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. You must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage and death, as well as of the Revolutionary War service of your Patriot ancestor. The easiest way is to start with a pedigree chart and you can download one here.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Norwalk-Village Green Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, we are here to help. We can work with you do the research to trace your lineage, to find the necessary documentation and complete your application. Just send an email and we will contact you. You can also complete the form on the "Contact Us" page by following the link above or click here. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you as a new member soon!
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation's children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 175,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world's largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit www.DAR.org.
You may find the following links useful in obtaining more information on the DAR, who we are and what we do. There are also links to information on who qualifies for membership and how you can start to work on starting your application.
Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters - Facebook Page