Daughters of the Republic of Texas
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Daughters of the Republic of Texas 510 East Anderson Lane Austin, TX 78752
Any woman having attained her sixteenth birthday is eligible for membership, provided she is personally acceptable to the Association and is a lineal descendant of a man or woman who rendered loyal service for Texas prior to the consummation of the Annexation Agreement of the Republic of Texas with the United States of America, February 19, 1846.
The applicant must furnish legal proof of her lineal descent from a man or woman who served in any of the following capacities: (1) As a colonist with Austin's Old Three Hundred, or any colonies authorized under the Spanish or Mexican governments before the Texas Revolution, or those authorized by the Congress of the Republic of Texas. (2) As an officer or private in the service of the Colonies or of the Republic of Texas. (3) As a loyal citizen, male or female, regardless of age who established residence in Texas prior to February 19, 1846. (4) As a recipient of a Land Grant authorized by the Provisional Government of the Republic of Texas. These grants include "Toby Script"; 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th class Headrights; Preemption Grants; Landscripts; Colony Contracts; Bounty Certificates and Donation Certificates.