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Lineage Societies of  Long Island

Long Island Chapter, Sons of the  American Revolution. - Free Patriot Index lookup Service - The Huntington Chapter of the SAR does free lookups in the SAR & DAR Indexes. This service is for all SAR members and potential members. This information can be helpful to complete new applications or supplemental applications! Indexes available:

DAR Patriot Index Centennial Edition, 1994 (3 Volumn Set)
SAR Patriot Index CD, 1998 & 1999 Edition
E-mail requests to "Patriot Index Inquiry"

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Home Page -

Long Island Chapters:
Patchogue - Colonel Josiah Smith Chapter
Southampton - Southampton Colony Chapter

Kady Brownell Tent #36, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War -
The ladies of Kady Brownell Tent #36 take great pride in our shared heritage and our service to our local community. We are direct lineal descendants (daughters, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, and so on) of honorably discharged soldiers and sailors who served in the Union Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Revenue Cutter Service during the American Civil War (1861-1865). We invite women who are passionate about history, patriotism, education, and veterans’ issues to join us!  Questions may be delivered to our email address KadyBrownellTent36DUVCW1@gmail.com

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War   - The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865, Inc. (DUVCW) is a fraternally chartered, genealogical, historical, educational and patriotic organization. Daughters and direct lineal descendants of Union veterans may join. The minimum age for membership is eight years.
    The National Headquarters and Museum provides a safe repository for family artifacts and genealogy. The DRUM BEAT, a publication of the organization, is sent to members three times a year.

National Organization - DUVCW
503 S. Walnut St.
Springfield, IL 62704-1932
Telephone: 217-544-0616
e-mail: duvcw@comp.net

The Holland Society of New York  - is composed of members descendant in the direct male line from those who lived in the colonies under Dutch rule in America before or during 1675. Founded in 1885 as a fraternal organization, the Holland Society has grown into a nation-wide membership with its headquarters and library in New York City. Members of the Holland Society thus share a common interest and heritage in what has been recognized by historians as "The Dutch Nation in New York, heretofore called "New Netherland". For additional information regarding the Society, "Friends of the Holland Society" and specific membership criteria, please contact the Holland Society at the above address or send inquiries to:  hollsoc@aol.com

The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America  - Founded in New York City on 17 March 1896, the Order is made up of  "Associates" who trace their ancestry back to those first colonists and who have forefathers in the same male ancestral line who served in the American Revolution.  Today, as in the past, it comprised of a wide range of individuals, all linked by a common heritage and dedicated to American ideals.  DAVID@BSP-PA.COM

THE ASSOCIATED DAUGHTERS OF EARLY AMERICAN WITCHES - is a National Society incorporated in the State of California.
The PURPOSE of this Society shall be:
1. To search for and preserve the names of those accused of witchery in that portion of Colonial America now the United States of America.
2. To locate the living female descendants of all witches who were accused in the American colonies prior to published records of same.
Marlene Wilkinson Registrar General ADEAW

National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution - The purposes and objects of [this] corporation are declared to be patriotic, historical, and educational, and shall include those intended or designed to perpetuate the memory of the men who, by their services or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved the independence of the American people.

Long Island Chapters:
Empire State Society

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of New York -


  • To perpetuate to a remote posterity the memory of our Pilgrim Fathers and Mothers.
  •  To maintain and defend the principle of civil and religious liberty as set forth in the Compact of the Mayflower, "For the glorie of God, and advancemente of the Christian faith and honor of our countrie."
  •  To cherish and maintain the ideals and institutions of American freedom, and to oppose any theories or actions that threaten their continuity. To transmit the spirit, the purity of purpose and steadfastness of will of the Pilgrims to those who shall come after us, an undiminished heritage of liberty and law.
  •  To promote the interests that are common to all the State Societies of Mayflower Descendants which can best be served by a federal body, and to secure united effort to discover and publish original matter in regard to the Pilgrims, together with existing data known only to antiquarians,and to authenticate, preserve and mark historical spots made memorable by Pilgrim association.
  • 122 East 58th Street
    New York, NY 10022-1946
    New York Web site under construction at: www.mayflowernewyork.org