Welcome to the Letitia Coxe Shelby Chapter DAR

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In honor of California State Regent Carol Oakley Jackson
Oak tree designed by Daughter Genelle Cox

WELCOME!

The Letitia Coxe Shelby Chapter was formed on October 21, 1949, with Mrs. Enoch E. Simms as organizing regent.  Letitia Coxe Shelby, for whom the chapter is named, was the wife of Brig. General Evan Shelby of Virginia, and Mrs. Simms is one of their direct descendants.  Letitia and Evan's son, Isaac, became the first Governor of Kentucky.

Any woman regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background is eligible for membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) who is at least eighteen years of age and can prove lineal, blood line descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence during the period between April 19, 1775, and November 26, 1783. 

For information on membership in the DAR, visit DAR Membership.

Our meetings are held monthly on alternating Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings, September through June. Most members are from La Mesa and surrounding areas, however, some members are from other areas as well. Local residency is not a requirement for membership in any chapter. Prospective members are welcome to our chapter meetings. We would love to have you join us! 

 

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