Sunday, July 4, 2010

Revolutionary War Ancestors

In honor of the Fourth of July I am posting a listing of my known American Revolutionary War soldiers.

ROSTER OF ANCESTORS WHO
FOUGHT IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION


My Father’s Branch


John Ferguson—6th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Private, 7th Maryland Regiment under Col. John Gunby



William Frum/From—5th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Volunteer from Frederick County, Maryland under Captain Valentine Creager’s Company


Robert Hill—4th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Private, Captain Benjamin Casey’s Company, 12th Virginia Regiment

Robert H. Houston—5th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Patriotic Service in Sussex County, Delaware



Purnell Houston—4th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Private and Saddler, Delaware and Pennsylvania Troops
Fought in the Battle of Trenton and the Battle of Princeton



William Lanham—5th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Private, Maryland Militia

Thomas McElroy—4th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Wagonner, Maryland Militia



Jacob VanGilder—4th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Pennsylvania Line and Maryland Line



My Mother’s Branch



Urban Betz—4th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Private in Captain Samuel Patton's Cumberland County militia, Col. Culbertson's 4th Battalion, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Militia



William Fife—5th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Captain, 4th Company, 2nd Battalion, Washington County, Pennsylvania Militia




John Fife—5th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Private, Captain William Fife's Company, 4th Co 2nd Battalion, Washington County, Pennsylvania Militia
Private, Captain Robert Johnston's Company, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Nicholas Frederick—4th Great Grandfather
AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Private, Captain John Hamilton's Company, 5th Company, 4th Battalion, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Militia


© 2010, copyright Linda Hughes Hiser

2 comments:

  1. How wonderful that so many have headstones! I don't know where any of my Rev War ancestors are buried (although one does have a marker, I'm just not sure he's buried in that cemetery).

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  2. Regarding your Revolutionary War soldiers listing and cemetery stones, let's just say I am impressed!

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