Documents

SAR application form – this form is valid for all SAR applications; you can also utilize the SAR online application form. The SAR online application form requires a SAR user login account in order to utilize the online application process. You can read more about the process in the Guide for Using the SAR Online System at https://members.sar.org/media/uploads/pages/201/tOyqUjkCqSoX.pdf

Documents of interest to SAR Compatriots

West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution

Programs of the SAR and WVSSAR

WVSSAR By-Laws & Constitution

WVSSAR Proving Patriotic Service by Revolutionary Taxes

NSSAR Genealogist General John Sinks Memo of May 16, 2015 in regards to SAR Applications

WVSSAR Newsletters

National Society, Sons of the American Revolution

  • SAR – National Society, Sons of the American Revolution – https://www.sar.org/
  • SAR Handbook, Volumes I, II, III, IV, V, VI and VII – you must login to the NSSAR website to view and download the SAR Handbook – https://members.sar.org/login?_redirect=//sar.org
  • SAR Magazine – The SAR Magazine is the official quarterly publication of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Each issue (February, May, August and November) reports news about patriotic, historical and educational activities at the National Society, State Society and local Chapter levels. The current and archived editions of the SAR Magazine can be viewed and downloaded at – http://sar.epubxp.com/read/account_titles/170192
  • SAR Forms and Publications – http://www.sar.org/NSSAR-Forms

NSSAR Applications and Genealogy Documents – Howto’s
How to research, document and complete SAR applications and the needed supporting documentation

Forms and Publications of the SAR

SAR “Cemetery Preservation 101”

At the 2015 SAR Fall Leadership Meeting, the SAR Outreach Education program offered the “Cemetery Preservation 101” workshop which was presented by Mr. J. Michael Higgs, historian of Cave Hill Cemetery of Louisville, KY and Gwen Mooney. President of Cave Hill Cemetery of Louisville, KY. The workshop covered cemetery protocol, guidelines and topics such as surveying cemeteries, monument repair and conservation, etc.

You can watch the “Cemetery Preservation 101” workshop here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jKN5lWfKyQ

The following are useful articles, forms and lists to accompany the “Cemetery Preservation 101” workshop:

You can view and download an article on Cemetery Preservation from HERE

You can view and download a Cemetery Preservation Survey Form from HERE

You can view and download a Cemetery Preservation Library List from HERE

State-by-State Cemetery Preservation, Related Laws, and Resources:
http://education.sar.org/node/2810/