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DAR Begins Accepting DNA Evidence

The following excerpt is from an article by Preston Trail and posted 1/6/2014 at www.planoland.com With the new year comes a new policy adaptation for the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) regarding accepting DNA as evidence of lineage submitted with DAR membership applications. DAR staff genealogists will now consider Y-DNA evidence along […]

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June A. Smith 1925-2011 – RIP

June A. Smith of Bremerton, Washington passed away Oct. 15, 2011. the following is excerpted from her obituary, found in the October 17, 2011 edition of the Kitsap Sun. June A. (Fuller) Smith, of Bremerton, passed away in California at the age of 86. She was born in Charleston (now Bremerton) to Victor and Gladys […]

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The NSDAR has a Full-Time Opening for a Genealogist in the Registrar’s Office

The following was received from the Association of Professional Genealogists: The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has an immediate full-time opening for a Genealogist in the Registrar’s Office. Primary responsibilities focus on examining and evaluating lineage-based information provided on DAR membership applications or supplemental applications, and corresponding with prospective members or Chapter Registrar […]

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Job Opening at the D.A.R. for a Genealogist

The following was received from Kathleen Hinckley CG at APG: The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has an immediate full-time opening for a Genealogist in the Registrar’s Office. Primary responsibilities focus on examining and evaluating lineage-based information provided on DAR membership applications or supplemental applications, and corresponding with prospective members or Chapter Registrar […]

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Forgotten Patriots, by Eric Grundset, gets the 2009 Jacobus Award

At its meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 10 October 2009, the American Society of Genealogists voted to give their annual Donald Lines Jacobus Award to Forgotten Patriots, African American and African Indian Patriots in the Revolutionary War: A Guide to Service, Sources, and Studies, edited by Eric Grundset, Director of the DAR Library […]

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Daniel Chapman Chapter of the D.A.R. Turned 100 Today

VIENNA – The Daniel Chapman Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution [of Vienna, Illinois] turned 100 today. The charter was received Nov. 3, 1909. May Chapman, the wife of Pleasant Thomas Chapman, had been a DAR member in Washington, D.C., and thought Johnson County should have a chapter. On Aug. 10, 1909, “or […]

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