Our Patriots

Membership to the NSDAR is based on proven lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolutionary War. These are our patriots. 

Abel Allen, Jr. - New Hampshire - Private

Abel Allen, Jr – New Hampshire – Private

Birth 11-15-1756 Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut

Death 2-5-1837 Surry, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire

Married Susanna Wilbur

He was a soldier who marched from Walpole N. H., and was in the battle of Bennington (Lineage Book – National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 31, by the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1900)

Peter Babb - Virginia - Captain

Peter Babb – Virginia – Captain

Birth Circa 1735 Orange Co, Virginia

Death Ante 12 – 1820 Frederick Co, Virginia

Married Mary Bowen

He qualified as a Captain in the Army, 1st VA Militia on November 5, 1776 and served as Captain until June 1777.  In March 1777 his company was sent to Fort Pitt (Pittsburg) to relieve the 12th Virginia regiment which was then free to join General George Washington in New Jersey. During their three-month tour of duty, the militiamen spent their time between Fort Pitt and Wheeling in frequent skirmishes with the Indians.

James Edgar - Virginia - Private

James Edgar – Virginia – Private

Birth Circa 1744

Death Ante 8 – 1812 Bedford Co, Virginia

Married Mary Mason and Pheby Wright

Furnished Supplies

Samuel Elliott - Pennsylvania - Captain

Samuel Elliott – Pennsylvania – Captain

Birch 1751 Ireland

Death 5-24-1831 Newark, Licking Co, Ohio

Married Mary Campbell

He enlisted in 1776 in Capt. John Boyd’s Co of Militia in Col. Thomas Porter’s Battalion, Lancaster Co, PA

In 1777 he made Lieutenant

On December 29, 1781, he made Captain of the 2nd Co. 5th Battalion, Lancaster Co., PA Militia

 

Thomas Gillam - South Carolina - Civil Service

Thomas Gillam – South Carolina – Civil Service

Birth Circa 1710 Ireland

Death Post 1790 Camden Dist, South Carolina

Married Mary Meade and Margaret Campbell

Juror

Oliver Grant - Connecticut - Captain

Oliver Grant – Connecticut – Captain

Birth 7-18-1729 Stonington, New London Co, Connecticut

Death 5-22-1798 Stonington, New London Co, Connecticut

Married Anna Borodel Billings

Town Treasurer; Member of Committee

Nicholas Hewitt - Maryland - Private

Nicholas Hewitt – Maryland – Private

Birth 1751 Berks Co, Pennsylvania

Death 5-30-1835 Huntingdon Co, Pennsylvania

Married Elizabeth Gerhart

Served as a Private in Captain Adam Ott’s Company, Militia of Washington County, Maryland.  His company was part of General Washington’s force which occupied Valley Forge during the memorable winter; as a result of the hardships then endured, he was afflicted with rheumatism.

Last name has been spelled several ways during his life:  Huyatt, Huet and Hewit.

Eliphalet Kellogg -- New York - Private

Eliphalet Kellogg – New York – Private

Birth Circa 1740 Norwalk, Fairfield Co, Connecticut

Death Post 1800 Ballston, Saratoga Co, New York

Married Sarah Brown

He served in Captain Job Wright’s Company, Lieutenant Colonel Marinus Willett’s regiment of Levies.  He also served in Lieutenant John Van Vranoken Company, Colonel Jacobus Van Schoonhoven’s regiment, Albany County Militia.

Elijah Lester - Connecticut - Private

Elijah Lester – Connecticut – Private

Birth 5-26-1753 Preston, New London Co, Connecticut

Married Damaris Lord

He served in Captain Joseph Bordman’s Company in the 8th Regiment of Militia from the State of Connecticut, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Smith.

He entered on September 8, 1776 and was discharged November 9, 1776 serving only 2 months.

