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For members and prospective members of "The Sons of the American Revolution"

Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Members: 19
Latest Activity: Feb 1, 2012

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Started by Charles Donaghe Jan 27, 2010.

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Comment by Michael Gallagher on February 1, 2012 at 9:42pm

Hi Connie, there are North, Central, South, & West chapters.  Longs Peak & Mount Evans chapters cover Denver.  http://www.cossar.us/chapters.html.  Longs Peak meets in Frederick.  The Web page of the Mount Evans chapter states that it covers Denver.  You can find who to contact via links on the page located at the Web address I gave.

Comment by Connie Underwood on October 26, 2011 at 12:28pm

Hi Tim

   As far as we know no one has joined in either DAR or SAR.  The latest I could find was 1961, which is almost as old as I am LOL.    I have death certs for the earlier folks, and Census on back to the son of the Soldier. 

Thanks

Connie

Comment by Connie Underwood on October 25, 2011 at 11:24pm

Hello

  I am doing this post for my husband Robert who is decended from 2 rev war Soldiers.  My Husband has ALS and wants to join before his symptoms get worse so that he can share in this with our 11 yo son who would join the Children of the American revolution.  

   He is decended from Richard Hall born: 1763 and died 1856 in Vermont.  He enlisted in 1781 and is shown in Mass. Revolution War Soldiers, but not in the DAR listings.   The other is Samuel Stevens b 1732 England, died 1812 in Vermont.  He was in the Mass Volunteers, and does have a listing in DAR.  so would it be best to do Samuel and use what DAR documentation is there and fill in the blanks?   We live in Denver Colorado so not sure which chapter to contact or their info on the web as to where they meetings are and who to contact.  

   Thanks for any tips you can give me

Thanks

Connie

Comment by Michael Gallagher on April 2, 2010 at 10:13pm
Chris,
Various records can be used to prove lineage. You would contact someone in the state where you live unless you wanted to join or also join the state from where your ancestor served. A sponsor can be anywhere, but a local one is easiest.
Comment by Chris Bitner on April 2, 2010 at 7:11pm
Hello,
I'm thinking about joining the SAR. Would I contact the new member helper for the state I live in or the state my ancestors served in? Also, would I need all the birth/death certificates to prove lineage?
Comment by Linda J. Barnes on October 11, 2009 at 8:54pm
Hi,

I've joined this group as an effort to get my husband to finally finish his SAR application through his Gr5 Grandfather, Captain John Bull & his cousin's DAR # 835110. All suggestions and encouragement will be greatly appreciated!

Thanks again,
Linda, "the wife"
grafinthree@comcast.net
Comment by Bob Thomas on August 20, 2009 at 1:32am
Hi Timothy.
I did find there were 2 applications done through theRev War patriot Geroge Wilson you are refering to and his wife was Isabella Bennet. His DAR Ancestor # is A127344. If you need additional help with your application I would be happy to assit you. Contact me at BOBT3130@aol.com.
Comment by Bob Thomas on August 20, 2009 at 1:22am
Hi Joseph.
I would be happy to help you with your SAR membership. I would sponsor you and have a co-sponsor for you in Alabama. Send me your ancestry chart from you to Amasa Ives b 1747 CT d 1833NY with service in Mass. I checked and there were 10 applicaions done on him through the DAR for mebership and the SAR accepts DAR documentation. That way I will see how many generations we will need to document. Send your chart to my e-mail BOBT3130@aol.com.
Comment by Joe Garcia on July 18, 2009 at 2:38am
would like to find out how one can be a member of SAR. My ancestor Amasa IVES served in Mass Regt. I di have the paperwork
Comment by Bob Thomas on July 15, 2009 at 8:57am
I will be happy to work with all current members and anyone wishing to join the Sons of the American Revolution. I have 5 documented Patriot Ancestors.
I live in Texas but can help anyonew in the country.
 

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