Patriot Ancestors


Cincinnati Chapter member Patriot Ancestors who by their sacrifices supported the cause of American Independence.

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Surname
Given name
Patriotic Service
Additional Information
Abernathy
William
Civilian Patriot Virginia
Supplied provisions in State of Virginia
Amis
Thomas
Captain
North Carolina
Member of the Colonial Congress of North Carolina Captain North Carolina Continental Line and Commissary of the 3rd Regiment of the North Carolina Troops
Applegate
James
Private
Pennsylvania
Patriot Ranger on the frontier Continental Line Captains McDonald, Moore and Rush, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
Armantrout
Johan Heinrich
Patriot Service
Virginia
Ash
Charles
Private
Maryland
Maryland Militia Charles County Maryland Oath of Fidelity

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Bane/Bean
Richard
Private
Virginia
Served under Capt. William Campbell in the Virginia Regt. Commanded by Co Henry.
Barker
Hezekiah
Private
North Carolina
Served in Wilkes County, North Carolina Militia under William Lenoir, includes battles of Kings Mountain
Barnes
John Jacob
Private
Virginia
Service during 1778 and 1779 was with Captain William Hoffer’s Company of the First Virginia State Regiment, Colonel George Gibson, Commander, and with Washington’s Army at Valley Forge that winter
Biography John Jacob Barnes
Barnes
Theodore “Teter”
Private
Pennsylvania
Served in Captain William Berryhill’s 3rd Company, 1st Battalion, Cumberland County Militia, Commanded by Colonel James Johnson.
Barrick
Peter
Maryland
State Council
and Soldier
Served in the Maryland State Council and fought as a soldier during the war He is buried on a family farm in southern Illinois
Beaver
Anthony
Private
Pennsylvania
Served as a Private under Captain Adam Harmony’s Fourth Company, Eighth Battalion of Cumberland County Militia.
Beecher
John
Private
Pennsylvania
Served as a Private in the Continental Line of Berks County, Pennsylvania and served under Captain Meng under the command of Colonel Ben Flower
Bigelow
Timothy Sr
Colonel
Massachusetts
Commander of the 15th Regiment
of the Massachusetts Line in the Continental Army
Bissell
Ozias
Private; Connecticut
Lexington Alarm, April, 1775.
Blackburn
James
Private
Virginia
Private 7th Regiment Virginia. Enlistment
2 Feb 1777 & 13 February 1784
Blank
George A
NCO Pennsylvania
Non-Commissioned Officer, Pennsylvania (Fifer in Captain George Shriver’s 4th Battalion of North Hampton County Militia.
Bledsoe
Thomas
Private
North Carolina
Served under Captain Anderson
Bloss
Hendrick P.
Private
New York
Bourland
John
Civilian
Patriot
Provided supplies in North Carolina
Bowen
Joseph
Staff Officer; Rhode Island
Staff Officer and Patriotic Service, Surgeon’s Mate under Dr. Jonathan Arnold; Also and Apothecary’s Mate; Surgeon on the Privateer “Vengeance” under Captain Collyer; Prisoner of War on the Prison Ship “Jersey”.
Bradley
John
Private
Virginia Militia
Private John Bradley, of Cumberland County, VA, volunteered to serve in the company, led by Captain John Roberts. This company became a part of the unit guarding the British prisoners of war composing what has been called the “Convention Army” or General Burgoyne’s captured British Army from The Battle of Saratoga. .
John Bradley Biography
Branch
John
Private
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Militia, under Captain Strong’s Company. and Colonel John Brown’s Regiment
Brock
Jesse
Private
North Carolina
North Carolina Continental Line
Brokaw
John
Private
New Jersey Militia
Captain Peter D. Vroom’s Company of Somerset Militia, Colonel Abraham Quick’s Battalion
Brokaw, Sr.
Abraham
Member of the Committee of Safety
New Jersey
Sussex County, New Jersey, met
at courthouse on 10 Aug 1775
Brooks
John
Private
Virginia
Served in Virginia
Bunnel
Benjamin
Private
Pennsylvania
Served as Private 5th Battalion Militia – 1780
County of Northampton,7th Company, Pennsylvania
Burns
William
Private and Public Service
Virginia and
North Carolina
Served as Private in Pittsylvania Company; Served under Captain Joseph Martin in Col. Christie’s Virginia Regiment; Hired a substitute to serve under Captain Micajah Lewis in Col. Gordon’s North Carolina Regiment.
Burt Sr.
Moses
Patriotic Service
Massachusetts
Signed Oath of Covenant against purchasing of British goods; Delegate to Convention, 1775

