Lineage Society

I want to join SAR (The Sons of the American Revolution). How do I begin?

The Sons of the American Revolution is open to men 18 and older (younger men can be non-voting junior members in some locations) who are descended from individuals who supported the American Revolution. The requirements for ancestral service are similar to those of DAR: signing of the Declaration of Independence; patriotic service, such as giving… Continue reading I want to join SAR (The Sons of the American Revolution). How do I begin?

Lineage Society

I joined the Daughters of the American Revolution. Can my son use the same paperwork to join the Sons of the American Revolution?

The simple answer is maybe. If you are starting from scratch and providing all documents to the lineage society, the same supporting documents generally can be used to join another lineage society. Often you'll need to add a few documents. For example, the Daughters of the American Revolution currently has a (slightly unwritten) rule that… Continue reading I joined the Daughters of the American Revolution. Can my son use the same paperwork to join the Sons of the American Revolution?

Lineage Society

I just joined the Mayflower Society. My mom wants to join. Now what?

Congrats! You have an easy application. If you've joined a lineage society within the last year or so, your application meets current standards. As your paperwork is already on file, all your family member will need to do is document where their family line differs from yours. Your parents will not need to provide anything… Continue reading I just joined the Mayflower Society. My mom wants to join. Now what?