Death of John Mathew Holt

We just recently received notification about the death of John Mathew Holt, a member of the West Virginia Society Sons of the Revolution.

The officers and members of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia extend their belated but most sincere condolences to the family and friends of John Mathew Holt who passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018. John Mathew Holt was a member of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia. Continue reading “Death of John Mathew Holt”

Cleaning Patriot Headstones

Recently, the West Virginia Sons of the Revolution has started cleaning the headstones of Revolutionary War Patriots.

One of our first cleanings was the headstone of Matthew Whitman, who served as a Private in Virginia under Captains Gray and Cunningham.

D2 Biological Solution
D2 Biological Solution

After researching how to safely clean headstones, we chose D2 Biological Solution for the cleaning of headstones. D2 Biological Solution has been extensively tested by the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior.

D2 has been used by an impressive number of cemeteries, organizations, sites, etc., a few of which are:
Department of Veterans Affairs
National Park Service
All Civil War National Cemeteries
Congressional Cemetery, DC Continue reading “Cleaning Patriot Headstones”

Independence Day – July 4 2018

Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence

As you, your families and friends celebrate the Fourth of July holiday weekend, take time to read the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776, which is commemorated by our Independence Day – Fourth of July – July Fourth federal holiday. And then remember our patriot ancestors who sacrificed so much to give us our great country – The United States of America. Continue reading “Independence Day – July 4 2018”

Congratulations New Member

On behalf of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia, we would like to welcome our newest member of our society:

James Bellamy – his patriot ancestor is Matthew French.

Congratulations New Member

On behalf of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia, we would like to welcome our newest member of our society:

Christopher McElwain – his patriot ancestor is Zackquill Morgan.

Death of Lemuel Harter Higinbotham

We just recently received notification about the death of Lemuel Harter Higinbotham, a member of the West Virginia Society Sons of the Revolution.

The officers and members of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia extend their belated but most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Lemuel Harter Higinbotham who passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2017. Lemuel Harter Higinbotham was a member of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia. Continue reading “Death of Lemuel Harter Higinbotham”

Death of Chris Lane Bodkin

We just recently received notification about the death of Chris Lane Bodkin, a member of the West Virginia Society Sons of the Revolution.

The officers and members of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia extend their belated but most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Chris Lane Bodkin who passed away on Tuesday, May 02, 2017. Chris Lane Bodkin was a member of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia. Continue reading “Death of Chris Lane Bodkin”