To be elgible for Daughters of the Republic of Texas or Sons of the Republic of Texas, you need to prove
that your ancestor was in TX before 1845 when the Republic of Texas became the State of Texas. You need your and your spouse's birth certificates and your marriage record, similarly for your parents and as many generations that such records are available (death certificates often serve for all three records), then when you get back far enough that
such records are not available, you can use census records to show marriage and age and connections between the generations, some land records will give connections between generations, Bible records are
accepted, but other personally kept records are generally not accepted as proof.
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Those eligible for active membership are women no less than
sixteen years of age who are blood descendants, lineal or collateral, of men and
women who served honorably in the Army, Navy or Civil Service of the
Confederate States of America, or gave Material Aid to the Cause. Also
eligible are those women who are lineal or collateral blood descendants of
members or former members of United Daughters of the Confederacy.
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For the Daughters of the American Revolution or Sons of the American Revolution, one must prove the
connections between the generations back to an ancestor, male or female,who provided assistance to the cause of Liberty, not necessarily military service, generally 1776 through 1783, the time of the
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