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HOWERTONS In the American Revolutionary War By Bryan R. Howerton Those who have searched for records of individual service during the American Revolutionary War are aware of the scarcity of factu...

4/9/2009 5/11/2017

Colonel Alexander Lowrey MP (1723 - 1805)


A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A072136 Colonel Alexander Lowrey commanded a battalion of Pennsylvania Militia during the Revolutionary ...

7/28/2008 3/23/2017

Lt. Michael Schall, Sr. MP (1739 - 1829)


10/2/2009 12/23/2016

Pvt. Thomas Duvall MP (1739 - 1826)

Essex County Militia during the Revolution P.O.W.

11/28/2016 11/28/2016

John Pessinger, Liberty Boy MP (1742 - 1811)

"John Pessinger", "John Pesenger", "John Betsinger"

his parents were colonists in the Albany area and suffered much hardship during the French and Indian War See: John Jacob Astor and the First Great American Fortune By Alexander page 42 • provi...

10/17/2015 11/14/2016

Dr. James van Beuren MP (1729 - 1797)


The 13th of 15 children (a twin with Christina), Jacobus was born in Flatbush & married into two New Jersey (Pavonia) families of great land holdings: The Earl(e)s and the Ryersons 1729 Aug 03; Jan V...

1/27/2013 10/1/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A123904 Samuel's middle name came from his maternal grandmother, Sarah Blatchley. Samuel Blat...

7/16/2008 8/23/2016

Ebenezer Huntington (December 26, 1754 – June 17, 1834) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Norwich, Connecticut. He pursued academic studies and was graduated from Ya...

1/19/2008 8/20/2016

Pers .Data Ref.: < ) Charles Lee (February 6, 1732 – October 2, 1782) was a British soldier who later served as a General of the Continental Army during the American War of Independence. Lee served...

5/20/2012 8/17/2016

Maj. Gen. Adam Stephen MP (c.1718 - 1791)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A108680 Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 18...

5/13/2011 8/17/2016

Cpl. David Baker, Corporal MP (1749 - 1838)

Although many online family trees insert the middle name of "Hollis" for David Baker, no contemporary record supports the existence of a middle name, and middle names were not common at that time or in...

9/11/2008 8/15/2016

John Fox MP (1751 - 1816)

FOX, JOHN Ancestor #: A041366 Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE Birth: 1751 ENGLAND Death: 4-25-1816 HUMMELSTOWN DAUPHIN CO PENNSYLVANIA Service Description: 1) CAPT LAIRD,8 CO,9 BATT;CAPT CO...

11/23/2008 8/14/2016

) Brigadier-General James Tanner Agnew (1719 – 4 October 1777) was a British Army officer killed by a sniper in the Battle of Germantown during the American Revolutionary War. Personal Life ...

5/2/2012 8/13/2016

Robert Thompson MP (1722 - 1804)

The Thompson-Neely House served as a temporary regimental army hospital during Washington’s winter campaign of 1776/1777. Ill and injured soldiers were brought to this home of the Thompson and Neely fa...

1/29/2009 8/11/2016

Sergeant Ezra Lee (1749 - 1821) was an American Colonial soldier in the American Revolution, who made naval history as the first person to operate a US submarine in battle. Ezra piloted the "Turtle" in...

7/1/2009 8/10/2016

Sergeant Peter Kipp MP (1754 - 1825)

KIPP, PETER Ancestor #: A065477 Service: NEW YORK Rank: SERGEANT Birth: 1754 NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK Death: 11-4-1825 MILLERSTOWN PERRY CO PENNSYLVANIA Pension Number: S*W3262 Service Descript...

9/1/2010 8/7/2016

Corporal Samuel Ranck MP (1742 - 1815)

"Rancke Ranck"

Son of John/Johann Michael RANCK, b. 28 Oct 1701, Neckarau, Mannheim, Baden, GERMANY, d. 28 Jul 1778 and Anna Barbara SCHWAB, b. Abt 1708, Heidelberg, Germany , d. 1784 Married (secondly) Anna Margar...

