Saturday, April 4, 2015

Peggy Carney Troxell's Tea

The General Davie Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution cordially invited all DAR members to attend an Afternoon Tea honoring North Carolina State Regent.


Wednesday, the first of April, Two-thousand fifteen,Two until four o'clock

John Sprint Hill House
900 South Duke Street
Durham, NC 27707
Hostesses were Linda Hester and Fran Ferrell

The John Sprint House

DAR State Officers 2012-2015

Carol Jutte, Lisa Pomeranz, Peggy Troxell, Gwen Causey, Nora Hickam and Pat Elsaesser

News from DAR Brunswick Town Chapter Regent, Jackie Craft


The nominating committee presented the slate of officers at the March meeting and we will vote at the April meeting. They are as follows:
Regent:  Diane Kuebert
Vice Regent:  Carol Jutte
Chaplain:  Kathy Miller
Recording Secretary:  Lynn Deen
Corresponding Secretary:  Lynn Deen
Treasurer:  Nancy Mazzei
Registrar:  Cindy Sellers
Historian:  Pat Gooding
Librarian:  Diane Price
Vicki Kay, DAR Magazine Chair


Great News! We have attained the Bronze Level in 2014 for “Spread the American Spirit” magazine subscription contest. Two years in a row! Special ribbons will be attached to badges of the ladies attending Continental Congress in June.
Check if it is time to renew your subscription!  The following website is where you can place your order or renewal for the magazine and, for $18 a year you will receive 6 issues of a wonderful and informative magazine:


     Our Constitution Question at the March meeting was “Which branch of Congress is designated by the Constitution as having the ‘power of the purse’?  The winner was Ella Ruth Maugans with the answer - The House of Representatives.

     As you know from a Regent Note our chapter website has been updated.  Thanks to Phyllis Wilson for the collection of pictures.  Check it out!!

Our Chapter Website

National Website

NC State Public Website

Our Chapter Facebook Page

NC State Facebook Page

Honor Your DAR Patriot
By Jane DelRosso-Freach

        Send a brief bio and tombstone photo of your patriot for Brunswick Town Chapter members to read. Submit your information and JPEG photo via email to Jane at  Check out the blog and see what Jane has posted from a member.

President General’s Blog

Check out our PG’s blog. View Lynn Young’s blog and subscribe so that you can receive her messages several times per month. Go to and click on President General’s Message.  In the message you will see “subscribe” click that and follow the directions. 

Monday, March 30, 2015

Brunswick town Chapter Library updated December 2016

The following books are available for lookups by the member listed.  They are wonderful resources and may provide answers to lineage questions.  Please contact that member directly.
The books and CD’s available for check out from the Chapter Librarian are listed separately.  There are several excellent books about Crossnore School.


