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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
87th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy


Oran M. Roberts Chapter, No. 440, Houston
Chartered: February 1, 1901 (sic)

In Memoriam

Ellen DeGolyer (Mrs. R. E.)
[Died: 5 May 1983]

Ann Lowery (Mrs. W. W.)
Real Daughter
[Died: 10 Jan 1983]

Pauline Martin (Mrs. G. E.)
[Died: 7 July 1983]

Number of Members: 62

Meetings are the 4th Saturday each month at 2 p.m.


Mrs. William H. Farmer - President
Mrs. R. B. Heath - Vice President
Mrs. C. G. Floyd - 2nd Vice President
Miss Eddie Lee Adair - Recording Secretary
Mrs. Janet E. Cain - Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. Burney H. Goodwin - Treasurer
Mrs. L. B. Simmons - Registrar
Mrs. J. W. McDaniel - Historian
Miss Virginia O'Bryan - Recorder of Crosses
Mrs. William H. Farmer - Chaplain

5 new members, 2 transfers, 2 associates and 2 Real Daughters, who are chapter sponsored Honorary Members.

All dues and assessments were paid on time. Contributed $20 District Scholarship Fund, $10 Memorial Building Fund, $10 Randolph Relief Fund, $5 Texas Confederate Museum, $10 Confederate Research Center, $15.75 Texas Curator, $5 Texas Convention Fund, $5 Barthold Scholarship and $53.62 Confederate Museum Richmond. Sponsors Corrine Gant Scholarship and awarded one of $150.

Awarded $5 and certificate for student essay on John Bell Hood sent to Division.

Sponsored Confederate Memorial Service dedicated to 12 deceased daughters and 9 deceased sons as well as veterans of all wars.

5 UDC ribbons, 6 Confederate seals, 2 Gray Books purchased, 5 new UDC Magazine subscriptions, donated 2 microfilm rolls, 60 books, 10 historical articles and gave 50 historical programs.

Represented by 4 members at the Division Convention, 3 at District I Meeting, 10 members participated in Jubilee and style show benefiting the Confederate Museum in Richmond, Texas. One member served on Museum Executive Board, one as Division Committee Chairman, two as Chairs on Confederate Ball Committee.

Members have attended all patriotic functions and have assisted and participated in other local chapters and camp activities. A luncheon in February honors our real daughters. Many fly flags on all holidays and 5 fly flags on all 365 days.

1 member, a teacher with an impact grant, instructs genealogy relating to Historical and Biological studies to students and other HISD Teachers.

5 members served as chairs in various historical and restoration activities.

We have a yearbook and scrapbook.

All monthly meetings follow the Historian General's Guidelines.

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