Are you just starting out on your journey to discover your family roots…or are you one document away from solving a mystery of one of your ancestors? Wherever you are in your genealogical process, DAR is here to help. The DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS) includes free online databases containing information on Revolutionary patriot ancestors, descendants of those patriots, as well as the vast array of genealogical resources from the DAR Library.
DAR members come from a variety of backgrounds and interests, but all share a common bond of having an ancestor who helped contribute to securing the independence of the United States of America. 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 is eligible to join.
The Daughters of the American Revolution is an organization with a deeply rich history while also being truly relevant in today’s world. More than 930,000 women have joined the organization since it was founded close to 125 years ago. They became members to honor their heritage as well as make a difference in their communities across the country and the world. Learn more about the amazing history of the DAR and what members are doing today to continue that legacy.
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January 22, 2015
On Monday, January 12th, Virginia Lingelbach, National Chair, Units Overseas and I flew to Nassau, Bahamas for a visit with the Bahamas Chapter. To our delight, we were escorted from the plane by Eric Hanna from the Protocol Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration who ushered us into his office while he handled customs and retrieved our luggage. It sure is easy to get used to this royal treatment! Met at the airport by Vicki Thomas, Chapter Regent and Ruth Mytty, Vice Regent, we were driven to our hotel, the Atlantis Resort. We learned that January... Read More