Lineage Societies

Lineage Societies

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

"My name is Laura Congleton and I am the newly-elected New York Department
President of Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 (DUVCW).

We are one of the five original members of the Allied Orders of the Grand
Army of the Republic, and work side by side with the Sons of Union Veterans.

We have a local group (tent) on Long Island.

Our website has several pages that walk people through beginning their Civil War research."

Southampton Colony Chapter
National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution

Southampton, New York 11968

For more information

Col. Josiah Smith Chapter
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Patchogue, New York

For more information, please contact:
Suzanne H. Griffing, New York State Director - Districts X & XI

New York State, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

New York State Chapters
District X

Amityville --- Colonel Gilbert Potter Chapter
East Hampton --- East Hampton Chapter
Freeport --- Ruth Floyd Woodhull Chapter
Garden City --- Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter
Huntington --- Ketewamoke Chapter
Manhasset --- North Riding Chapter
Oyster Bay --- Oyster Bay Chapter
Patchogue --- Colonel Josiah Smith Chapter
Riverhead --- Suffolk Chapter
Setauket --- Anna Smith Strong Chapter
Shelter Island --- Shelter Island Chapter
Southampton --- Southampton Colony Chapter (1922 - 35)
Southold --- Southold Chapter (1974 - 44)
Wantagh --- Jerusalem Chapter (1968 - 45)


NSDAR Home Page

DAR Objectives: Historic Preservation, Promotion of Education and Patriotic Endeavor

Member Services
1776 D Street
N. W.Washington, D.C. 20006-5392
(202) 628-1776

Membership Interest Form

Genealogical Library

The library is a comprehensive facility for historical and genealogical research. The collection includes local history in America, embracing state, county, town and church materials, genealogies, biographies and vital records. These histories provide the link in connecting ancestors of the Revolutionary period with today's descendants.

The library is open to the public Monday through Friday 8:45 am to 4 pm, Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm except holiday weekends. Closed federal holidays and to non-DAR members during the DAR's annual meeting in April. Unannounced closings may occur. Please check before planning a visit from a distance. Non-DAR members pay a nominal fee for use of the library for research: $5 Monday through Friday, $3 on Sunday, $2 during lunch break (11 am - 1:30 pm).

Huntington Chapter of The Empire State Society

Huntington Chapter, SAR,
c/o Huntington Town Historian,
Soldier's & Sailor's Building,
228 Main Street,
Huntington, New York 11743

Membership information (on Long Island, NY) contact:

Mr. Donald J. Castor, Registrar
Huntington Chapter, SAR
90 Thomas Ave.
Bethpage, NY 11714
(516) 931-4763

Empire State Society Sons of the American Revolution

For information contact:
Jonathan E. Goebel, Secretary
Empire State Society, SAR
96 Old Mill Pond Road
Nassau, NY 12123
(518) 766-2142

National Society, Sons of the American Revolution

The NSSAR Historical and Genealogical Library is a comprehensive reference and research facility, with over 50,000 items (books, microfilms, etc).
The library is located at 1000 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40203 -- phone (502)-589-1776. It is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. There is no fee for members of SAR, DAR, SR or Friends of the SAR Library (which costs $25.00 per year); others pay a nominal fee of $5.00 per day for use of the library.

The National Society Children of the American Revolution

1776 D Street NW Room 224, Washington DC 20006-5392
Phone: (202) 638-3153 Fax: (202) 737-3162
Hours: M-F 8:30am to 4:00pm EST

The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, founded in 1895, is the oldest patriotic organization for youths in our country. Membership is open to descendents of patriots of the American Revolution.
The age range is birth to twenty-one. Meetings and activities are planned for all ages with special consideration given to younger members.

The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America

For Membership Information

Any man of the age of 18 years, of good moral character and reputation, and a citizen of the United States, and who is lineally descended, in the male line of either parent, from an ancestor who settled in any of the colonies now included in the United States of America prior to 13 May 1657; and one or all of whose intermediate ancestors in the same line, who lived in the period of the American Revolution, from 1775 to 1783, adhered as patriots to the cause of the colonies, shall be eligible for membership in the Order.
~~Governor: David Brooks

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants

State Societies

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of New York
122 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022-1946

If you have documentation that leads you to believe you may be descended from a passenger on the Mayflower voyage of 1620 that terminated on the shores of New England at Plymouth you may be eligible to join the Society.

Caleb Johnson's excellent webpage:
The Mayflower Web Pages

National Society of New England Women

"To bring together women of similar background of New England ancestry to engage in charitable, educational and patriotic work and thus perpetuate the lofty ideals and examples of their forefathers."

Any woman 18 or older descended from one or more ancestors born in New England prior to the signing of the Constitution of the United States in 1789, is eligible to join. Junior membership is available to girls 6 to 17 years old.

For more information
Leslie V. Canavan

National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century

1300 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 293-1700

Any American woman of good moral character, eighteen years of age or over is eligible for membership, provided she has been invited by the Society and is the lineal descendants of an ancestor who lived and served prior to 1701 in one of the Original Colonies in the geographical area of the present United States of America. — Membership is by Invitation Only.

National Society Daughters of the American Colonists

2205 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 2008
(202) 667-3076

Any woman who is a citizen of the United State of America, of good moral character, who has attained her eighteenth year, shall be eligible to membership, provided that she shall be acceptable to the Society and shall be the lineal descendant of an ancestor who rendered civil or military service in any of the colonies prior to July 4, 1776. Legal adoption shall not qualify for lineal descent. Membership is by inviation only.


This page was last updated March 28, 2008.