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Cadwell
Daniel Sr.
Patriotic Service
Massachusetts
Selectman 1778; Oath of Covenant against purchasing of British goods; Committee member to procure solders
Cadwell
Daniel Jr.
Lieutenant/Captain
Massachusetts
Lieutenant in Captain P. Langdon’s Company of Minutemen from Wilbraham, Massachusettes, Captain in Colonel Pynchon’s Regiment.
Cadwell
Phineas
Private/Captain
Connecticut
Watson’s Company
Colonel Webb’s Battalion of Guards
Connecticut Line
Champagne
Jean-Baptise
Militia
Louisiana
Served in a militia of the German Coast under the CMD of the Spanish Governor of Louisiana, Bernadro deGalvez
Chauvin
Hypolite
Private
Louisiana
German Coast Militia with Galvez Expedition: Patriotic Service
Chestnut
John
Private
Virginia
6th Virginia Regiment, Augusta County, Virginia – 1777
Chitwood
James
Private
South Carolina
Clayton
Augustine Sr.
Private and
Corporal
South Carolina
South Carolina Militia
Augustine Clayton Biography
Corbin
William Jr
Infantryman
Virginia
Infantryman, Virginia Continental Line
6th Virginia Regiment
Cornett
William
Private
Virginia
Drafted and served 6 months from Buckingham County Virginia under Captain Saunders and Colonel Patterson
Cowan
James
Private
Virginia
Private Virginia Militia also contributed wheat & flour
Cowan
John
Civilian Patriot
Virginia
Contributed wheat & flour
Cowdrey
William
Private and Cook
Connecticut
Private and cook served under Captain Cleary in Colonel Moss’s Connecticut Regiment.
Coy
John
Private
Private in the company of Capt. Robie in the Massachusetts Regt. commanded by Col Little.
John Coy Biography
Crane
Aaron
Private
Virginia
Served under Captain Joseph Spencer, 7th Regiment. and Lt. Colonel Holt Richardson
Creasey
John
Corporal
Virginia Militia
Corporal John Creasey, of Cumberland County, VA, served in the Virginia Militia in 1781 and fought in the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. In a subsequent militia draft he was called to service along the James River and engaged in skirmishes with British forces on or near Elk Island in the area around Carter’s Ferry on the James River.
John Creasey Biography
Critchlow
James
Private
Pennsylvania
Crooker
Joshua
Private
Massachusetts
Served for one year as a Private in the regiment commanded by Colonel Bailey of the Massachusetts Line
Joshua Crooker Biography
Cummings
Moses Sr.
Soldier
Virginia
Served in Virginia
Cunningham
Thomas
Private
Virginia
Enlisted in the Virginia Militia on May 5th, 1777, and served for 13 months in Captain James Booth’s Company, Coon’s Fort, Harrison County, in an expedition against the Indians, and for one month after the surrender of Cornwallis guarding British prisoners at Winchester Barracks, Pennsylvania.
Thomas Cunningham Biography

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Dalton
Reuben
Private
Virginia
Private Virginia Militia
Captain William Bobbitt’s Company
Montgomery Co., Va.
Daring
Henry
Ensign
Virginia
Served under Colonel Joseph Crockett’s Company,
Continental Line, Virginia, Nov 1779 to Dec 1781
Daspit St Amant
Pierre/Pedro
Louisiana
Served in a militia of the German Coast under the CMD of the Spanish Governor of Louisiana, Bernadro deGalvez.
Deal
William
Soldier
North Carolina
Served in the 2nd North Carolina Regiment under Lafayette.
Died at Valley Forge – March 1778
Dearing
Henry
Lieutenant
Virginia.
Served in Colonel Joseph Crockett’s Company,
Continental Line, Virginia 1779-1782
DeBell
William
Lieutenant
Virginia
Lieutenant in the Militia
of Loudoun County, Virginia
Deel
William I
Soldier
North Carolina
Continental Line Soldier
in the North Carolina 2nd Regiment
Died at Valley Forge
Deel
William II
Soldier
North Carolina
Served in the North Carolina Militia.
Service Area: Edenton and Black Swamp
near Chowan County
Deel
William II Sr.
Private
North Carolina
Served with 1st Regiment
North Carolina Continental Line
under Captain Alexander Whitehall
Demoss
Peter
Private
Virginia
Virginia Militia
Denny
Elijah
Sargent
North Carolina
Cavalry Dragoons
North Carolina Militia
Dent
Walter
Private; Maryland
Served as a private in the Maryland troops under Lieutenant Clemons and took Oath of Allegiance and Fidelity.
De Witt
Peter
Private
Virginia and Maryland
Virginia Service – Captains Cresap and Kimberline, Colonel McDonald
Maryland Service – Washington County and Hampshire County, Virginia
Dick
John
Private and
Sargent
South Carolina
Served in Captain Brown’s and Bell’s Companies
Colonel Sumter’s Regiment, South Carolina
Douthit or Douthet
John
Patriot Service
Furnished Supplies to the Milita
John Douthit Biography
Drake
James
Patriotic Service; North Carolina
Prisoner of War; Financial Aid.
Duffield
Abraham
Private
Virginia
Private in the Augusta County, Virginia Militia fought at Yorktown
Abraham Duffield Biography
Duke/Dukes
Major
Private
South Carolina
Private 2nd Spartan Regiment, South Carolina Militia after the Fall of Charleton. Served under Colonel Thomas Brandon.
Dumbauld
Abraham
Private
Pennsylvania
Private in Westmorland County Militia
and a ranger on the frontier.
Dumbauld
Ernest Frederick
Private
Pennsylvania
Private in Westmorland County Militia.
Signed an Oath of Allegiance on 24th of March 1778.
Duncan
Joseph
Private
Maryland & Virginia.
Durham
Joshua
Civilian Patriot
Maryland
Maryland – Signer, Association of Freeman,
1776, Bush River Lower
Dutton
Ephraim
Private
Massachusetts
Private in Company of Minuteman
Westford, Massachusetts
Dye
John
Private
Pennsylvania
Served in the Pennsylvania 6th Regiment
under Captain David Kilgore and Colonel Daniel Broadheads

