The Sons of the American Revolution is the leading male lineage society in the United States dedicated to perpetuating the ideals of America's war for independence. As an educational nonprofit, the organization focuses on patriotism, respect for our national symbols, and the value of American citizenship. Our work ranges from supporting youth education to aiding our military veterans.
Please complete the form below to learn more about the organization and explore your own connection to an ancestor who served the Revolutionary War. Any man is eligible for membership if he is eighteen years of age or older, a citizen of good reputation in the community, and is the lineal descendant of a person who was unfailing loyal to, and rendered active service in, the cause of American independence against the authority of Great Britain. Youth memberships are available as well.
All the society's applications from 1889 through 1970 are available for reference online on Ancestry.com. Do not hesitate to contact our genealogist with any question you have on membership.