National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars
22 November 1935
- To honor and perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who, by their acts and counsel, assisted in the establishment, defense and preservation of the American Colonies.
- To collect and preserve records relative to the American Colonies.
- To promote historical research and the study of history and to commemorate the events of the American Colony Period between 1607 and 1775.
- To inspire patriotism and loyalty to our Country.
- To foster a spirit of fellowship among the members of the Society.
Any woman is eligible for membership in the National Society, Daughters of Colonial Wars, who is not less than eighteen years of age; who is of good moral character and reputation, who is sympathy with the Objects of the Society; who is personally acceptable to the Society; who is linerally descended in the male or female line from and ancestor who, from the time of settlement at Jamestown (May 13, 1607) to the battle of Lexington (April 19, 1775):
- Served as a military or naval officer, or as a soldier, sailor, marine or privateersman, under the authority of the Colonies that afterward formed the United States, or in the forces of Great Britain that participated with those of the said Colonies in any wars in which the said Colonies were engaged, or in which their men were enrolled.
- Served in any civil position of high trust and responsibility in the Colonies, such as Director General, Vice Director General, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Deputy Governor, Governor's Assistant, Lord Proprietor, Secretary, or Treasurer of a Colony or Province, member of the King's or Governor's Council, or Legislative Body in the Colonies, or Commissioner to the United Colonies or New England, or Member of the Council, or Body of Assistants, as well as Receiver General, Attorney General, Surveyor General, and such titles as Sheriff, Constable, Mayor, Judge, Justice of the Peace, Customs Officer, Master of Ordnance, or other elective or appointed offices in the Colonies.
Leader and Membership Contacts:
|National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars
6013 Old Niles Ferry Pike
Greenback, TN 37742-3615
8 Monroe Lane
Avon, CT 06001-4524
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