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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 Esq.- No place mentioned, but date is March 19, 1780:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Rutan Under arrest
LieutenantJames Servinear Prisoner with the Rebels
EnsignCortland With leave
SergeantSamuel Van Geesen
SergeantWilliam Bell
SergeantGeorge Webb
CorporalJohn Hopper
CorporalPhilip Henselbecker
CorporalPeter Wannemaker
DrummerJoseph Sithes
PrivatePeter Ridner
PrivateWilliam Ridner
PrivateJacob Romaine
PrivateJacob Himmion
PrivateHenry Wannemaker
PrivateNicholas Himmion
PrivateStephen Foster
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivatePeter Ramsay
PrivateJohn Belyou
PrivateFrancis Beatty
PrivateBarthus New Housen
PrivateSamuel Demarest
PrivateGeorge Cope
PrivateSamuel Conklin
PrivateJohn Van Zile
PrivateGeorge Himmeon
PrivateJohn Wannemaker
PrivateTimothy Collins
PrivateLewis Fisher
PrivateAbraham Ackerman
PrivateJohn Sickels
PrivateIgnatius Staker
PrivateDavod Degroot
PrivatePeter Smith Taken prisoner Aug. 19, 1779
Joined the Battalion again
PrivateConrad Henselpecker
PrivateJohn Page In Regiment Hospital
Taken prisoner Aug. 19, 1779
Joined the Battalion again
PrivateJohn Conolly With Major Browne
PrivateJohn Wilkenson On Expedition with
The Commander in Chief
PrivateRobert Clighorne On Expedition with
The Commander in Chief
PrivateMathew Kneght Died Jan. 22, 1780
PrivateWilliam Smith On Command Recruiting
PrivateJacob Ackerson On Command Recruiting
PrivateRichard Ackerman On Command Recruiting
PrivateJohn Abel Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateWilliam Stor Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateNicholas Wannemaker Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateRichard Wannemaker Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateFredrick Bruce Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateConrad Frysiner Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateWilliam Browne Prisoner with Rebels
PrivatePeter Fisher Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateAbraham Rutan Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateJacob Montanye Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateWilliam Winter Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateDavid Bayard Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateHenry Laback Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateMathew Bennit Prisoner with Rebels
PrivateWilliam Ramsay Prisoner with Rebels
Taken Jan. 15, 1780

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. 1249.

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

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