Our Patriots

Our chapter members are descendants of men and women who risked their lives and fortunes during the American Revolution. They served in various capacities promoting the cause of American Independence during the war. We are proud of these brave patriots.

  • Anderson, Garland (1742-1811)
  • Patriotic Service: Delegate to Continental Congress (VA)
  • Member: Katie Borland
  • Armstrong, John (1711-1791)
  • Patriotic Service: Committees for Assoc. Enforcement and Town Classification and Enlistment (CT)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Austin, Elizabeth (1737-1803)
  • Patriotic Service: Furnished Supplies (SC)
  • Member: Meagan Lafferty
  • Baldwin, James (c1750-1810)
  • Patriotic Service: Signer of Association Test - Anne Arundel Co., MD
  • Members: Barbara Fisher; Mary Fisher, Elizabeth Hanulak, Judith Lohn
  • Barnet, Philip (1746-1846)
  • Military Service: Militia (PA)
  • Members: Charlotte Paterini, Pat Edwards
  • Batchelder, Jethro Sr. (1723-1790)
  • Patriotic Service: Signer of Association Test - Barnstead, NH
  • Member: Paula Marie Woodward
  • Bean, Daniel (1757 - after 23 Aug 1832)
  • Military: NH
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Beardsley, Ichabod (1767 - 1849)
  • Military: PVT (CT)
  • Member: Liana Dutcher Morris
  • Beasley, Richard (1747-1804)
  • Patriotic: Furnished material aid - VA
  • Member: Thelma Pippin
  • Beede, Phinehas (1749-1806)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH/MA)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Bell, George (c1734-1816)
  • Military Service: CPT (PA)
  • Member: Diana Dinsick
  • Berry, John William (1743-1790)
  • Military Service: PVT (VA)
  • Member: Patty Snodgrass
  • Blake, Christopher (1748-1836)
  • Military Service: PS (NH)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Bonham, Zedekiah (1762-1835)
  • Military Service: PVT (NJ)
  • Member: Barbara Wiggert
  • Brown, Adam (1742-1828)
  • Military Service: PVT (PA)
  • Members: Cheryl Rigdon. Jennifer Rigdon Teter
  • Bullock, John (1752-p1787)
  • Military Service: SGT (VA); Patriotic Service: POW
  • Member: Lynn McFarland
  • Bunnell, Benjamin (1742-1814)
  • Military Service: PVT (PA); Patriotic Service: Signed Oath of Allegiance - Smithfield township, PA
  • Members: Sandy Anderson, Candace Tomlinson and Lisa Anderson
  • Bunnell, Solomon (1705-1779)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Oath of Allegiance - Northampton Co., PA
  • Members: Sandy Anderson, Candace Tomlinson and Lisa Anderson
  • Burr, John (1726-1788)
  • Military Service: LT (CT)
  • Members: Sandy Anderson, Lisa Anderson, and Candace Tomlinson
  • Burr, Reuben (1752-1827)
  • Patriotic Service: Committee to take care of soldiers’ families (CT)
  • Members: Sandy Anderson and Candace Tomlinson
  • Burroughs, David (1750-1828)
  • Military Service: PVT (MA)
  • Members: Pat Branch, Sarah Branch, Jacquelyn Lange, Terre Lange
  • Burt, Simeon (1748-1819)
  • Military Service: PVT (MA)
    Civil Service: Highway Surveyor - Bethlehem NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Cabell, Nicholas (1750-1803)
  • Military Service: COL (VA)
  • Member: Clarke Van Sice
  • Caverly, Charles (1760-1847)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Cooper, John (1725-1805)
  • Civil Service: Selectman - Croydon, NH
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Cregar, Adam (1738-1805)
  • Military Service: ENS (MD)
  • Members: Cheryl Kaminska and Maxine Kaminska
  • Crump, Benjamin (1729 - 1816)
  • Military: SGT (VA)
  • Member: Heather O'Hara
  • Cryder, Michael (1742-1816)
  • Military Service: PVT (PA)
  • Member: Mary Alice Horenkamp
  • Curtis, Joshua (1731-1814)
  • Patriotic Service: Paid substitute - Hartford Co., CT
  • Member: Sandy Anderson
  • Curtiss, Simeon (1760-1809)
  • Patriotic Service: Teamster and Cook (CT)
  • Members: Sandy Anderson, Candace Tomlinson
  • Cushman, Isaiah, Sr. (1730-1818)
  • Civil Service: Selectman and Moderator (MA); Patriotic Service: Committees of Safety, Corres., Inspection (MA)
