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Muster Roll of Captain Peter Rutton Esq.'s Company in the 4th Battalion of New Jersey Volunteers commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Abraham Buskirk - Governor's Island, October 29, 1779:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Ruton
LieutenantJames Sarvenier Prisoner with Rebels
EnsignPhilip Van Cortland Not joined (?)
SergeantSamuel Van Giesen
SergeantWilliam Bell
SergeantGeorge Webb
CorporalJohn Hopper
CorporalPhilip Hanselpacker
CorporalPeter Wannemaker
DrummerJoseph Sights
PrivatePeter Ramsey
PrivateWilliam Ramsey
PrivateFrancis Beaty
PrivatePeter Ridner
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivateJacob Romine
PrivateNicholas Himmeum
PrivateDavid Degroot
PrivateAbraham Ackerman
PrivateFrancis Smith
PrivateMathew Kneght Sick in Hospital
PrivateLewish Fisher
PrivateHenry Wannemaker Sick in Camp
PrivateJohn Wannemaker
PrivateTimothy Collins
PrivateStephen Foster
PrivateGeorge Hemmeum
PrivateJacob Hemmeum
PrivateRobert Cleghorn
PrivateJohn Van Zyle
PrivateSamuel Demorest
PrivateSamuel Conklin
PrivateJohn Blaufelt
PrivateWilliam Fox
PrivateGeorge Cope
PrivateNautis Staker
PrivateJoseph Nash
PrivateJohn Blew
PrivateJohn Wilkeson
PrivateJohn Connelly With Major Brown
PrivateCoenrad Hanselpacker
PrivateJohn Sickels
PrivateWilliam Smith In the Country
PrivateJacob Ackerson In the Country
PrivateRichard Ackerman In the Country
PrivateAbraham Ruton Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateJohn Abel Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivatePeter Smith Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateJohn Page Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateWilliam Sturr Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateNicholas Wannemaker Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateRichard Wannemaker Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateFrederick Bruce Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateCoenrad Frisener Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivatePeter Fisher Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateJacob Montonye Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateWilliam Winter Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateDavid Byard Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateHenry Laubock Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateWilliam Brown Prisoner
Before last muster
PrivateMatthew Bennet Prisoner
Before last muster

Note on Richard Wannemaker: Richard Wannamaker died in gaol in Philadelphia in 1780. His widow, Elizabeth, married a John Post, and settled in the Maugerville, New Brunswich, Canada area.

Transcribed by Donna Ristenbatt. From the New Jersey State Archives, Trenton, NJ. Loyalist Muster Rolls, Reel #232, Vol. 4, pg. 1245.

For more Loyalist Muster Rolls, be sure to check out The Olive Tree Genealogy Homepage by Lorine McGinnis Schulze.

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