If you live in the Knoxville area or are new to Knoxville and believe one of your ancestors may have served in the American Revolutionary War, we would love to meet you and discuss the possibility of you joining our chapter! Your Patriot does not have to have served in Tennessee.
Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR. She must provide documentation for each statement of birth, marriage, and death, as well as of the American Revolutionary War service of her Patriot ancestor.
Prospective Member Assistance
We have members who have completed Genealogy Education Programs (GEP) who are more than willing to assist in researching the lineage to your Patriot.
Eligibility for membership in the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is through lineal, bloodline descent from a man or woman who aided in achieving American independence through service to the nation.
Researching Your Patriot
Below are several resources you may use to research your lineage to your Patriot.