Sons of the Revolution
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Any male person of good character who is of a lineal descent of one who served as an active military, naval, or marine officer, soldier, sailor, or marine under the authority of any of the thirteen states or the Continental Congress and remained loyal to such authority, or is a lineal descendent of a member of the Continental Congress who assisted in the establishment of American Independence by services rendered thereby becoming liable to conviction of treason against the Government of Great Britain, and alway remained loyal to the authority of the Colonies or States; (The civil officials and military forces of the State of Vermont are treated in the same manner as if they had belonged to one of the thirteen original States during the War of the Revolution) is eligible to apply for membership in the Sons of the Revolution.
SR-Illinois Application forms may be obtained from the SR-IL Registrar. . Two original typed application forms or the word processor based forms (preferred), signed, notarized, and endorsed by a proposer and a seconder are required. Direct descent must be shown from a qualifying ancestor. Copies of documents proving proof of service and proof of the applicant's descent (birth certificates, death certificates, wills, deeds, census records, and other reliable secondary evidence) must be submitted with the application.
Application fees for the SR-Illinois are currently $35.00 and annual dues are $35.00. Application fees are waived for members of the Children of the American Revolution. Please check with an officers as fees could have changed since this page was originally created. Annual and Life Membership are available. Juniors below the age of majority may only join as a life member. If you are interested and qualified, application forms may be obtained from the Registrar. Each State Society is an independent organization so please contact your State Society to determine their specific fees and procedures.
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Please contact the Registrar of the SR Society you are considering for membership as to any differences that state society may have as to fees. For other SR societies or additional information please contact:
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