  • Member: Carolyn Fowler
  • Dam(e), Eliphalet (1719-1783)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Association Test - Newington, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Danielson, Charles (1746-1776)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH/MA)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Davis, Steven (1750-1810)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed petition - Hanover, VA
  • Members: Chris Harle, Dorothy Dicken, Valarie Seyfert
  • Davis, William (1761-1849)
  • Military: PVT (KY)
  • Member: Georgia Roach
  • Dinsmore, James
  • Military Service: PVT (GA)
  • Member: Andrea Glenn
  • Dodge, Josiah (1745-cc1820)
  • Patriotic Service: signed Association Test Amherst NH
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Dunster, Jason II (1763-1828)
  • Military Service: PVT (MA)
  • Member: Bernadette Pervis
  • Durkee, Thomas (1729-1800)
  • Military Service: LT (NH); Civil Service: Selectman - Hanover, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Duryea, John (1752-1836)
  • Military Service: PVT (NY); Patriotic Service: Confined at Sugar House Prison (NY)
  • Member: Carol Thompson
  • Duvall, Samuel (1740-1804)
  • Military Service: PVT (MD)
  • Member: Dorothy Duvall
  • Ebenezer Hemingway Jr (1740-1831)
  • Military Service: LT (MA)
  • Members Jeanette Schauble, Priscilla Phillips
  • Eichelberger, George (1739-1780)
  • Military Service: militia DepQM Gen (PA);
    Patriotic Service: Committee of Correspondence - York Co., PA
  • Members: Elizabeth Eichelberger McCormick, Margaret McCormick Perry, Megan Perry
  • Elwood, Peter (1754-1831)
  • Military Service: PVT (NY)
  • Member: Christine Nielsen
  • Emmons, James (1761-1839)
  • Military Service: PVT (VA)
  • Member: Mary Ellen Thompson
  • Emery, William Jr. (1751-1829)
  • Civil Service: Constable - Boscawen, NH
    Patriotic Service: Provided place for town meetings - Boscawen, NH
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Farr, Salmon (1757-1838)
  • Military Service: CPL (VT)
  • Member: Dorothy Biederman
  • Foster, Silas (1747-1800)
  • Military Service: SGT (MA)
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Francisco, Michael (1763-1848)
  • Military Service: PVT (NY)
  • Members: Barbara Hollis
  • Galphin, George (1709-1780)
  • Civil Service: Commissioner of Indian Affairs ; Patriotic Service: Continential Congress (SC)
  • Member: Donnelle Lyons
  • Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)
  • Patriotic Service: Signer of Declaration of Independence (MA)
  • Member: Marion Wear
  • Griffin, William (1740-1800)
  • Military Service: PVT (NC)
  • Member: Terri Stern
  • Gwinn, Samuel (1752-1839)
  • Military Service: Spy/Scout (VA)
  • Member: Karen Schiller
  • Hall, Edward (1727-1807)
  • Civil Service: Selectman - Croydon, NH
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Hall, Isaac (1735-1796)
  • Military Service: CAPT (CT)
  • Member: Kathy Fowler
  • Hall, James (1757-1835)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH)
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Hall, John (1765-1834)
  • Military Service: SC
  • Member: Elizabeth Benitz
  • Hallmark, George (1740-1809)
  • Patriotic Service: Drover, Butcher (VA)
  • Member: Mary Green
  • Hamman, Phillip (1753-1832)
  • Military Service: PVT (VA)
  • Member: Barb Hammond
  • Hammer, Henry (1759-1841)
  • Military Service: PVT & drummer (VA)
  • Member: Kimberly Marie Kiely Cook
  • Hardiman, John, Sr. (Unk-1823/4)
  • Patriotic Service: Rendered Material Aid - Buckingham Co., VA
  • Member: Jackie Floyd
  • Hardy, Benjamin (1732-p1793)
  • Patriotic Service: NC - Rendered Material Aid
  • Member: Brenda Reiber
  • Haymond, William (1740-1821)
  • Military Service: CAPT (VA)
  • Member: Pat Hoffman
  • Hardy, Nicholas (1742 - after 1800)
  • Civil Service: Selectman, Treasurer - Springfield NH
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Hayes, Henry (1727-1795)
  • Patriotic Service: Took oath of allegiance - Berks Co.