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Eddy
John
Private
Pennsylvania
In Washington County Pennsylvania Miltia 1781/2
Member of Crawford and Williamson 1782
Sandusky & Oleutangy Expeditions (Battles)
fought in Ohio Country against Butlers Rangers, Simon Girty and Indian Captain Pipe.
Edick
Jacob C.
Private
New York
Served in Bellenger’s Regiment, Captain Getman’s Company
Battle of Orisknay, New York
and raid at Little Falls New York grainery
Elkin
James Sr.
Private, Ranger and Spy
Virginia Militia
Served under Captains Clay, Boan, Maxwell and Lock
Elliot
John
Private
Virginia
Served as a Private in Capt John Blair’s Company of the 9th Reqiment. VA line commanded by Col. Thomas Fleming
Ellis
Evan
Patriotic Service
North Carolina
Furnished sundries to the militia  Evan Ellis Biography
Ellis
Nathan
Captain
Pennsylvania
Served under the command of General Broadhead, Pennsylvania Militia,
Washington County, Pennsylvania
Emerick
Michael
Lieutenant
Pennsylvania
8th Class. Served in Captain Shepler’s Company
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Emery
George
Quartermaster
Virginia
Quartermaster, 2nd Virginia Regiment of Continentals
Enlisted in March or April of 1777.
Battle of Brandywine and Battle of Germantown
Emery continued with army until 1783.
Estes
Brazil
Private
South Carolina

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Falkenberry
Jacob
Private
North Carolina
He served in the North Carolina Line under Captains Hay, Deganett and Wall under the command of Colonels Love, Wade and Williams
Fields
Joseph
Private
Maryland
He was in 3rd Maryland Regiment
under Captain John Smith and Colonel Ramsey
Finney
Ebenezer Ward
Private
New York
Served in the 4th New York Regiment, Rensselaer County, New York.
1775 -1783
Foster
Nathaniel
Private; New Jersey
Pvt. served under Capt Broeck in NJ; served under Capt. Debouch in PA; Served unsder Capt. Anderson in VA.
Frazier
Micajah
Private
Virginia
1st Virginia Line
French
Jonas
Private
Massachusetts
He was in the Massachusetts Regiment
serving at Bunker Hill.
Fryman
Johann Phillip
Private
Pennsylvania
Washington County, Pennsylvania Militia
Fulbright
John William
Patriot Service
North Carolina
Took an Oath of Allegiance to make land entry, received land grant on 15 Mar 1780 in Burke Co. North Carolina.
Biography John William Fulbright

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Garland
John
Private
North Carolina
Served under Captain John Clements, under the command of Colonels Sumner and Patton.
Gifford
Joseph
Ensign
New York
14th Regiment
Albany New York Militia 1776-1780
Gilbert
Truman
Private
Connecticut
Served under Captain Carter under the command of Colonel Canfield
Gilman
Benjamin
Soldier
New Hampshire
New Hampshire Line
Glazier
John
Captain, Horseman
South Carolina
He made 16 jackets for Colonel Wade Hampton’s Dragoons
Gloyd
Asa
Private
Massachusetts
Private – Massachusetts Line
Golladay
David.
Sergeant, Major
Virginia
Shenandoah Militia, Virginia
Major David Golladay on Find A Grave
Golladay
Jacob, Sr.
Lieutenant
Virginia
Shenandoah Militia, Virginia
Lieut Jacob Golladay, Sr. on Find A Grave
Gorby
Joesph
Patriotic Service; Delaware
Paid 1781 Brandywine Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware Tax.
Gosnell
Benjamin
Private
Virginia
served under Capt William Jones, CMD by Col. Charles Lynch: fought at Guiliford Courthouse and Yorktown
Biography Benjamin Gosnell
Goss
Samuel
Corporal
New Hampshire
Served in Captain Wiggins’ Company, New Hampshire
Gowdy
James
Private
Pennsylvania
Private – Pennsylvania Militia
Green
Gerard
Private
Virginia
Private, serverd in Virginia under Capt’s Rucker, Francis Russell under the CMD of Col’s Ebenezer Zane and West.
Greer
Benjamin
Private
North Carolina
Private – North Carolina
Greer
John
Patriotic Service and Civil Service; North Carolina
took oath of allegience to make a land entry; Wilkes Co. 1778, Justice of Peace 1778.
Greer
Thomas
South Carolina
Furnished supplies to the Patriot army. Signed The Counsel of Safety Treaty at Camp 96 – September 16, 1775
Grills
John, Sr.
Private
North Carolina
Private – Virginia Militia served under Joseph Cloyd, Montgomery Co.
Guyton
Underwood
Private
Maryland
He was in Charles Baker’s
15th Company, Harford County, Maryland Militia

