John Guill - Polly Hawkins Craig Chapter

Owenton, Kentucky

 

Cynthia Risher Hensley, Regent

Teresa Lynne Swigert, Vice Regent

Barbara Etta Griffin Cook, Chaplain

Sandra Kaye Howard, Recording Secretary

Beulah May Wilhoite Cornman, Corresponding Secretary

Debra M. Fitzgerald, Treasurer

Margaret McDanell Trinkle, Registrar

Patricia Ann Russell Hill, Historian

 

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HISTORY OF THE CHAPTER

 

The John Guill Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution takes its name from an early Owen County resident who served as a private in the Virginia Line during the American Revolutionary War.

 

John Guill was born May 2, 1758 at Caroline County, Virginia. Guill enlisted for service in the month of March 1777 and served under Captain Holcomb 4th Regiment and under Col. Lawson. He saw action at the Battle of Brandywine, Germantown, and Mommouth before being discharged February 1780.

 

He later moved from Virginia to the frontier of Owen County, where he died on May 11, 1842.

 

 

 

 

Updated May 20, 2019

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