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  • Tags: Daughters of the American Revolution

Rose Elliott

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Photograph of Rose Elliott (b. 5/10/1864, d. 11/28/1940). She was a member of the Decatur Women's Club, and active in the Shakespeare, Civics, and Psalemas division. Elliott was the former chairman of the Civics Division, a member of the Stephen…

Mrs. A.P. Cobb (Marilla M.)

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Photograph of Mrs. A.P. Cobb (Marilla M.) (b. 1855, d. 12/18/1944), wife of Rev. A.P. Cobb (Cobb Ave. was named after). She was a school teacher in Decatur for many years, and wrote many papers on the early life in Macon County. Mrs. Cobb was also…

Maria Buckingham

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Photograph of Maria Buckingham, Mrs. Lynn Barnes, and Mrs. John Cantrall standing in front of a house. Maria Buckingham (d. 7/30/1937) was a native of Decatur and a prominent member of several civic organizations. She was the secretary of the…

Betty McArthur's Coming Out Party

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Photograph of Mrs. William Barnes Sr., Mrs. Selim McArthur, and Betty McArthur at Betty McArthur's coming out party at the McArthur home in Chicago, IL in 1941. The photo is an Associated Press wirephoto, and ran in the Decatur Herald and Review on…

Mrs. Lynn M. (Donna B.) Barnes

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Photograph of Mrs. Lynn M. (Donna B.)Barnes (d. 3/13/1938), wife of Dr. Lynn M. Barnes. She was the DAR regent in 1926. Barnes lived at 438 W. North St. in the old Ira N. Barnes house. The photo was taken by Vandeventer, and used in the Decatur…

Mrs. Heston I. (Ida E.) Baldwin

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Photograph Ida E. Baldwin (d. 9/25/1953), the wife of Heston I. Baldwin. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She gave many gifts to the church. Her home was at 452 W. Main St. The photo…