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Hall
Joseph
Corporal
New Jersey
He served in the 4th Company
of the New Jersey Militia, Morris County, New Jersey – 1781 -1783
Hammons/Hammond
Obadiah
Private
North Carolina
He served under Captains Pearson, Dowel and Holston in Rowan County, North Carolina
Hamilton
Ignatius
Private
Louisiana
He served under Captain John Hanson, 12th Battalion, Charles Co. Militia
Hancock
Samuel
Private
Orderly Sergeant
Sergeant Major
Virginia
He served under Captains Scruggs, Lambert, Early and Trigg and under Colonels Buford, Leftwich and Lynch.
Hannah
John
Private
Virginia
Private in Colonel Gist’s Virginia Continental Regiment. served under Samual Lapalay in Alexander Brackenridge’s Company
Harmon
Michael
Corporal
Pennsylvania
He served in the Pennsylvania Militia.
Harris
William
Private
Virginia
Pennsylvania
Hartman
Christopher
Private
New Jersey
Private New Jersey Militia
Minuteman
Hartwell, Sr.
Oliver
Private; Connecticut
Private in Capt. Cochran’s and Capt Dickinson’s Co’s in Col. Samuel Elmore’s Battalion of forces raised in CT.
Hartwell
Oliver
Private; Massachusetts
Private in Capt. Banister’s Co’s in Col. Shepards MA Regiment.
Hearn (Herron)
John
Private
Virginia
He served in 3rd and 7th Virginia Regiments
under Captains Thomas Posey and Reuben Briscoe.
Hedden
David
Private
New Jersey
Van Cortland’s Battalion 1777-1780, New Jersey Militia
Numerous tours of duty with an
impressive total service of 2 years and 14 days.
He fought in the battles of Connecticut Farms
and the Battle of Springfield
David Hedden Biography
Helms
Marquis
Private
Virginia
Served in Captain John Cowan’s Company of the Virginia Militia in the defense of Lincoln County
Hendrickson
Oke
Private – Horseman
On the officer roster of Major Robert Nixon’s Company
New Jersey
Private – 3rd Battalion
Horseman and on Officer Roster of Major Robert Nixon’s Company. Middlesex Co. NJ Militia
Oke Hendrickson Biography
Hinds
Thomas
Surgeon
Captain John Thompson’s Company
Virginia Militia
Surgeon in Captain John Thompson’s Company of the Virginia Militia
Also provided supplies.
Hinton
Thomas
Private
Maryland
5th Company, Upper Battalion, Montgomery County Militia
Hite
Mathias
Captain; Virginia
Captain served under the command of Col. Abraham Bowman in the 8th Virginia Regiment.
Holland
Peter
Civilian Patriot
Virginia
Peter Holland, of Bedford County, VA, provided Patriotic Service in Bedford County, VA; providing supplies to the militia on numerous occasions.
Two of Peter’s sons fought in the Continental Line and Virginia Militia at the Battles of Eutaw Springs and Guilford Courthouse
Peter Holland Biography
Hollinsworth
Vincent
Civilian
Patriot
Patriot Service – North Carolina
Holt
Plunket
Civilian
Patriot
Patriot Service – Virginia, provided supplies
Plunket Holt Biography
Hopper
Garrit I.
Civilian
Patriot
New Jersey
Patriot Service – Paid taxes to support the war.
Garrit I. Hopper (Hoppe) Biography
Hopper
John A.
Civilian
Patriot
New Jersey
Patriot Service – Paid taxes to support the war.
John A. Hopper (Hoppe) Biography
Hounshell
John Casper
Private
Virginia
He served in the Virginia Militia
and signed an Oath of Allegiance to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Hough
Moses
Private
New Jersey
He served in the New Jersey Militia.
Campaigns included Brunswick through Monmouth
Houston
Levi
Private
Maryland
He served in the Worchester County
Maryland Militia
Houston
Thomas
Captain
Pennsylvania Militia
for Lieutenant Colonel
W. Robert
He also served as Private, 2nd Lieutenant and 1st Lieutenant
for Captains Murray, Van Horne, Ramsay and Colonels Kirkbride and Tomb
Howard
George
Private
Massachusetts
Capt. Daniel Lothrop’s Company, under the command of Col. John Bailey’s Regiment
Howard
Samuel
Private Virginia
Served as Private in Capt. Maye Carrington’s Co., transferred to James Raytop’s Co., Col. Fleming’s Virginia Regiment.
Howe
Edward
Civilian Patriot
Maryland
Baltimore County
Oath of Allegiance
Hudson
Dennis
Private
Maryland
Served in the Worchester County
Maryland Militia
Huff/Hough
John
Private
Virginia
Served under Captain Abel Westfall in the 8th Virginia Regiment of foot
commanded by Col. Abraham Bowman.
Hungerford
Lemuel
Private
Connecticut
Served under Capt. Shapley under the command of Col. Legart Connecticut Regiment
Hutchinson
Benjamin
Surveyor
Virginia
Loudoun County, Virginia – 1777
Hyde
Elijah Clark
Sargent
Massachusetts
He served in Massachusetts

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Irwin
James
Private
Pennsylvania
He was a Frontier Ranger
in the Pennsylvania Militia

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Jackson
Samuel
Private
New Jersey
Served under Captain Bloomfield in the 3rd New Jersey Regiment
of the Continental Line under the command of Col. Elias Davton in the 3rd Battalion
Jackson
Thomas
Patriotic Service in the American War for Independence
Patriotic duty, supplying units of the Virginia Militia and the Continental Line, then moving towards Yorktown for the final battle
Biography Thomas Jackson
James
Enoch
Private
Pennsylvania
Served In Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Militia
Jayne
William
Patriotic Service
Pennsylvania
Took Oath of Allegiance in 1777 in Northampton County, PA
Jeffries
Richard
Private
Pennsylvania
Jenkins
John
Wagon Master
New Jersey
He served as the Wagon Master to the Adjutant General
Trenton, New Jersey
John Jenkins Biography
Johnson
Abner
Private
New Jersey