Abel Marsh - Vermont - Captain

Abel Marsh – Vermont – Captain

Birth 1735 Lebanon, Windham Co, Connecticut

Death 10-19-1822 Norwich, Windsor Co, Vermont

Married Dorothy Udall

Led Troops who conveyed flour for use of the Northern Army, 1777

Dewalt Mechlin - Pennsylvania - Ensign

Dewalt Mechlin – Pennsylvania – Ensign

Birth 11-11-1731 Philadelphia Co, Pennsylvania

Death 3-29-1816 Westmoreland Co, Pennsylvania

Married Sabilla Kohler

8th PA Regt, Continental Line, 1777, Col Aeneas Mackey, Lcol Daniel Brohead

David Mitchell - Pennsylvania - Private

David Mitchell – Pennsylvania – Private

Birth 6-10-1737 Scotland

Death 6-10-1817 Milford, Greene Co, Ohio

Married Margaret Mitchell

Capt James Morrison

Marshfield Parsons - Connecticut - Lieutenant Colonel, Patriotic Service

Marshfield Parsons – Connecticut – Lieutenant Colonel, Patriotic Service

Birth 2-7-1733 Lyme, New London Co, Connecticut

Death 6-13-1813 Lyme, New London Co, Connecticut

Married Lois Wait, Abigail Marvin, Abigail Waterman, Phebe Griffin

3rd Regt, CT Militia; Deputy of Freemen for Lyme, 1776, 1780, 1781; Mem of Committees to / Raise Relief for Boston, 1775 & Pay Soldiers, 1778 & Recruit Soldiers, 1781

Zachariah Petty - Virginia - Patriotic Service

Zachariah Petty – Virginia – Patriotic Service

Birth Circa 1750 Culpeper Co, Virginia

Death Ante 10-21-1799 Culpeper Co, Virginia

Married Elizabeth Marshall

Furnished Supplies

 

William Powers - New York - Private

William Powers – New York – Private

Baptized 12-15-1745 Stonington, New London Co, Connecticut

Death 4-8-1796 Columbia Co, NY

Married Rhoda Dean

17th Regiment, Albany County Militia, Doctor

Jonathan Presler - New York - Private

Jonathan Presler – New York – Private

Birth Circa 1750

Death 12-10-1846 Ontario Co, New York

Married

Capt Deyo, Col Hornbeck

Levi Springer - Virginia, Pennsylvania - Private Patriotic Service

Levi Springer – Virginia, Pennsylvania – Private Patriotic Service

Birth 5-4-1744 Burlington, Burlington Co, New Jersey

Death 3-26-1823 Uniontown, Fayette Co, Pennsylvania

Married Annie Gaddis and Sarah Shepherd Duke

10th VA Regt, Continental Line, Capt John Syme, Col Edward Stevens, 1776-1777 / Furnished Sub for Crawford Expedition, 1782; Suffered Depredation, 1783

Benjamin Todd - North Carolina - Private

Benjamin Todd – North Carolina – Private

Birth 1759 Northampton Co, Pennsylvania

Death Ante 2-6-1856 Rutherford Co, Tennessee

Married Margaret Barkley

Capts Cole, Davis, Foss / Cols Lock, Grimes

Jabez Tuttle - Connecticut - Private

Jabez Tuttle – Connecticut – Private

Birth 6-22-1732 New Haven, New Haven Co, Connecticut

Death 10-4-1777 Germantown, Philadelphia Co, Pennsylvania

Married Hannah Scoville

8th Regt, Capt Theophilus Munson, Col John Chandler

Robert Willis - Pennsylvania - Private

Robert Willis – Pennsylvania – Private

Birth Circa 1750 Scotland

Death 3 – 1830 Belmont Co, Ohio

Married Sarah Gibson, X Davis, and Sarah X

Westmoreland Co, Militia

John Wright - Virginia - Soldier

John Wright – Virginia – Soldier

Birth Ante 1735 Virginia

Death 12-20-1814 Bedford Co, Virginia

Married Mary Pace

Capt I Trigg, Bedford Co Militia