Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage and death, as well as of the Revolutionary War service of her Patriot ancestor.

How To Begin

  • Start with what you know
  • Speak with relatives
  • Start looking online
  • Visit libraries and archives
  • Contact us
  • Use DAR’s Genealogical Research System

For more information on membership to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, please visit their website’s membership page here.

If you know someone who is not 18 years of age, but still interested still interested in joining, please visit the National Society Children of the American Revolution membership page here.