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DAR & SAR

DAR Are you eligible to join the DAR, the Daughters of the American Revolution? If you are at least 18 and can prove lineal, blood line descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence then you are eligible for membership. Admission to membership is by invitation through a Chapter in your State organization; the Chapter has a Registrar who will help you with your papers for you must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage and death. (The “sticky wicket” in all this is that the DAR does not discriminate against any race or creed but adoptions are not allowed.)  Go to their website and learn all about this long standing service organization……… how to get copies of past applications, take a virtual tour of their Washington, DC, headquarters … Read entire article »

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Weekly Tip: Researching Your American Revolutionary Women

Weekly Tip:  Researching Your American Revolutionary Women

So much emphasis is placed on men of the Revolutionary period that it’s also important to remember the women of the Revolution as well.  Women during this time period committed acts of heroism and still kept  together their families and homes as best they could. Want to learn more about women during this time period?  Check out these sources that will help you understand their experience more and add richness to your research into their lives. … Read entire article »

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Weekly Tip: Learning More About Researching your Revolutionary War Ancestor

Weekly Tip: Learning More About Researching your Revolutionary War Ancestor

Looking forward to researching your Revolutionary war ancestor but not sure where to start?  Maybe you want to learn more about the battles he was in?  The following resources will help you get a jump start on your research. Articles Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestor by Kimberly Powell. About.com Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestor. Compiled by Jaime Simmons. West Virginia State Archives. Resources for Revolutionary War Ancestor. Diane Haddad. Genealogy Insider Finding Your Patriot: Basic Sources for Starting Revolutionary … Read entire article »

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