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The SAR is the largest male lineage organization in the United States and is made up numerous state societies and more than 500 chapters. Members of the SAR can trace their lineage back to a patriot who served in or supported cause of the American Revolution. With more than 34,000 members around the world the SAR is also much more than just a lineage society. We are called to make our mark on society and ensure that the stories of our nation’s struggles and our ancestors triumphs are remembered and shared with current and future generations.

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Any male citizen, of good reputation in the community, who is a descendant of a person who was unfailing loyal to, and rendered active service in the cause of American independence against Great Britain.

Types of Memberships

There are memberships for adults, youths below age 18, and to memorialize those that have passed. The application process is identical for each type of member.

All the society’s applications from 1889 through 1970 are available to see online on Do not hesitate to contact our genealogist with any question you have on membership.

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