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 1,000,000 women have joined the organization since it was founded over 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 15, 2020
Mrs. VanBuren asked me to write a blog about America 250! Membership Task Force (MTF) . What should I say? I thought about all the great things we do and the wonderful volunteers that are part of the program. The volunteers are what makes this program work. So here is a little more about the America 250! MTF and how we can help you. America 250! MTF began back in 2016 when I went on the DAR School Tour. I got a chance to ask Mary Frisch, the Registrar General at the time, if the volunteers who participated in the Member for Member (M4M) program that was ending in March of 2017 could volunteer... Read More