Any woman may join the DAR by documenting her lineage to an ancestor, either male or female, who materially aided in the cause of American independence through military, civil or patriotic service. DAR volunteers in chapters throughout the country can provide guidance and assistance with the application process from your first step into the world of genealogy to finding that last remaining piece of your family puzzle.

Steps to becoming a member may include:

  • Finding your family lineage

  • Identifying your patriot ancestor

  • Locating a DAR chapter

  • Completing the application process

For more information on becoming a member, visit the DAR Web site at: or click on the button below!

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Last Updated September 13, 2020