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Ashley Chapter DAR
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Organized June 10, 1899


ASHLEY CHAPTER was organized on June 10, 1899, at the home of Mrs. C. H. Cogswell, the first regent, under the name of Cedar Rapids Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.  There were 13 charter members.  On April 12, 1902, the name was changed to Ashley Chapter, in honor of Colonel Samuel Ashley, who in 1776 was a Colonel in the 13th Regiment of Militia who marched to the relief of Ticonderoga in 1777.

CHARTER MEMBERS

Mrs. Mary Wilkinson Cogswell
Mrs. Adeline Wood Preston

Miss Anna Mary Merrill

Miss Mary Kendall Fuller

Mrs. Matilda Herrick Jamison

Mrs. Margaret E. Jacobs Dawley

Miss Mabel Cathryn Cook

Mrs. Laura Weare Walker

Mrs. Ellen C. Mower Harwood

Mrs. Mary E. Farwell Carpenter

Mrs. Luna Farwell Templeton

Miss Nellie Lockwood Carpenter

Mrs. Maria Tobey Weed

HONORARY STATE REGENTS FROM ASHLEY CHAPTER

Imogene Benson Emery (Mrs. Irving C.)
Elizabeth Ink (Mrs. Raymond P.)
E. Lucille Davison Watson (Mrs. Sherman B.)
Lois Samson Conrad (Mrs. Clayton G.)
Linda Daniels Van Niewaal (Mrs. Calvin R.)
1936-1938
1946-1948
1960-1962
1978-1980
2010-2012



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