Charter Members

The Founding members met in Denver Colorado on July 25 and 26, 1883 and organized the Woman’s ReliefCorps, auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic. 

(We will add pictures and correct information as we locate more information.)

 

  1. Emma B. Alrich  –   Cawker City, KS
  2. America Anderson  –   Denver, CO
  3. Lizzie Anderson   –  Topeka, KS
  4. B. Ayers – Denver, CO
  5. Helen S. Bangs  –  Waterville, ME
  6. Elzina Florence Barker  –  Malden, MA  * (first National President)
  7. Jane W. Beatson  –  Rockford, IL
  8. Mary Berwick – Denver, CO
  9. Louise V. Bryant  –  Washington D.C.
  10. Mary L. Carr – Longmont, CO
  11. Emily T. Charles  –  Washington D.C.
  12. Annie W. Clark  –  Columbus, OH
  13. Frances A. Collar – Denver, CO
  14. Sarah E. Devendorf  – Frankfurt, KS
  15. O. Driscoll – Denver, CO
  16. Jennie Fensky  – Topeka, KS
  17. Margaret Freeman –  Denver, CO
  18. Sarah E. Fulton  –  Boston, MA
  19. Emily Gardner – Denver, CO
  20. Marion A. Gillis  –  Cleveland, OH
  21. E. Hanly – Denver, CO
  22. Harriet L. Heard – Denver, CO
  23. Augusta B. Henderson – Denver, CO
  24. Kate Hobart  –  Rockford, IL
  25. Olive Hogle  –  Denver, CO
  26. D. Hunt – Denver, CO
  27. Mary Ingersoll – Denver, CO
  28. Mary E. Lanning  –  Columbus, OH
  29. Harriet B. Jeffries – Denver, CO
  30. F. Lather – Denver, CO
  31. Mary E. Lattin – Denver, CO
  32. H. Leaverns – Denver, CO
  33. Julia A. Lynd – Denver, CO
  34. Emma K. McCammon  –  Carthage, OH
  35. Nora McIntyre – Denver, CO
  36. Henrietta F. Mills, Denver, CO
  37. Amelia A. Moore  –  Youngstown, OH
  38. Lottie M. Myers  –  Canton, OH
  39. Henrietta Norton  –  Rockford, IL
  40. Frances Elliott Olney  –  Warsaw, IN
  41. Ellen M. Pay  –  Topeka, KS
  42. Angenette Peavy  –  Denver, CO
  43. Josephine L. Peavy  –   Denver, CO
  44. Maria F. Gray Pitman – Denver, CO
  45. Frances S. Runyan  –  Warsaw, IN
  46. Helen M. Santmeyer  –   Carthage, OH
  47. H. Savage – Denver, CO
  48. Louise E. Sherman  –  Colorado Springs, CO
  49. Kate B. Sherwood  –  Toledo, OH
  50. Lenore K. Sherwood  –  Toledo, OH
  51. Mary A. Stimson  –  Denver, CO
  52. Lizzie M. Tarbell  – Denver, CO
  53. Mary Jewett Telford  –  Denver, CO
  54. Mary Timmerman  –  Leipsic, OH
  55. Lizabeth A. Turner  –  Boston, MA
  56. O. Ver Plank – Denver, CO
  57. L. Wadsworth – Denver, CO