Our Patriots

Peter Minuit Chapter, NSDAR, members are descended from Patriots of all kinds, from officers of the Continental Line to enlisted men in county militia, to those who aided the cause in non-military service. A partial list of our Patriot ancestors and the states in which they served includes:

Caleb Abbott, MA, Sergeant
William Adams, VA, Civil Service

Nathan Babbitt, Sr., MA, Private
Seth Baker, MA, Private
Samuel Baker, NY, Private
Samuel Bartlett, MA, Patriotic Service
Samuel Beall, MD, Civil Service
William Belcher, CT, Captain

William Blaine, NY, Major
Brice Blair, Sr., PA, Patriotic Service
Brice Blair, Jr., PA, Private

John Blasser, PA, Private
Abraham Bliss, NY, Ensign
Jacob Bowman, VA, Patriotic Service
George Brosius, PA, Private
Israel Brush, NJ, Private
Thomas Carhart, NJ, Private
Samuel Cobb, SC, Private
Samuel Coleman, NY, Drummer
John Conrad, PA, Private
Bethuel Covalt, PA, Ensign

Asa Crandall, RI, 2nd Lt.
Robert Creigh, Sr. PA, Patriotic Service
Robert Creigh, Jr., PA, Private
Major Croom, NC, Civil Service
John Culler, MD, Patriotic Service
Benjamin Cutbirth, NC, Patriotic Service
Solomon Cutler, NH, Captain
Michael Danner, PA, Patriotic Service
Thomas De Kay, Sr., NY, Private
Thomas De Kay, Jr., NY, Private
Dr. Joseph Delespine, SC, Surgeon
Daniel Dickinson, NY, Major
Gerardus Dingman, NY, Private
Jacob Dixon, PA, Private
Jonathan Elliott, Sr., MA, Private
Peter Fenton, NY, Corporal
David Field, CT, Private
John Flansburgh, NY, Sergeant
Michel Fortier, Jr., LA, Patriotic Service

John Franklin, VA, Private

James Galloway, NY, Lieutenant
Vincent Gilpin, DE, Private
Isaac Glenny, MA, Sergeant
Ezekiel Glover, NY, Private
Presley Gray, VA, Private
Isaac Hall, Sr., MA, Lieutenant
John Hancock, VA, Patriotic Service
John Harding, VA, Lieutenant
Reuben Hatton, VA, Non-Comm. Officer 
George Haver, NJ, Captain
George Hillegas, PA, Patriotic Service
Daniel Hooker, MA, Private
Nehemiah Houghton, NH, Captain
Robert Hunkins, VT, Captain
James Hurley, NJ, Private
Lazarus Ives, CT, Lieutenant
David James, NJ, Sergeant
Jean Baptiste Janis, VA, Ensign
Jacob Jewett, NH, Ensign
Daniel Kepple, PA, Private
James Key, MD, Patriotic Service
Daniel Lambdin, MD, Patriotic Service
William Lawrence, NY, Captain
George Lemley, PA, Private
James Lewis, PA, Patriotic Service
Abierther Lincoln, MA, Private
John Locke, VA, Patriotic Service
Joseph Long, MD, Private
Moses Marsh, VT, Patriotic Service
John McCulloch, Jr., VA, Private
Atkins McLemore, NC, Patriotic Service
Benjamin Stone Meigs, VT, Private
Benjamin Miller, NY, Private
Robert Miller, CT, Private
Mary Milliken, PA, Patriotic Service
Thomas Miner, CT, Soldier
Darby Murphy, MD, Private
Nathan Noble, CT, Lieutenant
John Nutt, VA, Private
Richard Omohundro, VA, Ensign

John George Overmyer, Sr., PA, Captain

Alexander Parker, PA, Captain
Eli Partridge, MA, Private
Joseph Partridge, MA, Private
Robert Pickens, SC, Soldier
John Polhemus, NJ, Major
Daniel Putnam, SC, Private
Samuel Reed, MA, Private
William Robertson, VA, Private
John Rose, SC, Civil Service
Henry Ruth, PA, Private
Josiah Sabin, MA, Private
Michael Schall, PA, Lieutenant
William Skelton, SC, Patriotic Service
Joseph Spalding, CT, Staff Officer
James Steele, PA, Private
Henry Stoneham, VA, Corporal
John Strong, NY, Private
Phillip Summers, PA, Private
Isaac Van Arsdale, NJ, Lieutenant
Gilbert Van Deusen, NY, Soldier
John Van Etten, NJ, Ensign
Philip Vermilyea, NY, Private

John Villers, PA, Private
Ichabod Wade, MA, Captain
Thomas Ward, PA, Private
Samuel Warren, MA, Captain
Thomas Welling, Sr., NY, Patriotic Service
Thomas Welling, Jr., NY, Private
William Welschhans, PA, Private
Peter Wentz, PA, Patriotic Service
Peter Wikoff, Sr., PA, Patriotic Service
Peter Wikoff, Jr., NJ, Private
John Wilcoxson, NC, Patriotic Service
Sarah Wilcoxson-Boone, VA, Patriotic Service
Absalom Willey, DE, Soldier
Aaron Wood, MD, Private
James Woodin, MA, Corporal