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New Addition to the SAR Library: The National Society, Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters

New Addition to the SAR Library 
 
The National Society, Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters, 1607-1861 was organized on 17 Oct 1997 in Washington, D.C. and their first meeting was held at the Washington Club 16 Apr 1998. 
 
Membership in the society is for men and women 18 years of age or older who are a lineal or collateral descendant of a planter residing on land in one of the 48 states of the continental United States between 1607 and 12 Apr 1861. A planter is defined as a farmer or rancher owning 500 acres or more on which 20 or more persons are employed. 
 
Membership is by invitation. 
 
“The National Society, Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters, 1607-1861 Lineage Book I” is a 292 page hardback donated by The Society in 2012. It shows the qualifying lineages for the first 268 members along with a number of supplemental lineages. Each entry is also accompanied by the citations of the references used to prove the member’s line. The book includes an every name index and is available from: 
 
Genealogical Publishing Company 
3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 260 
Baltimore, MD 21211 
$49.95 + $5.50 postage & handling