How do I find out if I am a Daughter of the American Revolution?
Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage and death, as well as of the Revolutionary War service of her Patriot ancestor.
How much does it cost to join Daughters of the American Revolution?
The fee for DAR members is $10.00. For nonmembers, the fee is $15.00.
How many members of the Daughters of the American Revolution are there?
DAR Quick Facts
|Founded:||October 11, 1890 Incorporated 1896 by an Act of Congress|
|Objectives:||Historic Preservation, Education, Patriotism|
|Motto:||God, Home, and Country|
|Membership:||190,000 members 3,000 chapters in all 50 states, Washington, D.C.; and International.|
What does Daughters of the American Revolution do?
DAR is a women’s service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, patriotism and honoring the patriots of the Revolutionary War.
How do you find DAR members?
To search the Descendants Database, go to www.dar.org/GRS and click on the Descendants tab and enter the name of the person that you are looking for. If your chapter has lots of prospective members in the PMD, the Descendants Database can help you with locating the easiest lines for them to use to join.
What is an ancestor number in DAR?
The ‘ancestor number’ refers to how many generations back from the DAR member who submitted the lineage. This would be unknown to most researchers. Instead place the two-letter spelling for the state (colony) the patriot (ancestor) would have served from.
How do I find my DAR records?
To access the DAR Genealogical Research System, visit www.dar.org/GRS. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism.
How do I find my DAR ancestors?
To search the Descendants Database, go to www.dar.org/GRS and click on the Descendants tab and enter the name of the person that you are looking for.