General John Caldwell Chapter

    Princeton, Kentucky

Martha Ann Cash Presler, Regent

Dailey Wilson, Vice Regent

Cecelia Hutchinson, Second Vice Regent

Betty Anderson, Chaplain

Cilette Canon, Recording Secretary

Bonnie Brown, Treasurer

Linda Ward, Registrar

Sarita Holt, Historian

Vicki Brown, Parliamentarian

 

 

Updated January 12, 2019

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HISTORY OF THE CHAPTER

 

Caldwell County, established in 1809 and home of the General John Caldwell Chapter NSDAR, is named for Revolutionary War General John Caldwell. General Caldwell was born in Virginia and came to Kentucky in 1781. He was a Major General in the militia and campaigned against the Indians with George Roger Clark in 1786.

 

Following his military service, he was a member of the Danville Conventions in 1787 and 1788 which adopted a petition "demanding admission to the Union." Caldwell was one of the state's first senators serving 1792-1796. He was later elected Lieutenant Governor, serving with Governor Greenup, September 4, 1804 until his death on November 19, 1804.