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Col. Richard Somers Chapter, New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution

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The Colonel Richard Somers Chapter, New Jersey Society,  Sons of the American Revolution is comprised predominantly of revolutionary descendants living in Atlantic and Cape May counties, New Jersey.


Don't miss our very special speaker this coming Thursday, March 8th. Steve Nagiewicz will be showing us his sonar images of the Mullica!  Steve has explored the river bed at Chestnut Neck. 



Our October meeting was held at Romanelli's Garden Café.  Chapter President Norman Goos presented "1st Lt. Jeremiah Leeds: the Quintessential Yeoman Piney".   Compatriot Goos also provided the featured handout here.


Our January meeting was held on Thursday, January 11, 2018, 6:30pm at Fred & Ethel's.  At this meeting we inducted Sumner Bruce Lippincott into our chapter.


Earl Cain, Bruce Lippincott, Norman Goos


Please do not worry about the warning that this site is going away, we are in the process of transferring content to another hosting provider.


On Sunday December 10th, the Gen. Lafayette Chapter, DAR, participated in Wreaths Across America.  Patriots interred in Asbury (English's), Old Zion, Blackman's, and Clark's meeting were honored.  





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We regret to post the passing of Compatriot Jim Steelman on 9/17/17.



Ken Able, Rutgers' Professor of Marine Biology and Director of the Rutgers' Research Station at Little Egg Inlet was our August speaker presenting



And finally we have posted compatriot Morgan's excellent presentation on using the Internet for genealogical research.  To review you may click here.


Remember that the Atlantic County Historical Society (ACHS) research and genealogy library has reopened. The library is open  Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM until 3:30 PM.




Compatriot Earl Caine was feature prominently in the Press of Atlantic City article on the new Atlantic County Veterans Museum.


  On Saturday, October 7, 2017, a small group of us gathered at Chestnut Neck to remember the 239th Anniversary of the Massacre at Chestnut Neck.  

 Dan and Charles with wreath

 Compatriot Goos reading the names from the KIA monument






Reminder that we need members for our commiNew site markerttees:   Membership (maintain membership list, email, phone status, etc.),  Meeting (contact with F&E's, menus, agenda, speakers),   Chestnut Neck (maintenance/events), Web site, Facebook, and  Publicity (local news orgs).  Please consider joining one of these groups.  If you have an idea for a committee, let us know.