We welcome women who want to participate in
the historical, educational, and patriotic activities of the DAR.
in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is
a unique opportunity to establish lineage and heritage as a descendant
of a patriot
of the Revolutionary War. Volunteering through the DAR is an effective
honor our patriot ancestors, recognize their roles in establishing the
United States of America, and carry forth their purpose of American
We are delighted to answer questions about the DAR or patriot lineage.
Prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving
document each statement of birth, marriage, and death in the lineal
document the ancestor's patriotic service in the Revolutionary War; and
be a minimum of 18 years of age.
Service of Patriots
April 1775 - 26 November 1783
(Battle of Lexington - withdrawal of British troops from New York)
War service also includes being a signer of the Declaration of
or someone who performed civil service duties or provided patriotic
find out more about these different types of service,
visit the National DAR Website for a list of
acceptable types of Revolutionary War service.