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Mayflower Chapter, NSDAR
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Welcome to Mayflower Chapter, NSDAR

The Mayflower Chapter, NSDAR, was organized in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on October 30, 1935, in the home of Mrs. J. Rhodes Treichler.

Over the years, the Mayflower Chapter has supported projects of the Iowa Society Daughters of the American Revolution (ISDAR) and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) with their endeavors to perpetuate education, history, and patriotism.

Two known Revolutionary War soldiers are buried in Linn County, Iowa: Osborn stone

John Osborn, born April 16, 1763, Shenandoah County, Virginia; died 1854, Center Point, Linn County, Iowa.   The Center Point Cemetery, Linn County, Iowa, is his burial site.  He served as a private in the Virginia Regiment of Colonel Preston under Captain Ward.  John Osborn and his wife, Sarah Stewart, resided in Montgomery County, Virginia, during the Revolutionary War.  Their children are Robert, who married Elizabeth Scott; Samuel, who married Lydia Maxwell; and Stephen, who married Jerusha Wood.
Brown statue

Nathan Brown, born July 22, 1761, Salem, Albany County, New York; died November 25, 1842, Brown Township, Linn County, Iowa.  His burial location is in the Springville Cemetery, Linn County, Iowa.  He served as a private, in the New York Regiment of Colonel Crane under Captains Stevens, Chapman, Lawrence, and Keeler.  Nathan Brown and his wife, Tamar Sammons, resided in Salem, Charlotte County, New York during the Revolutionary War.  Harriet Brown, the only child, married Salmon Cotton Peckham.

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Last Updated 26 April 2023
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