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 21, 2020
The DAR Project Patriot Committee is the official committee of the National Society that supports the active duty military and their families. One of the main ways to help support the active duty deployed military is through sending care packages. Care packages may contain items such candy, cookies, games, cards of appreciation and hygiene products. Members are creative with their care packages in helping to send a box of “home” in appreciation for all the dedication and sacrifice of our active duty service members. Here is more information about two of our projects: Operation: Bean of Life... Read More