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TIMOTHY DEMONBREUN HERITAGE SOCIETY

Updated May 3, 2007

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Welcome to the TIMOTHY DEMONBREUN HERITAGE SOCIETY web site. This is a work in progress, so any input, suggestions or information not included on this site is welcome.

All of the data and information on this site is free for use of those researching THEIR FAMILY. No part of or the whole of any data presented here can be used by any person or entity for resale on any form or for any web site in any format (printed or electronic), media (paper, disk reproduction or transmission) that charge for its use in any manner without the express permission of the Timothy Demonbreun Heritage Society. All pages Copyright (Timothy Demonbreun Heritage Society). All rights reserved. July 29, 2006.

If you would like to join the Timothy Demonbreun Heritage Society the dues are $15 and can be sent to the treasurer at:

Peggy Binkley
4009 Ivy Drive
Nashville, TN 37216


DeMunbreun Society Officers:
Randall Garriott – President
Glenda Merhoff – Vice-President and Activities Director
Peggy Binkly – Treasurer
Pat Greenwood – Corresponding Secretary
Helen Prince – Associate Corresponding Secretary
Ethel Rust – Membership Secretary
Jean Martin – Associate Membership Secretary
Jerry (JD) Prince – Associate Membership Secretary
Bunny Simmons – Archivist
Members at Large- George Simmons & Mildred Haas
James McBroom – Parliamentarian

DeMunbreun Society Board Members Minutes
Randall Garriott the Societies newly elected President, called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. The Board members took their seats. Jim McBroom led the meeting.

Jim McBroom continued to explain the systematic realm of our society Organization’s Bylaws and discussed New Proposal Package of five pages.

At any annual meeting members can propose and nominate and vote just like board members.

One of two persons would be picked by the Board for society at large. Was voted on and nominated on August 13, 2005.

There was a motion to accept the Bylaws by the members, and was seconded and accepted for our 2006 bylaws. Society Board members can make amendments for our 2006 bylaws at our spring meeting, April 2006 in Nashville, TN.

President will have an agenda next meeting, as he is getting organized and acquainted with position as President of the DeMunbreun Heritage Society. He thanked Jim for his valuable part and also everyone’s input.

Treasury situation discussed: want to comply with TN. Rules - so need to check on them.
1. Tim’s store:
2. Signatures on checks
3. Printed or computerized treasury report, copy to all members.
4. Do we want to keep up the bust projects, etc.
5. If so, do this as timely as he can and is possible, this is a great project. :::???????hp.
6. Amendment for money to be put back in TN bank.
7. Discussed Peggy, Glenda and Ethel to sign checks.
8. Need to reserve an attorney for the Society, namely Senator Douglas Henry, supporting Member.
9. Peggy, to put hold on Ky. Account 8-15-05. Peggy will set up an account in name of Society in Nashville. Money will transfer from Kentucky Bank. It was discussed that Ethel puts money in Bank with her check. Deposits dues money as she receives it. (decided to keep it this way for now) Motioned approved and carried.
10. Motion by George Simmons for Randall to write a letter to the bank regarding the transfer of Kentucky account to the Tennessee bank. JD seconded.
11. Bricks with names was discussed and Glenda Merhoff and Ray DeMunbrun elected to check on them and make sure they were all there and correct. They will report on it next spring.

Glenda motioned to suspend Busts, Pierre & Timothy for France. George Simmons seconded. Write letter to Alan.

Voted and passed resolution of the Society to make sure all sign the order of Alan’s Bust project; to cancel; need to finalize the wording to Alan.

Members discussed not having the Banquet at Night. Just have Meeting in the morning and an afternoon fellowship time.

 
Family Photos
  • Statue of Timothy Demonbreun in Nashville, TN. (13 KB)
    This statue was erected in downtown Nashville, TN. near a replica of Fort Nashboro (the first settlement in the Nashville area) by the Timothy Demonbreun Historical Society. Inscription: Jacques Timothe Boucher de Montbrun (Timothy Demonbreun)- 1747-1826. French Canadian Fur Trader & Explorer; Officer of the American Revolution; Lieutenant Governor of the Illinois Territory; Honored as Nashville, TN's "First Citizen".
  • Closeup of the statue of Timothy Demonbreun (31 KB)
    The statue of Timothy Demonbreun is located in downtown Nashville, TN. near a replica of Fort Nashboro. Alan LeQuire was the sculpture that created the statue using historical descriptions of Timothy.
  • Demonbreun Cave exterior from the Cumberland River (19 KB)
    Timothy Demonbreun's first home in what is now Nashville, TN. This is the cave's exterior from the Cumberland River.
  • Demonbreun Cave exterior view (60 KB)
    Timothy Demonbreun's first home in what is now Nashville, TN. This is the cave's exterior from land. Photo donated by Jon Slaughter.
  • Demonbreun Cave interior view (55 KB)
    Timothy Demonbreun's first home in what is now Nashville, TN. Photo donated by Jon Slaughter.
  • Demonbreun Cave interior view (56 KB)
    Timothy Demonbreun's first home in what is now Nashville, TN. This view shows the opening leading to the Cumberland River entrance. Photo donated by Jon Slaughter.
  • Demonbreun Cave interior view (57 KB)
    Timothy Demonbreun's first home in what is now Nashville, TN. Photo donated by Jon Slaughter.
  • Demonbreun Cave interior view (45 KB)
    Timothy Demonbreun's first home in what is now Nashville, TN. Photo donated by Jon Slaughter.
  • Demonbreun Cave looking out upon the Cumberland (25 KB)
    Timothy Demonbreun's first home in what is now Nashville, TN. Photo donated by Jon Slaughter.
 
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