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Kain
James Jr.
Private
Pennsylvania
Corporal/Sargent
Continental Congress Guard
Guard for Continental Congress – Corporal and Sargent
Private – 5th Company, 8th Battalion, Captain Samuel Boyd 1782 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Militia.
He and his family were also the first to settle and work with Surveyor General William Lytle’s surveyors to clear the land in Williamsburg, Ohio.
James Kain, Jr. Biography
Kantner
Jacob
Private
Pennsylvania
Kaufman, Sr.
Jacob
Patriotic Service, Pennsylvania
Took Oath of Allegiance in Berks County on 3 Jul 1778; Paid Supply Tax 1779
Kincaid
Thomas
Sargeant
Daniel Morgan’s
Rifle Regiment
Sargeant in Daniel Morgan’s Rifle Regiment July 1777 until after November 1777
Kinsley
Azel
Private, Fifer
Massachusetts
Capt Adam Bailey’s Co. under the command of Col. John Bailey’s 2nd Regiment
Kinsley
Silas
Ensign
Massachusetts
Capt. Abiel Mitchel’s Company, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775
Kirkham
Robert
Soldier
Virginia/Kentucky
Served in Virginia Militia
at Boonesborough, Kentucky
Knox
James Sr.
Civilian
Patriot
Patriot Service – South Carolina
Kuntsman
Philip
Private
Pennsylvania
Private 2nd Class, 1st Company, Fourth Battalion
Northampton County, Pennsylvania Militia – 1782

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Lancaster
William
Private
Virginia
Captain W. Buckner’s Company
Colonel Harvey’s Regiment Virginia Militia
Lamber
John Henry Sr.
Private
Virginia
Virginia Militia
Lawson
Thomas
Corporal
Pennsylvania
4th Pennsylvania Regiment
Lawson
William
Soldier
Virginia
Captain Daniel Trigg’s Company
Montgomery County, Virginia Militia
Lee
William
Captain
Virginia
Yohogania County, Virginia Militia
and also served in the Continental Service
Leftwich (Leftwitch)
Augustine, Jr.
1st and 2nd Lieutenant
Virginia
Virginia Militia, 2nd Regiment
Served under Captain Thomas Leftwich
Fought in the Battle of Camden
Leighton
Solomon
1st Lieutenant
Massachusetts
Served in Captain Ebenezer Gove’s 8th Company commanded by Colonel William Jones, 3rd Lincoln County Regiment.
Lester
Abner
Soldier
Virginia
Oath of Allegiance, Militia – Captain Daniel Trigg’s Company
Montgomery County, Virginia Militia
Lindsey
Anthony
2nd Lieutenant
Maryland
Served under Captain Henry Baker in the Linganore Battalion Maryland. Also signed Association.
Linton
John
Lieutenant
and Captain
Virginia
Loudoun County, Virginia Militia 1779-1781
Loomis
Moses
Private
Connecticut
He enlisted in East Hartford District on 23 May 1777 for 3 years as a private,.
Captain David Parsons’ Company in the Connecticut Regiment, Commanded by Colonel Webb
Lopp
Johannes
Colonel
North Carolina
He served in the North Carolina Militia
campaigns Camden through Yorktown
Lowe
Derrick
Teamster
New Jersey
Member Arms Commission
Somerset, New Jersey

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McDill
Thomas H.
Civilian Patriot
South Carolina
He furnished materials and aid to the South Carolina Militia
He lost a horse at the Battle of Wright’s Bluff
Thomas H. McDill Biography
Manning
Samuel
Private
New Jersey
Served at Valley Forge
Founder of Lebanon Ohio
Mardis
William
Private
Virginia
Enlistment 1777 & 1781
Yorktown
Marshall, Sr.
Thomas
Colonel
Virginia
Major, Lt. Colonel and Colonel in the
3rd Virginia Regiment, Continental Line
Mathews
Johann Georg
Corporal
Maryland
Served in Western Maryland
as Corporal George Matthews
under Captain. William Blair
Matzinger
Felix
Civilian Patriot
North Carolina
South Carolina
and Virginia
He furnished supplies for the South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia Militias.
He also aided Francis Marion “The Swamp Fox”
Matzinger
Jacob
Messenger
North Carolina
South Carolina
and Virginia
He was a messenger for Francis Marion “The Swamp Fox”
and the South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia Militias.
McDill
John
Private
South Carolina
Private, served under General Sumter, South Carolina Militia
John McDill Biography
McIntire
Charles
Private
Virginia
Virginia 5th, 11th and 15th Regiments
McKibbon
Joseph
Lieutenant
Pennsylvania
Captain Miller’s 4th Company
6th Battalion, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Militia
1788
McNary
Thomas
Captain
Pennsylvania
Captain 8th Class of the 6th Battalion of the York County Pennsylvania Militia under the command of Colonel William Ross
McMannis
Charles
Private
Virginia
Served under Captain Thomas Campbell’s Company at Fort Ligonier
Colonel John Gibson’s Virginia Regiment.
He was discharged about April 1781
McPherson
Adam
Private
Pennsylvania
Served in the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Militia
Battle of Whitemarsh
Miller
Peter
Private
Virginia
Served in the Virginia Militia
Mixer
Joseph
Ensign
Massachusetts
Ensign in Captain Thomas Drury’s co, Colonel John Nixon’s (5th) Regiment and Colonel Thomas Gardner’s Regiment.
Moore
John
Private and Sargent
New Jersey
Private promoted to Sargent – September 29, 1777
1st Regiment, Captain Mott’s Company, Hunterdon County, New Jersey Militia
He also served as Purchasing Foragemaster, 5th Company of the Continental Troops, New Jersey Line.
The New Jersey battalions were chiefly engaged in preventing Indian incursions,
but they all returned in time to take part in the campaign in New Jersey in the autumn and winter of 1776.
John Moore Biography
Morrison
Edward
Private
Virginia
Private-July 1777, Minuteman-1780
Morrison
John
Patriotic Service
North Carolinia
Civil Servant, Juror
Moutray
Joseph
Private
Virginia and North Carolina
Served under Captain Howard and Colonel Parker
also Captain Douglass and General Rutherford
Murphy
Sarah Duke
Patriotic Service
South Carolina
Paid for provisions and forage
Sarah Duke Murphy Biography
Murphy
Sion
Private
South Carolina
Militia
Served in Brandon’s Regiment. and was at Fall of Charleston and Anderson’s Return
Sion Murphy Biography
Musser
Benjamin
Private 2nd Class
Pennsylvania
Captain Corrs (Conrad Coor/Karrer/Karr) Company
of the 4th Battalion of Lancaster County PA Militia

