1812 Insignia

 

David Farragut Chapter, USD 1812

Walnut Creek, California

 

Organized April 2, 1985

 

 

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David Farragut Chapter, USD 1812 meets three times a year

                                                     (January, Spring and October)with a group of heritage

                                                     Organizations called “We The People” at various

                                                     locations around the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

 

 

 

 

HISTORY

The National Society United States Daughters of 1812 was organized

on January 8, 1892 on the anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans.

The society requires lineal descent from an ancestor who rendered military,

naval or civil service between the close of the American Revolutionary War in 1783

and the close of the War of 1812 in 1815, Military service

may be in any one of sixteen recognized engagements between those dates.

 

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR MEMBERSHIP

 

Admission to membership in the National Society is by invitation after

an affirmative vote by the chapter or state society.

Applicants shall have the endorsement of two members in good standing

to whom the applicant is personally known.

Membership is available to women age eighteen and over who can

offer satisfactory proof that they are lineal descendants of an ancestor who,

during the period of 1784-1815 inclusive, rendered civil, military,

or naval service to our country, rendered material aid to the U.S. Army or Navy,

or who participated in the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Junior membership is available to girls and boys from birth through age 21.

Young women between the ages of eighteen and thirty-five are known

as Flora Adams Darling Daughters in honor of the Society's first president.

 

 

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