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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
Sept. 11, 1780:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Ruttan Under arrest in New York
LieutenantJames Servenear Prisoner with ye Rebels
EnsignPhillip Van Cortland With leave on Long Island
SergeantSamuel Vangesen Sick
SergeantWilliam Bell
SergeantGeorge Webb
CorporalJohn Hopper
CorporalPhilip Hanselpacker
CorporalPeter Wanmaker
DrummerJoseph Sights
PrivateJacob Romine
PrivateJohn Sickels
PrivatePeter Rednor
PrivateNicholus Himion
PrivateSamuel Demeray
PrivateAbraham Ackerman
PrivatePeter Ramsey
PrivateGeorge Cope Absent with leave New York
PrivateGeorg Himmion
PrivateJacob Himmion
PrivateHenery Wanmaker
PrivateLewick Fisher Sick Regiment Hospital
PrivateTimothy Collens
PrivateFrancis Baty
PrivateConrod Hanselpacker
PrivateSamuel Conklin
PrivateJohn Wanmaker
PrivateJohn Vansile
PrivateDavid Degrote
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivateWilliam Rednor
PrivateJohn Bellew
PrivateNautus Staker
PrivatePeter Smith
PrivateBarthus Newhousen
PrivateStephen Foster
PrivateJohn Page
PrivateJohn ConnelyWith Major Brown
PrivateRobart Clighorn On Southern Expedition
PrivateJohn Wilkenson On Southern Expedition
PrivateWilliam Smith Recruiting in Country
PrivateJacob Ackerson Recruiting in Country
PrivateRichard Ackerman Recruiting in Country
PrivateJohn Abel Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateAbraham Ruttan Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Stur Prisoner with ye 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 Montanya 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

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. 1255.

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

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