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Muster Roll of Captain Peter Rutan's Company in the 4th Battalion of New Jersey Volunteers commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Abraham Buskirk - No place mentioned, but date is December, 1779:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Rutan
LieutenantJames Servinear
EnsignPhilip Van Cortland
SergeantSamuel Van Giesen
SergeantWilliam Bell After orders
SergeantGeorge Webb
CorporalJohn Hopper
CorporalPhilip Hanselpacker
CorporalPeter Wannemaker Has not drawn his bounty
DrummerJoseph Sights
PrivatePeter Ramsey
PrivateWilliam Ramsey
PrivateFrancis Baty
PrivatePeter Ridner
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivateJacom Romine
PrivateNicholas Hemmion
PrivateDavid Degroat
PrivateAbraham Ackerman
PrivateMathew Kneght Has not drawn his bounty,
Sick in New York
PrivateLewis Fisher Has not drawn his bounty, Furlow
PrivateHenry Wannemaker Has not drawn his bounty, Furlow
PrivateJohn Wannemaker Has not drawn his bounty, Furlow
PrivateTimothy Collins
PrivateStephen FosterSick
PrivateGeorge Hemmion
PrivateJacob Hemmion
PrivateRobert Cleghorn On ye Detachment
PrivateJohn Van SyleFurlow
PrivateSamuel Demorest Has not drawn his bounty
PrivateSamuel Conklin
PrivateGeorge Cope
PrivateJoseph Nash
PrivateJohn Belew
PrivateJohn Wilkeson On ye Detachment
PrivateJohn Konnely Sick New York
PrivateCoenradt Henselpecker Furlow
PrivateJohn Sickels Furlow
PrivatePhilip Henriques Deserted July 15, 1779
Returned Nov. 9, 1779
PrivateFrancis Smith Deserted
PrivateJohn Blauvelt Deserted
PrivateWilliam Fox Deserted
PrivateWilliam Smith Deserted
PrivateJacob Ackerson Prisoner with rebels
PrivateRichard Ackerman Prisoner with rebels
PrivateJohn Abel Prisoner with rebels
PrivatePeter Smith Prisoner with rebels
PrivateJohn Page Prisoner with rebels
PrivateWilliam Sturr Prisoner with rebels
Has not drawn his bounty
PrivateNicholas Wannemaker Prisoner with rebels
Has not drawn his bounty
PrivateRichard Wannemaker Prisoner with rebels
PrivateFrederick Bruce Prisoner with rebels
PrivateCoonradt Frisenger Prisoner with rebels
PrivateWilliam Brown Prisoner with rebels
PrivatePeter Fisher Prisoner with rebels
PrivateJacob Montanye Prisoner with rebels
PrivateWilliam Winter Prisoner with rebels
PrivateDavid Byard Prisoner with rebels
PrivateHenry Laubach Prisoner with rebels
PrivateMathew Bennit Prisoner with rebels

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. 1247.

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

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