Africa, J. SimpsonThe History of Blair and Huntingdon Counties Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, 1883. (Diane Price)
Aheron, Piper PetersGastonia and Gaston County, N.C. 2001. (Martha Koletar)
Alderman, Pat, Publisher. The Over Mountain Men-Battle of Kings Mountain Cumberland Decade, State of Franklin Southwest Territory. The Overmountain Press. 1970. (Martha Koletar)
Alexander, J.B., MDThe History of Mecklenburg County from 1740-1900. Heritage Books. Copyright 1902, Index Copyright 1996. (Martha Koletar)
Anderson, George BakerLandmarks of Rensselaer County. New York: D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1897. (Betsy Pessetto)
Anderson, Robert Charles The Great Migration Begins 1620-1633 Vol. I, II, III, NEHGS (Diane Price)
Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Newsletters Vol. 1-20, NEHGS (Diane Price)
Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Directory, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1640, NEHGS, (Diane Price)
Ashe, Samuel A. CourtThe History of N.C., Vol. 1, From 1584 to 1783. Charles L. Van Noppen. 1908. (Martha Koletar)
Bailey, J.D. Commanders at Kings Mountain. A Press, Inc. Greenville, S.C. 1980. (Martha Koletar)
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)
Bauer, A. Patricia McKeeThe McKees of Virginia and Kentucky. Heritage Books, Inc. C1993. (Martha Koletar)
Bell, RobertThe Book of Ulster Surnames. 1988, reprinted 1990, 1994, 1997. (Martha Koletar)
The Blackwell Name in History. Pub Generations Network. 2007. (Martha Koletar)
Blair, John F. Voices of the American Revolution in the Carolinas. Edited by Ed Southern 2009 Pub. (Martha Koletar)
Browne, William BGenealogy of the Jenks Family of America, Part 1 & Part 2 Index. NH: Rumford, Press, 1952. (Betsy Pessetto)
Burke, Ashworth PFamily Records. New York: Heraldic Publishing Company, Inc., 1965 (Carol Jutte)
Bynum, Curtis. Abstract, Index. Marriage Bonds of Tryon & Lincoln Counties. Lincoln Historical Society. 1929, reprinted 1996, 2012. (Martha Koletar)
Coffin, Allen The Coffin Family, The Life of Tristram Coffyn of Nantucket, Ma., Hardpress Publishing., (Carol Hart)
Coldham, Peter Wilson, The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660, Gen. Pub. Co., 1992
DAR Patriot Index,  2003. (Nora Hickam)
Cochran, Richard M., The Von Der Au Genealogy, German Ancestors and American Descendants of Johannes and Elizabeth von der Au of Ernsthofen, Hesse-Darmstadt, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and Union County, Ohio, including the Allied Familes of Ruhl, Weidman and Kinnel, 1984.  (Carol Jutte)
Dobson, David. The French In the Americas 1620-1820. Clearfield Company, 2011. (Diane Price)
Doliante, Sharon JMaryland and Virginia Colonials: Genealogies of Some Colonial Families, Volumes I and II, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1991 ( families include: Beal, Beall, Beasley,Cheney, Duckett, Dunbar, Ellyson, Elmore, Graves, Heyden, Howard, Jacob, Morriss, Nuthall, Odell, Peerce, Reeder, Ridgley, Prather, Sprigg, Wesson, Williams and collateral kin) (Pat Gooding)
Dorman, John Frederick, Comp. Adventurers of Purse and Persons Virginia 1607-1625.  Genealogical Publishing Company, 2007.  (Nora Hickam)
Dwight, Benjamin WThe History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong of Northampton, Mass. Volume I & II. Albany, NY: Joel Munsell, 1871. (Betsy Pessetto)
Dykeman, WilmaThe Battle of Kings Mountain 1780 With Fire and Sword. National Park Service. Washington, DC. (Martha Koletar)
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 JeanA to Zax  A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists and Historian, 3rd Ed. Hearthside Press, 1995. (Betsy Pessetto)
Family Album - A Pictorial History of the McLean Family of Gaston County NC. A Press. Greenville, S.C. Thelma Hodge McLean 1988 Limited Edition. (Martha Koletar)
Fuller, Marsha LynneFamily Bible Records in the Washington County Free Library Hagerstown, MD. CGRS. (Ann Newton)
Granger, James NLauncelot 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 Wall Builders, 1997.  (Joan Lydia Hall)
Greenwood, Val DResearcher's Guide to American Genealogy, 3rd Ed. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 2000. (Jackie Craft)
