Congratulations New Members

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

Grant Hastings – his patriot ancestor is George Baker

Matthew Hastings – his patriot ancestor is George Baker

Ted Hastings – his patriot ancestor is George Baker

Riley Moore – his patriot ancestor is James Jones

WVSR Meeting – June 27, 2015

The Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia will have a meeting on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 10:00 am at:

The Poky Dot restaurant
1111 Fairmont Avenue
Fairmont WV 26554
1-304-366-3271

Google Map

The meeting is open to all members of the West Virginia Society Sons of the Revolution, their families and guests. We will have election of state society officers for the year 2015-2016.

2015 Sons of the Revolution Triennial

2015 Sons of the Revolution Triennial
Williamsburg, Virginia
October 1 – 4, 2015

It is with great enthusiasm that the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Virginia invite you to Williamsburg for the 2015 Triennial meeting of the Sons of the Revolution. We are excited to welcome y’all to Virginia and offer the following agenda to entice:Thursday Evening, October 1st:
Cocktail Reception at the Two Rivers Country Club with Indoor/Outdoor Receptions complements of the Pennsylvania Color Guard Continue reading “2015 Sons of the Revolution Triennial”

New Book by Jack Sandy Anderson

WVSR member Jack Sandy Anderson has just published a new book. Jack Sandy Anderson is a Past President of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia.

Out of the Past: Harrison County History VignettesOut of the Past: Harrison County History Vignettes
by Jack Sandy Anderson (author)

“Out of The Past” is a collection of articles devoted to Harrison County WV history written by Jack Sandy Anderson, well-known historian and past president of the Harrison County Historical Society. Articles included: the Civil War, coal industry, World War II, Shinnston Tornado, Melville Davisson Post, Granville Davisson Hall, physicians and hospitals, O’Dell’s Knob, Stonewall Jackson’s parents, John and Rachel McIntire, Thomas and Edward Cunningham, early Hornor family, etc. Continue reading “New Book by Jack Sandy Anderson”

Death of Governor Arch Alfred Moore Jr

On behalf of the officers and members of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Governor Arch Alfred Moore Jr, who passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Governor Arch Alfred Moore Jr was a member of the West Virginia Society Sons of the Revolution.Governor Arch Alfred Moore JrArch Alfred Moore Jr
born: 16 Apr 1923, Moundsville, Marshall Co, WV
died: 07 Jan 2015, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, aged 91

Gov. Arch Alfred Moore Jr died on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia. He was West Virginia’s first and only three-term governor, serving from 1969-1977 and again from 1985 – 1989. He also served in the US House of Representatives from West Virginia from 1957-1969. Continue reading “Death of Governor Arch Alfred Moore Jr”

Death of James H. Pitman

Today, we just received notification about the death of James H. Pitman, a member of the West Virginia Society Sons of the Revolution.

James H. PitmanThe 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 James H. Pitman who passed away on Wednesday, Octoer 30, 2013. James H. Pitman was a member of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia. Continue reading “Death of James H. Pitman”