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Welcome New Members

Name State National Founder Patriot
German Pierce Culver, Jr. VA 0260 6300 John Tompkins
Salem, Massachusetts
Nathaniel Tompkins
Oneida, New York
George Thomas VA 0261 6301 John Sackett
Boston, Massachusetts
Richard Sackett
Arlington, Vermont

Two Wreath Ceremony
June 1, 2019

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Nickerson Award
May 21, 2019

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May 8, 2019

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April 28, 2019

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National Guard Awards
April 27, 2019

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James Monroe 261st Birthday Ceremony
April 20, 2019

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Leedstown Resolutions
February 23, 2019

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Crossing of the Dan
February 16, 2019

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Colonel Volney H Rattan
March 19, 1916 - January 1, 2019

It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Virginia Society Life Associate Colonel Volney H. Rattan (Order No. 4528, VA No. 084, dual NC No. 047). Please see this PDF document, with photograph, recounting Col. Rattan's highly distinguished career in the US Army along with his exemplary service to the OFPA.


Membership is open to any man 18 years or older who is of good moral character and reputation, a citizen of the United States, and lineally descended in the male line of either parent from an ancestor who settled prior to May 13, 1657, in any of the colonies now included in the United States of America; and one or all of whose intermediate ancestors in the same line lived in the period of the American Revolution from 1775 to 1783 and adhered as patriots to the cause of the colonies. Members are called Associates.

In addition, any man as described above is qualified for membership upon proving that his father or either grandfather was qualified, even though they may not themselves have become Associates. Male descendants of any Associate are also qualified to become members.

Please contact any of the Society officers listed below for more information.

Membership is open to women through the Virginia Society, National Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America. Ladies, please visit their web site for more information.

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