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History of Our Name

“El Marinero” was the affectionate name given by early Spanish settlers to an Indian chief of the Coastal Miwoks who lived in this area when the Spaniards arrived. The chief often served as a boatman ferrying small craft over San Francisco Bay. Thus the friars nicknamed him El Marinero, or “The Sailor.” Chapter members commissioned the above plaque in his honor.



Welcome to the El Marinero Chapter Web Site

The El Marinero Chapter of the NSDAR is located in Marin County in Northern California. Organized in February 28, 1949, we currently have about 80 members. From 20 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.

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.

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.

Here is a list of genealogy research libraries in Northern California.

Application Assistance: To apply to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, you will work through a local chapter.



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Last Updated: December 27, 2012
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