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Founded in 2019, the National Society Descendants of American Farmers is a non-profit, non-political organization for descendants of American farmers who  were living within the present boundaries of the contiguous continental states of the United States of America between July 4, 1776 - July 4, 1914 .  Whether you are currently a member of the NSDOAF, a prospective member, or you are trying to learn more about the Society, this website will hopefully give you the information you are seeking.  Please click on the links that are most relevant to you.


“I had rather be on my farm,

than be emperor of the world.”


                              -George Washington

The Father of our country, thought of himself first, as a farmer!

NSDOAF 1776-1914



Membership is open to men, women, and children of ALL ages who are lineal descendants of a farmer living within the present boundaries of the United States between July 4, 1776 – July 4, 1914.

Glenn Martin, NSDOAF Toast MasterCROP
NSDOAF Meets in Washington, D.C
At the USDA June 2019
Executive Board

Make new friends, honor your farming ancestors! 


About this Scholarship: 

  • Scholarship is specific to higher education students majoring in an Agricultural field of study.

  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

  • A written essay is required (topic will be given)

  • A personal interview may be required

  • Students may reapply each year that they are in school

  • Deadline to apply is August 1st and January 15th, annually


  • To identify and honor the memory of our ancestors who were farmers that were living within the present boundaries of the United States of America between July 4, 1776  - July 4, 1914

  • To collect and preserve records, documents, and relics pertaining to the history and genealogy of such “farmers”

  • To produce and distribute publications relating to the history and genealogy of such farmers

  • To encourage study and inspire an appreciation of the rural and country life led by our ancestors

  • To engage in related educational, historical, genealogical, patriotic, literary, and social activities.


Meet the Society Officers

Janisue Rigel

President National

Cynthia Byxbee

Assistant to the President National

John Beard

1st Vice

President National

Adam Boyce

2nd Vice

President National


Rosalind Grenfell

3rd Vice

President National

Jan Johnpier

4th Vice

President National


William Martin

5th  Vice

President National


Sandy Bassett

Chaplain National

Geni Sauro Holmes


Secretary National


Ora Jane Johnson

Corresponding Secretary National

Mary-Claire Beard

Treasurer National


Davena Liepman

Registrar National

Cynthia Byxbee

Historian National

Lory Fraraccio-Kenney

Librarian National

Maureen Tipton

Curator National


Wayne Courreges Jr.

Counselor National

Michelle Hubenschmidt

Counselor National


Beverly Schuele

Counselor National

Martha Hilton



Remington Rooster




Pamela Rouse Wright

National Advisor

Ann Farmer Bryant

National Advisor

Advisor to the President National

Bill Griffith

National Advisor


National Society Descendants of American Farmers

10809 West Timberwagon Circle

The Woodlands, TX 77380-4030

E-Mail: NSDOAF@gmail.com

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