  • Members: Heather Shai; Judith Thompson
  • Hill, Samuel (1759-1812)
  • Military Service: PVT (NJ)
  • Member: Leah Travers
  • Hoffman, John (1760-1832)
  • Military Service: Svc Unlisted by NSDAR (NC)
  • Member: Helen Ledford
  • Hough, Jacob (c1747-c1803)
  • Military Service: PVT (PA)
  • Members: Mary Maguire, Margaret Winkler
  • Humphries, Joseph (1745-1811)
  • Patriotic Service: Took charge of Public Wagons (GA)
  • Member: Terri Stern
  • Hunter, John (1737-1796)
  • Military Service: CAPT (VA) also ENS; Civil Service: Justice of the Peace (VA) ; Patriotic Service: Furnished supplies (VA)
  • Member: Margaret Wisenbaler
  • Hutchinson, Nathan, Sr. (1717-1795)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Association Test - Amherst, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Jeffress, Thomas (1761-1822)
  • Military Service: Soldier (VA)
  • Member: Victoria Hutchins
  • Johnson, James (1761-1835)
  • Military Service: PVT (CT)
  • Member: Paula Marie Woodward
  • Johnston, Thomas (1760-1825)
  • Military Service: Soldier (GA)
  • Members: Linnell Bowen and Danna Jones
  • Jones, Peter (1758-1820)
  • Military Service: LT (PA)
  • Member: Barbara Meger
  • Kent, Absalom (1752-1839)
  • Military Service: PA
  • Member: Barbara Browne
  • Kirby, James (1751-1819)
  • Military Service: PVT (SC)
  • Member: Joyce Letaw
  • Koen, John (1757-1840)
  • Military Service: SGT/Drummer (NC); Patriotic Service: Prisoner of war
  • Members: Sara Frances Shay and Mary Louisa Shay Rutledge
  • Koiner, Michael (1720-1796)
  • Patriotic Service: Paid Supply Tax (PA)
  • Member: Alberta Stornetta
  • Kunkle, Johannes (1732-1813)
  • Military Service: ENS (PA)
  • Member: Carol Ludwick
  • Lacey, Philemon (1725-1808)
  • Patriotic Service: Furnished supplies (NC)
  • Member: Laura Hollon
  • Lakin, Winslow (1759-1840)
  • Military Service: PVT/Musician (MA)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Land, John
  • Military Service: CAPT (SC)
  • Members: DeWaun Neprud & Amy Stavely
  • Lewis, Josiah (1728-1820)
  • Patriotic Service: Furnished supplies (NC)
  • Member: Pat Maher
  • Lineberger, Lewis (1740-1782)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Oath of Allegiance (NC)
  • Member: Helen Ledford
  • Livers, Arnold (1737-1779)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Oath of Allegiance (MD)
  • Members: Nancy Valasko and Allison Cole
  • Locke, Samuel (1740-1818)
  • Military: PVT (NH)
    Patriotic: Signed Association Test - Brentwood NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Lopez, Gabriel (c 1740-c 1795)
  • Patriotic Service: LA
  • Member: Mary Lopez
  • McElroy, Samuel (1745-1807)
  • Patriotic Service: Furnished Supplies (VA)
  • Member: Kristen Sapienza
  • McSherry, Patrick (1725-1795)
  • Patriotic Service: Committee Member (PA)
  • Members: Valerie Ware
  • Melendy, Ebenezer (1757-1813)
  • Military Service: CPL (MA)
  • Members: Joyce Newman and Kristin Burnette
  • Miller, Henry (1727-a1801)
  • Military Service: SOL (VA)
  • Member: Deborah Poulin
  • Mills, Alexander (1761-1822)
  • Military Service: PVT (CT)
  • Member: Sherri Pennock
  • Mitchell, John (1744-1816)
  • Patriotic Service: Committee of Safety - New Chester, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Mizell, Edward (1750-1819)
