The Vidalia Chapter was organized on 14 April 1928 and confirmed on 23 April 1928. Organizing Regent was Inez Smith Warthen.
Cleo Hall Auld (Mrs. Earnest
Myra McCord Granade (Mrs. G. Frank)
Annie Hurst Godbee (Mrs. Lewis B.)
Katherine Louise Godbee
Abba Joe Gordon
Evielyn Hilsman James
Jennie Louise Showalter Jones (Mrs. William Ashworth)
Suzanne Partin McNatt (Mrs. Percival Jiles)
Frances Gay Mercer (Mrs. Joseph Eugene)
Annabel Dowdy Oliver (Mrs. William Leon)
Mary Graham Ragan (Mrs. John Thornton)
Mary Dunwoody Roberts Rountree (Mrs. George Sumner)
Grace Amelia Smith
Inez Smith Warthen (Mrs. Ober DeWitt)
Chapter records indicate
that most of the charter members "established new lines" with their
applications, necessitating a considerable amount of communication between the
chapter and NSDAR Headquarters.
The charter members chose to name their chapter to honor their home town of Vidalia rather than for a person or place associated with the Revolutionary War.
Today, chapter members reside in the nearby towns and communities of Ailey, Alston, Lyons, Mt. Vernon, Reidsville, Soperton, Tarrytown, and Uvalda, as well as Vidalia. In addition, a number of chapter members live outside of the local area.