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Newton
Lemuel
Private
Massachusetts
Capt. Moses Harrington’s Company, under the command of Col. Dike’s Regiment
Norris
Richard
Soldier
North Carolina
Tennessee
Served as a mounted ranger against Indians and Torres in North Carolina
and Tennessee under Colonel John Sevier

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O’Bannon
Benjamin
Captain and Private
Virginia
Served as Captain and Private in the 3rd Virginia Regiment under General Morgan and General Heath at Valley Forge
Olinger
John Christopher
Private
Maryland &
Pennsylvania
2nd Regiment, Maryland & Pennsylvania Continental Line
Enlistment 1777 & 1778
Battle of Brandywine
Olinger
Philip
Civilian
Patriot
Provided supplies to Captain Cunningham, Agusta, Virginia
Osborne
Stephen
Private
Virginia
Keeley, Militia
of Montgomery County Virginia
Overstreet
Henry
Private
Virginia
Served in Virginia Regiment
Owings
Joshua Jr.
1st Lieutenant
Maryland
Baltimore County
Owings
Joshua Sr.
Public Service
Maryland
Baltimore & Anne Arundel County

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Palmer
Joseph
Private
Virginia
Served under Captains Buchanan, Coleman and Croucher.
Parker
Aquilla
Patriotic Service
Maryland
Adjutant to the Gun Powder Battalion; signed an oath of fidelity.
Parker
Elvaton/Elverton
Private
Massachusetts
Lieut Jeremiah Mantor’s detachment stationed at Martha’s Vineyard
Parker
Levi
Private
Massachusetts
Service in 4th Massachusetts Regiment 1780-1783
Pate
Jeremiah Anthony
Soldier
Virginia
Service in Virginia under Capt. Daniel Trigg for 2 years
Peck
John
Captain of Militia
and Assemblyman
Newark, New Jersey
Prior to the Revolution,
he was also one of 23 representative citizens
chosen as a Committee of Observation for the Township of Newark.
He was a very active and uncompromising partisan
in the cause of American independence.
John Peck Biography
Penrod
John Jr.
Patriotic Service
Paid supply tax in 1783
Penrod
John Sr.
Patriotic Service
Peterson
George
Private
New Jersey
Private
New Jersey Regiment
George Peterson Biography
Piatt
Lewis
Private
New York
Served under Captain Samuel Lewis and Col. Thaddeus Crane in the 4th Regiment of the Winchester County, New York Militia.
Pierce, Jr.
Joseph
Private
Delaware
Served under Capt. Paul Raulston
Pile
Benjamin
Private
Virginia
Continental Line in Brigadier General Armand’s Command
Pindal
Philip
Captain
Maryland
Served under Colonel Lemuel Barrett, 3rd or Western Battalion, Maryland
Pindal
Philip
Captain
Maryland
Served under Colonel Lemuel Barrett, 3rd or Western Battalion, Maryland
Plants
Christian
5th class
Pennsylvania Militia
Cumberland County Pennsylvania Militia, 5th class on the roster of Captain Mathews Company, third division, seventh battalion, commanded by Col. James Purdy, May 9, 1781.
Pollard
Benjamin
Captain
Virginia
He was In the Virginia Navy
aboard the Galley Hero
Pollard
William
Private
Maryland
He was In Thomas Jones Co.
7th Maryland Regiment
Polk
Ephraim
Private
Pennslyvania
Served in Captain Rhoad’s Company, Colonel William Will’s Regiment 4th Class Philadelphia Militia
Portwood
Loyd
Private
Virginia
Served in Virginia
Pottenger
Robert
Patriotic Service
Maryland
Oath of Fidelity and Support, 1778
Prather
Samuel
Civilian
Patriot
Maryland
Committee Member
Safety and Soldier, Maryland
Pullen
John
Private
Massachusetts
Private, Col Henry Sherbourne’s Regiment, Continental Army from 20 Jul 1777 to 31 Dec 1779.
Purdy
Benjamin Jr. (III)
Private
Vermont
Private, under command of Capt Nathan Smith
for service to assist Capt Ebenezer Allen
1776

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Quimby
Aaron
Captain; New Hampshire
Served with Colonel Moses Kelly’s Regiment in the Expedition to Rhode Island August 1778

