Our Patriot Ancestors

Abbreviations used for types of service in the list below:  CS=Civil Service,  DRM=Drummer,  ENS=Ensign,  LT=Lieutenant,  LCOL=Lieutenant Colonel,  MAJ=Major,  MID=Midshipman, PS=Patriotic Service, PVT=Private, SGT=Sergeant, SOL=Soldier. 

 

Connecticut

Wait Ball - SOL

Nathan Dennison, Sr.

Stephen Dunwell - PVT

Clement Fairchild - PVT

James Gould - PS

Ephraim Gorham - PVT

William Kilbourn - PVT

Nathaniel Loomis - ENS

John Mather, Jr. - PVT

Stephen Mather - PVT

Nathaniel Osborn - SGT

Samuel Pearson - LT

John Post - PS

John Salter PS

Jabez Sill - CS

Reuben Stockwell - DRM

Ezekiel Williams - CS, PS

William Witter - PS

 

Georgia

James Bowdoin - SOL

James Kuykendall - SOL

 

Maryland

Levin Bestpitch - CS, PS, LT

George Castle - PS

Thomas Castle - SGT

John Dale - SOL

Thomas West - PVT

 

Massachusetts

Justus Ames - SOL, PS

Nathaniel Austin -PVT

Samuel Balcom, Jr. -SGT

Samuel Balcome, Sr. - PVT

Absalom Blair - LT

Samuel Blanchard, Sr. - PVT

Samuel Blanchard, Jr. - PVT

Jewett Boynton - PVT

John Boynton - COL

Abijah Bush - PVT

Obadiah Bush - PVT

Joseph Callender - PVT

William Carpenter - SGT, PS

Benjamin Chamberlain - PVT

Jacob Cook, PS

Asa Cottrell  - PVT

Samuel Clapp  - PVT

John Dillingham - PVT

Jedediah Foster - CS, PS

Ebenezer Fuller - CORP

Isaac Gardner, Jr. - NCO

Thomas Gardner - COL

Thomas Gardner, Jr. - PVT

Israel Hendrick - PVT

Reuben Hendrick - PVT

Ira Hill - PVT

Zenas Hill - PVT

Charles Hutchins - PS

William Hutchins - PVT

Purchase Jewett, Jr. - PVT

Samuel Kellogg - PVT

Aaron Kneeland - PVT

Charles Peck - PVT

William Pixlee - LT

Isaac Potter - PVT

Elijah Powell - PVT

Joseph Rice - PVT

Zebulon Richmond - PVT

Isaac Savory - CORP

Benjamin Simmons - COL

Solomon Spaulding - SGT

Nymphas Stacy - PVT

William Stacy - PS, LCOL

Phineas Swift - PVT

Daniel Wardwell - PS

Joseph Wheeler - CS, PS, PVT

Samuel Woods - CS, PS

 

New Hampshire

Joseph Abbott - PVT

Nathaniel Ambrose - PVT

Stephen Blanchard - PVT

Simeon Bullard - SGT, CS

Ebenezer Day, Sr. - PS

David Dustin - PVT, PS

Josiah Ellis - PS

William Kennison, Sr. - PVT

John Knowlton - SGT

David Lovejoy - PS

Joseph Marston - PVT

Jonathan Philbrick - PS

Samuel Smith - PS

William Smith - LT

Archibald Stark, II - LT

Matthew Thompson - PS

Moses Thompson - PS

Moses Thurston, Sr. - LT

Ebenezer Weldon - PVT  

 

 

 

New Jersey

Peter Apgar - SGT

Burditt Ashton - PS

David Campbell - PVT

Leonard Fite - PVT

John Martin - LT

Andrew Mershon - PS

Zebulon Park - SGT

John Shotwell - PVT

Benjamin Sutton - PVT

Jacob Westervelt - PS

David Woodruff - PVT

 

New York

John Barnes, Sr. - CAPT

John Casterer - ENS

Jehiel Clark - PS

Peter David - PVT

William Hall -2nd LT

Micajah Lewis -PVT

Jonathan Owen - LT

Peleg Ransom - CAPT

Anning Smith - LT

Leonard Smith - PS

John Van Buren - PVT, ENS

Daniel Van Voorhis - PVT

Barent Wimple, Jr. - PVT

Daniel Woolsey - PVT

Christopher Peter Yates - MAJ

 

