What is the Daughters of the American Revolution?
The National DAR was established in 1890, It is non-profit, non-political, worldwide volunteer women's service organization devoted to three tenets: Education, History, and Patriotism. Besides being a genealogical society, DAR members volunteer hours and donate dollars to veteran organizations, schools, and the community.
Who Can Join?
The DAR is open to any woman 18 years of age or older, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove lineal bloodline descent from a man or woman who fought, gave aid and/or comfort to the cause of the American Revolution.
Who Will Help Me Join?
The Desert Wells Chapter members give excellent help to prospective members in proving eligibility. We have skilled genealogists and many resources to aid you in proving your eligibility. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution also has an online database, containing names of Revolutionary patriots, both men and women, whose service between 1775 and 1783 has been established.
Online database: National DAR database