Daughters of the American Revolution

Daughters of the American Revolution – DAR
more properly known as:
National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution

The DAR is a female lineage society of women who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution.

Requirements for joining the DAR
Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage and death, as well as of the Revolutionary War service of her Patriot ancestor.
Acceptable Service of Ancestor for DAR membership:
Signers of the Declaration of Independence
Military Service
Civil Service
Patriotic Service

DAR membership information

Locating a DAR Chapter near you

DAR Online Research – for Patriot Lookup