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The New York State Society of the Cincinnati, Inc., like the Daughters of the Cincinnati, which was founded in 1894, and the Society of the Cincinnati, which was founded in 1783, seeks to keep alive the spirit of the Revolutionary Officers who termed themselves “Cincinnati,” and who organized themselves into a society at the conclusion of the American Revolution, electing as their first president, General George Washington. We are a Society of Friends.
Eligibility to the New York State Society of
the Cincinnati, Inc. is restricted to the direct and collateral descendants of
officers of the Army, Navy, and Marines who served during the Revolution.
This included officers from all thirteen original colonies, as well as officers
of the French army and navy who had served in
The book "Original Members and Other
Officers Eligible to the Society of the