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Muster Roll of Captain Peter Rutton's Company in the 4th Battalion of New Jersey Volunteers commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Abraham Buskirk - Staten Island, December 30, 1778:

Rank Names Enlistment Reason Absent
CaptainPeter Rutton
LieutenantJames Sarvenear
EnsignColin McVain Recruiting
SergeantSamuel Vangesea
SergeantWilliam Bell
SergeantAbraham Rutton
CorporalJohn Hopper
CorporalPhilip Hanselpacker
CorporalGeorge Webb
DrummerJoseph Sights
PrivatePeter Ramsey
PrivateCoonrad Frisiner
PrivateFrancis Batey
PrivateNicholas Hemmion
PrivatePeter RidnorGuard
PrivateRichard Wannemaker Guard
PrivateGeorge Smith
PrivateDavid Degrote Sick
PrivateAbraham Ackermin
PrivateFrancis Smith
PrivateJoseph Hart Guard
PrivateMathew Knaught
PrivateLodewick Fisher
PrivateHenry Wannemaker
PrivatePeter Wannemaker
PrivateJohn Wannemaker
PrivateNicholas Wannemaker
PrivateWilliam Sturr
PrivateFrederick Bruce
PrivateJohn Abell
PrivatePeter Smith
PrivateTimothy Colins
PrivateStephen Foster
PrivateGeorge Hemmion
PrivateJacob Hemmion
PrivatePhilip Lewick
PrivateJohn Page
PrivateRobert Cleghorn
PrivateJoseph Prior a (?)
PrivateJohn Van Sile
PrivateSamuel Demorest
PrivateSamuel Conklin
PrivateJohn Blofield
PrivateThomas SmithNov 2, 1778
PrivateWilliam Fox Carpenter with C(Capt.) Robinson
PrivateCoonrod Hanselpacker Taylor at Harlem
PrivateJohn Sickles Taylor at Harlem
PrivateWilliam RamseyP (?)Sick
PrivateJacob RomineSick
PrivateNautus StakerP (?) Discharged Sick
PrivateJohn Bruce Recruiting
PrivateWilliam SmithRecruiting
PrivateJacob AckersonRecruiting
PrivateRichard AckermanRecruiting
PrivateWilliam BondDeserted
PrivateDaniel BaileyDeserted
PrivateCharles Boot Taken aboard His Majesty's
Ship Foy by James Campbell
Lieut. of the Marines
PrivateIsaac MontonyePrisoner With Ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam WinterPrisoner With Ye Rebels
PrivateDavid BayardPrisoner With Ye Rebels
PrivateMathew BennettPrisoner With Ye Rebels
PrivateWilliam BrowneDec. 30, 1778
PrivateGeorge Coope

Note on Richard Wannemaker: 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. 1235.

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

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