This is a Y-DNA group dedicated to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) for use in the application process. DAR members are also welcome to submit MtDNA and autosomal DNA results to the group, but only Y-DNA can be used to assist with lineage on applications. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is eligible for membership. With more than 180,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world's largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit www.dar.org.