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Raines
James
Private
Virginia
Ramey
Jacob
Civilian
Patriot
Furnished Supplies
Rathbun
Edmund
Private
Rhode Island
Served under Captain Amos Lankton and Lieutenant Isaac Hett 1776
and under Colonel John Topping 1777
Raymond
Issac
Soldier
New York
Served under Col. James Holmes
Reams
Frederic
Private
Virginia
Signed petition of officers and soldiers of Amelia County, Virginia
Reynolds
Joseph Jr.
Lieutenant
Rhode Island
Rhode Island State Militia
Reynolds
William Amos
Private
North Carolina
North Carolina Continental Line Dragoon, Cape Fear
Rhoades
Valentine
Private
Pennsylvania
Rice
James
Private
Virginia
Private, enlisted for two years Oct 1775, under Captain Richardson of Colonel Spottswood’s 7th Virginia Regiment.
Richardson
Whittington
Private
Maryland
Maryland Militia. Served under Captain E. Purnell
Worcester County, Maryland
Riddle/Riddell
Stephen
Patriotic Service
North Carolina
Patriotic Service  Stephen Riddle Biography
Robertson
Thomas
Civilian Patriot
North Carolina
Thomas Robertson, of Caswell County, NC, provided Patriotic Service to local Civilian Government when Selected by Caswell County to serve on a Jury to review a new county road as recorded in the 1777-1782 Caswell County Minutes on 19 Jun 1782
Thomas Robertson Biography
Rogers
James
Captain
Virginia
Captain In Isaac Cox and George Clark ’s Regiment. Civil Service as Justice in Yochogainia County Virginia
James Rogers Biography
Roll
Abraham
Private
New Jersey Militia
 Captain Peter Layton’s Company
Colonel Sylvanus Seely’s Battalion
Morris County, New Jersey
Roll
John Sr.
Patriotic Service
New Jersey
Supplied 6 cords of wood and built a signal beacon on Long Hill, Morris County, New Jersey.
Roll
John Jr.
Sergeant,
Private and
Minuteman
New Jersey
Served in the New Jersey Militia,
Morris County, New Jersey
Rose
Charles
Private
New Jersey
Served under Captain Phillips’
New Jersey Militia
Roush
George
Private
Virginia
Served for 2 months in 1779
Captain John Rouch’s Virginia Company
and for 2 months in 1780 Captain Pugh’s Virginia Company
and for 3 months in 1781 Capt. All’s Company
Roy
Thomas
2nd Lieutenant
Virginia
2nd Lieutenant in Grayson’s Additional Continental Regiment of Virginia
Runnels
Abraham
Private
New Hampshire
He was in Capt. John Brewster’s Company
in New Hampshire – September 3 to December 7, 1776
Rybolt
Jacob, Sr.
Private
Pennsylvania
Private served under Captain Carnahan in the 8th Regiment of Foot, commanded by Colonel Daniel Brodhead.

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Seaman
William
Captain
Pennsylvania
Wagonmaster, Captain and Conductor of Team Brigade, express rider
Sellers
Peter Sr.
Civilian
Patriot
Virginia
Supplied corn and rye,
Rockingham County Virginia to Continental Army
Shanholtzer
Peter
Soldier
Pennsylvania
Served in Captain Michael Holman’s Company
of the Chester County Militia commanded by Colonel Thomas Bull.
Shattuck
Job
Captain; Massachusetts Militia
Served with Lieut. Capt. Josiah Sartell’s Co.; marched on the alarm of April 10, 1775 to headquarters at Cambridge
Shattuck
Sarah Hartwell
Patriotic Service; Massachusetts
Lieut Company of women; captured a tory carrying dispatched to British Army to Boston in 1775. Guarded bridge between Pepperell and Groton.
Shaw
John
Captain
Massachusetts Militia
Town Representative
Shaw, Jr.
Samuel
Private; Massachusetts
Private in Capt. Smith’s Company, under command of Col. Marshall’s 10th MA Regiment, Service at Valley Forge & Saratoga.
Sherrill
William
Public Service
North Carolina
Rendered material aid and served as a juror in 1783.
Shuster
Daniel
Private
Maryland
Served in Captain James Wright’s Company of the Youghengenia Militia and Captain George Sharp’s Company of the Washington County Militia
Simmons
Adam
Soldier
Served in militia under Captain William Dodds,
Captain John Ramsey, Captain Francis Boner (Bonner)
Skaggs
Zachariah
Soldier
Virginia
Captain Daniel Trigg’s Company
Montgomery County, Virginia Militia
Slemp
Frederick
Private
Virginia
Served in the Virginia Militia
Smith
James
Private
Virginia
Served in Captain James Franklin’s Company
10th Virginia Regiment commanded by Colonel Edward Stevens
Sones
Peter
Private
Pennsylvania
He enlisted 1776 in Pennsylvania. served in Captain J. Mouser’s Company,
Colonel Lutz’s flying camp commanded by General Washington
Spelman
Timothy
Private
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Spooner
Ward, Sr.
Private – Minuteman
Massachusetts
Served as a Minuteman in the Company of Captain Thomas Kempton which marched on April 21, 1775 in response to alarm.
Sprong
David
Private
New York
Served in the 4th Regiment
of the New York Militia, Albany County, New York
1776-1781
Stagg
Thomas
Private
and Patriotic Service
New Jersey
Served under Captain Daniel Baldwin and Captain Issac Morrison in Colonel Ogden’s Regiment, New Jersey Militia,
also furnished food and supplies
Thomas Stagg Biography
Stetson (Stutson)
Stephen
Private
Rhode Island
Colonel Israel Angell’s 2nd Rhode Island Regiment,
2nd Battalion, Captain Thomas Hughes’ Company
Stokely
Jehu
Private
North Carolina
North Carolina Militia. For more information about
this patriot check this link
www.stokelystuff.com
Stonecypher
Henry
Private
Pennsylvania
Served in the Pennsylvania Militia, York County
Strawn
John
Private
Virginia
Served in the 11th Virginia Regiment, commanded by Colonel Daniel Morgan under Captains William Blackwell and Gabriel Long
Biography John Strawn
Sturgill
Francis
Private
Virginia
Served in the Militia of Montgomery County, Virginia