North Carolina

Kedar Biggs - PS

John Billingsley - PVT

William Blake - PS, SGT

Johann C. Bodenhamer - PS

John Brown - SOL

Gideon Crews - PS

Philip Cruse - SOL

John Duke - PVT

Isham Harris - CAPT

Joseph Harris - PVT

Newsom Harris - SOL 

Robert Harris, Sr. - CS, PS

West Harris - LT

James Jones - CAPT, PS

James Keenan - COL, PS

Jonathan Kittrell - CS

Abraham Kuykendall-CAPT,CS,PS

Zachariah Lyerly, Sr. - PVT 

John Meisenheimer - CS

William Milliken, Sr. - CS

Thomas Mock - PS

Alexander Morrison - SGT

William Ogilvie - PS

Aaron Pinson - CS, PS

Joseph Pinson - SGT

Moses Pendry Reed - PVT

James Robertson - PS

John Baptist Shaw - PS

Martin Shofner - SOL

Michael Shofner, Sr. - PS

Hardy Stallings - PS

Samuel Wood - SOL

 

Pennsylvania

Abraham Cable - CAPT

Henry Castleman, Sr. - COL

Samuel Cochran - SGT

Jacob Cooke - PS

Christian Cressman - PVT

Ann Simpson Davis - PS

Nathan Dennison, Jr. - COL, CS

Nathaniel Dunham - PVT

George Groff - CAPT

Amos Gustin - PVT

John Hamilton, Sr. - PVT

Benjamin Harbison - CAPT

William Herron - PVT

George Heilig - PVT, PS

James Houston - PVT

Andrew Irwin - PVT

Jacob Kern - PVT

Conrad Leisenring - PVT

Michael Maulfair - PS

Joseph McClintock - PVT

Thomas McWhinney - PVT

John Miller - CAPT

John Miller, Jr. - PVT

Henry Morfit - LT

Peter Rhodes - PS

Christopher Stark - PVT

Henry Steckel - PVT

Peter Steckel - PS

Jacob Strawn - PS

Robert Walker - PVT

Conrad Wickizer - SOL  

 

 Rhode Island

Edward Ballou - PVT

James Durefee - PVT

David Inman - SOL

Gray Pardon - LCOL, PS

Esek Sheldon - PS

  

 

South Carolina

Joseph Burton - PS

Ephraim Cannon - PS

John Cunningham, Sr. - COL

Absolom Davis, Jr. - SOL

William Johnson - PS, PVT

William Lee - CS

Alexander Love - PS

William Pratt, Sr. - SOL

Reuben Roberts - PVT

James Carr Veale - PVT

John Nicholas Whisenant - PS

 

 

Vermont 

Bildad Easton - SGT

Ira Hill - PVT

 

 

Virginia

William Arbuckle - PS, SOL

Benoni Banning - PVT

James Bates, Sr. - PS

William Bates - PS

Richard Bland - PS

Benjamin Bowman - SOL

Joel Buffington - PS

Bartlett Cash - PVT

John Chappell - PVT, PS

Ann Joplin Childress - PS

Jacob Cook - PS

William Crutcher - PVT

Absolom Davis, Sr. - Sol

Thomas Ellis - PS

Elias Garrard - PS, PVT

John Gilliam - PS DRM

Churchill Gordon - MID

William Halbert - LT

Arthur Herring -PS

William Herring - PVT

Aaron Higginbotham - PS

Samuel Higginbotham - CS, CAPT

Obadiah Hooper - PVT

Joseph Jackson - PS, PVT

Thomas Joplin, Sr. - PS

Isaac La Rue, Sr. - PS

Betty Page Lee - PS

Fielding Lewis, Sr. - PS

John Miller - PS

Simon Miller, Sr. - CS, PS

Drury Overby - PS

William Pace - SGT

Matthew Parham - PS

Jehu Peebles - PS

William Purvis - PVT

Isaac Rankin - SOL

Richard Rankin - PS

Michael Rourke - LT

Ambrose Rucker, COL

Ann Price Satterwhite - PS

Zedediah Shoemaker - PVT

Elizabeth Chamberlain Smith-PS

Armistead Ellis Stokes - SOL

Elizabeth Stokes - PS

William Stokes - PS

Henry Tate - PS

Jesse Tate - LT

Isham Trotter - PS

James Trotter - SGT

James Turman - PS

Martin Turman - PS

John Wansley, Sr. - PVT

Benjamin Whitehead - PS

John Whitehead - SOL

Lewis Wolfe, Sr. - PS

Andrew Wright - PVT

Moses Wright - PVT