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Muster Roll of Captain Peter Ruttan's Company in the 4th Battalion of New Jersey Volunteers commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Abraham Buskirk - Place not given
Date is May, 1780:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Ruttan Under arrest
LieutenantJames Sarvenneer Prisoner with the Rebels
EnsignPhilip Van Cortland At Long Island by leave
SergeantSamuel Vangesen
SergeantWilliam Bell
SergeantGeorge Webb
CorporalJohn Hopper
CorporalPhilip Hanselpacker
CorporalPeter Wanmaker
DrummerJoseph Sights
PrivateJacob Romine
PrivateJohn Sickels
PrivatePeter Rednor
PrivateNicholus Himmion
PrivateSamuel Demeray
PrivateAbraham Ackerman
PrivatePeter Ramsey
PrivateGeorge Cope
PrivateGeorge Himmion
PrivateJacob Himmion
PrivateHenery Wanmaker
PrivateTimothy Collens
PrivateFrancis Baty
PrivateConrod Hanselpacker
PrivateLewish Fisher
PrivateSamuel Conklin
PrivateJohn Wanmaker
PrivateJohn Vansile
PrivateDavid Degrote
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivateWilliam Rednor
PrivateJohn Belew
PrivateNautus Staker
PrivatePeter Smith
PrivateBortus Newhousen
PrivateStephen Foster
PrivateJohn Page
PrivateJohn Connely With Major Brown
in New York
PrivateRobart Clighorn With General Clinton
PrivateJohn Wilkenson With General Clinton
PrivateWilliam Smith Recruiting
PrivateJacob Ackerson Recruiting
PrivateRichard Ackerman Recruiting
PrivateJohn Abel Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateWilliam Stur Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateNicholus Wanmaker Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateRichard Wanmaker Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateFrederick Bruce Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateCoonrod Frisinor Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateWilliam Brown Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivatePeter Fisher Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateJacob Montonye Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateWilliam Winter Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateDavid Byard Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateHenery Lawbock Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateMatthew Bennett Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateWilliam Ramsey Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateAbraham Rutan Prisoner with the Rebels

Note on Richard Wanmaker: 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. 1251.

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