Chapter Members, April 22, 2023 (from left, seated) Deb Heim, Jeaneen Buchanan (from left standing) Zaida June, Cheryl Dixon, Lois Hayden, VivianLea Solek, Linda Papp, Sally Finck, Cheryl Basztura,  Marion Osborn, Pat King,  and Linda Tidrick
Sarah Riggs Humphreys-Mary Silliman Chapter Members

Welcome to the Sarah Riggs Humphreys-Mary Silliman Chapter (SRH-MS), Daughters of the American Revolution!

Our chapter supports Derby, Shelton, Trumbull, Stratford, Bridgeport, and Monroe, Connecticut, and other surrounding towns.

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children.

The Sarah Riggs Humphreys Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) was organized October 11, 1893.
The Mary Silliman Chapter of the NSDAR was organized January 15, 1894.
The Sarah Riggs Humphreys and Mary Silliman Chapters merged on October 3, 2009.

In May 2022, our chapter members were pleased to elect our outgoing Regent, Patricia King, as Honorary Chapter Regent!  Pat will serve in this lifelong position.  Her selection is based upon recognition of her dedicated leadership, service, and guidance to our chapter.

Patricia King, Honorary Chapter Regent

In June 2021 at the Continental Congress, the Sarah Riggs Humphreys-Mary Silliman Chapter was recognized as a Top Chapter within Connecticut DAR, with the fifth highest Chapter Achievement Awards by points for 2020 by the NSDAR!

For  two years, the Sarah Riggs Humphreys-Mary Silliman Chapter was named the Bronze Winner of the American Spirit Subscription Contest by the NSDAR!


Please visit the General David Humphreys House for more information on Sarah Riggs Humphreys and General David Humphreys. For questions or feedback regarding this website, please email the Sarah Riggs Humphreys-Mary Silliman webmaster.

In 2018, Sarah Riggs Humphrey DAR Chapter celebrated its 125th Anniversary Celebration and this video was produced to commemorate the history of our chapter.