Patriot Ancestors

Listed on this page are the patriot ancestors of the current members of General Marion Chapter, NSDAR. Revolutionary War patriots include signers of the Declaration of Independence, members of local and state militias, members of the Continental Army or Continental Navy, men and women who rendered other types of aid to the cause of independence, and those taking oaths of loyalty. Other included patriots are: foreign soldiers who served the cause of American independence and Spanish soldiers serving in the presidios at Santa Fe, El Paso, and New Orleans. With a few exceptions, military service began with the Battle of Lexington (April 19, 1775) and ended when the British evacuated New York (November 26, 1783). Patriots may have also provided civil service, conducting public business in the newly formed American states.

Name Service Description Location of Service
Asa Bailey Private New Hampshire
Oliver Belding Captain Massachusetts
Eunice Bennett Booth Patriotic Service Connecticut
John Bush Lieutenant North Carolina
John Peter Corn Private Virginia
Elijah Dodge Patriotic Service New Hampshire
Nathaniel Brown Dodge Patriotic Service, Private Massachusetts, New Hampshire
John Faulkner Soldier Virginia
Edward Freeman Patriotic Service North Carolina
Philip Ingersoll Private New York
Abraham Lincoln Virginia Captain
William McClintock Soldier South Carolina
Malachi McCoy Private North Carolina
Mark Noble Private Massachusetts
Alexander Rogers Patriotic Service Pennsylvania
John Rohrer Private Pennsylvania
Hezekiah Rudd Patriotic Service, Private Virginia
Christian Shockey Private Pennsylvania
Ebenezer Snow Private Delaware, North Carolina
James Snow Captain Rhode Island
Nicholas Spohn Private New York
Robert Steele Soldier Virginia
William Stevens Sergeant New York
Samuel Swearingen Captain, Patriotic Service Maryland
Ebenezer Wands Soldier New York
Moses Webb Sergeant South Carolina, Virginia
as of September 19, 2021

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