diane Price)

Colket, Meredith B. Founders of Early American Families. Cleveland, OH: The General Court of the Order of Founders and Patriots of America, 1985. (Roni Roberti)

Crandall, Ralph J. Shaking your Family Tree: A Basic Guide to Tracing your Family's Genealogy. Boston, MA: New England Historic and Genealogical Society, 2001. (Roni Roberti)

DAR Patriot Index,  2003. (Nora Hickham)

Denniston, Elmer L. Genealogy of the Stukey, Ream, Grove, Clem and Denniston Families. Harrisburg, PA: Elmer L. Denniston, 1939. (Roni Roberti)

Dobson, David. The French In the Americas 1620-1820. Clearfield Company, 2011. (Diane Price)

Dorman, John Frederick, Comp. Adventurers of Purse and Persons Virginia 1607-1625.  Genealogical Publishing Company, 2007.  (Nora Hickman)

Dwight, Benjamin W. The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong of Northampton, Mass. Volume I & II. Albany, NY: Joel Munsell, 1871. (Betsy Pessetto)

Eichholz, Alice. Red Book, 3rd Ed. Provo, UT: Ancestry, Division of My Inc., 2004. (Jackie Craft)

Elliott, S. A. The Washington Directory. Washington: 1827.

Evans, Barbara Jean. A to Zax  A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists and Historian, 3rd Ed. Hearthside Press, 1995. (Betsy Pessetto)

Fuller, Marsha Lynne. Family Bible Records in the Washington County Free Library Hagerstown, MD. CGRS. (Ann Newton)

Gage, Anthony J. Jr. Southside Virginia in the Civil War, Amelia, Brunswick, Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottaway, and Prince Edward Counties.  Appomattox, VA: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1999. (Carol Canales)

Goodenow, L. B., comp. The Brett Genealogy, I. The Bretts in England, II. William Brett, III. Roger Brett. 1915. (Nancy Glielmi)

Granger, James N. Launcelot Granger of Newbury, Mass. and Suffield, Conn. CT: Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1893. (Betsy Pessetto)

Green, Harry Clinton and Mary Wolcott Green. The Pioneer Mothers of America. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's sons, 1912. Reprinted: David Barton WallBuilders, 1997.  (Joan Lydia Hall)

Greenwood, Val D. Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, 3rd Ed. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 2000. (Jackie Craft)

Guide to County Records in the North Carolina Archives. NC Archives, 2009. (Diane Price)

Hallman, William H.  The Day The Revolution Ended. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Publisher, 2004. (Susan Hadenchuk)

Helms, Gerald C., Sara Myers, and William E. Helms, Jr. Helms Descendants 1720-1991. Matthews, NC: Gerald C. Helms, Jr., 704-846-2011. (Nancy Glielmi)

Hessel, Mary Stanley Hessel.  Profile of a Patriot, John Wright Stanly Revolutionary War Privateer. New Bern, NC:  The Tryon Palace Commission, Bagg & Griffin, Inc., Publisher, 1983. (Susan Hadenchuk)

Hill, Jeffrey A. The 26th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry, The Groundhog Regiment. Authorhouse, 2010. (Carol Jutte)

History of Greene County, Illinois, Its Past and Present. Chicago: Donnelley, Gassette & Loyd, Publishers, 1879. (Nancy Glielmi)

Howes, Robert Arthur, comp.  Genealogy of The Howes Family in America, Descendants of Thomas Howes of Yarmouth, Mass. 1637-2004. (email:, 2004. (Carol Jutte)

Lambert, David Allen. A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries, 2nd. Ed. Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2009. (Connie Davidson)

Lehman, James O. Growth Amidst Struggle. (Ann Newton)

MacDonald, Rose Mortimer Ellzey.  Mrs. Robert E. Lee. Boston, MA: Ginn and Co., 1939.  Pikesville, MD: Lithographed and reprinted by Robert B. Poisal, Publisher, 1973. (Susan Hadenchuk)

Mayflower Families Through Five Generations Peter Brown, Vol. 7, 2nd Ed. General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002. (Betsy Pessetto)

Mayflower Families Through Five Generations Richard Warren, Vol. 18 Parts I & III, 3rd Ed. General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004. (Betsy Pessetto)

McCauley, I. H. Historical Sketch of Franklin County PA. (Ann Newton)

Morrow, Dale Walton, D J Morrow, comp. Distribution of Estate Accounts, Washington County, MD 1778-1835. (Ann Newton)

National Society United States Daughters of 1812. 1812 Indexes. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 2005. (Nora Hickham)

