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 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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July 11, 2018
Just as NSDAR gave meaningful gifts to the Nation in celebration of the Bicentennial, today’s Daughters have an exciting opportunity to honor the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American independence as we prepare for the nation’s upcoming Semiquincentennial celebration . In addition to the generous gift of 76 trees for Independence National Historical Park given by the Dillon Administration in 2017, now members can honor the Patriots in their family trees and/or other Patriots whom they admire by adopting a tree in memory of a Patriot along the DAR Pathway of the Patriots... Read More