Any woman at least 18 years of age, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is eligible. Patriots are soldiers or others who contributed to the cause of American freedom.
The applicant must complete an application for membership form. She will be asked to provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage and death on her application. This shall include the applicant's birth certificate naming her parents. This applies to "new ancestors" and to previously accepted lineages for which documentation was not required at the time they were submitted. The National Society reserves the right to determine the acceptability of all proofs/documentation submitted with an application.
If you would like more information about joining a DAR chapter in your area, visit the NSDAR "Become a Member" page.
If you would like more information about joining Sacajawea Chapter NSDAR, please send us an email through our Contact Us page.
If you're not quite ready for the official application, you are welcome to print a sample lineage worksheet to get started.
The NSDAR Genealogy webpage has provided a list of suggested sources for documenting recent generations.