3/2/2007 8/4/2016

Capt. William Bedlow MP (1722 - 1798)

William Bedlow (1722–1798) served as a captain and and commissioner of building fortifications in 1775, and as a construction supervisor of obstructions in the Hudson River in 1777. A former sea captai...

7/23/2011 8/2/2016

John Critchfield MP (1758 - 1850)

CRITCHFIELD, JOHN Ancestor #: A027863 Service: VIRGINIA Rank: PRIVATE Birth: 1758 DELAWARE Death: 1851 NASHVILLE HOLMES CO OHIO Pension Number: *S42144 Service Source: *S42144 Service Descr...

7/12/2008 7/30/2016

Col. Thomas S. Leftwich MP (1740 - 1816)

He received a grant of land from George III for 70 acres in Bedford County, Virginia. He was a member of a Colonial Militia Company from Lunenburg and Bedford Counties in 1758. He was a Lieutenan...

4/18/2007 7/13/2016

Captain John Oldham MP (1757 - 1831)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A086015 Marriage to Annis RICE, 26 February 1783, Caswell County, North Carolina. Children: 11...

1/23/2009 6/29/2016

Gabriel Mullins MP (1758 - 1841)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor # A082708 1777 Gabriel Mullins (at 19) joined the Continental Army and served as a private/minuteman during th...

7/18/2007 6/16/2016

Jacobus Van Buskirk MP (1760 - 1834)

from wikipedia: Jacob Van Buskirk (1760 – November 27, 1834) was a merchant, judge and political figure in Nova Scotia. He represented Shelburne County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1805 ...

5/29/2013 5/29/2016

Dr. Abraham Van Buskirk MP (1735 - 1799)

See the Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society "Colonel Abraham Van Buskirk, of Bergen County, who commaded a regiment of New Jersey Loyalists during the Revoltion" • Col. Abraham4 Va...

2/28/2013 5/29/2016

John Fell MP (1721 - 1798)

John Fell was engaged in overseas trade and had acquired a small fleet of ships by the time he moved to Bergen County, New Jersey (home shown here). He served as judge in the Court of Common Pleas in B...

6/25/2012 5/29/2016

Gen Samuel Smith was in Gen Anthony Wayne's regiment at Valley Forge. He was in the battles of Trenton, Princeton, Monmouth, Germantown, and was present at Cornwallis' surrender. He was one of the orig...

9/25/2008 5/11/2016

William Annin MP (1715 - 1784)


1/19/2016 2/7/2016

Henry Brevoort MP (1747 - 1841)


• Loyalist: see Elias and Henry Brevoort" on list of appeal to Howe • A millionaire: based on the value of his 13th Street land holdings just above Washington Square

4/21/2012 2/4/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A060926 Delegate from Pennsylvania; born in Newtown-Limavady, County Londonderry, Ireland, about 1730; ...

12/13/2008 1/29/2016

Dr. William van Beuren MP (1763 - d.)

practiced medicine in Millstone until 1816, when he removed to New Brunswick and kept a drug store. No record of children. • at some time during the Revolution: William served in the NJ Militia Jer...

10/9/2013 1/29/2016

Abraham van Beuren MP (1761 - 1823)

• Abraham Van Beuren, b. 11 Nov 1761; bp. 20 Dec 1761 New Brunswick Ref Ch Although born in New Brunswick, NJ he became a merchant in Philadelphia. • at some time during the Revolution: Abraham ser...

10/9/2013 1/29/2016

Dr. Abraham van Beuren MP (1736 - 1813)

"Born on Long Island, probably at New Utrecht, in June 1736 (family record) Died at Millstone, Somerset County, NJ, March 7th 1813 "For Abraham and Eva Ouke so far I have the following: New Brunswick...

10/9/2013 1/29/2016

John van Beuren MP (1760 - d.)

• John Van Beuren, b. 5 May 1760; bp. 15 June 1760 New Brunswick Ref Ch at some time during the Revolution: John served in the NJ Militia Jerseymen of the Revolutionary War: Searching on “Beuren” P...

