La Société des Filles du roi et soldats du Carignan, Inc.

Benefits of Membership

La Société des Filles du roi et soldats du Carignan offers two types of membership:
Full and Associate.
 
Full membership is for direct descendants of a King's Daughter and/or a soldier of the Carignan Regiment. Applicants must provide documentation showing the connection of each generation to the next generation in their lineage. 
 
Full membership benefits include:
  • Receipt of the Société's journal, Sent by the King, produced twice a year and featuring articles on individual Filles du roi and Carignan soldiers, the history of seventeenth-century New France, book reviews, research tips, and resources for French-Canadian genealogical research.
  • Access to previous editions of Sent by the King, available as downloadable PDFs in the Members-Only section of our website,
  • Access to other information only available to members on our website,
  • Certification of the lineage of the full member (upon submission of supporting documentation) with a certificate of lineage suitable for framing  (Sample Certificate of Lineage),
  • The opportunity to purchase a Society Insignia Medal and/or Pin, available for members only,
  • Voting rights at the on-line membership meetings of the Société. Full members elect the Directors who govern the Société and approve the annual budget and financial report. The Directors elect the officers and vote on other issues affecting our organization.
 
Associate Membership is for those persons still researching their lineage or who have no direct ancestor but are interested in this subject.
 
Associate membership benefits include:
  • Receipt of the Société's journal, Sent by the King, produced twice a year and featuring articles on individual Filles du roi and Carignan soldiers, the history of seventeenth-century New France, book reviews, research tips, and resources for French-Canadian genealogical research,
  • Access to previous editions of Sent by the King, available as downloadable PDFs in the Members-Only section of our website,
  • Access to other information only available to members on our website,
  • Attendance at the annual on-line membership meetings of the Société,
  • The opportunity to purchase a Society Insignia Medal and/or Pin, available for members only.
A copy of our bylaws and annual financial reports are available to all members upon request.