My Yahoo RSS reader provided a link to this article from the Advocate Reporter:
Genealogy is key to joining a lineage society like the DAR, SAR or CAR
By MELISSA KNIFIC
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Originally published July 3, 2005 Advocate Reporter
"John Evans pointed to a large piece of paper, flooded with
names of his ancestors who arrived in Newark nearly 200 years ago. The
family tree took the 87-year-old Newark resident hours to create. But
the research behind the mapping project is a different story. Evans took
on an interest in genealogy when he was in his teens."
The article shows John and a copy of his book
memorializing his US Revolutionary War ancestors. "It's important for
the community to recognize their heritage and remember what people went through
to create the United States," Kaufman said. "People need to
love their country and protect it." IBID.
Perhaps your family has a tradition of being related to someone who served at
Valley Forge with George Washington. Maybe you've uncovered a possible
connection to a drummer, a privateer or one who provided patriotic service
during the turbulent years as colonists struggled for freedom and emerged as a
Well, why not commit to documenting the lineage, and joining a lineage society?
For more info see:
-- NSDAR (DAR) National Society Daughters of the American Revolution www.dar.org
1776 D Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006
-- (SAR) Sons of the American Revolution www.sar.org
1000 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40203
-- NSCAR National Society Children of the American Revolution www.nscar.org
-- Society Of The Cincinnati www.thesocietyofthecincinnati.addr.com
2118 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008-2810
-- Daughters of the Cincinnati
122 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022
MORE LINKS & IDEAS:
-- CyndisList - US Military www.cyndislist.com/military.htm
-- FamilySearch's US Military Research Outline http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/frameset_rhelps.asp
particularly the section subtitled "Revolutionary War, 1775 To 1783"
---- Service Records
---- Pension Records And Bounty Land Warrants
---- Unit Histories
---- Census Records
---- Cemetery Records
---- Veterans’ And Lineage Society Records
Happy family tree climbing!
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