The purpose of the Sons of the American Revolution is "to perpetuate the memory of those who, by their services or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved the independence of the American People".
Any man of age eighteen (18) years or over, who is a lineal descendant of an ancestor who supported the war for American independence is eligible for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution. These ancestors are referred to as Revolutionary War Patriots and include those persons who fought in the military and/or militia, who provided supplies to the American cause, who served on political bodies supporting the Revolution, who signed oaths of support and similar acts.
Click HERE to open the SAR application. Save it to your hard drive and you can fill in the information there.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and do not know where to start, you have several options: 1. Review the information on the National SAR site by clicking HERE. 2. Or, contact one of the Ohio Society SAR members below. Please include your contact information in the email.