Resources from the Daughters of the American Revolution

Mary Penner writes about some of the resources available from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), in her column for The Albuquerque Tribune (NM), including resources online and off. She also mentions the 166 volumes of lineage books (yes, 166 volumes), which summarizes the descendants of those who fought in the American Revolution.

Excerpt from the column:

Because its members must prove their ancestry, it also serves as a lucrative cache of genealogical data.

You don’t have to be a member of the DAR to access its genealogy records. Here are some useful resources.

Genealogical Records Committee (GRC) Reports Index For nearly a century, DAR members have compiled genealogical records such as tombstone inscriptions, church records, and pages from family Bibles and submitted them to the GRC. …

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