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.


 The National Society Descendants of American Farmers

National Caucus, March 5th, 2021 will be held via ZOOM. 

For registration information, please email nsdoaf@gmail.com


Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we will not be meeting at The Department of Agriculture in 2021

& we will not be at The Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. 


2021 National Caucus will be held via ZOOM.

We will return in  to The Capital Hilton & the

Department of Agriculture, in Washington D.C., for 2022.


“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

Cindy Broderick

1st Vice

President National

Adam Boyce

2nd Vice

President National


Rosalind Grenfell

3rd Vice

President National

Pat Gallagher

4th Vice

President National


Jolene Dodge

5th  Vice

President National


Ora Jane Johnson


Secretary National


Mary-Claire Beard

Treasurer National

Davena Liepman

Registrar National


Dianne Taylor-Kebodeaux

Chaplain National

Sandra Bassett

Historian National

Jan Johnpier

Librarian National

William Martin

Curator National


Wayne Courreges Jr.

Counselor National

Geni Sauro Holmes


Secretary National


James "Bill" Griffith

Counselor National


John Beard

Counselor National

Martha Hilton


Remington Rooster




Junior Mascot



LTC Charles Robert Odom

Advisory Board

Carla Odom

Advisory Board


Deborah Whitmore Hicks

Advisory Board

Ann Farmer Bryant

Advisor to the

President National


National Society Descendants of American Farmers

10809 West Timberwagon Circle

The Woodlands, TX 77380-4030

E-Mail: NSDOAF@gmail.com

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