Pennsylvania Revolutionary Soldiers

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Pennsylvania Revolutionary Soldiers

The following names are not included in the regular muster rolls.


Allen, William; lieutenant in Colonel Timothy Green's battalion, 1776; wounded at White Plains.

Brinkerhoff, Jacob; ensign, Captain Williams' company, Colonel Michael Swope's battalion of the flying camp; in service, 1776.

Barnett, Joseph; second lieutenant in Colonel Timothy Green's battalion, 1776.

Bell, William; ensign, flying camp; Colonel Frederick Watts' battalion, 1776.

Boggs, Alexander; Lancaster county; captain of independent company of horse, August, 1777..

Brodhead, Garrett; ensign, Colonel George Brinigh's battalion of Northampton county militia; in service at Billingsport, November 5, 1777.

Cowan, William; Cumberland county; captain of company of foot in the third battalion of Cumberland county associators; was in actual service on several tours of duty, June, August and December, 1776, and again, 1777 and 1778.

Cox, Cornelius; lieutenant colonel of the fourth battalion of Lancaster county, associators, commanded by Colonel James Burd; in service, 1776.

Drennan, Daniel; ensign in Captain William Findley's company, eighth battalion Cumberland county militia; in service March, 1778.

Davis, John; major third battalion Cumberland county associators; in actual service on several tours of duty, June, August and December, 1776, and again on duty, 1777 and 1778.

Duncan, Jesse; Philadelphia county; lieutenant in the flying camp, August, 1776.

Doughty, John; private, Northumberland county militia; taken prisoner at the capture of Fort Freeland, July 28, 1779.

Eckert, Valentine; Berks county; Captain, company of light horse, July, 1777.

Everts, Michael; private in Captain Christian Stake's company, York county battalion of the flying camp, 1776.

Elder, Robert; major of fourth battalion Lancaster county associators, Colonel James Burd; in service, March 25, 1776.

Gloninger, John; in command of a company of the flying camp, Colonel Jacob Klotz, 1776.

Galbreath, Andrew; major, September 10, 1776; signed by B. Franklin.

Graham, John, Jun'r; private in Captain Samuel Davidson's company in Colonel Smith's battalion, Bedford county associators, March 22, 1776.

Graham, George; ensign in Captain William McCall's ranging company, Bedford militia, 1781 and 1782.

Geiger, Barnard; private in Captain John Jones' company, Colonel Peter Grubb's battalion of Lancaster county associators, August, 1776; also captain of second company, ninth battalion, Lancaster county militia, 1777-78.

Gentzel or Gensell, Adam; corporal in Captain Joseph Hiester's company, flying camp, from Berks county, August, 1776.

Grirlen, James, Jun'r; private in Captain George Jenkins' company, second regiment, Pennsylvania line.

Hummell, Frederick; appointed in charge of the manufacture of guns at Hammelstown, to rank as captain, September 13, 1777.

Heak, Jacob, Jun'r; captain of Christian Stake's company, York county battalion of the flying camp, 1776.

Hottenstein, David; Berks county; lieutenant in the flying camp, Colonel Haller's battalion; in service on Long Island, August 27, 1776.

Haverstock, George, Jr.; in the flying camp, Philadelphia battalion, 1776; in Jersey campaign, 1776.

Henderson, Richard; second lieutenant in Colonel Robert Lewis' Philadelphia battalion of the flying camp; in service, 1776.

Humrichouse, Peter; served in the Philadelphia battalion of the flying camp in the summer of 1776; two months as private; six months as- ensign; two months as lieutenant.

Haldeman, Jacob; corporal of Captain Joseph Work's company, first battalion, of the flying camp of Lancaster county, June, 1776.

Hamill, Robert; Westmoreland county; in frontier service, December, 1776, two months; served in various tours up to September, 1781.

Harris, Samuel; Northumberland county, captain of a company of rangers on the frontiers, 1776 and 1777.

Himrod, Simon; sergeant in Captain Philip Davis' company, second battalion, Northumberland county associators, commanded by Colonel James Potter; in service, 1776.

Heaton, Isaac; sergeant in Captain Thompson's company in Philadelphia battalion of the flying camp, Colonel Robert Lewis.

Hancock, Richard, Jr.; captain of John Boyd's company, Colonel Thomas Porter's battalion of Lancaster county associators; in service in the Jerseys; mustered August 13, 1776.

Howell, John Ladd; Philadelphia; assistant commissary of purchases with iank of captain, 1776-1777.

Johnston, Philip; of the flying camp; killed in the battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776. [See Pennsylvania Archives, Third Series, Vol. II.] .

Kelker, Anthony; commissioned, August, 1775; first lieutenant second battalion Lancaster county associators, June 29, 1778; wagon master, Colonel Greenawalt's battalion.

Krause, David; lieutenant in battalion of associators of Lancaster county, in the Jersey campaign, 1776; commissary of Colonel Greenawalt's battalion, 1777.

