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Great John Mathis Chapter

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US ConstitutionThe members of the Great John Mathis Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution welcome you to our website and thank you for visiting.

The Great John Mathis Chapter was organized on January 24, 1939, and now has over seventy years of proud service as a New Jersey chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Members of our chapter are actively involved in projects that support the DAR through historic preservation, patriotism and education, including DAR programs on the local, state and national level.

We welcome guests and prospective members who would like to attend our meetings. Please contact our chapter regent, Sharon Romano who will be happy to provide complete information about the date, time and location of our meetings.

Would you like to know more about the DAR?
YouTubeThe National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, has posted a series of videos on YouTube, celebrating our organization's historic preservation, educational, and patriotic work. These videos provide a brief introduction to the work of Today's DAR, and will introduce you to some of the dynamic women who are part of our extraordinary service organization. More than sixteen videos on the DAR are featured on YouTube, with plans to add more as they become available.

FacebookInformation on Today's DAR is available on Facebook, as well. In addition to information about the society, you will find photos of DAR Memorial Continental Hall and our museum, including period museum rooms and current exhibits. Photographs of recent events are included, as well as speakers for the most recent annual Continental Congress.


Would you like to know more about the Great John Mathis Chapter?
If you have a patriot of the American Revolution in your ancestry, we would love to have you visit, and to join us. If you believe you are descended from a Revolutionary patriot, but are not sure, please know that visitors are always welcome, and we will help you trace your ancestor. It is important to note that the term, "patriot," includes not only those who served in the army, navy or a militia, but also those men and women who provided funds, food, livestock, shelter, medical attention or in any way furthered the cause of American independence.

Our chapter will be happy to provide assistance to you in proving your descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, and in establishing your eligibility for DAR membership. We can also provide you with genealogical advice if you are just beginning your family search. For assistance please contact our registrar, Judith Ollivier.

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