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 MEMBERSHIP

Do you have a Revolutionary Patriot in your family tree? To become a member, a woman must be at least 18 years old and be able to prove blood descent from a person who rendered patriotic service during the American Revolution.  Membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) honors and preserves the legacy of your Patriot ancestor.  Your ancestor did not have to fight in the American Revolution for you to be eligible.  Perhaps he/she provided food or shelter for the troops or was a citizen who signed a oath of allegiance to the new country.  Many contributions are acceptable.  Here is a link to more information.

Over two hundred years ago, American Patriots fought and sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today. As a member of DAR, through participation in the Society’s various programs and activities, you can continue this legacy by actively supporting historic preservation, promotion of education, and patriotic endeavors. 

Membership in DAR is very rewarding.  If you think you are eligible, come to one of our meetings or send an e-mail to our registrar Many of our members are willing to help you find ways to document your lineage.  Did you know that if you have a relative who is or was a member, the process of joining is simplified?  

Below are some local names to start you on your journey.  We're anxious to meet you and have you be a part of our chapter.

THESE ARE OUR CHAPTER'S CHARTER MEMBERS 
(Is one of these ladies your relative?)

Mrs. Birdie St. Clair Dorsey
Mrs. Laura St. Clair Torrence
Mrs. Carrie St. Clair Napier
Miss May St. Clair
Mrs. Mary F. Crooker Rinehart
Mrs. Martha Crooker Miller
Mrs. Sybil Rinehart Huntington
Mrs. Victoria Carpenter Rinehart
Mrs. Gertrude E. Jewett Bardwell
Mrs. Jennie Jewett Wood
Miss Jennie E. Truesdale
Mrs. Harriet Brown Ensign
Mrs. Isador Durkee Barbee
Mrs. Louisa Ford Truesdale
Miss Mary Hasbrouck
Mrs. Sarah Messer Haselton

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