interested in joining Beaver Chapter NSDAR? Our
chapter was chartered on the 14th of October 1977 with Beth Onan
Hugenot as our Organizing Regent. We are an active chapter. Our
membership hovers at about 80 members. Beaver
Chapter holds the only evening meetings in the Portland metro area.
This allows for a wide variety of members.
How do I join the DAR?
Do you have a Revolutionary War
patriot in your family
tree? A patriot may have been in military service during the war for
independence, but he or she may also have contributed to the cause by
providing material aid such as supplies for the troops. The Beaver
Chapter welcomes potential new members. Please contact us for an
invitation to visit one of our chapter meetings. By attending a
meeting, you will meet members who have the experience to assist you in
obtaining your goal of membership in the Daughters of the American
Who can join the DAR?
Any woman 18 years or older,
regardless of race,
religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a
patriot of the American Revolution, or ancestors who contributed to the
independence cause via donations of goods or support, is eligible for
membership. To become a member your first step will be to trace your
lineage and identify your patriot ancestor. Then gather your proofs
(birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates, bible
records, church records) of lineage and complete your application