Our Patriot Ancestors

 

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:

ADC = Aide-de-Camp   MIL = Militia
BG = Brigadier General   MM = Minute Man
BOM = Bombardier   NONCOM = Non-Commissioned Officer
CAPT = Captain   ORDL = Orderly
CHP = Chaplain   PNSR = Pensioner
CL = Continental Line   PVT = Private
CPL = Corporal   S.D.I. = Signer of The Declaration of Independence
DRM = Drummer   SGT = Sargeant
ENS = Ensign   SOL = Soldier (no details known)
FIF = Fifer   SN = Seaman
LCOL= Lieutenant Colonel   STAFF OFCR = Staff Officer
LT = Lieutenant   WPNSR = Wife who received pension
 


 

Levi Adams, NH, SGT

Jacob Anthony, MA PVT

John Ball, VA CAPT

John Bishop, NJ, ENS

Joseph Blackwell, Sr., VA, CS, PS

Calvin Bliss, MA, PVT

Reuben Boston, VA, PVT

Thomas Boyd, NC, PVT

Jean Baptiste Broussard, LA, PS

John Campbell, NC, PVT

James Cason, VA, PVT

Mosby Childress, VA, PVT

John Chilton, VA, CAPT

Jonathan Clark, VA, PS, LCOL

Joshua Ecklin, NC, PVT

Gilbert Fanning, CT, CS, PS

Mark Finks, VA, CAPT

John Finley, PA, PVT

Thomas Fortson, VA, LT, PS

William Gibbs, GA, PVT

John Green, VA, PS

Thomas Hardeman, NC, PS

William Hardy, VA, PS

Covington Hardy, VA, PS

Walton Harris, GA, PS

Henry Harshbarger, PA, PVT

John Hart, NJ, S.D.I., PS

Abraham Jackson, Sr., VT, CS, PS

Dorothy Chamberlayne Jones, VA, PS

John Kirkpatrick, NJ, 2LT

Lydia Lewis Kirkpatrick, NJ, PS

Henry Mclean, VA, PVT

Richard McKay, VA & MD, PS, PVT

Ambrose Medley, VA, PS

Jacob Medley, VA, PS

Gabriel Ogden, NJ, PVT

John Patterson, VA, SOL

Henry Robertson, Sr., VA, PS

William Robinson, PA, 1LT

John Rockefeller, NJ, 1LT

Christopher Roff, NY, PVT

Elisha Sheldon, Jr., CT, Col

Simon Shunk, PA, PVT

Thomas Spelman, Jr., VA, PVT

John Stafford, RI, PVT

Benjamin Thornburgh, VA, PS

Benjamin Thurston, MA, PVT

Jacob Wheeler, MD, PS

Gamaliel Wilder, CT, CS, PS

William Wright, VA, PVT

Abraham Yocum, PA, PVT, PS

Jacob Zech, PA & VA, PVT