10/9/2013 1/29/2016

Mayor Richard Varick MP (1753 - 1831)

Richard Varick, born in Hackensack, New Jersey, March 23, 1753, served as captain, deputy muster-master-general, and George Washington's secretary during the Revolutionary war. He served as Speaker of ...

7/25/2011 1/29/2016

Capt. Gerrit Leydecker (II) MP (1728 - 1806)

"Garret Leydecker"

a cousin of the staunch Loyalist minister of the same name • later, a member of the Legislature * Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jul 7 2016, 10:59:07 UTC

12/17/2008 1/27/2016

Capt. Lawrence Van Buskirk MP (1729 - 1803)

"Lawrence Van Buskirk"

His wife Jannetje is his cousin Lawrence Van Buskirk included in this Bio. (check into this ^ account to add the next generations) Loyalist: Captain in King's Orange Rangers (Revolution)

11/11/2008 1/27/2016

Abraham P. Blauvelt MP (1752 - 1838)

Orange County Militiaman ~• see The Revolutionary War in the Hackensack Valley page 217

1/26/2016 1/26/2016

Capt. James Christie MP (1744 - 1817)

"James became a captain in the Revolutionary War and served in General Nathaniel Heard's brigade Born Aug. 20, 1744 "

10/25/2008 1/26/2016

Sgt. Samuel Banta MP (1739 - 1776)


9/17/2009 1/26/2016

Peter S. Demarest MP (1748 - 1833)

Soldier in the Revolutionary War. see Leiby's The Revolutionary War in the Hackinsack Valley pps. 157, 209 ~• bp. 6 Nov 1748, Schraalenburgh Reformed Dutch Church., Bergenfield, Bergen Co., NJ • NJ...

1/26/2016 1/26/2016

John Van Norden MP (1732 - 1810)

Patriot: John Van Norden Private - Captain Moore's Company, 2nd Regiment, Somerset County Militia 1732 - 1810 resting place "JOHN VAN NORDEN, born March 2, 1732, married Rebecca Eaton, daughter of ...

12/20/2015 1/26/2016

Lewis Conover MP (1752 - 1843)

"Lewis Van Cowenhoven", "Lewis Covenhoven"

Biography • Served in Capt. William Remsen's NJ Troop of Light Horse • Served as a sgt. in Connecticut Infantry

1/22/2016 1/22/2016

Jan (John) Cornelius Banta MP (1737 - 1812)

"Jan Banta"

According to Addison Thompson (my 2nd Great Uncle), Jan (John) was born in Sluckup (Spring Valley, NJ). His residence during the Revolutionary War was Schraalenburgh, New Jersey. He was a Private in th...

11/11/2008 1/9/2016

Noted in Fell diary quoted in Dandridge's 1911 "American prisioners of the Revolution" .p.115 Burial: Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Brooklyn Kings County (Brooklyn) New York, USA according to t...

1/1/2016 1/1/2016

Guilliam Varick MP (1726 - d.)

"William Varick"

" (November) 21st (1776) Colonel Peter T. Curtenius, son of a former Dutch Reformed minister at Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, now commisary general of the Continental army, spent the day trying to con...

8/25/2011 11/15/2015

John Lincoln, Sr. MP (1732 - 1827)

Biography: Military History: American Revolutionary War: Served in the 2nd Massachusetts, was shot through the right leg at the Battle of Harlem Heights in September 1776. For that he Received ...

6/21/2013 10/5/2015

Jonathan Grant MP (1754 - 1833)

Biography: Jonathan Grant was born July 16, 1755, in Connecticut [SIC: Aug 1754 in Pennsylvania]. He died He died July 17,1833; his tombstone reads "at 78 years 11 months." From assorted literature...

6/20/2008 9/24/2015

Johannes Schmidt MP (1750 - 1818)

Here lies buried "unhonored and unsung" a soldier of the American Revolution. He was a native of Annville, and had enlisted in the company of Peter Grubb, Jr. This company formed a part of Col. Miles' ...

