With the 250th anniversary of the Revolutionary War fast approaching, you may be interested in documenting your family connection to an American patriot and applying to a lineage society. In this online presentation, Vice President of Research and Library Services Lindsay Fulton provides a step-by-step look at applying to Revolutionary War lineage societies including the application process and tips for when you can’t find vital records. The lineage societies covered in this presentation will include National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of the Revolution, The Society of the Cincinnati, The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, and the Boston Tea Party Descendants Program.
This syllabus is intended to accompany our online lecture Applying to Revolutionary War Lineage Societies (archived recording as of 12/7/23: https://americanancestors.org/video-library). It includes a reference for all resources mentioned in the session, plus links to many others.
Webinar Syllabus: Applying to Revolutionary War Lineage Societies
Created by Lindsay Fulton
Published: December 2023
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