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Capt. George Dickey Chapter Inducted in North Carolina

The North Carolina Society's 23rd Chapter, Capt. George Dickey, held their official induction ceremony on August 10, 2010 in Forest City, NC.  The new chapter was sponsored by the Mecklenburg Chapter, led by Compatriots Jim Wood, Paul Callanan, Tim Berly and Ray Maxson.  The Capt. George Dickey chapter had 14 new members join with nine taking their oath during the evening's ceremony, including new chapter president James E. Brewer, who is the 5th generation great grandson of the chapter's namesake.

 
The Capt. George Dickey Chapter is named after Revolutionary War Captain George Dickey, who served in Georgia building battlements until the State fell.  He returned to his native North Carolina where he was killed on May 2, 1780 somewhere between Asheville and Lake Lure, NC.
 
"Our first major goals as a new chapter here in Rutherford County, NC, are to spread awareness of the SAR and the Revolutionary War and to help locate Revolutionary War era graves around the county," said chapter president James Brewer.  "Our chapter home will be located in Rutherfordton, NC, and has a rich history of service during the Revolutionary War," added Brewer.
 
The charter members and officers of the new chapter include James E. Brewer, President, Robin S. Lattimore, 1st Vice President & Secretary, John B. Taylor, Jr., 2nd Vice President & Chaplain, William S. Wilkins, Treasurer, Chivous O. Bradley, Genealogist, Lonnie C. Ray, Sergeant at Arms, Dan Wilkins, Web Director, Rickey M. Jay, Larry Van Lattimore, Rodney S. Lattimore, Phillip Ray, Reginald S. Horrell, Rev. Dr. Robert Lair, and Charles Eric Foster.
 
Compatriot James E. Brewer can be contacted at P.O. Box 25, Ellenboro, NC 28040, telephone (828) 453-1032, and email jamesbrewer01atbellsouth [dot] net .
 
Following are photos from the August 10, 2010 induction ceremony held in Forest City, NC for the Capt. George Dickey Chapter, North Carolina Society, Sons of the American Revolution.

 

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