3/26/2009 7/31/2015

Samuel Cooper MP (1757 - 1840)

Major Samuel Cooper was born in Boston Massachusetts on June 13, 1757 and died August 19, 1840 in Alexandra, Virginia, at the age of 83. The Revolutionary War record of this distinguished patriot was...

1/5/2013 5/18/2015

John Honeyman (spy) MP (1729 - 1822)

John Honeyman (1729 - 1822) was an American spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary War. He reportedly gave information to Washington that prompted the crossing of the Delaware at Trenton, N...

11/16/2008 5/17/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A112823 ) Richard Lee Taylor (April 3, 1744 – January 19, 1829) was an officer in the Continen...

6/7/2007 5/11/2015

Phineas Parmelee MP (1759 - 1816)

Captain. He was involved in the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, N.J., over the holidays in 1776 and 1777 serving in Capt. Jehiel Meigs' Company, Adj. Gen. Andrew Ward's Regiment, according to pension...

4/9/2015 4/9/2015

Christian Friedrich Rall MP (1730 - 1797)

"Theodor Rall", "Christian Friedrich von Rall"

Christian Friedrich Rall was born 5 Januray 1730 in Kassel as the younger brother of Johann Gottlieb Rall (1726 - 1776) and Alexander Franz Rall. Rewarded for good service in 1754 by Prince Frederick...

3/10/2015 3/28/2015

Johann Gottlieb Rall MP (1726 - 1776)

"Colonel Rowle"

Johann Gottlieb Rall (* 1726; † 26. Dezember 1776 bei Trenton, New Jersey, USA) war Oberst eines Infanterieregiments der hessen-kasselschen Truppen, die aufgrund von Subsidienverpflichtungen für Großbr...

3/22/2015 3/23/2015

Gaius Paddock MP (1758 - 1831)

A native of Massachusetts, enlisted in the conflict, was a member of Capt. Isaac Wood's company, Col. Larned's Regiment. He entered the service January 1, 1776, was afterward with the troops that eva...

3/1/2015 3/1/2015

James Harkness MP (1759 - 1836)

Update 4/7/2015: The following is from Roots web. I am unable to contact the person who wrote the profile. " James was the youngest of William and Ann Harkness.At age 16he joined the Continental Army o...

1/7/2009 2/20/2015

Johann Frantz Rincke MP (1753 - 1810)

SOURCE OF INFORMATION ON THE LIFE OF JOHANN FRANTZ RINCKE Mary Elizabeth Rink Harbinson: information , pictures, land grants and deeds, on The Johann Frantz Rincke Family, Germany and U.S. Parish R...

5/1/2007 2/6/2015

Daniel Van Pelt MP (1752 - 1776)

Daniel Van Pelt in the U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 "Daniel Van Pelt served as a soldier at Long Island and was killed. Failure of records do not show him,...

2/5/2015 2/5/2015

John Conrey, Sr. MP (1760 - 1834)

Enlisted from New York where he served in the war; Was in the battle of White Plains.

5/23/2010 10/5/2014

) Richard Parker (1751 – 8 May 1780) was an American colonel who fought in the American Revolutionary War. Son of prominent Virginia jurist Richard Parker, Parker received an officer's commission in ...

8/20/2014 8/20/2014

General John Campbell MP (1727 - 1806)

) General John Campbell, 17th Chief of MacArthur Campbells of Strachur (1727 – 28 August 1806) was a Scottish soldier and senior nobleman, who commanded the British forces at the Siege of Pensacola...

2/24/2014 2/24/2014

Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings MP (1754 - 1826)

"1st Marquess of /Hastings", "Governor-General of India"

Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings KG PC (9 December 1754 – 28 November 1826), styled The Honourable Francis Rawdon from birth until 1762 and as The Lord Rawdon between 1762 and 1783 a...

6/8/2008 7/17/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A002496 Birth: Jan. 12, 1750 Hanover County, USA Death: Oct. 16, 1826 Louisville Jefferson County...

