Welcome to the Col. John McIntosh Chapter, NSDAR

Organizinging Regent: Fannie Mae Dabney Organized: October 11, 1921

The organizing chapter chose the name "Col. John McIntosh" in honor of the gallant Revolutionary soldier, Col. John McIntosh. He was born in what is now known as McIntosh County, Georgia, in 1755, son of Col. William McIntosh and Mary Mackay.

John McIntosh was made an officer in the Georgia line in 1775. As Lieutenant Colonel, he defended Fort Morris at Sunbury, Liberty County, Georgia, against the British, November, 1778. He served with distinction at the Battle of Brier Creek, Georgia, March 3, 1779, until forced to surrender. Her served in 1812 as Major General of Militia under General Jackson at the Battle of Mobile. He died in McIntosh County, Georgia, November 12, 1826.

The first officers and charter members of Col. John McIntosh Chapter were: Fannie Mae Dabney, Regent; Mary E. Peek Irwin, First Vice Regent; Nora Kennon Almand, Second Vice Regent; Leach Treadwell Sharp, Chaplain; Lillian Garrett McDaniel, Recording Secretary; Maude McCalla, Corresponding Secretary; Mary E. White Fitzgerald, Treasurer; Ruth S. McCalla, Registrar; Ward Hardwick Gailey, Historian; Minnie Purvis Callaway, Louie Hardwick Candler, Georgia Smith Elliott, Lollie Green McElvany, Sadie McCalla Peek, Margaret Green Pendergrass, Laula,Kendall Martin Ross, Ida May Walker Tucker, and Emma Riley Wood members.