  • Military Service: PVT (NC)
  • Member: Ann Ingram
  • Montfort, Lawrence (1753-1830)
  • Military Service: PVT (PA); Patriotic Service: Paid Supply Tax
  • Member: Antoinette Emery
  • Montgomery, Hugh (1750-1840)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH)
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Morse, Daniel (1745-1826)
  • Military Service: Militia (NH)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Munro, Nathan (1730-1806)
  • Military Service: SGT (MA)
  • Members: Ellan Thorson, Stephanie Thorson-Davis and Jennifer Thorson-Renomeron
  • Myrrick, James (1732-1778)
  • Military Service: CAPT (MA)
  • Member: Susan Morrison
  • Nutter, John, Jr. (1757-1840)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Nutter, John, Sr. (1721-1776)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Association Test; Committee of Safety - Newington, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Owens, James (1748-1797)
  • Military Service: PVT (MD)
  • Members: Alice Williams
  • Paige, Asa Whitcomb (1756-1819)
  • Military Service: CPL (VT)
  • Member: Susan Morrison
  • Parshley, Richard (1752-1828)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH); In CL (MA); Patriotic Service: Signed Association Test Barrington, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Patterson, William (1733-1818)
  • Military Service: PVT (PA)
  • Member: Elizabeth Patterson Maxwell-Schmidt
  • Peckham, Joseph (1735-1812)
  • Military Service: LT (RI)
  • Member: Barbara VerBrycke
  • Pennifield, Thomas (1760-1832)
  • Military Service: PVT (MD); also Marine on the sloop "Porpoise"
  • Members: Nora Lee Condon
  • Perkins, Isaac (1757-1835)
  • Military Service: PVT (MA)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Poindexter, Joseph (1736-1826)
  • Military Service: CAPT Militia (VA)
  • Members: Margaret Danoff, Michele Danoff, Melissa Dustin
  • Ridgaway, James (1750/60-1809)
  • Military Service: Soldier (MD)
  • Member: Margaret Savarese
  • Russell, Hezekiah (1745-1823)
  • Military Service: PVT (CT)
  • Member: Barbara Sweeney
  • Ryder, Kimbal (1750-1834)
  • Military Service: SGT (MA)
  • Member: Jane Klasmeier
  • Sawtelle, Hezekiah, Sr. (1703-1779)
  • Patriotic Service: Furnished Supplies - Groton, MA
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Secor, Isaac (1739-1810)
  • Military Service: PVT (NY)
  • Member: Jennifer Litchman
  • Sheffield, West
  • Military Service: (GA)
  • Member: Ann Stewart
  • Shipman, James (1751-1844)
  • Military Service: CAPT (NC)
  • Member: Pat Maher
  • Shook, Jacob (1749-1839)
  • Military Service: PVT (NC)
  • Member: Bronwyn Lance-Chester
  • Sibley, Elijah (1728-1812)
  • Military Service: PVT (MA)
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Sinclair, Arthur (1736-1818)
  • Military Service: MG (PA)
  • Member: Barbara Sullivan
  • Smith, Peter (1761-1838)
  • Military Service: PVT (NC)
  • Member: Helen Ledford
  • Spencer, Oliver (1736-1811)
  • Military Service: COL (NJ); Patriotic Service: Furnished supplies
  • Members: Amante Carlquist, Mary Elizabeth Carlquist Barker, Monica Carlquist Murray, Katherine Carlquist Campbell, and Susan Bucher
  • Starks, Moses (1716-1790)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Stevens, Ephraim (1730-1806)
