The following is a list of our patriot ancestors, who served in the American Continental Army or a State Militia and/or rendered material assistance to the cause for American Independence (1775-1783):

Jonathan Adams—PVT, MA   Seth Adams—PVT, MA   Henry Antle--Patriot, KY   Ichabod Babcock—Soldier, RI   Joshua Bailey, Sr.--PVT, CT  Thomas Baldwin—SGT, CT   Isaac Baldwin--PVT, NY   William Barney--PVT, RI &nsp; Samuel Beidleman-- PVT, PA   Johan Wilhelm Best-CAPT, PA   Jonathan Bliss--Patriot, NH   Ephraim Boardman, Jr.—PVT, NY   Nanning E. Bogardus I—PVT, NY   Henry (Bogert) Bogart—PVT, NY   John Boisseau--Patriot, NY   Ammi Rumamah Bradbury—PVT, MA   David Brown--PVT, CT   John Brown--CAPT, NY   John Mathias Brown—CAPT, NY   Elijah Buck--PVT, CT   William Buck--PS, CT   Peter Button--PVT, CT   James Campbell—2ND LT, MA   Robert Campbell—Musician, PA   Rev. Robert Campbell--Patriot, NY  Elihu Carey--Soldier, NY   Joseph Chadbourne ESQ—1ST LT, ME   Stephen Champion--Seaman, CT   Samuel Chase--PVT, NY   James Claghorn—PVT, MA   Thomas Clayton—Patriot, VA   William Cleveland—LT, CT   William Coffin--Patriot, NC   Jerimiah Colman, Jr.—CPL, PA   Joshua Combs—PVT, MA   Samuel Connable—PVT, MA   James Cordill Jr.--PVT, NC   William Corwin—LT, NJ   Samuel Cotton—PVT, CT   Moses Cowles—PVT, NY   Nathaniel Cowles—PVT, MA   Christopher Crandall--PVT, CT   James Creighton—PVT, PA   Frederick Crounse Jr.--ENS, NY   Frderick Crounse II--PVT, NY   John Cureton, Sr.—ENS, VA   Isaac (Depew) Depuy—PVT, NY   Emanuel Dersheimer—PVT, PA   Joseph De Silva Sr.—PVT, NJ   Wilber Deuel--PVT, NY   Samuel Drake--CAPT, PA   Daniel Dunn, Sr.—PVT, VA   Amasa Fuller--SGT, MA   Jedediah Fuller--PVT, CT   Stephen Fuller—CAPT, CT   Andries Gardenier--PVT, NY   Joseph Gardner—Yeoman, NJ   Jabez Geroud—PVT, MA   Abner Gilbert--PVT, CT   David Godfrey--PVT, MA   David Goodell—PVT, CT   James Goold, Sr.—1ST LT, NH   Samuel Gorton--CAPT, RI   Josiah Gould--PVT, NJ   Joseph Grace, Jr.—PVT, NH   James Gray, Sr.—PVT, PA   Lawrence Gross--CAPT, NY   George Hall—SGT, NY   Seers Harris—CPL, NY   Kaspar Hauser—PVT, PA   Jonathan Houghton--LT, MA   Robert Hawkins--   Calb Hazen--PVT, NY   John Hendy--ENS, PA   Ephraim Herrick—PVT, CT   George Baltzer Hess--CAPT, PA   Syvanis Higgins—ENS, CT   Jon (Jan) Hillman—PFC, PA   John Honeyman—Soldier, NJ (agent for Gen. G. Washington)   Purnell Houston—PVT, DE   George Howell—PVT, NY   Brogun Huff—Patriot, NJ   Nicholas Huff—PVT, NJ   John Jenkins—Patriot, PA   Micah Jipson--PVT, NY   Joel Kellogg--PVT, MA   Hugh Kennedy--MM, MA   Ephraim Kidder, Jr.—PVT, NY   James King, Jr.