How old do I have to be to join the SR?

Both Senior and Junior (the latter under the age of eighteen years) memberships are available.

Do I need to know my Patriot ancestor?

Yes, you should know who your Patriot ancestor is prior to joining. You may have known because your mother was in the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) or another male lineage society.

Can you help me prove my Patriot lineage?

Of course! Our North Carolina genealogist will help organize your papers and help prove your lineage. You should have a head start from previous family members and possibly through an account on

What are the dues to join the SR?

The application fee is $65 and the annual dues (for national, state and local chapter) are $85.