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
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 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
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
or someone who performed civil service duties or provided
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.