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.


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Please forgive any problems you encounter as we move our web site to a new hosting company.

Our regular monthly meetings have been canceled through May. 
We hope to resume for the June 11 meeting, but will contact everyone well in advance.

Compatriots Goos and Cain have been researching the contributions made to the Revolutionary Effort
by the
Col. Richard Somers, 3rd, Gloucester County Militia
Download your copy here!


Our Chestnut Neck Memorial Day service with our DAR sisters is in question, but we will know more as time goes on.

Our May 2nd grave marking ceremony in Tuckerton for the Revolutionary War Service of Reuben & Ebenezer Tucker has been postponed. We plan to have it late summer and will keep everyone posted. This is a very special event, thanks to Mike for leading this.

Gary and Eric of the Rev War Alliance of Burlington County are in touch. There is an effort to have Petticoat Bridge in Springfield County named a Historic Site.  We (CRS) are participating in that effort.


On Saturday, October 10, 2018, we gathered at Chestnut Neck to remember the 240th Anniversary of the Massacre at Chestnut Neck.  At this event we also inducted Compatraiot Paul Tucci into our ranks.

Norm Goos with KIA MemorialAssemblyman John Risley addresses the groupInuction of Paul Tucci


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Reminder that we need members for our committees:   Membership (maintain membership list, email, phone status, etc.),  Meeting (contact with F&E's,New site marker 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.  







On Saturday, October 10, 2018, we gathered at Chestnut Neck to remember the 240th Anniversary of the Massacre at Chestnut Neck.  At this event we also inducted Compatraiot Paul Tucci into our ranks.


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Reminder that we need members for our committees:   Membership (maintain membership list, email, phone status, etc.),  Meeting (contact with F&E's,New site marker 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.  












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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 Press of Atlantic City article on the on the new Atlantic County Veterans Museum.

  On Saturday, October 10, 2018, we gathered at Chestnut Neck to remember the 240th Anniversary of the Massacre at Chestnut Neck.  At this event we also inducted Compatraiot Paul Tucci into our ranks.


********New site marker

Reminder that we need members for our committees:   Membership (maintain membership list, email, phone status, etc.),  Meeting (contact with F&E's,New site marker 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.