Finding a Patriot

The DAR headquarters in Washington, D.C., contains one of the largest genealogical libraries in the country. Did you know that DAR has put a combination of its extensive genealogical databases online? Please feel free to also visit our national headquarters which has the DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS). It is a wonderful resource for members and the public alike.  Why not take a look and see what you can find?


Our Patriot Ancestors

Private Asa Andrews, CT
Nehamiah Andrews, CT

Colonel Lemuel Barritt, MD
Private Michael Blue, VA
Joseph Bradley
Private John Breese, Jr., NJ
Lieutenant John Brewer, MA
Private Solomon Brittingham, MD

Private Samuel Cady, Sr., MA
William Chick, VA
Private John Christy, NJ
Private Eden Clevenger, VA

Frederick Dunkelberger, PA
Private Paul Dustin, NH

Private Baylis Earle, SC
Thomas East, VA
Private Frederick Eikler, NY
Jesse Edgington, VA
Private John Evans, NJ

Private John Fesler, PA
Jacob Forney, NC

Meredith Gainey, NC

Private Joseph Hancock, MA
John Harper, VA
Private Nathaniel Hazen, PA
Ensign George Heard, VA
Captain Peter Hull, Jr., VA
Private William Huyck, PA & CT

Private John Lawless, VA
Private William Lewis, CT
Corporal Joshua Lincoln, MA

Colonel Daniel Mcfarland, PA

Thomas Parkinson, MD
William Pollard, MA
John Purviance, NC

Sergeant Abner Rice, MA
Michael Rice, NJ
Ensign Mathias Ringle, PA
William Rush, NC

Isham Sellers, NC
James Smart, SC
Private Nathan Smart, SC
Private Benjamin Smith, MA
Private Jesse Snow, MA
Christopher Strader, VA

Soldier Charles Timberlake, VA
Gideon Tower, RI
Osborn Trail, MD

Stephen Westbrook, GA
Soldier Thomas Wiley, VA
Corporal Michael Wolfgang, PA
Private Sylvester Woodman, RI
Private James Worrell, PA

Over two hundred years ago, American patriots fought and sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today. As a member of DAR, through participation in the Society's various programs and activities, you can continue this legacy.