Greer, George Cabell. Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666. Baltimore, Md., Genealogical Publishing Co., 1960 (Carol Jutte)
Harpe, Jason LLincoln County Revisited. Lincoln County Historical Association, 2004. (Martha Koletar)
Hatcher, Patricia Law, FASG. Researching Your Colonial New England Ancestors. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Publishing. (Carol Jutte)
Hauser, Kenneth John Jr.,  Alsatian-American Family Hauser  Hunter Publishing Co., Winston-Salem, NC. Copyright 1977.  (Jane Johnson)
Helmbold, F. WilburTracing Your Ancestry, Log Book. Oxmoor House, Inc. (Martha Koletar)
Helmbold, F. Wilbur. Tracing Your Ancestry, Step By Step Guide to Researching. Oxmoor House, Inc. (Martha Koletar)
Hill, Jeffrey AThe 26th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry, The Groundhog Regiment. Authorhouse, 2010. (Carol Jutte)
History of Gaston County, N.C. Compiled from historical writings. A Plus Printing Co. Includes sketch original published 1851.  (Martha Koletar)
Howes, Robert Arthur, comp.  Genealogy of The Howes Family in America, Descendants of Thomas Howes of Yarmouth, Mass. 1637-2004. (email:, 2004. (Carol Jutte)
Hunter, C. L. Sketches of Western North Carolina. Biblio Bazaar. 2006. (Martha Koletar)
Hutton, Mary Louise Marshall,  Seventeenth Century Colonial Ancestors Index of colonial ancestors from 1620 & Jamestown, Edwards Brothers, Ann Arbor MI. 1976
Hutton ,Mary Louise Marshall, Seventeenth Century Colonial Ancestors of members of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century 1915-1975, (Carol Jutte)
Kelly, Douglas FCarolina Scots- An Historical and Genealogical Study of Over 100 Years of Immigration. 1739 Publications. Dillon, S.C. 1998. (Martha Koletar)
Koleda, Elizabeth Potts, Some Ohio and Iowa Pioneers, Their Friends and Descendants, (Carol Jutte)
Lambert, David AllenA Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries, 2nd. Ed. Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2009. (Connie Davidson)
Lehman, James OGrowth Amidst Struggle. (Ann Newton)
Lincoln, Charles Henry, Manuscript Records of the French and Indian War, published by the society 1909 (Carol Jutte)
Lincoln County, N.C. Abstract of Wills. Volume 1, 1824-1838. (Martha Koletar)
Lossing, Benson JPictorial Field Book of the Revolution in the Carolinas-Georgia. Jack E. Fryar, Jr., Ed. Original, 1850. Book edition, 2004. (Martha Koletar)
Martin, John Hill, History of Colonial North America, Chester Delaware County in Pa. with genealogical sketches of some old familes. Reprinted (Carol Hart)
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)
Mayflower Families through Five Generations Elder William Brewster (Carol Jutte)
McCauley, I. H. Historical Sketch of Franklin County PA. (Ann Newton)
McKee, Raymond. The Book of McKee, Part 1. (Limited 107/500). Republic of Ireland. (Martha Koletar)
McKee, Raymond. The Book of McKee, Part 2. (Limited 107/500). Republic of Ireland. (Martha Koletar)
 Merrick, Barbara Lambert, Mayflower volume twenty four edited by Scott Andrew Bartley, General Society of Mayflower Descendants (Carol Jutte)
Merrick, Barbara Lambert, The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, Part I, Generations 1 through 4, General Society of Mayflower Descendants 2014 (Carol Jutte)
Merrick, Barbara Lambet, William Brewster of the Mayflower, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Patience, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2001. (Carol Jutte)
Messick, Hank. Kings Mountain. Little, Brown and Co. Barton/Toronto. (Martha Koletar)
The Name and Family of McKee. Manuscript #1799, C1984. Roots Research Bureau, Ltd. Third Edition. (Martha Koletar)
The McKee Family Heritage Book. Published by Beatrice Bayley, Inc. 1982. (Martha Koletar)
The McKee Name in History. 2007. (Martha Koletar)
Mitchell, Patricia BRevolutionary Recipes.  (Colonial Food, Lore & More). (Martha Koletar)
Morrow County Historical Book CommitteeHistory of Morrow County Ohio, 1989. Walsworth Press, Inc.: Salem, W.V. (Carol Jutte)
Morrow, Dale Walton, D J Morrow, comp. Distribution of Estate Accounts, Washington County, MD 1778-1835. (Ann Newton)
Newsome, Lefler, The History of a Southern State -North Carolina, Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press 1963 (Martha Koletar)