Kiester, Philip; corporal in Captain Thomas Stokely's ranging company of Westmoreland county, 1781.

Martin, David; in the flying camp, Klotz's battalion, 1776; on Long Island.

Latta, Reverend James; private, and subsequently chaplain in Colonel Thomas Porter's battalion of Lancaster county associators; in service in the Jersey campaign, 1776.

Lewis, Eli; major, first battalion, York county associators, commissioned, October 1, 1777.

Linn, James; sergeant, September, 1777; served under General Armstrong in the campaign around Philadelphia.

Longstreth, Bartholomew; Bucks county; captain of militia company under Colonel John Lacey; was at the surprise at the Crooked Billet, May 1, 1778.

Mickley, John Jacob; commissary of issues, Northampton county militia, January, 1778.

McKee, Thomas; first lieutenant, seventh battalion, Cumberland county militia, 1778.

Kenny, James; ensign, 1776, in Colonel Fred. Watts' battalion of the flying camp from Cumberland county.

Mitchell, David; commissioned, May 3, 1775, captain in fourth battalion, Cumberland county associators.

Miller, George; private Kichline's battalion, 1776; at battle of Long Island.

Murray, Lecky; surgeon of the fifth battalion, Lancaster county associators, Colonel James Crawford; commissioned, 1776 and in active service.

Miller, Peter; private in Captain Andrew Burkhard's company, Colonel Jacob Morgan's third battalion of Philadelphia associators; in active service, 1777 and 1778.

McFarren, William; ensign in Colonel George Brinigh's battalion, Northampton county militia; in service at Billingsport, November 5, 1777. (Born November 26, 1757. in Bucks county; died July 6, 1826, in Washington county.)

Nauman, Charles, Jr.; Philadelphia county battalion of associators, July, 1777.

Perry,_______; lieutenant colonel, Northampton county militia, February, 1778.

Patterson, Samuel; third lieutenant in Colonel Mathias Slough's battalion of the flying camp from Lancaster, 1776, and was on Long Island.

Parke, Joseph; sergeant, in the flying camp of William Montgomery's Chester county battalion, and was at battle of Long Island, August, 1776.

Rogers, Andrew; ensign, 1775, of the company of Hanover township associators, Lancaster county.

Rank, Samuel; corporal in Captain George GraefFs company of the first battalion of the flying camp of Lancaster county, commanded by Colonel James Cunningham; in service, 1776.

Reynolds, Nathaniel; ensign in the Philadelphia battalion of the flying camp, commanded by Colonel Robert Lewis ; in service on Long Island, 1776; captain in General John Cadwalader's Philadelphia brigade, 1777.

Sharl or ShofF, Philip ; private in Captain Asa Hill's .company, Cumberland county militia, July, 1778.

Sands, Samuel ; ensign in Colonel Robert Curry's battalion of associators, 1777.

Stinson, Elijah; ensign in Colonel Joseph Hart's battalion of the flying camp from Bucks county, 1776.

Scott, John; lieutenant, in the Bucks county battalion of the flying camp, under Colonel Joseph Hart, and in the battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776.

Spung, Frederick; ensign in Captain John Fuller's company, second battalion, Berks county militia, May 10, 1780.

Sechler, John; sergeant, in Colonel Daniel Hiester's Jun'rs, Philadelphia county battalion of associators ; in actual service, 1776 and 1777.

Schantz, Jacob; corporal in Colonel Hart's battalion of the flying camp, commissioned, July, 1776; in the Jersey campaign, 1776.

Torrence, Hugh; ensign in Captain Shannon's company, Cumberland county associators in 1776.

Truby, Christopher; captain, Westmoreland county militia, February, 1778.

Thompson, William; commissioned, May 3, 1777; second lieutenant in fourth battalion Cumberland county associators; May 1, 1783, commissioned lieutenant of a company in the seventh battalion of Cumberland county militia.

Umberger, John; Lancaster; private in Captain Aldenbruck's company of the flying camp, from Lancaster county, 1776.

Vogdes, Jacob ; private in Colonel William Montgomery's Chester county battalion of the flying camp, 1776.

Van Poole [Von Phul], William; private in Captain Andrew Graff's company, Lancaster county associators; in service, July 16, 1776.

Wilkinson, John; lieutenant colonel, third battalion, Bucks county associators, August 10, 1775.

Wright, Aaron; prjvate, June, 1775; second lieutenant, December 10, 1777; fifth company, first battalion, Bedford county militia ; died in Meadville, Pa., November 20, 1811.

Wallace, Robert ; private in Captain James Morrison's company, Colonel Thomas Porter's battalion of Lancaster county associators; mustered August 15, 1776; ensign, third company, ninth battalion, Lancaster county militia, December, 1777; lieutenant, seventh company, third battalion, Lancaster county militia, August 26, 1780.

 

SOURCE: Vol, I, No 2, January 13, 1912 Genealogy: a journal of American ancestry
SOURCE: Vol, I, No 1, January 6, 1912 Genealogy: a journal of American ancestry