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the desired membership form. The
forms are in PDF format and
require Adobe Acrobat version 9.0
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Questions Related to Use
of the Application Form
Membership forms for The National Huguenot
Society can now be completed electronically on
your computer, printed to hardcopy paper for final submission,
and mailed as delineated in the instructions that follow.
Please review each form carefully before mailing to insure
any required fees or other documents are included with
the form when mailed.
At the bottom of each form icon to the left is a revision date. Please insure you
use the latest form by either downloading the form desired from the list to the left, or by
insuring the revision date of any paper form you may have to the latest revision date
provided on this page.
The new member application package is for those who are not yet members of The
National Huguenot Society. It is to be used for regular member applications
as well as junior member applications. Junior membership is available for those
who are otherwise qualified for regular membership but are less than 16 years of age.
The dual membership application is for those who are already members of The
National Huguenot Society who wish to extend their membership to additional
The membership transfer form is for those who are already members of The
National Huguenot Society who wish to transfer their existing membership
in one state society to another. A copy of the original approved membership
application must be included with the request.
The membership reinstatment form is for those whose membership in The
National Huguenot Society has been terminated, and who wish to apply
for reinstatement. A copy of the original approved membership application must
be included with the request.
The youth registration form is to be used for members of a state society to register
an immediate family member who is under the age of 16 years. Youth registration does not
confer membership in The National Huguenot Society, but does register
the youth as a descendant of a qualified Huguenot ancestor. A certificate suitable
for framing, which will include the name of the sponsorís Huguenot ancestor, will be
provided for the youth. Full details for completing and submitting the youth
registration form are included on page 2 of the form.
The death report form can be used by either state/chapter societies or families
r to report the death of a member. After completing the form it can be printed
and mailed, or alternatively saved and attached to an email for submission.
The mailing and email address are provided at the bottom of the form.
Using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software, the form can be completed
electronically on your computer, printed, and mailed for processing.
The desired form can be downloaded from the link to the left and saved locally
on your computer. Double clicking on the link to the left, or opening
the file downloaded to your local computer in Adobe Acrobat will allow
you to complete the application by typing in the required information
on your computer and then printing the completed form for mailing.
A link is also provided to assist you in downloading and installing
the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, should you require it.
When the form is loaded, the cursor will be positioned at the first
line in the form. Type in the information requested, and use the "TAB"
key to move to the next field on the form. Using "SHIFT-TAB" will move
the cursor to the previous form field.
The "Clear" action button at the top of the form will remove all information
that has been typed into the form and present a blank form. The "Print"
action button at the top of the form provides an easy way to print a completed
document. Note that several of these form require printing on legal size paper.
The new membership application form provides a method to save data entered
into the form so that the entire application does not need to be completed in one
sitting. Entered data may be saved from one session to the next by choosing the "File ---> Save As" option from the menu bar and then choosing the file name and folder in which to save the data.
The new membership application is the only form which allows saving
entries when using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
The other forms do not provide a facility for saving data when using Adobe Acrobat
Reader, and must be completed and printed in one session.
Adobe Acrobat version 9.0 or greater is required to complete the membership application
form and to save/retrieve entered data. Either the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software
or the full distribution of Adobe Acrobat can be used for this purpose, but whichever
one is used must be at least version 9.0. Both products are available from
The latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader is free, and can be obtained for your
specific operating system by following the link at the left. The latest version of
Adobe Acrobat will maintain compatability with previous versions that you may have been installed previously.
The required version of Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for the Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP SP2 and greater / Windows 2000 SP2 and greater / Windows NT SP6
operating systems, as well as for MAC OS PowerPC version 10.2.8 and greater, Mac OS Intel version 10.4.4 and greater, and Linux, Solaris, and AIX.
Acrobat Reader must
also be configured to view PDF files in your browser window. This is a standard
configuration for Acrobat Reader, and is done automatically during installation
unless overridden. It is highly recommended that internet browser Microsoft Internet Explorer version
7.0 and above, Mozilla Firefox version 3.1 and above, Opera version 9,6 and above, or Safari version 4.0.3 and above be used with these forms.
You may test your configuration of Adobe
Acrobat by clicking here. You may, optionally, first see the Acrobat introductory "splash
screen," and then after a few seconds a message will appear in a new browser window
informing you of the version of Acrobat being run, and indicating whether or not it
meets the minimum required version. After clicking "OK" to that message a
simple Adobe PDF form should appear which displays your current system date and current system time. You should be able to clear the data in the form or update the date and time information by clicking on the appropriate button in the document.
The Adobe Acrobat Reader software is
configured correctly if you see the correct date and time information and can perform these two button functions.