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Rochester Chapter
Rochester, Minnesota


Rochester Chapter Membership

The Rochester Chapter DAR consists of 84 members. Our members come from Rochester and the surrounding Southeast Minnesota and Northern Iowa areas. We also have members in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. Most of the time we meet on the first Thursday of each month - except in January, February, July, and August when we do not meet. Our schedule is as follows:

Social Time
9:00 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 10:30 am
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Lunch (Optional)
12:15 pm


Dues are paid annually and must be paid on or before October 1st of each year.

For general information about the DAR or on membership eligibility and how to become a member, please contact the Chapter Representative.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR):

~ The largest women's patriotic organization in the world ~
~ Over 165,000 members, with 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and 12 countries ~

We welcome women who want to participate in
the historical, educational, and patriotic activities of the DAR.

Membership in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is
a unique opportunity to establish lineage and heritage as a descendent of a Patriot
of the Revolutionary War. Volunteering through the DAR is an effective way to
honor our Patriot ancestors, recognize their roles in establishing the
United States of America, and carry forth their purpose of American freedom.

We are delighted to answer questions about the DAR or Patriot lineage.

Prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American Independence;
Document each statement of birth, marriage, and death in the lineal line;
Document the ancestor's patriotic service in the Revolutionary War; and
Be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Accepted Service of Patriots

19 Apr 1775 - 26 Nov 1783
(Battle of Lexington - Withdrawal of British troops from New York)

Revolutionary War service can be described as a Signer of the Declaration of Independence,
or someone whom performed Civil Service duties or provided Patriotic Service.

To find out more about these different types of service,
visit the National DAR Website for a list of all the
acceptable types of Revolutionary War Service.

To see if your ancestor is in the DAR Patriotic Index Click Here. Volunteers are waiting to help you!


Created: 14 June 2001
Redesigned: 31 August 2009
Updated: 18 October 2014

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