  • Military Service: SGT (MA)
  • Member: Jean Elion
  • Stockwell, William (1742-1810)
  • Military Service: PVT (MA)
  • Member: Ellan Thorson
  • Story, Elisha (1743-1805)
  • Military Service: Physician or Surgeon (MA)
  • Member: Bonnie Tegen
  • Swan, Joseph Jr (1758-1800)
  • Military Service: CPL (CT)
  • Member: Christine Hunt
  • Syng, Philip, Jr. (1703-1789)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Oath of Allegiance (PA)
  • Member: Ellan Thorson
  • Teal, Edward (1737-1820)
  • Military Service: CAPT (MD)
  • Members: Anne Dodds, Mary Garrett
  • Tenney, David (1759-1851)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Tenney, John (1729-1810)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH)
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Thomas, Elias (1747 - 1820)
  • Military Service: PVT, Scout (VT); Patriotic Service (VT)
  • Members: Gail Hussey, Joanna Whitescarver
  • Topper, Andrew (1747-1831)
  • Military Service: CAPT (PA)
  • Members: Shanna Smith and Susan Topper
  • Town, William (c1732-1811)
  • Civil Service: Assessor, Treasurer, Safety Committee - Royalston, MA
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • Van Brocklin, Stephen (1758-1811)
  • Military Service: PVT (NJ)
  • Member: Keren Dement
  • Vincent, John (1709-1801)
  • Military Service: PVT (PA)
  • Member: Beth Stader
  • Waldron, Peter (1720-1785)
  • Military Service: NY Militia
  • Member: Ellan Thorson
  • Weaver, James (1745-1825)
  • Military Service: PVT (VA)
  • Member: Janice Marie Zengel
  • Weed, Charles (1751-1832)
  • Military Service: LT (MA)
  • Member: Joyce Newman
  • White, Samuel (1755-1814)
  • Military Service: PVT (MD)
  • Member: Jane Smith
  • Willard, Aaron (1701-1784)
  • Military Service: Commissioned by George Washington to gather intelligence in Nova Scotia (NH)
  • Member: Paula Marie Woodward
  • Willard, Elias (1734-1813)
  • Military Service: LT (MD)
  • Members: Teresa Buta, Brittany Campos-Buta
  • Williams, Osborn (1752-1819)
  • Military Service: LT (MD); also ENS
  • Member: Janet Cremeans
  • Williams, Thomas (1748-1785)
  • Military Service: LTC (MD); Patriotic Service: Committee of Safety
  • Member: Peggy Docherty
  • Wolcott, John (1759-1824)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Petition for Arms & Ammunition (PA)
  • Member: Christine Parr
  • Woodward, Deliverance (1713-1783)
  • Civil Service: Hwy Surveyor and Moderator - Hanover, NH; Patriotic Service: Committee to Procure Enlistees - Hanover, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Woodward, Nathaniel (1745- 1814)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH); Civil Service: Highway Surveyor - Hanover, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Woodward, William (1740-1810)
  • Military Service: SGT (NH/MA); Civil Service: Highway Surveyor and Fence Viewer - Hanover, NH
  • Member: Paula Woodward
  • Worcester, Francis, IV (1758-1800)
  • Military Service: PVT (NH)
  • Member: Pat Hoffman
  • Worrell, James (1732-1802)
  • Military Service: PVT (PA)
  • Member: Juanita Howard
  • Wright, Thomas (1740-1787)
  • Patriotic Service: Signed Oath of Allegiance (MD)
  • Member: Janie Higgins
  • Yingst, Henry (1736-p1810)
  • Military Service: PS PVT (PA)
  • Member: Ann Gardenhour