Become A Member

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The basic requirement for full membership in the San Jacinto Descendants is that a member must be a direct lineal descendant of at least one of the heroes who fought at the Battle of San Jacinto under General Sam Houston on April 21, 1836 or one of those who were assigned to the rear guard at Harrisburg during the battle.

Classes of membership

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Annual

This is the basic membership.  Annual members pay dues of $30 per year. Dues statements are mailed during the first quarter of the year and dues should be paid by March 2 of every year.  The first year of a Annual membership is included in the $60 application fee.  Annual members who fail to pay their dues will be stricken from the membership directory which is distributed to all members, and they will no longer receive official notifications of events and meetings.  Annual members who are no longer in good standing may reinstate their membership by paying the dues for the current year to the Treasurer General.

Life

Payment in the sum of $750.00 to the organization shall qualify any member under 50 years old for life membership. Payment of the sum of $500.00 to the Organization shall qualify any member between 50 and 64 years of age for Life Membership in the Organization, and payment of the sum of $300.00 to the Organization shall qualify any member 65 years of age or older for Life Membership in the Organization.  Life Membership shall exempt the member from paying annual dues.

Junior

Members who are under 18 years of age may be junior members. Junior members do not pay annual dues, and the application fee is $30 When junior members reach the age of 18, their memberships are converted to Annual memberships. Current Junior Members born in the years between 2003 and 2006, who have not attained twenty-one (21) years of age, may remain Junior Members.

Friends & Sponsors

Friends and Sponsors are those donating in U.S. Dollars to the Organization. Friends and Sponsors shall have no membership privileges but may be included in projects of the Organization. Donation levels and perks are as follows:

Friend 1 $50 – $249 Annually
An individual will be invited and receive one free entrance to the Annual Awards Luncheon.

Friend 2 $250 – $499 Annually
An individual will be invited and receive two free entrances to the Annual Awards Luncheon.

Sponsor 1 $500 – $749 Annually
An individual or company will be invited and receive four free entrances to the Annual Awards Luncheon.

Sponsor 2 $750 – $999 Annually
An individual or company will be invited and receive six entrances to the Annual Awards Luncheon.

Sponsor 3 $1,000 and above Annually
An individual or company will be invited and receive eight entrances to the Annual Awards Luncheon.

Those interested in Friend and Sponsor Membership will need to contact the President of the SJD at sanjacintodescendants@gmail.com

Friend 2 and all Sponsor levels will be listed on an annual basis in the programs and promotional items of the Organization.

Join The San Jacinto Descendants Today

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If you are a direct lineal descendant of a hero who fought at the Battle of San Jacinto or was assigned to the rear guard are Harrisburg and would like to be considered for membership of the San Jacinto Descendants, please fill out the brief form below.  (An example of direct lineage is being a great-great-grandson or great-great-granddaughter through your maternal or parent lineage and not through aunts or uncles in any part of the lineage). Once your submission has been received you will be contacted by the Registrar General regarding our inquiry and the application process.

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