Mrs. Janis P. Lindemann of Russellville, Arkansas was the
organizing regent of this chapter which was confirmed by DAR with the name of "Persis Lovely" on October 11, 1985.
The chapter was named after the wife of Major William Lewis Lovely, an agent to
the Cherokee Indians in the early 1800s. In 1813, he was
appointed the Cherokee agent in Arkansas and settled with his
wife near what later became known as Dwight Mission, west of
Major Lovely was in the
Continental Army during the Revolutionary War and participated
in the capture of Lord Cornwallis. Lovely died in 1817, and Persis Lovely died January 18, 1841, at the age of 71 years.
In a letter date June 20, 2016, the chapter regent informed the organizing secretary general that the chapter would be closing. This website will no longer be updated.