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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
December 2, 1780:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Ruttan Under arrest
LieutenantJames Servenear Prisoner with the Rebels
EnsignPhillip Van Cortland Absent with leave
SergeantSamuel Vangesen Orderly with General Pattersen
SergeantWilliam Bell
SergeantGeorge Webb
CorporalJohn Hopper
CorporalPhilip Hanselpacker
CorporalJohn Britt
DrummerJoseph Sights
PrivateJacob Romine
PrivateJohn Sickels
PrivatePeter Rednor
PrivateNicholus Himion
PrivateSamuel Demeray
PrivateAbraham Ackerman On Board Sloop Neptune
PrivatePeter Ramsey
PrivateGeorge Cope
PrivateGeorge Himmion
PrivateJacob Himmion
PrivateHenery Wanmaker On Board Sloop Neptune
PrivateTimothy Collins On Board Sloop Neptune
PrivateFrancis Baty
PrivateCoonrod Hanselpacker
PrivateLewick Fisher Sick in Regiment Hospital
PrivateJohn Vansile
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivateWilliam Rednor
PrivateJohn Bellew On board Sloop Neptune
PrivatePeter Smith
PrivateNautus Staker
PrivateBortus Newhousen
PrivateStephen Foster
PrivateBarnard Ryley Sick in Hospital
PrivateWilliam Crawford
PrivateThomas Wood
PrivateJohn Page Sick in Regiment Hospital
PrivateJohn ConnelyWith Major Brown
PrivateRobart Clighorn With Southern Army
PrivateJohn Wilkenson With Southern Army
PrivateWilliam Smith Recruiting in the Country
PrivateJacob Ackerson Recruiting in the Country
PrivateRichard Ackerman Recruiting in the Country
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 Frisnor Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateWilliam Brown Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivatePeter Fisher Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateJacob Montanya 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
PrivateAbraham Ruttan Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateWilliam Ramsey Prisoner with the Rebels
PrivateDavid Degrote Prisoner with the Rebels
Sept. 24, 1780

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. 1257.

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

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