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Traphagen
Johnatan
Patriotic Service
New Jersey
Paid supply tax and paid for carting.
Tribou
Amasa
Private
Massachusetts
Capt. Abraham Washburn’s Company, under the command of Col. John Cushing’s Regiment
Tuley
Charles Jr.
Soldier
Virginia
First Rifle Company of the Amherst County, Virginia Militia.
Joined troops commanded by Marquis de Lafayette in June 1781.
At the Battle of Yorktown, October, 1781.
Died on his way back home, November, 1781.
Turley
Giles
Ensign
Virginia
Loudoun County, Virginia Militia
Turley
Sampson
Civilian
Patriot
Patriotic Service in Fairfax County, Virginia

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Vance
Samuel
Private
New Jersey
Morris County, New Jersey Militia – Express Rider / Lighthorseman
Van Winkle
William
Private
New Jersey
Served in the New Jersey Militia
February 1778 – January 1782
Battle of Springfield, June 23, 1780
Venard (Vineyard)
Timothy
Private
New Jersey / Pennsylvania
New Jersey and Pennsylvania Militias.
Served under Captains Gaddis, Howell and Bean,
under the command of Col. William Crawford.

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Waldschmidt
Christian
Private
Pennsylvania
Served under Captain Daniel D. Turk, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Walker
Christopher
Private
Maryland
Captain Henderson Company, Maryland Line
Walker
James Sr.
Private
Pennsylvania
4th Battalion
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Walker
John
Patriotic Service
Virginia
Furnished Beef
Walker
Joseph.
Civilian
Patriot
Patriotic Service in Virginia
Wallingford
Benjamin
Civilian
Patriot
Furnished material aid
Wallingford
Benjamin II
Civilian
Patriot
Signer of Association of Freemen
of Maryland 1775-1776
Weaver
Samuel
Private
North Carolina
and Virginia
Served under Captains Jacob Camplin and William Bostic in North Carolina. Also served under Captain George Hasten in Virginia.
Webb
Michael
Private
Massachusetts
Enlisted 5 May 1775. Served under Captain Enoch Putnam in Col. Mansfield’s Massachusetts Regiment
Wellington
Ebenezer
Private
North Carolina
Served in North Carolina
Wheeler
Isaac
Sargent
Massachusetts
Served In Rutland, Massachusetts Company of Minutemen
Captain Eustis’ Company at the Battle of Bunker Hill on 17 Jun 1775
Whaley
James Jr,
Civilian
Patriot
Furnished Supplies
White
Jonathan
Private
Virginia Militia
Served under Colonel Lawrence Taliaferro.
The company was raised in the summer of 1775 for Orange County, Virginia.
White
Tilley
Private
Massachusetts
Private in Capt. Daniel Sullivan’s Company, under the command of Col. Benjamin Foster’s Regiment.
Wilcoxson
John
Patriotic Service; North Carolina
Took oath of allegiance to make a land entry.
Wilcoxson
Sarah Boone
Patriotic Service; Virginia
Defender of Fort, Ky.
Wilkerson
Turner Lee
Private
VA Line
Virginia Militia
Private Turner Wilkerson, of Henrico County VA, served with the First Virginia Regiment, commanded by Colonel Patrick Henry, in a company led by Captain Fleming. He was actively engaged in the Battle of Great Bridge in 1775 and various skirmishes in around Norfolk, VA in early 1776. He was drafted into the Virginia Militia numerous times in 1781 and fought at the Battle of Yorktown.
Turner Lee Wilkerson Biography
Williams
Abel
Patriotic Service; Pennsylvania
Paid Supply Tax 1782.
Woodward
Enos, Sr.
Juror
Connecticut
Civil Service
Wolfe
George Lewis, Sr.
Patroller
Virginia
Served in the 7th Virginia Regiment under Colonel Daniel Morgan, in Captain Charles Porterfield’s Company in March 1779. After the Virginia Line was reorganized on September 14, 1778, Morgan became the colonel of the 7th Virginia Regiment. His command conducted scouting missions and skirmished with the British. The unit under Woodford and Scott was captured on May 12, 1780 by the British Army at Charleston, South Carolina.
George Lewis Wolfe, Sr. Biography
Woltz, Sr.
John Peter
Civilian
Patriot
Virginia
Procured supplies of provisions and other necessities for the Army
Wright
George
Soldier
Virginia
Berkeley County Militia, Virginia
Wright
John Sr.
Justice
Virginia
Served as Justice and civil servant for Fauquier Co. Virginia
Wright
William
Private
Virginia
Captain Eustance’s Regiment,
Fauquier County. Second Virginia Regiment
Wymer or Weimer
John
Corporal
Pennsylvania
and Patriot Service
Served in Captain Riley’s 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment under Colonel Thomas Craig
Patriotic Service: suffered depredation, 1783

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York
Jeremiah Jr.
Soldier
Virginia
Served in Capt.Uriah Springer’s Company
in Pennsylvania Line and Col. Gibson’s Virginia Regiment
Young
Andrew
Private North Carolina Milita
Private served under Capt. Peter Burns in the North Carolina Milita

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