10/1/2008 5/12/2013

Oliver Kenyon MP (1754 - c.1835)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A064960 "Revolutionary War Soldier" ~Marilyn Kenyon (Ancestry Trees 13/11/2011) American Revolutionary W...

7/21/2008 5/11/2013

Jump to: navigation, search John Haslet (c. 1727– January 3, 1777) was an American clergyman and soldier from Milford, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the French and Indian War and an...

4/17/2013 4/17/2013

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Find A Grave Memorial Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and po...

8/20/2007 2/23/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A081100 "The day after Christmas in 1811, hundreds of Virginia’s most prominent citizens thronge...

6/8/2007 2/21/2013

Lambert Cadwalader MP (1742 - 1823)

Lambert Cadwalader (December 1742 – September 13, 1823) was an American merchant and leader in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He fought in the Revolutionary War, then represented New Jersey in the Cont...

9/20/2007 2/11/2013

Gen. John Cadwalader, Esq. MP (1742 - 1786)


Birth: 1742 Death: Feb. 10, 1786 Revolutionary War Militia General. A successful merchant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in company with his brother, at the outbreak of the Revolutionary war he was ...

6/4/2009 2/11/2013

Col. Clement Biddle MP (1740 - 1814)

Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A009914 Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank(s): COLONEL, DEPUTY, QUARTERMASTER, GENERAL Birth: 5-10-1740 PHILADELPHIA PENNSYLVANIA Death: 7-14-1814 PHILADELPHI...

5/14/2011 2/11/2013

George Weedon (1734–1793) was an American soldier during the Revolutionary War from Fredericksburg, Virginia. He served as a Brigadier General in the Continental Army and later in the Virginia militi...

5/6/2011 2/10/2013

Colonel John Gibson MP (1740 - 1822)

) John Gibson (May 23, 1740 – 10 April 1822) was a veteran of the French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War, the American Revolutionary War, Tecumseh's War, and the War of 1812. A delegate to the fir...

8/19/2012 2/10/2013

John Hoskins Stone (1750 – October 5, 1804) was an American planter, soldier, and politician from Charles County, Maryland. During the Revolutionary War he led the 1st Maryland Regiment of the Contin...

9/25/2008 2/10/2013

John Gunby (March 10, 1745 – May 17, 1807) was an American planter and soldier from Somerset County, Maryland who is considered by many to be "one of the most gallant officers of the Maryland Line un...

1/15/2012 2/10/2013

Otho Holland Williams (March 1, 1749 – July 15, 1794) was a Continental Army officer from Maryland in the American Revolutionary War. He participated in many battles throughout the war in the New Yor...

10/10/2008 2/10/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW HAMPSHIRE with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A021977 Service: NEW HAMPSHIRE Rank: COLONEL Birth: 1734 NOTTINGHAM NEW HAMPSHIRE Death: 8-25-1799...

1/20/2010 2/10/2013

Captain John Montresor MP (1736 - 1799)

Captain John Montresor (22 April 1736 – 26 June 1799) was a British military engineer in North America. Early life Born in Gibraltar 22 April 1736 to British military engineer James Gabriel M...

2/6/2013 2/6/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A014783 Daniel Brodhead IV (October 17, 1736 – November 15, 1809) was an American military ...

10/16/2008 2/5/2013

Johan von Ewald MP (1744 - 1813)


------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Johann von Ewald (20 March 1744 – 25 June 18...

6/9/2012 2/5/2013

) Lieutenant-General Sir John Vaughan KB (c. 1731 – 30 June 1795), styled The Honourable from 1741, was a British soldier and a Member of Parliament in both the British and Irish Parliaments. Bac...

2/5/2013 2/5/2013

Gen. John Paterson, US Congress MP (1744 - 1808)

"patterson", "Patterson"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A086405 ) John Paterson sometimes Patterson (1744 – July 19, 1808) was born in New Britain...

5/6/2011 2/4/2013

William Hull (1753-1825) was an American soldier and politician. He fought in the American Revolution, was the first Governor of Michigan Territory, and was a brigadier general in the War of 1812, fo...

