Eligibility for Membership

Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution can join the DAR.

For membership information regarding the National Society DAR, visit the National Page on membership.

National Membership

The Daughters of the American Revolution has over 185,000 members in 3000 chapters in the United States and Washington, DC.  International chapters are located in countries around the world, including: Australia, Austria, The Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Guam, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. More than 950,000 women have joined the DAR since it was founded in 1890.  The DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations. DAR members are committed to volunteer service, having served more than 12.5 million hours in communities throughout the world during the past three years.

The members of the James Stewart Chapter are glad to provide assistance and help in guiding prospective members through the application process.   Worksheets, worksheet instructions, pedigree charts and more can be found on the NSDAR website.

To find out more about the James Stewart Chapter NSDAR, please contact us.