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MEMBERSHIP

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Membership Information & Applications

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

 

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.

 

A "farmer" is a person engaged in varying capacities in the agricultural industry, including but not limited to farmer, rancher, farm hand, or person that owned a farm.  The fact that an ancestor has another profession or 

occupation does not prevent that ancestor from being a “farmer” where requirements are met. 

 

A census record citing the ancestor’s occupation as farmer is sufficient evidence of the definition of “farmer.”

 

Membership inquiries are welcome.  

An invitation to apply may be extended by the President National.  The National Society Descendants of American Farmers does not discriminate on any basis.

 

On behalf of the National Executive Board, we would like to sincerely thank you for your membership in NSDOAF.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

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MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

 

Regular Membership: ages 40 years+

See Fees Schedule for current dues/fees

 

Super Senior Membership:  age 80+

Beginning March 10, 2020, see Fees Schedule for current dues/fees.

Junior Membership : ages 18 to 40 years 

no difference in dues - classification only. 

 

Youth Membership: ages birth to 18 

fee $150 at application, at the age 18 additional $150 to convert to regular life membership.  

 

Memorial Membership:  Allows members to recognize their deceased parents and/or grandparents.  Fee $150 and includes a grave marker.  Funds from Memorial Memberships go directly to scholarships for higher education in agriculture.  

Application

Membership Applications

VIDEO: How to fill out the NSDOAF Membership Application

Watch the video above to learn, first hand, how to fill out the NSDOAF Membership Application.  Video includes information on acceptable proofs, as well as other information.  

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NSDOAF Membership Applications are PDFs and require Adobe PDF Reader to open and view.  

Instructions:

1) Download form(s)  

2)  SAVE form to your computer in an easy to remember folder or to your desktop

3) Open the saved form from the saved location on your computer to complete your application  

NOTE:  YOU MUST DOWNLOAD the form and save it to your computer FIRST.  Otherwise, any information you type into the application will be lost.  Please contact us for any questions.

Download and READ the Application Instructions.  

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PAY MEMBERSHIP FEE ONLINE

If you would like to submit your application and proofs digitally, and pay the membership fee online,

CLICK HERE.

Please download and read the Application Instructions, which applies to all NSDOAF Membership Applications: 

NO STAPLES ON APPLICATIONS
DO NOT FOLD APPLICATIONS

Application
LONG FORM
Version 2.03 (pdf)
 Application Instructions

Application
SHORT FORM
Version 1.18 (pdf)
Application Instructions

Application
YOUTH (Children's)

Version 1.8 (pdf) 
Application Instructions

MEMORIAL
(Posthumus Membership)

Version 1.9 (pdf)
Application Instructions

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATIONS

Members who wish to do a supplemental application, please visit the Members' Website.  There you will be able to download the supplemental application forms and find information on supplemental fees as well as instructions on how to submit a supplemental application online.  

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PAY MEMBERSHIP FEE ONLINE

If you would like to submit your application and proofs digitally, and pay the membership fee online,

CLICK HERE.

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