How to Join?


Why should I become a member?



Membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution honors and preserves the legacy of your patriot ancestor. Over two hundred years ago, American patriots fought and sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today. As a member of DAR, through participation in the Society’s various programs and activities, you can continue this legacy by actively supporting historic preservation, promotion of education, and patriotic endeavors.



DAR provides the opportunity to...



  1. Contribute to important service projects
  2. Honor and preserve the legacy of patriot ancestors
  3. Make lifelong friends
  4. Participate in unique social and service-oriented programs within your community
  5. Be involved in a variety of programs that provide something for everyone
  6. Gain valuable leadership experience
  7. Establish a network of contacts in your community and all over the world


Eligibility Requirements


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 of the Revolutionary War service of her patriot ancestor.

Each member of the William Taylor Chapter NSDAR is proud of the direct lineage connecting her to a patriot who aided the cause of the American Revolutionary War through military, civil, or patriotic service. If you have a patriot in your family tree, we would love to have the opportunity to assist you in establishing the proofs necessary to join this great organization.
A complete list of accepted Revolutionary War service.

Contact our Registrar to learn more.



DAR volunteers in chapters throughout the country can provide guidance and assistance with the application process. Admission to membership in the National Society is through a chapter or as a Member-At-Large.

If you live in the Kenbridge, VA area please contact our Registrar, Diane Daniel.

If you aren't located in our chapter area please visit the National Society website to locate a chapter in your area.

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