National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims Lineage Book X, 2015 (Carol Jutte)
North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Revolutionary War Gravesites of Soldiers, Patriots, and Ancestors buried in North Carolina. New Bern, N,C.: NCSDAR, 2007. (Carol Canales)
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 & Diane Price)
Nugent, Nell MarionSupplement, Northern Neck Grants No. 1, 1690-1692. Richmond: The Library of Virginia, 1980. (Carol Canales)
Ouimette, David SFinding 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 CRevolutionary Patriots of Washington County, Maryland 1776-1783. (Ann Newton)
Penoyer, Raymond L. The Winds of Time, the VerNooy Family in the New World, Grandview Press 1994 (Carol Jutte)
Pogue, Robert E. Old Maryland Landmarks. Bushwood, Md., 1972 (Maryland  family histories) (Nora Hickman)
Pruitt, Dr. A.BAbstracts of Land Warrants, Randolph Co., N.C., 1778-1948, Part 1 and 2.  2001 (Diane Price)
Ramsey, Robert W. Carolina Cradle, Settlement of the Northwest Carolina Frontier, 1747-1762. 1964. (Martha Koletar)
Redclay,  T.J. The Old Order Amish, Tem., Inc.
Reynolds, Marion H. The History and Descendants of John and Sarah Reynolds 1630-1923. N.Y.: The Reynolds Family Association, 1924. (Betsy Pessetto)
Ridgely, David, comp. Annals of Annapolis, 1649 until War of 1812. Baltimore, MD: Cushing and Brother, 1841. (Joan Lydia Hall)
Riemer, Shirley JThe German Research Companion. Sacramento, CA: Lorelei Press, 2000. (Jackie Craft)
Riley, Robert Shean. History of the Shumate Family 1475-1992, 2nd Ed. Wyandotte, OK: Gregath Publishing Co., 1992 (Nora Hickam)
Roberts, Gary. The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to America, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 2008 (Nora Hickam)
Rupp, I. DanielThirty Thousand Names of Immigrants (German, Swiss, Dutch and French) in Pennsylvania 1727-1776. Genealogical Publishing Co. reprint, 1836 (Diane Price)
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) 
Sherrill, WilliamAnnals of Lincoln County, N.C. County History Through the Years 1749-1937. (Martha Koletar)
Smith, Ethel FarringtonEarly Families of Hull, Massachusetts. Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2007. (Betsy Pessetto)
Soule, John E., Col, USA, Ret., MCE and Terry, Milton E., PhD, (comps). Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, and Louise Walsh Throop, MBA.Mayflower Families in Progress, George Soule of the Mayflower, 4th Ed. Published by the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002 (Carol Jutte)
Stratton, Eugene Aubrey, FASG. Plymouth Colony, Its History & People, 1620-1691. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Publishing. (Carol Jutte)
Spence, Wilma Cartwright Spence and Edna Morrisette Shannonhouse, comp. North Carolina Bible Records, 5th Ed. Elizabeth City, N.C.: Family Research Society of Northeastern North Carolina, 1006.  (Carol Canales)
The Handy Book for Genealogists, 9th Ed. Everton Publishers. 1999. (Jackie Craft)
Taylor, Maureen The Last Muster, Images of the Revolutionary War Generation (Carol Jutte)
Terrill, Roger and Abigail (Ufford) Terrill and some descendants 1633-1993, includings Turrills, Tyrrells etc., (Carol Jutte)
Thompson, Doris LancasterRevolutionary War Gravesites of Soldiers, Patriots, and Ancestors Buried in North Carolina. North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution Inc. (Carol Canales)
Van Valin, Minnie D. and Moore, Jack Cathy, Compiled from family records.John (William) Moore (Pioneer) and wife Rosannah McCord of N.C. Mrs. S. L. Freeman 1960 Limited Edition. (Martha Koletar)
Wells, Spencer. National Geographic, Deep Ancestry Genograph C Project. 2006. (Martha Koletar)
White, Elizabeth Pearson. John Howland of the Mayflower Volume I. Picton Press, 2008. (Carol Jutte)
Winslow , D. KenelmMayflower Heritage.  (Lynn Deen)
Works Progress AdministrationHistory of Milford Connecticut, 1639-1939.Reprinted by Milford Tercentenary Committee, Inc., 1973 (Carol Jutte)
Wust, Klaus, The Virginia Germans. Charlottesville, VA: The University Press, 1969 (Nora Hickam)
Yoder, Don, Ed. Rhineland Emigrants Lists of German Settlers in Colonial America. (Ann Newton)

