Charles C. Chaney's Dameron-Damron Family Association Page

An unofficial site relating to the Dameron-Damron Family Association
Maintained by Charles C. Chaney

DDFA title page

An organization exploring the genealogy of the Dameron and Damron family across the United States of America


Most who carry the name, whether spelled "Dameron" or "Damron," descend from Lawrence Dameron who received a land grant in Northumberland County, Virginia, in 1652. Lawrence and his wife, Dorothy, along with their children, were the first documented Damerons to come from England to settle in Virginia. Lawrence (1615-1657) married Dorothy (?) (????-c1691) before 1644. 

   Children of Lawrence & Dorothy: Bartholomew, George, Thomas, Lawrence, Dorothy

Descendants of Lawrence and Dorothy Dameron have spread to all corners of the nation.
The association is about all of these descendants.

(Note: Most Dameron-Damron families in the United States descend from Lawrence who apparently came from Suffolk County, England.  There are some Dammerons who came from Germany who appear unconnected.)

The Dameron-Damron Family Association (DDFA) was founded in 1981 by John Preston Dameron and Leonard L. Damron for the purpose of researching the history and ancestry of the family.  A newsletter is published twice a year.  The Dameron-Damron Family Association is a non-profit organization with all dues and income above the cost of publishing and distribution of the Family newsletter going toward family research.  An annual reunion or gathering has been conducted since 1987.


Membership Information


Please accept my apology for the site not being recently updated. I have had some software issues that have impaired my working on my sites and pages.

Contents of This Site
Membership Information

A History of the Name



Coat of Arms as used by the DDFA



Table of Contents of earlier newsletters

Newsletter and back issues


Page created by Charles C. Chaney

C.Chaney's Family History page

  Updated 3 October 2019

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