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The National Society of

   the Dames of the Court of Honor

New York State Society


Welcome to the New York State Society, The National Society of the Dames of the Court of Honor.


Our Society is a genealogical and patriotic group whose members are women, not less than sixteen years of age, who have proven lineal descent from either a:


· Colonial Governor who served between 1607 to 1775, or,


· Commissioned Officer in one of the American Wars between 1607 and 1865, including:


· Colonial Wars—1607-1775

· American Revolution —1775-1783

· War of 1812— 1784-1815

· Mexican War—1845–1848

· War Between the States —1861-1865


The New York State Society supports the objects of The National Society of The Dames of the Court of Honor, which are to:


· elevate the standard of Honor among women and men;

· uphold the traditions and ideals of our ancestors whose lives, in an eminent degree, exemplified this trait;

· perpetuate, honor and revere the memory of our illustrious forebears by the preservation of a high standard of living;

· aid in the education of the youth of our country;

· engage in the preservation of the history of the earlier periods of American Wars, the Colonial, Revolutionary, War of 1812, and The War Between the States;

· encourage the tracing of lineage, and

· engage in benevolent, charitable, and patriotic activities as loyal and patriotic citizens of the United States of America. 


Our Society meets twice a year in the Spring and the Fall in central New York State.  If you are interested in learning more about the New York State Society, please send an email to New York State Society President Carol McQuinn at



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