Are you eligible to join the DAR?
Any woman 18 years old or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor, male or female, who aided the cause of American independence during the American Revolutionary War through military, civil or patriotic service is eligible to join the DAR. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage, and death, as well as of the American Revolutionary War service of her Patriot ancestor.
Become a member!
Our chapter can provide guidance and assistance with the application process. Admission to membership in the National Society is through a chapter or as a Member-At-Large. Becoming a member includes: tracing your family lineage; identifying your Patriot ancestor; locating a DAR chapter near you; and completing the application process, which our registrar can help you with.
Is one of your ancestors a Patriot? Check here:
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