How do I apply for SAR?
To initiate the SAR membership process, you should begin by ensuring that you can satisfy the SAR membership requirements and that you are a direct descendant of a Revolutionary War Patriot. The SAR does not restrict membership on basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, nation of citizenship or residency.
What is the Sons of American Revolution application?
The Sons of the American Revolution is a heritage society. It is not a genealogical society that requires proof of every name, place and event listed on the application, but it does require sound proof of the bloodline to a patriot ancestor and of the service rendered by that ancestor.
How much does it cost for SAR?
In most cases you cannot charge a fee to comply with a SAR. However, you can charge a ‘reasonable fee’ for the administrative costs of complying with a request if it is manifestly unfounded or excessive, or if an individual requests further copies of their data.
What are the requirements to join the Sons of the American Revolution?
Any male shall be eligible for membership in the SAR who is a citizen of good repute in the community; and a lineal descendant of an ancestor who was at all times unfailing in loyalty to and rendered acceptable service in the cause of American Independence.
What does SAR mean in genealogy?
“The SAR is a ‘lineage’ society. This means that each member has traced their family tree back to a point of having an ancestor who supported the cause of American Independence during the years 1775–1783.”
How do you become a son of liberty?
You are eligible for Association with the Sons of Liberty if you are:
- A citizen with a good reputation in the community.
- Not an advocate to overthrow the government of the United States by use of force or violence.
How long do you have to complete a SAR?
The general rule is that organisations must respond to SARs without delay and within one month of receipt of the request. As per the change to the ICO’s guidance, the general rule is that the start date is the day you receive the request (whether that day is a working day or not).
What is a SAR member?
How old do you have to be to join the SAR?
SAR Member Eligibility 18 years or older. A citizen of good repute in the community.