Project Description

General Robert McCausland Chapter

National Society United States Daughters of 1812

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana Home Page

Chapter Officers

PRESIDENT
Virginia G. Benoist

VICE PRESIDENT
Ann R. Bergeron

CHAPLAIN
Marian Wilson Harden

RECORDING SECRETARY
Ms. Ruth D. Bennett

TREASURER
Rachel Austin Grace

REGISTRAR
Candace Binder

PARLIAMENTARIAN
Carole Deutschmann Gloger

HISTORIAN
Margaret D. Tyler

Welcome to the General Robert McCausland Chapter
Louisiana State Society
National Society United States Daughters of 1812

For more than a century, the members of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, have dedicated themselves to patriotism, preservation of documents and relics, and education.

MCCAUSLAND, Robert, soldier, planter. Born, County Armage, Ireland, July 20, 1773. Arrived America, 1791. Volunteered U. S. Army under Gen. Anthony Wayne. Arrived Feliciana, ca. 1795. Established plantation, 1798. Married (1) Martha Davis, ca. 1800; married (2) Margaret Chinn, sister of Thomas W. Chinn (q.v.), May 6, 1820. Major, Third Regiment, Army of West Florida, 1810; member, Louisiana legislature, 1812-1814; member, first police jury, Parish of Feliciana, 1811-1814. Brigade commander, Battle of New Orleans, 1815. Died, April 11, 1851; interred McCausland Cemetery, West Feliciana Parish. E.K.D. Sources: Powell Casey, Louisiana in War of 1812 (1963); Mae E. Haase, “Robert McCausland,” Louisiana Genealogical Register, XVIII, No. 1 (1971) (March, 1971); St. Francisville, La., Time Piece, June 20, 1811. (See http://lahistory.org)

Our 1812 Patriots

Alley, David, VA
Beard, Archille, TX
Beauchamp, Stephen, LA
Bernard, Francois, LA
Brown, Joshua, OH
Champagne, Jean Baptiste, LA
Crow, Levi, MS
Dean, Burkett, GA
Elderkin, Jedidah, CT
Fluker, Robert, LA
Ford, Isaac, LA
Fridge, Alexander, LA
Fussell, John, LA
Gardner, Jr., Joseph, MA
Groves, Sr., James, LA
Hamlin, Reuben, NY
Jobe, Daniel, KY
Langlois, Zenon, LA
Lewis, William, MS
McCausland, Gen. Robert, LA
McGuffee, Alfred, MS
Mixon, Adriel, SC
Moore, Alexander, AR
Morgan, Brig. Gen. David Bannister, LA
Pearson, Harvey, LA
Provost, Sr., 2nd Lt. Godfrey, LA
Roberts, Abraham, MS
Smith, David, VA
Taylor, Isaac, MS
Thibodaux, Capt. Henry S., LA
Souther, Jobe Tore, MA

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