North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Revolutionary War Gravesites of Soldiers, Patriots, and Ancestors buried in North Carolina. New Bern, NC: NCSDAR, 2007. (Carol Canales)

North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution Inc. 2009 yearbook. New Bern, NC, 2009. (Susan Hadenchuk)

Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents. Volume One, 1623-1666. Volume Two, 1666-1695. Volume Three: 1695-1732. (Carol Canales)

Nugent, Nell Marion. Supplement, Northern Neck Grants No. 1, 1690-1692. Richmond: The Library of Virginia, 1980. (Carol Canales)

O'Callaghan, Sean. From Hell to Barbados, The Ethnic Cleansing of Ireland. Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland: Brandon, 200l. (Susan Hadenchuk)

Ouimette, David S. Finding your Irish Ancestors, A Beginners Guide. Provo, UT; Ancestry, Division of My, Inc., 2005. (Jackie Craft)

Parker, Amasa J. Landmarks of Albany County New York. D. Mason & Co. Publishers, 1897. (Betsy Pessetto )

Peden, Henry C. Revolutionary Patriots of Washington County, Maryland 1776-1783. (Ann Newton)

Reaves, Bill. Southport (Smithville), A Chronology: Volume I, 1520-1887 (1985). Volume II, 1887-1920. Volume III, 1920-1940 (1996). Volume IV, 1941-1970 (1999). Southport, NC: Southport Historical Society. (Nancy Glielmi)

Reynolds, Marion H. The History and Descendants of John and Sarah Reynolds 1630-1923. NY: The Reynolds Family Association, 1924. (Betsy Pessetto)

Rhodes, Steven, B. Catalog of the Seimes Microfilm Collection, DAR Library, 2001. (Susan Hadenchuk)

Ridgely, David, comp. Annals of Annapolis, 1649 until War of 1812. Baltimore, MD: Cushing and Brother, 1841. (Joan Lydia Hall)

Riemer, Shirley J. The German Research Companion. Sacramento, CA: Lorelei Press, 2000. (Jackie Craft)

Rising, Marsha Hoffman. The Family Tree Problem Solver. Family Tree Books, 2005. (Diane Price)

Roberts, Gary. The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to America. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 2008. (Nora Hickman)

Savage, James. Meyers, Patty Barthell, comp. Female Index to Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008. (Diane Price) 

Scholl, John Wm. Scholl Sholl Shull Genealogy. New York: The Gafton Press, 1930. (Roni Roberti)

Shaw, Hubert Kenney.  Families of the Pilgrims. Compiled for the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Boston, MA, 1956. (Nancy Glielmi)

Smith, Ethel Farrington. Early Families of Hull, Massachusetts. Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2007. (Betsy Pessetto)

Spence, Wilma Cartwright Spence and Edna Morrisette Shannonhouse, comp. North Carolina Bible Records, 5th Ed. Elizabeth City, NC: Family Research Society of Northeastern North Carolina, 1006.  (Carol Canales)

Temple, J. H. History of Framingham, MA, Early Known as Danforth's Farms, 1640-1880 with a Genealogical Register. Published by the Town of Framingham, 1887. (Nancy Glielmi)

The Handy Book for Genealogists, 9th Ed. Everton Publishers, 1999. (Jackie Craft)

Thompson, Doris Lancaster. Revolutionary War Gravesites of Soldiers, Patriots, and Ancestors Buried in North Carolina. North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution Inc. (Carol Canales)

Watson, Alan D. Richard Dobbs Spaight. Bagg & Griffin, Inc., c. 1986. (Susan Hadenchuk)

White, Elizabeth Pearson. John Howland of the Mayflower Volume I. Picton Press, 2008. (Carol Jutte)

Yoder, Don, Ed. Rhineland Emigrants Lists of German Settlers in Colonial America. (Ann Newton)


Davis, Deering, Stephan Dorsey, Ralph Cole Hall. Georgetown Houses 1780-1830. New York: Bonanza Books, 1944. (Joan Lydia Hall)

Farmer, John. Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England. Archive CD Books, 1819. (Roni Roberti)

Genealogy and History of the Huntington Family. (Roni Roberti)

Lamson, William J. Descendants of William Lamson of Ipswich, Mass. 1634-1917.  New York: Tobias A. Wright, Printer and Publisher, 1917: CD-ROM., 2005. (Susan Hadenchuk)

The DAR Library - One of America's Premier Genealogical Research Centers. (Susan Hadenchuk)

April, 2012

Submitted by:Brunswick Town Chapter DAR librarian, Susan Hadenchuk
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