Edward Maxey Sr Chapter
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
Sherman, Texas
Our Object

To aid in the preservation of the records and of the historic sites of our country;

To aid in the preservation of the records and of the historic sites of our country;

To foster interest in historical colonial research;

To aid in the education of the youth of our country;

To commemorate the noble and heroic deeds of our ancestors, and to maintain
zealously those high principles of virtue, courage and patriotism which led to the
independence of the Colonies and the foundation and establishment of the United
States of America;

To maintain a Library of Heraldry and preserve the lineage and Coats of Arms of
our Armorial ancestors;

To develop a library specializing in seventeenth century American colonial data.


How Do We Achieve Our Goals?

We identify and mark historic sites (especially those with Colonial period import).

We acquire books, microfiche readers and funds for our library.

We document our ancestors and the roles they played in the development of our great Nation.

We maintain a museum in our National Headquarters building.

We maintain the grave site of Pocahontas "Lady Rebecca Rolfe" in Gravesend, England and have a
scholarship in her honor for those of Native American descent interested in pursuing the medical
professions.

We volunteer hours at VA Hospitals and provide clothing and household goods to assist our veterans
and help them rebuild civilian lives.


If you would like to attend one of our meetings or for more information about the Edward Maxey Sr Chapter, please contact one of our officers. You'll find their email addresses on the Officers page.