The El Marinero Chapter of the NSDAR is located in Marin County in Northern California. Organized in February 28, 1949, we currently have about 82 members. From 30 to 40 Daughters regularly attend our monthly meetings.
We hope you will attend our meetings as our guest so we may get to know you. We usually meet the second Saturday of each month and start at 10:00 a.m. We hold nine meetings each year from September to May. Starting October, 2012, we will hold most of our meetings at a local restaurant owned by one of our members. Some meetings occur at homes of other members, and we go on a few field trips in the area.
Highlights of last year's activities included serving a Christmas Tea to the women veterans in Yountville, making cookies for the local US Coast Guard and presentations by local speakers on the Witches Society, Cemeteries of San Francisco and Dressing a Nineteenth Century Lady.
More Information: If you are interested in joining our chapter, please send us an email. We will contact you, answer your questions and notify you of upcoming General and Genealogy Club meetings. We have a Regent's Welcome Reception for new and prospective members in August.
Membership: Information regarding membership in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is available on the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution web site.
An easy way to get started is to fill out the Prospective Member Information Request Form.
Application Assistance: To apply to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, you will work through a local chapter. Prospective members are welcome at our Genealogy Club, where we will help you learn how to find information to fill out your application.
This chapter founded a genealogy club that meets once a month (or so) in addition to our general meetings to share members’ interest in genealogy as well as to help prospective members learn how to research for their applications.
Topics already discussed are “Family Names, Dates and Places,” “The 1940 Census,” and “Organizing Our Genealogy Information.” Topics to be discussed during the next year are :
- Vital Records: Where to Look and How to Obtain Them
- Marin County Resources Available
- DAR Resources Available
- Geographical Development of the USA
- Common Name Spellings and How to Deal with Them
- You Too Can “Google”
- Completing your DAR Application Worksheet
- Genealogy Resources On-Line
- Getting Started on Your Genealogy
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Last Updated: December 27, 2012
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