Col. John Eager Howard

JEH Chapter Meeting – July 25th, 2020

Dear SAR Compatriots,

We are pleased to report that our Society will continue with its planned Col. John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting at the Michael’s Steak and Lobster House on Eastern Avenue (not far from I-95 and the Home Depot). President William F. Hoffman Jr. personally invites you to join us for this social event for comraderies amongst fellow descendants.  

Col. John Eager Howard Chapter - Annual Grave Marking

The Col. John Eager Howard Chapter is conducting its annual Grave marking with the help of members of the Maryland DAR and CAR. Please come join us for this beautiful event where the Maryland SAR Color Guard will be in attendance and performing a musket salute at the graves of Col. John Eager Howard, Samuel Chase, and Griffith Evans.  Parking is on the streets around the cemetery. William F. Hoffman Jr., Chapter President. See attached flyer.

John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting

Please see attached newsletter with the flyer for our upcoming Board Meeting - note one correction to the nominations slate sent in an email earlier. Please remember you are a member of a volunteer organization that embodies the spirit of volunteerism and sacrifice. Join us for this great event and volunteer to serve as an officer or on a committee. We have lots of projects that cannot be done without you.

EVENT: JEH SAR Chapter Meeting

LOCATION:  Maritime Conference Center aka CCMIT, 692 Maritime Blvd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting

Come join us for a board meeting of the Col. John Eager Howard Chapter, Maryland Society Sons of the American Revolution at historic Todd's Inheritance near Fort Howard, MD - named after our Chapter's namesake – Col. Howard. For over 300 years (1664 - 1970's), the Todd family lived and worked the land, passing the property from father to son for 10 generations.

Gassaway Watkins Grave Memorial

The Memorial to Gassaway Watkins held at his grave site was well attended by numerous hereditary and community groups including Boy Scouts of America, Girls Scouts of America, Honor Guard, Maryland Sons of the American Revolution, War of 1812 Society, Society of the Cincinnati, Daughters of the American Revolution and Daughters of 1812. There were musicians, bagpipes, musket-firing and the laying of wreaths from numerous heads of various organizations including MDSSAR State President Don Deering and Past President James Engler as well as Color Guard Commander Dave Embrey.

John Eager Howard Grave Marking

On June 5th at 10am, the Col. John Eager Howard Chapter is holding its Annual Memorial at the Old St. Paul’s Cemetery. With all the work the DAR has been doing to clean up the cemetery, we expect to see a greatly improved cemetery since our last memorial there two years ago. We will be there to honor our Chapter Namesake as well as the other Patriots including Signer of the Declaration of Independence Samuel Chase who are buried at this historic cemetery.

DATE: Sunday, June 5 at 10 AM - 11 AM

Col. John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting

Our JEH VP Dan Fisher was able to secure a location for our April meeting at the historic Old Otterbein United Methodist Church in downtown Baltimore. All members are welcomed to attend the Board meetings. We will have officer and chairmen reports as well as planning discussions for our June St. Paul’s Event. 

DATE/TIME: Saturday April 30th 2016 at 10am

John Eager Howard Chapter Makes Donations to CAR

The Col. John Eager Howard Chapter presented two checks to the C.A.R. for their 2016 activities today.  At the Nov 7th and Jan. 30th Meetings, the JEH Chapter voted to contribute to the C.A.R.’s objectives. The mission of the National SAR encourages each SAR Chapter to support a local Chapter of the C.A.R. and the JEH Chapter approved a donation of $100 at its November 7th meeting to the Thomas Johnson Society which serves the Baltimore area. Accepting on their behalf, the Thomas Johnson C.A.R.

John Eager Howard Chapter 2016 Slate of Officers

JEH EXECUTIVE BOARD  2016 - 2017 (as elected on January 30, 2016)

President:  Jean S. Fugett Jr.

1st VP:  Daniel B. Fisher

2nd VP:  Paul J. Crout

Secretary:  Christos Christou, Jr.

Asst. Secretary:  Robert H. Cullen

Treasurer:  Christos Christou, Jr.

Asst. Treasurer:  J. Spencer Leitzel

Registrar:  Gary R. Neal

Chaplain:  J. Russell Fugett

Sergeant at Arms:  William F. Hoffman Jr.




Robert J. Graziosi


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