STEPHEN PRESTON CHAPTER #387

(Organized 1996 Greater Grand Rapids area)

MEETING INFORMATION

17 Jun 2022 - Pentwater, MI​ or Russ'

21 Oct 2022 - Pentwater, MI or Russ'

 28 Jan 2023 -  Zoom meeting              

JROTC AWARDS

PAST EVENTS

  • 12 May 2021 Chapter Meeting - Installation of new Chapter Officers

  • 07 May 2022 Michigan State Council - Stephan Preston Chapter members in attendance

2021 - 2024 Officers: Michelle Buurma, Edyth Kerkstra, Emmy Vanderbilt, Royetta Doe, Marsha Dekker, Judy Hull & Gaye Baron.  

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Michigan State Council - May 7, 2022 

Helene Werner, Marsha Dekker, Shannon Larson

& Royetta Doe

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STEPHEN PRESTON CHAPTER OFFICERS 2021 - 2024

President

Vice President

Chaplain

Recording Secretary

Corresponding Secretary

Treasurer

Registrar

Historian

Librarian

Michelle Buurma

Marsha Dekker

Edyth Kerkstra

Shannon Larson

Royetta Doe

Marsha Dekker

Judy Hull

Gaye Baron

Ann Scovel

STEPHEN PRESTON CHAPTER CHAIRMEN 2021 - 2024

Budget and Finance

Constitution and Bylaws

Correct Use of the Flag

Electronic Communications

Flag House and Star-Spangled Banner Museum

Fort McHenry

Historical Landmarks

Markers and Graves Locations of 1812 Service

Membership

ROTC/JROTC

Schools

Veterans Services

Marsha Dekker

 

Helene Wermer

Judy Hull

Ann Scovel

Claudette Darling

 

Helene Werner

Judy Hull

Michelle Buurma

Michelle Buurma

Royetta Doe

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Any woman over eighteen years of age, of good character, and who is descended from an ancestor who rendered civil, military or naval service to our country during the years of 1784 to 1815 inclusive, shall be eligible to membership, provided that the applicant shall be acceptable to the society and shall take oath of allegiance to the United States of America. 

Children up to the age of twenty-two years may join this Society and shall be known as “Juniors” of the National Society of the United States Daughters of 1812 in the State of Michigan.  They shall be governed by the rules that govern the other members, except that they shall not have the privilege of holding office, nor the right to vote in any other than their own junior society.  Young women 18 to 22 registered, as “Juniors” may become members of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 in the State of Michigan upon request and payment of dues.  Young men at the age of 22 may be referred to the General Society of War of 1812.

INFORMATION & CONTACT

War of 1812 Veterans

Buried in Michigan

More than 3400 War of 1812 Veterans are buried throughout our State.  Take a look and see if any of your ancestors are listed.

State & Chapter

(members only)

  • Meetings

  • Agendas

  • Minutes

Ancestors

Check out the list of our members ancestors. 

Gen. Alexander Macomb

Chapter

Greater Detroit area

 

Contact Information

Registrar Bennie Latimer

bennielatimer@att.net

Stephen Preston

Chapter

Greater Grand Rapids area

 

Contact Information

Registrar Judy Hull

judyhull@charter.net

Capt. Philip R. Toll

Chapter

Greater Monroe area

 

Contact Information

Registrar Judy Bargeon

jubargeon@hotmail.com

Abraham Egbert

Chapter

Greater Midland area

 

Contact Information

Registrar Thora Goodnight

thoragoodnight@hotmail.com