New members in Daughters of American Colonists

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Margaret Nichols (from left), chapter regent, welcomed Sharon Wilkerson and Melissa Young into the Eucheeanna Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists. 

Sharon, a resident of Westville, Fla., traced her family history through 10 generations to William Alderman, an original land owner in the colony of Connecticut in 1687. 

Melissa, a resident of Destin, traced her family history through 11 generations to Edward Diggs, the governor of the colony of Virginia in 1656. 

Anyone interested in attending a meeting, call 897-1278.