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Our Patriot Ancestors

Our patriot fathers (or mothers) aided the cause of freedom during the American Revolution. The table is searchable by last name (alphabetically), rank, or state by clicking on the little arrows at the top of each column. You can even search for your ancestor by typing his/her name into the search box.

Allen, JamesPrivateVirginia
Abendschon, SamuelPatriotic Service (PS)Pennsylvania
Allen, JamesPrivateNew York
Alston, JamesPatriotic Service (PS)North Carolina
Anderson, JoshuaColonel, Patriotic Service (PS)Pennsylvania
Armfield, WilliamPatriotic Service (PS)North Carolina
Beckham, Simon
Patriotic Service (PS)Georgia
Benedict, RobinPrivateConnecticut
Benton, FelixPrivateMassachusettes
Bowles, LemuelPrivateConnecticut
Brown, JacobPrivateNorth Carolina
Buttrick, FrancisCorporalMassachusettes
Carmack, Cornelius, Jr.PrivateVirginia
Craig, Samuel, Sr.Patriotic Service (PS), Soldier (SOL)Pennsylvania
Crane, NathanielPrivateNew Jersey
Dashiell, JohnLieutanantMaryland
DeMaranville, LouisPrivateMassachusetts
Drake, JacobColonel, Patriotic Service (PS)New Jersey
Fowler, LemuelPrivateMassachusetts
Gaston, JohnMajorPennsylvania
Grier, AquillaPatriotic Service (PS)North Carolina
Gurney, AsaPrivateMassachusetts
Hackworth, ThomasPrivateVirginia
Hart, JosephCivil Service (CS)Connecticut
Hitchcock, LukeCivil Service (CS), Patriotic Service (PS)Massachusettes
Hoar, Joseph, Jr.CaptainMassachusetts
Irish, WilliamCorporalMassachusetts
Johnston, MatthewSoldier (SOL)Pennsylvania
Keasby, BradwayPatriotic Service (PS)New Jersey
Kemp, ThomasPatriotic Service (PS)Maryland
Kleber, MartinPrivatePennsylvania
Kolb, ChristophelPrivatePennsylvania
Kramer, JacobPrivate, Patriotic Service (PS)Pennsylvania
Lindley, ThomasPatriotic Service (PS)North Carolina
Locke, BenjaminCaptainMassachusetts
Loveland, MalachiCivil Service (CS), EnsignConnecticut
May, JohnCaptainNorth Carolina, Virginia
McDowell, Samuel, SrColonel, CS, PSVirginia
Melick, LeonardPrivateNew Jersey
Mendel, ValentinePatriotic Service (PS), Soldier (SOL)Pennsylvania
Miller, FrederickPrivateNew Jersey
Miller, MosesSergeantNew Jersey
Milligan, JohnPrivateVirginia, Pennsylvania
Morris, RandolphSoldierNew Jersey
Neely, PaulSergeantPennsylvania
Parsons, BaldwinCaptainVirginia
Perkins, SamuelPatriotic Service (PS)New Hampshire
Pipes, John, Jr.Lieutenant, Patriotic Service (PS)New Jersey
Probasco, AbrahamOrderly Sergeant & ClerkNew Jersey
Reid, John I.SergeantNew Jersey
Sayre, AbbottSoldierNew Jersey
Shields, JohnLieutenant ColonelPennsylvania
Sollers, WilliamPrivateVirginia
Sowers, GeorgePrivatePennsylvania
Stackhouse, CalebPatriotic Service (PS)New Jersey
Stafford, BenjaminPrivateRhode Island
Stewart, EnochPatriotic Service (PS)New Jersey
Stother, GeorgeCivil ServiceSouth Carolina
Taft, MijaminPrivateMassachusetts
Van Allen, PeterSecond LieutenantNew York
Van Benschoten, JacobPrivateNew York
Van Benschoten, JohnPatriotic Service (PS)New York
Van Doren, AbrahamPatriotic Service (PS)New Jersey
Van Neste, AbrahamPrivate, Ensign & CaptainNew Jersey
Van Riper, CorneliusMinute Man (MM)New Jersey
Vrooman, WalterCaptain, Patriotic Service (PS)New York
Walton, William, Jr.PrivateVirginia, North Carolina
Whartenby, RichardPatriotic Service (PS), PrivatePennsylvania



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