Our Patriot Ancestors

We honor our patriot ancestors for their service, commitment, and sacrifice.

Our patriots are listed in alphabetical order with their military rank, patriotic service (PS), or civil service (CS) noted. Patriots provided service to the patriotic cause and supported the cause through military service and other actions or contributions. Other service abbreviations:

Capt. - Captain
Cdr. - Commander
Col. - Colonel
Cpl. - Corporal
CS - Civil Service
Drm. - Drummer
Ens. - Ensign
Lt. - Lieutenant
Maj. - Major
PS - Patriotic Service
Pvt. - Private
SDI - Signer, Declaration of Independence
Sgt. - Sergeant
Sol. - Soldier
Staff Ofcr. - Staff Officer


 

ABBOTT, Pvt. MM Benjamin, Sr., NH

ADAMS, 1st Lt. Henry, PA

ADAMS, Pvt. Samuel, MA

ADSIT, Pvt. Benjamin, NY

ALBRITTON, Sol. John, GA

ALLEN, Pvt. David, MA

ALLEN, Pvt. Isaac, MA

ANNAN, PS Robert, PA

ARBUCKLE, Capt. Matthew, VA

ARNOLD, Pvt. Abraham, PA

ARNOLD, PS Conrad, PA

ARNOLD, Pvt. Peter, PA

ARTHUR, Pvt. James, VA

BAKER, Pvt. Jacob, PA

BAKER, Pvt. William, CT

BALL, Lt. William, VA

BARTON, 2nd Lt. Lewis, Sr., NY

BASSFORD, PS Benjamin, MD

BEARD, Capt. David, VA

BEATTY, PS John, NY

BEBOUT, Pvt. John, Jr., NJ

BEBOUT, PS John, Sr., NJ

BENSON, CS, PS William Thomas, MD

BERARD, PS Jean Baptiste, LA

BINGHAM, PS Jonathan, NH

BLANCHARD, Lt. Isaac, RI

BLANKENSHIP, Pvt. Daniel, VA

BLANKENSHIP, Pvt. Reuben, VA

BOHANON, Sol., PS William, VA

BOLTON, Drm. William, Jr., MA

BOWLER, PS Charles, RI

BOWMAN, Pvt. John, PA

BOWSHER, PS Daniel, PA

BRADSHAW, Indian Spy, PS, Sgt. John, VA

BRAINERD, CS, Stephen, CT

BREWSTER, Pvt. Nathan, NY

BREWER, Pvt. Samuel, NJ

BROWN, Lt. David, RI

BROWN, Ens. Edmund, VT

BROWN, PS Thomas, VA

BRUCE, Ens. James, VA

BRUCE, PS James, Sr., PA

BRUCE, Artificer James, Jr., VA

BRYANT, Sgt. John, VA

BRYANT, PS James, VA

BUCHER, Pvt. Joseph, PA

BULL, Pvt. Edmund, MD

BURNER, Pvt. Daniel, VA

BUTLER, Capt., PS James, SC

CALDWELL, PS Samuel, VA

CARROLL, Pvt., PS Hugh, PA

CARTER, Lt., CS, PS Ezekiel, NH

CATLIN, Surgeon Abel, CT

CECIL, Sol., CS, PS Samuel, VA

CHAPMAN, Sgt. Asa, CT

CHAPMAN, Pvt. Caleb, CT

CHITTENDEN, Pvt. Solomon, CT

CHOATE, Pvt. John, MA

CLAPP, Sgt. Perez, Sr., MA

CLAY, PS Charles, Sr., VA

COLVIN, Pvt. Henry, VA

CONAWAY, Sol. John, PA

CONEY, Sgt. John, MA

CONWAY, PS Elizabeth Bridgewater, PA

CONWAY, PS John, VA

CONWAY, Sol. John, PA

CONWAY, PS Joseph, VA

CONGER, Cpl. Uzziah, NY

CONREY, Pvt. John, NY

CORBETT, Pvt. Robert, MA

CORBIN, Pvt. George, VA

CORNETT, Pvt. William, VA

COX, Col., CS Isaac, VA

CURRY, Pvt. Robert, VA

CURTIS, CS Benjamin, CT

CUTLER, Pvt. Thomas, MA

CUTTER, CS Ammi, MA

CUTTER, Pvt. James, MA

DARLING, Lt. Benjamin, MA

DAY, Pvt. Jeremiah, NJ

de BLANC, Capt., PS Louis Charles, LA