Davis, Deering, Stephan Dorsey, Ralph Cole HallGeorgetown Houses 1780-1830. New York: Bonanza Books, 1944. (Joan Lydia Hall)
Early Kentucky Settlers, 1700s-1800s. (Family Archive includes Kentucky Court and Other Records, Marriages, Obituaries, soldiers of War of 1812, Revolutionary War soldiers in Kentucky, Kentucky Pension Roll of 1835, et al) (Pat Gooding)

 BRUNSWICK TOWN DAR LIBRARY (Contact Diane B. Price, chapter librarian)

Fenelon, Holly SAmerican Gold Star Mothers Inc. 1928-2010 A History. Platform Press. Doylestown, PA. 2010.
Hallhan, William H. The Day The Revolution Ended, 19 October 1781, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004
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.
Rhodes, Steven B., Catalog of the Semmes Microfilm Collection, NSDAR, 2001
The DAR Library - One of America's Premier Genealogical Research Centers January, 2015
Thompson, Doris LancasterRevolutionary War Gravesites of Soldiers, Patriots, and Ancestors Buried in North Carolina. North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution Inc.
Watson, Alan D. Richard Dobbs Spaight. Bagg & Griffin, Inc. c. 1986

CROSSNORE SCHOOL (Contact the librarian)
Crain, Phyllis and Jameson, Norman, Mountains of Hope, Crossnore Schools 2008
Fields, Jay, The DAR and The Crossnore Schools, 2012
Covington, Howard E. Jr., A Legacy of Caring, The first hundred years of Crossnore
McKenzie, Richard  Miracle Mountain, A Hidden Sanctuary for Children, Horses, and Birds Off a Road Less Traveled.  Dickens Press, Irvine, California
Sloop, Mary T. Martin & Blythe, Legette, Miracle in the Hills, McGrawHill Pub., 1953
Whitt, Anne Hall, The Suitcases, Three Orphaned Sisters in the Great Depression in the South, RCT/Publishing Co., Gaithersburg Md.
Browers, Bruce, Without Perfect Answers  (CD documentary), 2013

Genealogical Records Books Are Missing from the DAR Library

Dear North Carolina Daughters,
The following Genealogical Records book(s) are missing from the DAR Library. Would you please research and see if there might be a copy somewhere in your state (state library, state archive, DAR chapter, or DAR state collection). If you do have a copy the DAR Library would be most appreciative if your state would donate a replacement copy of the missing volume(s) to the DAR Library. The DAR Library does not have the funds to pay for replacing these records.
North Carolina:
Series 1, Volume 73: New Hanover Co. Tombstone and Genealogical Records (1940) 235 leaves
Series 1, Volume 140.5: Miscellaneous Contributions from Chapters 1949-1950. 124 leaves. Microfilm #860260
Series 1, Volume 236: Descendants of Thomas Jacocks by William Picard Jacocks, Edenton Tea Party Chapter (1958) 89 leaves
Series 1, Volume 256: Carolina Kith and Kin (book 2), Eva Downey Barnett, Edward Buncombe Chapter (1957-1958) 127 leaves
Series 1, Volume 394: Robert Patton Meeting House, compiled by Lillian Bird Thomas, Greenlee Chapter (1976) 91 leaves
Series 2, Volume 54: Bible Records (2009) – Not in Catalog 170 pages of GRC credit
If you have any questions, please contact me.
In DAR Friendship,
Susan Tillman
National Chair, Genealogical Records Committee