--PVT, RI   Sanford Kingsbury—MAJ, CT   Thomas Kingsley, Jr.--PVT, MA   Ezekiel Knowlton-CAPT, MA   William Lain--PVT, NY   Isaac Larrabee--SGT, ME   Augustine Lawless—CPL, VA   Lawrence Lawyer--SGT, NY   Benjamin Lee--CS, CT   Benjamin Lee, Jr.--MM, CT   Francis Lewis--Signer of The Declaration of Independence   Benjamin LeMasters-SGT, VA   Nathan Libby--PVT, ME   James Liddell—Patriot, SC   Joseph Lilly--PVT, CT   Daniel Livermore—MAJ, NH   Adam Lones—PVT, NY   Pelatiah Loveland--PVT, CT   George Lowman--PVT, PA   Cornelius Ludlow-LTC, NJ   Alvan Lyon--SGT, NY   Benjamin Lyon--Patriot, NY   Philip McCarty-PVT, PA   Daniel McDowell--SGT, PA   John McDowell--ENS, PA   John M. Mellott—PVT, PA   Temperance Avery Morgan--PS, CT   William Morgan--PS, CT   Samuel Morrison--PVT, ME   Ezekiel Mulford—CAPT, NY   Nathaniel Norton--CAPT, NY   Elijah Ormsby—PVT, CT   Thomas Osgood—PVT, NY   Amos Palmer--PVT, RI   Henry Perine--PVT, NJ   Samuel B. Pettingell-2ND LT, MA   Abial Pettis—PVT, CT   Maria Elizabeth Petrie--Patriot, NY   Levi Pierce—PVT, CT   Peter Pitts—CAPT, MA   Elijah C. Potter--PVT, RI   William B. Prescott, Sr.--CAPT, NH   Joseph Pulford--SGT, CT   John Purcell--PVT, VA   Michael Rager—PVT, PA   Jurg Wilhelm Reitmeyer--PVT, NY   John Roberts—PVT, VT   Lemuel Robinson--PVT, MA   Philip Roush—PVT, PA   Isaac Rynearson—PVT, NJ   David Ryther—Patriot, MA   Hopni Ryther—PVT, MA   John Sanford—LT, NY   Johannes Christian Schmidt--PVT, PA   Frederick Sedore--PVT, NY   Ashkenaz Shappee--Patriot, NY   John Christian Shell—Patriot, NY   Joel Scudder—2ND LT, NY   Abraham Sebring—PVT, NJ   Thomas Sebring—CAPT, PA   Ebenezer Seelye—Soldier, PA   Joseph Simpson--CPL, MD   Conrad Sly—PVT, NY   Israel Smith--CAT, NY   Amos Standish--PVT, MA   Abraham Stone--CPL, MA   Barent Stryker--SGT, NY   James Tarbell, Sr.--PVT, MA   Thomas Taylor—PVT, VA   Seth Temple—PVT, MA   Elisha Ticknor—CAPT, MA   Jacob Tucker—LT, NJ   Abijah Upham—Musician, MA   Pierre Van Cortland--COL, NY   Thomas Van Horn--1ST LT, NY   Derick Van Schoonhoven--PVT, NY   Jerome Van Voorhees--PVT, NY   John Phillip Vetterman--PVT, PA   Jabez Warren—SGT, VT   Daniel Washburn--Patriot, NY   Nathaniel Waters—PVT, NY   Moses Way--PVT, CT   Benjamin Wayne—PVT, VA   Dr. John Wilcox—PVT, NY   David Williams--SGT, VT   Henry Wisner—LT COL, NY   Elijah Wixsom, Sr.—PVT, NY   Elijah Wixsom, Jr.--PVT, NY   Solomon Wixson—PVT, NY   John Woodside—PVT, PA   James Woodworth, Sr.—ENS, CT   Jonathan Woodworth—2ND LT, CT   Samuel Woodworth—Musician, NY   Richard Woolsey--Patriot, NY   William Woolsey--PVT, NY   Jacob Wright—PVT, NJ