de Livaudais, PS Juan Esnoul Beaumont, LA

de VILLIERS, Lt., PS Charles Philippe Coulon, LA

DICKEY, PS John, VA

DIEFENBAUGH, Lt. George, PA

DILL, Col. Matthew, PA

DIXON, Col. Henry/Hal, NC

du FOSSAT, PS Guido Soniat, LA

EARGOOD, Pvt. Sebastian, PA

EFAW, Matross David, VA

ENT, Capt. Peter, NJ

ESTES, PS Ursula Rowe, VA

EVERLY, Lt. Michael, PA

FARGO, Sgt. Moses, CT

FARRAR, Capt. John, VA

FERGUSON, Pvt. Henry, PA

FISH, Pvt. Nathaniel, CT

FISHER, PS George, MD

FISHER, Sailor Michael, MD

FLORENCE, PS William, Sr., VA

FORD, Lt. Col. Jacob, NY

FRAZER, PS William, VA

FREEMAN, Pvt. Moody, VT

FRISBIE, Pvt. Reuben, CT

GAINES, 2nd Sgt. Moses, CT

GARDNER, Pvt. Robert, PA

GARRISON, Sol. John, NY

GATES, Pvt. PS Isaac, NH

GIBBONS, Col., CS William, PA

GILBERT, Lt. Samuel, VA

GINN, 2nd Lt. James, MA

GRAVES, Capt. PS, CS Perez, Sr., MA

GRAVES, Pvt. William, CT

GREEN, PS Warren, CT

GREENAWALT, Capt. Jacob, Jr., PA

GREENAWALT, PS Jacob, Sr., PA

GREVEMBERG, Lt., PS Francois Charles, LA

GRIFFING, PS Jasper, CT

GRIFFITH, PS John, MD

GUM, Pvt. Jacob, II, VA

HAMILTON, Pvt. John, PA

HANKS, PS William, VA

HARNESBERGER, Sol. Stephen, Jr., VA

HARRISON, SDI, PS, CS Benjamin, Sr., VA

HARTMAN, PS Paul, PA

HASKINS, Cpl. James, VT

HEILMAN, PS John Jacob, PA

HEMINGWAY, CS, PS, Daniel, Sr., MA

HENRY, Col., PS Patrick, VA

HENSHE/HENSHY, Pvt. Henry Jr., PA

HERNDON, Capt., PS Edward, Sr., VA

HERNDON, Capt. James, MA

HILDEBRAND, Pvt. Felix, PA

HILDEBRAND, Pvt. Johannes, PA

HILL, Pvt. James, MA

HILLS, Pvt. James, MA

HOLLIDAY, Sgt., PS Daniel, Jr., SC

HOLLIDAY, PS Daniel, Sr., SC

HOUCK, Pvt. Jacob, PA

HOUT, PS John George, VA

HOUT, Pvt. Peter, PA

HOVIS, Pvt. Frederick, PA

HOWARD, Lt. Col. John Eager, MD

HOWELL, PS Levi, NJ

HUBBARD, PS Ebenezer, MA

HUNTER, SCT Andrew, SC

HURLBURT, CS, PS, Ens. Azor, CT

HUTCHINS, Pvt. John Church, CT

INMAN, Pvt. William, VA

JAMISON, Pvt. James, PA

JOHNSON, Fifer George, VA

JOHNSON, Sgt. Josiah, Jr., MA

JOHNSON, Capt., PS Josiah, Sr., MA

JONES, Pvt. Christopher Paul, MA

KENDALL, Sol. Obadiah, MA

KENT, Col., CS JACOB, VT/NH

KIDD, Pvt. John, VA

KIMBERLIN, Lt. John, PA

KNAPP, CS, PS Joshua, Sr., CT

KNAPP, Ens. Joshua, Jr., CT

LACKEY, CS, PS John, VA

LaSHELLS, Pvt. George, NJ

LEACH, Pvt. Hezekiah, CT

LEIBY, Capt., PS Johan Kilian, PA

LEINBACH, Pvt. PS Benjamin, PA

LEINBACH, PS Frederick, MD

LEMMON, Lt. William, PA

LENHERT, Pvt. George, PA

LEWIS, PS James, PA

LIDDON, Sol. Benjamin, NC

LIGHTNER, Lt. George Daniel, PA

LITTLE, Pvt. Ephraim, CT/NJ

LONG, Lt. Reuben, VA

LOWREY, PS, Pvt. John, MD

LUTZ, Col., PS CS Nicholas, PA

LYMAN, John, Sr., MA

LYMAN, Lt. John, Jr., MA

MAINS, Pvt. George, VA

MALOTT (MELOTT), 2nd Lt. Peter, MD

MAYNARD, Pvt. John, CT

McKEEVER, PS, Paul, VA

McMILLAN, Pvt., PS John, SC

