What are the Requirements for Membership?

Any man of age eighteen years or over, who is a lineal descendent 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.

For information on membership and SAR activities in Berks and Lebanon Counties, please contact:

Mr. Eric Troutman, Chapter Genealogist
252 East 5th Street

Bernville, PA  19506


SAR Brochure

SAR Brochure (pdf)


SAR Application

SAR Application (pdf)