Our Patriot Ancestors

Names bolded below are hyperlinks to more information about that patriot on Instagram . We’re adding more each week so check back frequently.

Samuel Alley VA Pvt

Christian Althouse PA PS

John Anderson Sr SC Sol

John Armstrong VA CS

Silas Ayer NJ Pvt

Richard Bard PA Pvt

Henry Hickerson Barksdale VA Sol

Seth Beall Sr MA Pvt

John Beck VA Lt

Benanuel Bonfoy CT Pvt

Herber Burger PA Sol PS

Japhet Byram NJ PS

Otis Chaffee VT Pvt

Phineas Chidester NJ Pvt

Ensign Chubbuck Jr MA Pvt

Johannes Clauser PA PS

Philip Adam Clauser PA PS

Philip Correll PA PS

Samuel Cox VA Pvt

Robert Curry PA Lt

Simeon Damon MA Sgt

James Darwin SC Sol

Samuel Dickey PA Pvt

Alexander Doran VA Ens

Howell Dowdy NC PS

Abram Dunkelberger PA Pvt

Charles Dyer VA Pvt

Edward Elam VA PS

John Elmore VA Pvt

Henry Gabel PA Pvt PS

Jacob Garrison NJ Pvt

John Gloos PA PS

Moriah Gould MA Pvt

Andrew Hampton NC Col CS PS

Obediah Harris NC PS

Ahimaaz Hibbard CT Slr

Joseph Hodgman NH Pvt

Peter Howe NH Pvt

Baxter Howe NY Lt

Daniel Hurd NJ Pvt

Josiah Hurd NJ Lt

John Hurst VA Lt

Samuel Isaacs SC Pvt PS

James Jenkins MA Pvt

Andrew Johnson VA PS

Israel Jones Sr CT Capt

John B Joyal NY Pvt

Jacob Kaufman PA PS

Michael Kehl PA PS

John Keithley NC PS

Robert Knowlton NY Pvt

Joseph Lambert VA PS

James Lanman SC Noncom

Benjamin Lemasters VA Sgt

Edward Lewis Jr NJ PS

John Michael Lightner PA Noncom

William Marsh PA Capt

Samuel Mcnees PA Pvt PS

William Meacham MA Capt

Thomas Moffatt MD CS

George Adam Mohler Sr VA PS

Squire Monroe MA Pvt

William Montgomery Sr PA Col PS

John Newland PA Pvt

Zebulon Park NJ Sgt

Caleb Parmenter Jr MA Pvt

James Patterson Jr PA Pvt

James Patterson Sr PA PS

John George Rentchler PA Pvt

Michael Rentchler PA PS

Zachariah Rice PA Pvt PS

Nathan Robertson MD Pvt

George Rogers VA Capt PS

Peter Rubincam PA Pvt

Jacob Scherdel PA Capt PS

John Scott VA Pvt

Joshua Sedgwick MD PS

Albartus Shriver NY Pvt

Thomas Simms VA Sgt

William Sinclair MD PS

Henry Smith Jr SC Pvt

Amos Stark NJ Ens

Hugh Thompson PA Sgt

Thomas Thrasher MD PS

Jacob Tomlin NJ Pvt

Alexander Tucker MD Sol

Benjamin Van Wagenen NY Pvt

Robert Vickers VA Sol

Samuel Whiting Sr CT Col

Simon Wolcott CT Capt PS

 

Glossary:

CAPT — Captain

COL — Colonel


CPL — Corporal 

CS — Civil Service

ENS — Ensign 

LT — Lieutenant

1LT — First Lieutenant

MAJ — Major 

NONCOM — Non-commissioned Officer

PS — Patriotic Service 

PVT — Private 

SGT — Sergeant 

SOL — Soldier 

STAFFOF – Staff Officer