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 for the Revolutionary War service of her patriot ancestor.
Don't know where to start? It can be pretty overwhelming! Don't worry -- there are a lot of women who are here to help. Please contact our chapter registrar for help and to answer questions.