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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This collection contains membership applications covering the years 1892-2010.  
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This Collection will include records from 1892 to 2010.  
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
  
 
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas is a lineage based organization and as such, its members must prove their descent from a man or women who rendered loyal service for Texas (prior to the Annexation Agreement with the United States on February 19, 1846) to be eligible for membership. The collection consists of images of approximately 1,525 booklets of applications and their attendant documentation. It is located in the society's headquarters in Austin, Texas.  
 
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas is a lineage based organization and as such, its members must prove their descent from a man or women who rendered loyal service for Texas (prior to the Annexation Agreement with the United States on February 19, 1846) to be eligible for membership. The collection consists of images of approximately 1,525 booklets of applications and their attendant documentation. It is located in the society's headquarters in Austin, Texas.  
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Lineage books and pedigree files usually accompany the application and may include copies of vital records submitted as documentation.  
 
Lineage books and pedigree files usually accompany the application and may include copies of vital records submitted as documentation.  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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For a list of volume numbers currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1918480/waypoints Browse].
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Austin.}}
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[[Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
  
 
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Key genealogical facts included in the application forms and lineages include:  
 
Key genealogical facts included in the application forms and lineages include:  
  
*Applicant’s name  
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*Applicant’s name and date of application
*Name of ancestor  
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*Applicant's date and place of birth
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*Name of ancestor of descent
 
*Birthplace of ancestor  
 
*Birthplace of ancestor  
 
*Texas residence of ancestor  
 
*Texas residence of ancestor  
*Applicant’s birthplace
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*Ancestors' date(s) and place(s) of birth
*Genealogical information about applicant’s ancestors
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*Description of ancestor's military service  
*Description of ancestors’ military service
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*Date application was approved
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*Names of witnesses
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
The digital collection is a browse collection. It is organized by volume, application number and years. Later volumes were not assigned volume numbers. If you have the application number, you should be able to find it in one of the ranges listed in the browse lists. Another option is to look in the folders for the year that your family member might have joined the Association.  
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Vol. No. and Application No. Range" category which takes you to the images.<br>  
 
 
== Record History  ==
 
 
 
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas is a lineage society which acts as custodians for several historical sites in Texas, including the Alamo and the French Legation. Any woman having attained her 16th birthday is eligible for membership and must be a lineal descendant of a man or women who rendered loyal service for Texas prior to the consummation of the Annexation Agreement of the Republic of Texas with the with the United States of American on February 19, 1846. Ancestors must have also been Texas land grant owners, other early Texas residents, soldiers, sailors, and civil officers who either helped establish Texas Independence or assisted the Republic of Texas in maintaining its independence prior to this date. These records consist of 1,525 booklets containing membership applications, ancestor’s service descriptions, lineages and supplementary affidavits and documentation.<br>  
 
  
=== Why this Record Was Created  ===
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
The Association website, which is linked in the “Related Websites” section of this article includes a list entitled “our ancestors” that lists ancestors of members of the Association, and their birth and death information.  
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The digital collection is a browse collection. It is organized by volume, application number, and years. Later volumes were not assigned volume numbers. If you have the application number, you should be able to find it in one of the ranges listed in the browse lists. Another option is to look in the folders for the year that your family member might have joined the Association.  
  
=== Record Reliability ===
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
  
The information in the records is usually reliable, but is depends upon the accuracy of applicant.  
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.drtinfo.org/membership The Daughters of the Republic of Texas]
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[http://www.drtinfo.org/membership The Daughters of the Republic of Texas]  
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Texas Societies|Texas Societies]]  
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*[[Texas]]
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*[[Texas Societies]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
 
A suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]
 
 
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
 
  
*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
*Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023 <br>
 
  
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
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"Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010," images, &nbsp;''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 26 April 2012), no 7616-7645 &gt; Image 7 of 321, Mrs. Wilma Rae Green Regmund, dated 27 October 1971, Citing Daughter of the Republic of Texas Records, Vol. 46, no. 2619-2701, Image 2; Austin, Texas.  
  
 
[[Category:Texas|Societies]]
 
[[Category:Texas|Societies]]

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Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1892 to 2010.

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas is a lineage based organization and as such, its members must prove their descent from a man or women who rendered loyal service for Texas (prior to the Annexation Agreement with the United States on February 19, 1846) to be eligible for membership. The collection consists of images of approximately 1,525 booklets of applications and their attendant documentation. It is located in the society's headquarters in Austin, Texas.

Lineage books and pedigree files usually accompany the application and may include copies of vital records submitted as documentation.

For a list of volume numbers currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Austin.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts included in the application forms and lineages include:

  • Applicant’s name and date of application
  • Applicant's date and place of birth
  • Name of ancestor of descent
  • Birthplace of ancestor
  • Texas residence of ancestor
  • Ancestors' date(s) and place(s) of birth
  • Description of ancestor's military service
  • Date application was approved
  • Names of witnesses

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Vol. No. and Application No. Range" category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

The digital collection is a browse collection. It is organized by volume, application number, and years. Later volumes were not assigned volume numbers. If you have the application number, you should be able to find it in one of the ranges listed in the browse lists. Another option is to look in the folders for the year that your family member might have joined the Association.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010," images,  FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 26 April 2012), no 7616-7645 > Image 7 of 321, Mrs. Wilma Rae Green Regmund, dated 27 October 1971, Citing Daughter of the Republic of Texas Records, Vol. 46, no. 2619-2701, Image 2; Austin, Texas.