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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January 15, 2019
Every time I look at the Service to America ticker on the DAR Website and see that the hours for the 2018 year are totaling close to 4 million, I am amazed and so proud of the dedication that DAR members have demonstrated through meaningful community service. Many members are still entering their 2018 service activities in the Online Tally and I encourage all members to enter their service hours within the next few weeks. Be sure to record all service activities performed from January 1 – December 31, 2018 in the online tally. The deadline for reporting 2018 Service to America hours will be... Read More