8/31/2009 2/4/2013

Governor John Brooks MP (1752 - 1825)

) John Brooks (baptized May 4, 1752 – March 1, 1825) was a doctor, military officer, and politician from Massachusetts. He served as the 11th Governor of Massachusetts from 1816 to 1823, and was one ...

7/12/2007 2/4/2013

REF.: William Eustis' (June 10, 1753 – February 6, 1825) was an early American physician, politician, and statesman from Massachusetts. Trained in medicine, he served as a military surgeon during the...

12/8/2010 2/4/2013

Colonel Thomas Knowlton MP (1740 - 1776)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A066850 Thomas Knowlton (22 November 1740 – 16 September 1776) was an American patriot who ...

9/16/2008 2/4/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW HAMPSHIRE with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A108966 Gen. John Stark 1728-1822 Parents: Archibald Stark 1697-1758 and Eleanor Nichols 1702- ...

8/7/2007 2/4/2013

Colonel Ebenezer Sproat MP (1752 - 1805)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating "Col Ebenezer Sproat, of Massachusetts" ------------------------------------------------------...

10/14/2008 2/3/2013

Colonel William Crawford MP (1732 - 1782)

) William Crawford (1732 – 11 June 1782) was an American soldier and surveyor who worked as a western land agent for George Washington. Crawford fought in the French and Indian War and the American R...

9/21/2008 2/3/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A069663. Christopher Lippitt (1744–1824) was a prominent Revolutionary War officer and foun...

5/7/2012 2/3/2013

Hugh Mercer was born in Scotland. He was baptized in January 1726. He emigrated to America and married Isabella Gordon of Virginia. General Hugh Mercer served in the American Revolutionary War and was ...

7/26/2007 2/3/2013

Colonel Jonathan Smith MP (1740 - 1802)

During the American Revolution, Colonel Jonathan Smith commanded a Massachusetts militia unit (from Berkshire County) in Fellows' Brigade at the Battle of Long Island (27 August 1776). Pittsfield, ...

10/16/2008 2/3/2013

Col. Simeon Cary MP (1719 - 1802)

Simeon Cary was a Captain in the French and Indian War, in the years 1758, and 1759; was a Colonel in the Revolutionary war, in 1776. During the American Revolution, Colonel Simeon Cary commanded a M...

8/21/2008 2/3/2013

Colonel Jonathan Holman MP (1732 - 1814)

During the American Revolution, Colonel Jonathan Holman commanded a Massachusetts militia unit (from Worcester County) in Fellows' Brigade at the Battle of Long Island (27 August 1776).

11/26/2007 2/3/2013

Brig. Gen. John Fellows MP (1735 - 1808)

Brigadier General John Fellows served as an aide-de-camp to George Washington and commanded Fellows' Brigade at the Battle of Long Island (27 August 1776). General John Fellows settled in Sheffield, ...

3/24/2010 2/3/2013

Colonel Samuel Drake MP (1730 - 1793)

Colonel Samuel Drake commanded a New York Militia unit at the Battle of Long Island (27 August 1776). DAR Ancestor # A033460

3/27/2011 2/3/2013

Col John Lasher MP (1724 - 1806)

Info added per DARs "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 states he "served as colonel in the Continental Army". Colonel John Lasher commanded [the 1st Battalion...

11/26/2011 2/3/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A070402 When he died the bells of Boston tolled for an hour. John Adams was one of his pallbearer...

7/1/2008 2/3/2013

Philip Van Cortlandt MP (1749 - 1831)

Philip Van Cortlandt (August 21, 1749–November 21, 1831) was an American surveyor, land-owner, and politician from Westchester County, New York. During the Revolutionary War, Colonel Cortlandt comman...

9/17/2007 2/3/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A128507 From: General Nathaniel Woodhull (1722-1776) was a leader of the New York Provincial Co...

6/25/2008 2/2/2013

Joseph Platt Cooke MP (1729 - 1816)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A025396 Joseph Platt Cooke (January 4, 1730 – February 3, 1816) was an American military officer in the...

2/3/2011 2/2/2013