Our Patriot Ancestors

DAR members honor and preserve the legacy of men and women who provided military, civil, or patriotic service in the cause of U.S. independence. Following is a list of patriot ancestors who provided service or fought in the American Revolution and are directly related to our chapter members.
Patriot State Served Spouse
Albright, Bernard PA Anna Mary
Bailey, Samuel CT
Barber, Bildad CT Lois Humphrey
Brown, Adam PA Christina Statler
Cox, Enoch VA Mary Mackey
Cox, Solomon VA
Cushing, Charles MA Chloe Carpenter
Dillingham, John MA Ruth Gifford
Dillman, Jr., Andrew PA Barbara Roush
Durham, John VA Martha Bugg
Green, Peter NY Susanna King
Grim, Jacob PA Deborah
Hogue, William VA Anne
January, James Martin VA Susannah Huston
January, Peter VA Deborah McMahon
Kirkpatrick, James SC Susannah Gillham
Passmore, Thomas PA Esther Dickinson
Plumley, John NH Susannah Clayton
Salisbury, Daniel VT Molly
Schwartzbach, Adam PA Madeline Weiss
Schwartzbach, John PA Catharine Garrett
Wilson, Samuel PA Rebecca Canby
Woodworth, James CT Mehitable Hyde Phelps

Do You Have a Revolutionary War Patriot in Your Family Tree?

The Revolutionary War lasted for eight long years, beginning with the battle between British troops and local Massachusetts militia at Lexington and Concord, and ending with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783. If your family tree in America stretches back to this time period, it is likely you can claim descendancy from at least one ancestor who had some type of service related to the Revolutionary War effort.

The DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS) and is a free resource provided by the DAR and is a great way to start your research.

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