MERRIAM, Lt. Nathaniel, CT

MITCHELL, Col. Jonathan, MA

MITCHELL, Col. Jonathan, Sr., MA

MONTGOMERY, Pvt. James, PA

MORGAN (MAUGAN), Pvt. Daniel, PA

MORR, PS Andrew, PA

MORR, Sol. John George, PA

MOSES, PS, Pvt. Jacob, PA

OLIVIER deVezin, PS Hughes Charles Honore, LA

OLMSTED, PS Ichabod, CT

OLMSTED, Teamster John Bates, CT

OWSLEY, PS Thomas, Sr., VA

PARKS, Pvt. Ebenezer, CT

PARSONS, Pvt. Daniel, CT

PARSONS, Pvt. Daniel, CT

PARSONS, Sol., CS, PS Timothy, CT

PEABODY, Ens. Richard, CT

PECKER, Staff Ofcr. James, Sr., MA

PENNIMAN, Capt., Lt. Adna Taft, MA/NH

PERRY, Capt. David, CT

PERRY, Pvt. PS Eliakim, Sr., NY/CT

PERRY, Pvt. Samuel, CT

PHELPS, Ens. Joseph, CT

PHIFER, PS Jacob, PA

PILE, PS David, VA

PLUMLEY, Pvt. John, NH

POTE, Cdr. Greenfield, MA

PRESCOTT, PS Abraham, NH

PYLE, PS John, NC

PURYEAR, PS John, VA

RAGSDALE, CS Peter, VA

RECORD, Capt. Josiah, VA

RECTOR, PS Henry, Sr., VA

REED, Pvt. Isaac, PA

REED, Sgt. John, MA

RICE, Sol. Noah, MA

RISHEL, Pvt. Ludwig, PA

ROBERTSON, Lt. James, NH

ROWE, PS Ursula Estes, VA

RUSSELL, Pvt. Jacob. CT

RUSSELL, PS Seth, MA

SCHUYLER, Col. Peter Philip, NY

SEAMANS, Pvt. John, RI

SEAMANS, Pvt. John, Jr., RI/VT

SEARS, 2nd Lt. Nathan, CT

SEARS, Lt. Thomas, NY

SEVERANCE, CS, PS Jonathan, Sr., MA

SEVERANCE, Pvt. Joseph, MA

SHERBURNE, Cpl. James, NH

SICKLER, Lt. Christopher Gottard, NJ

SLOCUM, Pvt. Samuel, VA

SMITH, Pvt. TMS Absalom, NJ

SMITH, Pvt., Fifer, Teamster Ebenezer, MA

SMITH, Capt. John, MA

SMITH, Cpl. Thomas, Jr., CT

SNOW, Pvt. Ebenezer, DE/NCS

SNOWDEN, Staff Ofcr, CS Isaac, PA

SOYARS, Cpl. James, VA

SPENCER, Lt. Col. Joseph, VA

SPENCER, Pvt. Obediah, CT

SQUIER, Capt. Nathaniel, NJ

STAMBACH, Pvt. Philip, MD

STERLING, Ens. William, CT

STEVENS, Lt. Asa, CT

STRONG, Rev. Joseph, III, CT

STRONG, Pvt. Ozias, MA

STUMP, Pvt. John, PA

STURGES, CS, PS Jonathan, CT

SWEET, Pvt. Gideon, RI

TERRY, PS Ebenezer, CT

TERRY, PS Ensign Joseph Jr., VA

TERRY, Lt., PS Joseph, Sr., VA

THAXTON, Pvt. William, VA

THOMAS, Lt. Ebenezer, CT

TOTTEN, Sol. Joseph, Sr., NY

TREAT, Cpl. Timothy, Jr., MA

TREAT, Cpl. Timothy, Sr., MA

TURNER, PS Lewis Ellzey, VA

VANCE, Capt. David, NC

VAN de MARK, Pvt. Sylvester, NY

WAIT, Pvt. James, PA

WALTON, Lt., PS Jesse, VA

WALTON, PS Mary Sims, VA

WARNER, CS Lemuel, CT

WARRINER, Cpl. Reuben, MA

WEBB, Pvt., PS William, CT

WELLS, Sol. Lewis, SC

WHARRY, Pvt. David, PA

WHIPPLE, Lt., PS Benjamin, Sr., VT

WHIPPLE, Pvt. Nehemiah, VT

WHITE, Sol., CS Joseph, NC

WHITE, Pvt. Thomas, MD

WILKERSON, Pvt. James, VA

WILLIAMS, PS Jonathan, PA

WILLIAMS, CS Robinson, CT

WILSON, Pvt. David, MA

WILSON, Sol. David, SC

WILSON, Sol. William, NC

WINDER, Sol. John, PA

WOOD, Capt. Daniel, NY

YEARWOOD, Pvt. John, NC

YOUNG, 2nd Lt. Jesse Young, NH