This category is host to those lineage societies whose membership is comprised of the descendants of pioneer ancestors to any European or American territory. The Pioneer era in the United States roughly began at the close of the American Revolution in 1783, and ended at the turn of the century in 1900.
The California Pioneer Society
Founded by pre-Gold Rush pioneers and perpetuated by direct descendants to preserve and to commemorate those whose sagacity, enterprise, and love of independence induced them to settle in the wilderness and become founders of a new state. Annual or lifetime membership open to blood descendants of pioneers who arrived in California prior to January 1st, 1850. Offers photographs, information on society library, membership, upcoming events, links, and contacts.
Pioneers Association of South Australia, Inc
Founded in 1935 to perpetuate the memory and records of the pioneers of early settlement in South Australia. Membership open to any person with an ancestor who arrived in South Australia up to the 31 December 1845.
The Society of Indiana Pioneers
Preserving the memory and history of the early pioneers to the territory of Indiana. Regular membership open to men and women eighteen years of age or older, who are descended from an Indiana pioneer who lived within the present boundary of an Indiana county between 1825 and 1845. Offers information on membership, history, events, publications, and links.
Sons of the Republic of Texas
Fraternal lineage society open to any male who is a direct descendant of an ancestor who was a resident and loyal citizen of Texas prior to the Republic's annexation. Aiding in perpetuating the memory and spirt of the men and women who achieved the independence of Texas. Information on qualifications, downloadable membership application, listing of local chapters, and contacts.
Sons of Utah Pioneers
Formed by and for the descendants of Utah pioneers who arrived in that territory before the completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869. Offers information and history on the organization, resources, and membership.
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