The members of the Old Reynoldsburgh Chapter 
Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution
welcome you to their home on the Web.

We are located in Waverly, Tennessee
 

We would love to talk to you about becoming a member of the Society.

If you would like more information on the DAR please email our chapter contact person
Old Reynoldsburgh Chapter Contact

 

Our Chapter History

The Old Reynoldsburgh Chapter was organized in Waverly, Tennessee, on February 1, 1971, with twenty-four organizing and charter members.  Mrs. Howard Foster was the organizing regent. The chapter was named in honor of the first Court House serving Humphreys and Benton counties.

Reynoldsburgh was a seat of government for both sides of the Tennessee River.  The tract of land on which Old Johnsonville and Reynoldsburgh were located was issued to Captain John F. Brevard in a land grant from North Carolina in 1786.  The Old Indian Trace, later called the Old Stage Road, crossed from Middle Tennessee into the Western District of Tennessee at this place, thus giving Trace Creek its name.  Trace Creek heads northeast of McEwen and follows the Old Stage Road to Old Johnsonville and to the river crossing.  It was at this crossroad that the first Court House was built.

On October 7, 1812, John R. Brevard deeded to the county 52 1/2 acres of land facing the Tennessee River for the county seat which was to be called Reynoldsburgh, in honor of his father.

Chapter Meetings

The Old Reynoldsburgh Chapter meets on the fourth Monday of the month from September to May.

Our Patriot Ancestors

Patriot State of Service
John Baldwin MD
Gideon Beaman MA
John Bell SC
Aaron Bledsoe NC
George Boyd VA
Thomas Caldwell VA - NC
Thomas Cheesman NY
Alexander Chestnut SC
James Cooley NC
Robert Cowden NC
Enoch Enoch PA - VA
Stephen Easley VA
Isham Fuqua VA
Thomas Gould PA
Nathaniel Guerin NJ
John Hall, Sr. CT
Geroge Hargrave NC
Levi Holden MA
Aaron James PA
James Lewis NC
Thomas Lewis NC
David Long NC - SC
Peter Munson CT
William Plummer VA
Joseph Prior VA
Baxter Ragsdale NC - VA
Samuel Ranger MA
George Ridley VA - NC
John Rucker VA
John Terry VA
William Thaxton VA
James Thompson NC
John Turner VA
William Turner NC
Thomas Whittemore MA
James Williams MD - PA
Peter Wiltse NY

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This page was last updated on Saturday, April 24, 2010

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