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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
75th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy

Held in Dallas, Texas
6-7 October 1971

Mrs. H. W. Mitcheltree, President
Mrs. Dawson Schnittker, Secretary

Oran M. Roberts Chapter, No. 440, Houston, Texas

[Chapter Report - p. 102-103]

Number of Members – 48

Time of regular Chapter meetings: Fourth Thursday in Month


Mrs. Ben H. Clark - President
Mrs. Jesse McDaniel - Vice President
Mrs. John Howell - 2nd Vice President
Mrs. Owen Jenson - 3rd Vice President
Mrs. G. R. Martin - Recording Secretary
Mrs. R. B. Heath - Treasurer
Mrs. Jack Allen - Registrar
Mrs. R. A. Whatley - Historian
Mrs. Jean Gazette - Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. Preston Boyter - Recorder of Crosses

Honorary Members

Mrs. Violet Estes
Mrs. Ethel Bruce
Mrs. Madeline Rose
Mrs. Adrian Teel
Mrs. J. P. Hartman

Memebers who are Real Daughters

Mrs. W. C. Braum (nee: Bessie Lee Dupree)
Ancestor: A. M. Dupree - TN

Mrs. Harold Brown (nee: Katie Dailey)
Ancestor: Lucious Dailey - TX

Mrs. Fred Eberspacher (nee: Carrine Lewis)
Ancestor: R. H. Lewis - AL

Dr. Julia Bartels Frazer
Ancestor: Charles Bartels - TX

Mrs. Corine Bartels Cartwright Gant
Ancestor: Lemuel Cartwright - TX

Mrs. P. M. Kurtz (nee: Vera Court)
Ancestor: Paul P. Court - TX

Mrs. W. W. Lowrey (nee: Ann Davidson)
Ancestor: William C. Davidson - AL

Mrs. L. J. Murey (nee: Lola Lee Wilburn)
Ancestor: William W. Wilburn - AR

Mrs. R. E. Shepherd (nee: Viola Holbert)
Ancestor: William F. Holbert - AL

Names of Members Who Have Died: None

All dues and assessments paid by March 1st.

Contributions made to General and Division as prescribed.

Historical meetings follow the Historian Generals program.

Chapter sponsors a Confederate Memorial Day service.

One historical talk was given by the 2nd Vice President.

Two TV appearances were made by the President.

Two members attended the Confederate Ball representing the chapter.

Publicity was small, our confederate widow with picture appeared in the paper.

A total of 72 magazine delivered to Veterans Hospital.

Thirty Confederate flags given and placed on graves.

Three articles written by President, one essay placed in museum.

Two Military Crosses pending.

Two UDC pins and ribbons purchased.

One loving cup, one book given to school, essay on Oran M. Roberts.

One Confederate widow visited.

Two mew UDC magazine subscriptions.

Eight new member papers pending, one reinstated.

Have yearbook-scrapbook – completed a picture book of all chapter Presidents picture from 1901 to present.

Participated in marking the site of Houston’s first library.

Eight attended the District Meeting

Chapter has a scholarship, the Corine Gant.

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