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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
April 29, 1781:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Ruttan Under arrest in New York
LieutenantJames Sirvennier
EnsignPhillip Van Cortland Absent by leave on Long Island
SergeantWilliam Bell
SergeantSamuel Vangesen On Command to New York
SergeantGeorge Webb
CorporalJohn Hopper On Board the Sloop Neptune
CorporalJohn Bellew
CorporalGarret Hopper
DrummerJoseph Sights
PrivateJacob Romine
PrivateJohn Sickels
PrivatePeter Rednor
PrivateNicholus Himmion
PrivateSamuel Demeray
PrivateAbraham Ackerman On Board the Sloop Neptune
PrivatePeter Ramsey
PrivateGeorge Cope
PrivateGeorge Himmion
PrivateJacob Himmion
PrivateHenery Wanmaker
PrivateTimothy Collins
PrivatePhilip Hanselpacker
PrivateConrod Hanselpacker
PrivateLewick Fisher
PrivateJohn Vansile
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivateWilliam Rednor
PrivateStephen Foster
PrivatePeter Smith
PrivateBortus Newhousen
PrivateJohn Britt
PrivateNautus Staker Sick in Regiment Hospital
PrivateBarnard Ryley On Board the Sloop Neptune
PrivateWilliam Crawford Enlisted by Capt. Buskirk
12 months ago
Foot frost bitten
Sent off
PrivateFrancis Baty Dead Feb. 22, 1781
PrivateJohn Connely With Major Brown
In New York
PrivateRobart Clighorn Deserted with the Southern Army
PrivateJohn Wilkenson With Southern Army
PrivateWilliam Smith Recruiting in the Country
PrivateRichard Ackerman Recruiting in the Country
PrivateJacob Ackerson Recruiting in the Country
PrivateWilliam Stur Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateNicholus Wanmaker Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateRichard Wanmaker Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateFrederick Bruce Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateConrod Frisnor Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Brown Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivatePeter Fisher Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateJacob Montony Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Winter Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateDavid Byard Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateHenery Lawback Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateMatthew Bennett Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateAbraham Ruttan Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam Ramsey Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateDavid Degrote Prisoner with ye Rebels
PrivateJohn Abel 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. 1259.

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