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Oran M. Roberts

Oran M. Roberts

Chapter 440

United Daughters of the Confederacy®

Houston, Harris County, Texas

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of the
25th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy

Paris, Texas
18-20 October 1921

Oran M. Roberts Chapter, No. 440, Houston

[p. 113]

In Memoriam

Mrs. Mary E. Lee Tull

[Chapter Report - p. 188-189]


Mrs. F. I. Neville - President
Mrs. B. J. Heiman - 1st Vice President
Mrs. Hattie S. Hatch - 2nd Vice President
Mrs. S. A. Brown - 3rd Vice President
Mrs. Bettie Kaufhold - 4th Vice President
Mrs. Irma Cook - Recording Secretary
Mrs. Neil Crawford - Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. B. B. Knolle - Historian
Mrs. W. N. Grafius - Treasurer
Mrs. M. E. Davis - Registrar
Mrs. S. O. Mullenix - Custodian

Honorary Members

Dick Dowling Camp
R. F. Noble
Mrs. Wharton Bates
Miss Florence Thornton

Members Changing Names

Miss Cathryn Perryman to Mrs. D. A. Lang

Members at last report, 216; members demitted, 2; new members, 69; honorary members, 5; present membership, 128; per capita tax paid state division, $25.60; per capta tax paid general U.D.C., $25.60; Texas room tax, $1; total tax sent state treasurer, $51.20; total contributions to all funds, $221.20.

Chapter has 128 registered members. Held eight regular, two called and four historical meetings. Presented 20 Crosses of Honor and sent 12 evergreen wreaths to veterans who have passed over the river, and floral offerings to members of Chapter in distress. Helped veterans clean off cemetery lots. Kept up our weekly visits to surgical wards at Camp Logan, Taking flowers, magazines and cigarettes each time; also giving automobile rides to patients who were really physically able to go.

Have kept all pledges. Paid $29.50 to Jefferson Davis Monument fund, and placed a memorial in honor of Capt. J. J. Hall, past commander of Dick Dowling Camp and late president of Green's Brigade Association. Sent $100 to the Kerrville tuberculosis hospital fund; laced one book in the Heights High School library; entertained the veterans at each historical meeting, also with a Christmas tree during the holidays with a small gift to each. Sent boxes of fruit to both Confederate homes at Austin. Gave a birthday dinner once each month to all members of dick Dowling Camp. Assisted sister chapters in observing all anniversaries, Memorial Dad and Battle of Sabine Pass.

Present a large Texas flag to the Texas Division, U.C.V., at their state reunion in Temple, where our chapter was especially honored, having for sponsor of the Texas Division, Miss Merle Neville, the daughter of our President. She will also represent the Texas Division at the National Reunion in Chattanooga, Tenn. Mrs. J. P. Rogers, another member, was sponsor for the Dick Dowling Camp at the Temple reunion.


Ames, Ellen G., Mrs.
Ammons, Annie Lee, Mrs.
Arnold, Margaret, Miss
Arnold, Vic G., Mrs.
Baines, W. H., Mrs.
Baines, M. A., Mrs.
Baker, Mabel, Mrs.
Bates, E. B., Mrs.
Baugh, J. T., Mrs.
Beardsley Capteron, Miss
Beavens, Louisa A., Mrs.
Behrens, Nannie A., Mrs.
Billings, Jessie A., Miss
Blackshear, Bessie, Miss
Bottler, Will, Mrs.
Boyette, Lucy Everett, Mrs.
Bray, Gussie Mae, Mrs.
Brown, S. A., Mrs.
Burnes, Lula R., Mrs.
Camp, Maggie B., Mrs.
Carlisle, Marshall D., Mrs.
Carter, Edna, Mrs.
Carter, S. F., Mrs.
Caselli, Lucy I., Mrs.
Clark, Lucy, Mrs.
Collier, Jennie, Mrs.
Cook, Irma, Mrs.
Crawford, Neil, Mrs.
Davidson, Della, Mrs.
Davis, Mary E., Mrs.
Dean, Nela, Miss
Dirr, Leonora F., Mrs.
Doremus, O. R., Mrs.
Dortic, Cathryn, Miss
Drennan, Julia, Miss
Dudley, J. G., Mrs.
Dyer, Anna, Mrs.
Eberspacher, Fred, Mrs.
Eldman, V. E., Mrs.
Erwin, M. S., Mrs.
Gallaton Stella W., Mrs.
Gardner, V. P., Mrs.
Gibson, Alma C., Mrs.
Gordon, C. C., Mrs.
Grafius, W. N., Mrs.
Grassmuck, Gertrude, Miss
Greer, D. Edward, Mrs.
Harris, Glendon R., Mrs.
Hatch, Hattie S., Mrs.
Hawkes, Mary Lee, Mrs.
Heiligman, Cora, Mrs.
Heiman, Viola, Mrs.
Hennesy, May, Mrs.
Herbert, Tom, Mrs.
Heyne, Frankie, Miss
Heyne, W. C., Mrs.
Holland, Minnie L., Mrs.
Hunter, Evelyn M., Mrs.
Huston, Sydney, Mrs.
Hyndman, Annie, Mrs.
Isbell, S., Mrs.
Jackson, Margaret, Mrs.
Johnson, Mary F., Mrs.
Johnson, Vada, Mrs.
Jones, Reginald C., Mrs.
Kaufhold, Bettie, Mrs.
Kelton, E. L., Mrs.
Kenyon, Frances Rose, Mrs.
King, Wm., B., Mrs.
Knolle, B. B., Mrs.
Krick, Louisa, Mrs.
Lang, D. A., Mrs.
Lewis, H. R., Mrs.
Mallory, Agnes, Miss
Mandell, Edythe M., Mrs.
Markley, S. O., Mrs.
Martin, Lucy H., Mrs.
Mayfield, Uta Agnes, Miss
McClellan, Bertie, Mrs.
McNeil, Mabelle, Miss
Meyers, Frank W., Mrs.
Moore, M. M., Mrs.
Morris, Martha T., Mrs.
Neathery, M. G., Mrs.
Nevill, F. I., Mrs.
Nicholas, Grace A., Mrs.
Nolen, Bella, Mrs.
Northup, Lazelle, Mrs.
Paulk, Esther, Mrs.
Phillips, Kathleen, Mrs.
Powers, Eleanor, Miss
Powers, Ira T., Mrs.
Quinn, J. J., Mrs.
Reynolds, Minnie, Mrs.
Reynolds, W. R., Mrs.
Rice, H. B., Mrs.
Robinson, Janie, Mrs.
Rogers, J. P., Mrs.
Russo, Cleo, Mrs.
Scardino, Maud, Mrs.
Seaman, S. B., Mrs.
Shattuck, Bertha, Miss
Sheppard, Ola, Mrs.
Snyder, W. R., Mrs.
Southward, Sina, Mrs.
Schaub, Mae, Mrs.
Spiller, Samuella, Dr. Miss
Staples, Sue, Mrs.
Stevens, R. S., Mrs.
Swope, T. C., Mrs.
Tarver, Nellie, Mrs.
Taylor, D. T., Mrs.
Taylor, W. W., Mrs.
Thayer, Isabell, Mrs.
Wachicek, Emma, Mrs.
Warfield, W. F., Mrs.
Wilkinson, J. W., Mrs.
Williams, Annie, Mrs.
Williams, J. P., Mrs.
Wilson, Tom, Mrs.
Woods, Maud, Miss
Zumwalt, M. A., Mrs.
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