Order of the Founders and Patriots of America
The Order of the Founder and Patriots of America is one of the most restrictive hereditary organizations in the US. The ODFPA membership is reserved for descendants of the American colonists, but only allows only a single family member to hold membership at one time.
The organization’s purpose is to collect and preserve records related to the original American colonists and their descendants, and to promote camaraderie among descendants of original colonists. Its membership rolls currently contains 1,040 members.