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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 Esq. - Staten Island
July 14, 1780:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Ruttan Under arrest in New York
LieutenantJames Servinear Prisoner with ye Rebels
EnsignPhilip Van Cortland With leave on Long Island
SergeantSamuel Vangesen
SergeantWilliam Bell
SergeantGeorge Webb Sick in Quarters
CorporalJohn Hopper
CorporalPhilip Hanselpacker
CorporalPeter Wanmaker
DrummerJoseph Sights
PrivateJacob Romine
PrivateJohn Sickels
PrivatePeter Rednor
PrivateNicholus Himion
PrivateSamuel Demeray
PrivateAbraham Ackerman
PrivatePeter Ramsey
PrivateGeorge Cope
PrivateGeorge Himmion
PrivateJacob Himmion
PrivateHenery Wanmaker
PrivateTimothy Collens
PrivateFrancis Baty
PrivateConrad Hanselpacker
PrivateLewick Fisher
PrivateSamuel Conklin
PrivateJohn Wanmaker
PrivateJohn Van Sile
PrivateDavid Degrote
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivateWilliam Rednor
PrivateJohn Bellew
PrivateNautus Staker
PrivatePeter Smith
PrivateBarthus Newhousen
PrivateStephen Foster
PrivateJohn Page
PrivateJohn ConnelyWith Major Brown
PrivateJohn Wilkenson On Southern Expedition
PrivateRobart Clighorn On Southern Expedition
PrivateAbraham Rutan Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateJohn Abel Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Stur Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateNicholus Wanmaker Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateRichard Wanmaker Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateFrederick Bruce Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateConrad Frisnor Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Brown Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivatePeter Fisher Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateJacob Montanye Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Winter Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateDavid Byard Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateHenery Lawbock Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateMatthew Bennett Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Ramsey Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Smith Recruiting in Country
PrivateJacob Ackerson Recruiting in Country
PrivateRichard Ackerman Recruiting in Country

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. 1253.

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

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